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Beijing Asks Cambodia to Send Accused Chinese Home for Trial

China's embassy in Cambodia has requested assistance from the Cambodian government in arresting Chinese nationals who are suspected of committing ...


11th edition of Delhi Dialogue commences from today

New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI): The 11th edition of Delhi Dialogue commenced with Minister of State for External Affairs, ...


ANALYSIS | Rashied Staggie: Last of the Cape Flats' OGs

"Ek verkrag nie mense nie. Ek is a brutale moordenaar."Loosely translated this means: "I don't rape people. I'm a brutal ...


ADB approves 2020 administrative budget of $727 million

Manila [Philippines], Dec 13 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a 2020 administrative budget of 726.7 million ...


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Six of 8 bodies extracted after White Island volcano eruption

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - New Zealand Defence Force and police officers successfully recovered six bodies from Whakaari/White Island on Friday, ...

Johnson party looks set for overwhelming victory in UK elections

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will win an overwhelming victory in Britain's election with a majority of ...

Holy Sites to be off-limits for Gazan Christians this Christmas

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian territories - Israel announced Thursday that Christians in the Gaza Strip will be barred from visiting Holy cities ...

Scores of soldiers dead after attack on army base camp in Niger

NIAMEY, Niger - At least 71 soldiers were killed and twelve others sustained injuries in a deadly terror attack that ...

Iraqi government needs to start protecting its citizens

BAGHDAD, Iraq - As protests in Iraq enter their third month, the numbers of arrests, abductions, and killings of protesters ...

2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

Asia Editorials

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Blaming the Congress for Partition is a travesty - analysis

History matters. With the British continuing to give the veto to Jinnah, that the Congress, with great reluctance, to avoid ...

Boris Johnsons win is good news for India-UK ties - analysis

In contrast to Jeremy Corbyns open hostility, Johnson wants closer ties and has spoken of working with Modi ...

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball- Guess Who Won

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball: Guess Who Won The New York Times ...

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The New York Times ...

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says Its Sick of the Wests Trash

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says Its Sick of the Wests Trash The New York Times ...

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Confirmation of trade pact drives Wall Street higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose again Friday after momentous gains a day earlier. Gains on Friday however ...


MGM Healthcare strengthens the top team

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] Dec 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): MGM Healthcare, a multi-specialty quaternary care hospital in the heart of the ...


Tongaat scandal costs ex interim chief his (other) job

Former Tongaat Hulett interim chief executive officer Sydney Mtsambiwa has stepped down as chair of a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed bank, ...


ANALYSIS: Zimbabwe, hobbled by a clash of egos

At the heart of Zimbabwe's economic paralysis is a personality clash.Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor ...


Proteas women's skipper 'not bothered' by CSA woes

Cape Town - Proteas women's captain Dane van Niekerk says her players aren't "bothered" by Cricket South Africa's (CSA) boardroom ...


In Surprise Decision, US Approves Muscular Dystrophy Drug

U.S. health regulators approved a second drug for a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, a surprise decision after the medication ...


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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 ...