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Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...


Economic Fears Grip Turkey

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vowing he won't back down in the deepening dispute with Washington. 'They ...


ONGC sportspersons eye Asian Games 2018

New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): The sportspersons of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) are eyeing to scale new ...


Laos Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe

ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS - Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their ...


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Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Al Qaeda led by Bin Laden’s son set to threaten Syria, Iraq

NEW YORK, U.S. - Despite claims made by the Iraq Prime Minister and the U.S. President Donald Trump, who have ...

Trump cancels proposed military parade, blames Washington DC

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after reports revealed that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s military parade was set to cost ...

ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...

Asia Editorials

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Extending the retirement age of civil servants

The National Personnel Authority's latest proposal to extend the mandatory retirement age for national government workers to 65 from the ...

What's needed for regional revitalization

Shigeru Ishiba, a former state minister for regional revitalization, faces an uphill battle in his bid to replace Prime Minister ...

When financiers can be agents of positive change

MANILA - Homegrown reforms with the backing of the people have the best chance of lasting. But multilateral development banks ...

Hugh Cortazzi, ex-envoy and JT columnist, dies

Japan on Tuesday lost a dedicated friend with the passing of former British Ambassador to Japan and longtime Japan Times ...

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ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...


Google faces internal resistance over China search engine

BEIJING, China - Demanding transparency over the company’s plans in China, over a thousand Google employees have signed a letter ...


Japan probes if Apple tried to crush App Store competitor

TOKYO, Japan - Apple is set to face the heat in Japan, over alleged efforts to secretly crush an App ...


Instagram probes widespread hack that is locking users out

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A bizarre and widespread hack is affecting hundreds of users on Instagram, who have complained of being ...


First U.S. city to install subway body scanners: Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a first, Los Angeles has decided to install subway body scanners, officials confirmed this week. The ...


Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Hotel Review

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 ...

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