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UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...


Military resistance group claims more than 150,000 displaced in its territory

MON STATE, Myanmar - According to a statement released by the Karen National Union (KNU) on Sunday, current military strikes ...


PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...


Thailand to spend $62 billion to build industry in east

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand seeks to invest $61.97 billion in its industrial eastern region over the next five years, in a ...


Gold-copper statue of Nil Barahi stolen in 1999 located in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A gold-copper statue of Aghoreswora (Nil Barahi), which was lost from a Pharping 23 years ago, has been discovered ...


Shanghai announces school to reopen, but fears of lockdowns persist

SHANGHAI, China: After a long period of Covid-19 closures, Shanghai has announced that it will reopen all schools, including kindergartens, ...


Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...


Proposed Vietnam bullet train would run north-south 960 miles

HANOI, Vietnam: The Vietnamese government is considering building a high-speed railway, with a possible cost of up to $58.7 billion, ...


Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...


Mechanical fault blamed for girder fall from crane that killed four, injured 2

DHAKA, Bangladesh - As workers were working on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on the Dhaka-Mymensingh route near Uttara ...


Independence Day: Pakistan celebrates 75th year of independence with zeal, fervor

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistanis celebrated the country's diamond jubilee with traditional zeal and enthusiasm on Sunday, with commemorative ceremonies held ...


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Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...

UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...

PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...

Heathrow Airport to extend limit on passengers till October

LONDON, England: The cap on flight departures from London's Heathrow Airport will beextended until October 29, airport officials announced.Heathrow capped ...

German fighter jets to take part in joint exercises in Australia

BERLIN, Germany: Highlighting Berlin's increasing focus on assisting in the Indo-Pacific region amidst rising tensions with China over Taiwan, Germany ...

France declares wildfire out, firefighters came from all of Europe

PARIS, France: French firefighters have stopped the spread of a "monster" wildfire in the country's southwest, allowing the reopening of ...

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UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...

Would a new Cold War be in the best interest of the United States?

As China unleashed live-fire military exercises off the coast of Taiwan, simulating a real "reunification by force" operation in the ...

Jailed Australian economist, Sean Turnell, pleads not guilty in Myanmar trial

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Sean Turnell, an Australian academic and economic adviser to Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, detained ...

Shopkeeper stabbed to death in Delhi's Bhajanpura

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): A 30-year-old shopkeeper was allegedly stabbed to death in Northeast Delhi's Bhajanpura on Thursday. ...

High-Profile Visits Aid Beijing Propaganda, Experts Say

Washington, D.C. - Dubbing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 'a selfish child' whose visit to Taiwan was destined to be 'torn ...

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Hedge fund Third Point buys Disney stake, says ESPN should be sold

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The American hedge fund Third Point has purchased a stake worth some $1 billion in ...


U.S. stock markets tread water as greenback takes center stage

NEW YORK, New York - Investors were divided on Thursday as to where to send U.S. stocks. Jitters about inflation, ...


Through investments, European Union seeks to gain influence in Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: During his visit to New Zealand, Ambassador Sujiro Seam, Head of the Delegation of the European Union ...


Noodle makers ask to increase prices after 14-years in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand: Instant noodle makers have asked Thailand to allow them to increase their prices to meet rising costs, which ...


U.,S. stocks back on the defensive, Nasdaq drops 164 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks interrupted their five-day rally on Wednesday with all the major indices losing ...


Thailand to spend $62 billion to build industry in east

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand seeks to invest $61.97 billion in its industrial eastern region over the next five years, in a ...


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