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Junta fails to get international legitimacy

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's underground government has hailed a United Nations credentials committee decision to keep the country's current envoy ...


Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...


100 Bangladeshis are in Male jail for various crimes

HULHUMALE, Maldives - Bangladesh's high commissioner to the Maldives, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, stated on Saturday that the diplomatic relationship between ...


Pak-WI T20I series to start on December 13 in Karachi

LAHORE, Pakistan - The Pakistan Covid-19 watchdog, the National Command and Control Center (NCOC), has allowed a packed capacity audience ...


Ruling coalition in Nepal asks Rana to go on leave, depute acting CJ

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Thursday, top leaders from the five ruling coalition partners decided that Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana ...


Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...


Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...


Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...


SA vs Ind: De Kock, Rabada and Nortje named in Proteas Test squad

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced a 21-strong, Proteas Test squad that will ...


Amid COVID, CDS Rawat asks nations to be prepared for tackling biological warfare

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on ...


'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' sequel in the works

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): A sequel to the hit 2021 film 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' ...


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Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

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Overcrowding in one Bangladesh city stifles other cities' growth too

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a significant negative influence on Bangladesh's gross ...

Junta fails to get international legitimacy

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's underground government has hailed a United Nations credentials committee decision to keep the country's current envoy ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

100 Bangladeshis are in Male jail for various crimes

HULHUMALE, Maldives - Bangladesh's high commissioner to the Maldives, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, stated on Saturday that the diplomatic relationship between ...

Ireland Senate resolution supports Taiwan independence, opposes China

Dublin, Ireland: The Irish Senate has unanimously passed a resolution seeking to expand Dublin's relations with Taipei, and voicing their ...

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Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...


UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...


New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...


U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...


Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...


After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...


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