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Nusrat Chaudhry: Nominated as First Muslim woman federal judge in U.S.

WASHINGTON, USA - President Joe Biden nominated eight new judges on Wednesday, including civil rights lawyer Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, who ...


India refuses to buy Nepali power produced by Chinese equipment

KATHMANDU, Nepal - As Nepal's private sector prepares to sell electricity in India's power exchange market, its southern neighbor has ...


U.S. serious about region: Appoints ambassador in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Donald Armin Blome, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Pakistan, has finished all formalities for his trip to Islamabad, ...


Pakistan eager to work on gas project, Imran assures Putin

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reassured Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday of Pakistan's resolve to work with Russia ...


Ten buildings cave in, 100 more in danger at Faridpur river bank

FARIDPUR, Bangladesh - As many as ten buildings, including a temple, have tumbled by roughly 20 feet on the banks ...


Thousands of Myanmar civilians fled to Thailand after military coup

BANGKOK, Thailand - A UN envoy has requested Thailand's assistance in preventing an escalation of the crisis in neighboring Myanmar ...


Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...


Actress Shimu's mutilated body found, husband and friend arrested

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Shakhawat Ali Nobel, the husband of film star Raima Islam Shimu, and his buddy Farhad have been ...


Bright Pakistani student passes O Level exam at 13 with A*

KARACHI, Pakistan - Ali Saif, a brilliant Pakistani kid, passed the University of Cambridge's O Level exams at 13. Ali ...


0.1 percent of 26 million voters committed fraud in 2020 elections

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The Junta's election commission reported finding only 2,169 examples of double voting and 1,077 other cases of ...


Judicial impasse prevents constitutional council's routine business

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The judiciary remains paralyzed, although dissenting Supreme Court justices began considering cases after the lottery-based cause list ...


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Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

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Army lays landmines along with oil, gas pipelines in Shan State: SHRF

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF), the junta recently planted landmines across oil and ...

Nusrat Chaudhry: Nominated as First Muslim woman federal judge in U.S.

WASHINGTON, USA - President Joe Biden nominated eight new judges on Wednesday, including civil rights lawyer Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, who ...

India refuses to buy Nepali power produced by Chinese equipment

KATHMANDU, Nepal - As Nepal's private sector prepares to sell electricity in India's power exchange market, its southern neighbor has ...

U.S. serious about region: Appoints ambassador in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Donald Armin Blome, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Pakistan, has finished all formalities for his trip to Islamabad, ...

Typhoon Odette disrupts school life for more than 12 million students

MANILA, Philippines - Schools in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Odette are receiving plenty of support from across the nation ...

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U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...


Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...


Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...


ASX slides more than two percent as Asian shares generally dive

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia fell almost across-the-board on Friday, with the biggest loser the ASX.The Australian All ...


Rising UK food costs pushing inflation to 30-year high

LONDON, England: Consumer prices in the UK have risen at their fastest rate in nearly 30 years, but experts warn ...


Ford, ADT launch antitheft technology for vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. and ADT, through a new joint venture called Canopy, are introducing two new vehicle security ...


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