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Antonio Guterres calls for release of jailed journalists

NEW YORK, New York - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release ...


UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...


Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...


China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...


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Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...

Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

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UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

The roots of our budget crises

The roots of our budget crises The root cause of the perennial crisis of public finance in Pakistan is as ...

Coal mines or death traps?

Coal mines or death traps? On September 12, a gas explosion in a coal mine in Darra Adam Khel, a ...

How sweet is CPEC?

We are such big-brother aficionados that in the 70 years since the country was first formed we have always had ...

Will Japan ever truly accept 'half-Japanese'?

Racism is so deeply embedded in Japanese culture that it almost seems 'natural' or the norm, and that is frightening ...

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Facebook's dating feature goes live: Reactions mixed

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who unveiled the company's ambitious dating feature at Facebook’s annual developer conference - ...


Longchamp to invest in China as it seeks to increase sales

PARIS, France - In a bid to revive its sales, the leading French handbag maker Longchamp has now announced plans ...


India's Infosys set to hire 1,000 U.S. workers in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, Indian software major Infosys ...


Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...


Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...


Domestic baggage fees set to be raised by American Airlines

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following several major U.S. carriers, American Airlines Group announced on Thursday that it would raise its domestic ...


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