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Suu Kyi in good spirits despite being in solitary confinement

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's deposed leader, has been moved from a secret detention facility to solitary ...


PTI approaches Pakistan Supreme Court over NAB amendment bill

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - PTI Chairman Imran Khan filed a Supreme Court petition on Saturday challenging the government's amendments to the ...


Nepal's CIAA sues fourteen, including former TMO chiefs, for graft

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, or CIAA, has filed a charge sheet in ...


Severe flooding in Bangladesh, India left behind a trail of destruction: EU

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The European Commission has allocated €2 million in emergency aid to those affected by the current floods ...


Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...


Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...


China ready to work with Nepal to protect regional security, stability, prosperity

BEIJING, China - China says it applauds Nepal's decision to withdraw from the United States government's State Partnership Program-SPP.Wang Wenbin, ...


U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...


Judge-lawyer audio discussing bribe leaked in Nepal: Probe committee formed

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A three-member investigation committee has been formed to investigate an audio recording of a Kathmandu District Court ...


EU, India hope for free trade agreement by 2023, says officials

NEW DELHI, India: The European Union and India have relaunched talks to implement a free trade agreement, aimed to be ...


In major expansion, Air India weighs purchase of 300 jets

NEW DELHI, India: Industry sources have said that Air India is in talks with Airbus and Boeing for the possible ...


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UK offers to help Ukraine clear mines, export grain

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that in order to move millions of tonnes of grain ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to military junta in country's capital

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's military authorities have transferred deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw ...

Moslem protesters in Maldives disrupt International Day of Yoga event

MALDIVES, Male: Police used tear gas and pepper spray this week to control a crowd who disrupted a yoga event ...

S. Korea send satellite into orbit on successful rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea: After a first test launch failed last year, this week officials said South Korea's second test launch ...

US Senate to vote on bipartisan law to cap insulin at $35 per month

WASHINGTON D.C.: Bipartisan legislation aimed at lowering U.S. insulin costs will be put to a vote on the Senate floor ...

UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

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Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

Rohingya refugees protest outside UNHCR office in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Monday, Rohingya families who fled Myanmar's genocide and have been living in Nepal for nearly a ...

To counter Chinese, US, Japan, Australia, UK create Pacific group

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has reported that the U.S., Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the UK have created an ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to military junta in country's capital

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's military authorities have transferred deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw ...

Suu Kyi in good spirits despite being in solitary confinement

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's deposed leader, has been moved from a secret detention facility to solitary ...

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Asian stock markets gain on Chinese government move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday after China announced it would halve quarantine from 14 days ...


British consumers shop less as inflation reaches record highs

LONDON, England: As prices in stores throughout Britain rise, British consumers shopped less in May and also expressed less confidence ...


As first in US, driverless taxis picking up customers in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California: General Motors' self-driving Cruise division has begun charging fares for driverless rides in San Francisco.Earlier this month, ...


Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...


May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...


Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...


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