Thu, 18 Jul 2019

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South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...


Philippine Leader Lays Down Challenge to US Over South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the United States to send a naval fleet to the archipelago under a mutual defense ...


Cambodia ?Black Lists? Six EU Lawmakers for Supporting CNRP

The government of Cambodia this week placed six EU parliamentarians on a list to be refused visas to enter the ...


Myanmar Military Denounces New US Travel Restrictions on Top Brass

Myanmar's armed forces on Wednesday denounced a decision by the United States to slap travel restrictions on the country's top ...


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Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

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Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Why a ban on Huawei is being ignored by some of the oldest U.S. allies in Asia

Why a ban on Huawei is being ignored by some of the oldest U.S. allies in Asia Los Angeles Times ...

Music Festivals Are Gaining Popularity in Asia. Just Not With Officials.

Music Festivals Are Gaining Popularity in Asia. Just Not With Officials. The New York Times Conservative governments have been canceling ...

India Heat Wave, Soaring Up to 123 Degrees, Has Killed at Least 36

India Heat Wave, Soaring Up to 123 Degrees, Has Killed at Least 36 The New York Times NEW DELHI One ...

How ISIS Is Rising in the Philippines as It Dwindles in the Middle East

How ISIS Is Rising in the Philippines as It Dwindles in the Middle East The New York Times BASILAN, the ...

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Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...


National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...


Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...


New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...


Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...


International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...