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Two years project takes 10 years to complete in Bangladesh: FM Momen

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior Bangladeshi minister has floated a set of proposals that he believes will accelerate the implementation ...


Narendra Modi to discuss issues with Sher Bahadur Deuba during visit

KATHMANDU, Nepal - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Nepal Monday on an official visit, leading an 11-member ...


Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...


Retirement opens up the world for U.S. mountaineer colonel

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A retired Air Force colonel from the United States climbed the world's highest mountain on Friday morning, ...


Pak premier, cabinet members in London to seek guidance

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Abu Dhabi Sunday to express condolences on the death of UAE ...


U.S. conspired against my govt with the help of "traitors": Imran Khan

MARDAN, Pakistan - The PTI Chairman, and former prime minister, Imran Khan said Friday, If the date for the general ...


Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...


Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...


Warning fires shot to disperse election disruptors in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Several violent incidents have been reported across the country during the Friday local elections. Rival political party ...


A day of destiny: Destiny Group executive, ex-Army Chief jailed for graft

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Destiny Group's top executives' date with destiny has ended in agony, with President M Harun-Ar-Rashid, a ...


Guerillas block army columns, attack from all four sides in Sagaing

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, clashes erupted this week between a coalition of resistance forces and a 100-soldier ...


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Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

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China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

BEIJING, China: China's Green Valley Pharmaceutical company has prematurely ended an FDA approved study on its GV-971 to treat mild ...


GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

SILAO, Mexico: U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) has agreed to raise wages by 8.5 percent, following negotiations with a new, ...


Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...


After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...


Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...


Toyota to build EV, hybrid parts hub in India

NEW DELHI, India: A senior company executive has told Reuters that Toyota is planning to make India a manufacturing hub ...


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