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Another deadly attack targets election rally in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - As the Afghanistan parliamentary polls near, the number of terrorist attacks targeting the campaigning process is increasing.  ...


Malaysian Leader Mahathir Confirms Decision to Free Uyghurs

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad confirmed on Monday that his government had freed 11 ethnic Uyghur Muslims, saying the refugees ...


Chinese Tourism Benefits Few in Laos, Sources Say

Moves in Laos to promote Chinese tourism in the coming year will benefit mainly Chinese businesses already established in the ...


Tajik Customs Service Spokesman Dies Following Attack

DUSHANBE -- The chief spokesman for Tajikistan's Customs Services press service died following an attack just days after his appointment ...


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U.S. president and Saudi king link up on phone conference

DUBAI UAE, - Following a heated weekend exchange, Washington and Riyadh were back working cooperatively on Monday in a bid ...

Arab League and member states rally around Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE - In an unprecedented show of support, the Arab world has come together to solidly back Saudi Arabia ...

Balkans get robust on ridding world of chemical weapons

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (15 October 2018) - State officials from five Western Balkan countries have agreed to step up cooperation ...

Baby on the way, Prince Harry drops bombshell

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child in the spring, ...

Trump inspects hurricane-affected areas of Florida

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday is touring hurricane-ravaged areas of Florida to assess the damage brought ...

Saudi Arabia will "kill U.S. economy," warns TV executive

DUBAI, UAE - In the first public reaction to the statement by Saudi Arabia on the Khashoggi affair on Sunday, ...

Asia Editorials

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Memory and cultural psychiatry

Memory and cultural psychiatry The writer is a fellow of Asia Leadership Fellow Program, Tokyo, Japan.T S Eliot in his ...

The promise of new and shiny housing

The promise of new and shiny housing This project can be a real beauty. Its real charm lies in the ...

Europe vs the people without history

Europe vs the people without history European society emerged from the darkness of the Middle Ages and transformed on a ...

New rulers, new problems

New rulers, new problems Almost two months have passed since Imran Khan's government seized the reins and it is already ...

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Apple acquires music analytics company Asaii

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - With the industry shifting its focus beyond traditional mainstream artists, Apple has now announced the acquisition of ...


OYO Hotels launches project for 2020 in the U.A.E.

DUBAI, U.A.E. - In a bid to expand its footprint across the United Arab Emirates, the South Asian hospitality chain ...


146 Sears stores to close, as company files for Chapter 11

CHICAGO, Illinois - One hundred and twenty six years after the giant retailer was founded, Sears on Monday voluntarily filed ...


Trump says more tariffs on Chinese goods might be ahead

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has indicated he is not done with introducing tariffs on Chinese-produced goods. He ...


Chairman of Al Habtoor group calls for scrapping of VAT

DUBAI, UAE - One of the most influential businessmen in the United Arab Emirates has called on the government to ...


Stock indices dip across Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia were generally lower on Monday. The biggest loser was Japan's Nikkei 225. On Saturday ...


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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 ...

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