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  • EXPLAINER: What’s at stake as World Cup qualifying resumes
    by AP NEWS on January 26, 2022 at 7:23 am

    The eight stadiums are ready in Qatar and World Cup tickets have been on sale for a week. Now the mission to snap up remaining tournament slots resumes. With qualifying disrupted by the pandemic, fixtures have been squeezed in over the next week or so for teams in the Americas and Asia.

  • Asian shares mixed ahead of Fed policy statements
    by AP NEWS on January 26, 2022 at 7:12 am

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday, with many investors staying on the sidelines ahead of an update on how aggressively the Federal Reserve will tackle inflation. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.4% to finish at 27,011.33.

  • Top Asian News 6:00 a.m. GMT
    by AP NEWS on January 26, 2022 at 5:42 am

    China 2008 vs 2022: Richer, stronger, more confrontational

  • Report: Ghostly monkey among 224 new Mekong region species
    by AP NEWS on January 26, 2022 at 12:07 am

    BANGKOK (AP) — A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund’s latest update on the greater Mekong region. The conservation group’s report, released Wednesday, highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.

  • Report: Ghostly monkey among 224 new Mekong region species
    by AP NEWS on January 26, 2022 at 12:07 am

    BANGKOK (AP) — A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund’s latest update on the greater Mekong region. The conservation group’s report , released Wednesday, highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.

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    by Jake Peterson on January 26, 2022 at 9:00 pm

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    by A.A. Newton on January 26, 2022 at 8:30 pm

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    by Beth Skwarecki on January 26, 2022 at 8:00 pm

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    by Ross Johnson on January 26, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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