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Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...


Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...


NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...


Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...


"Vulture restaurants" set up to increase population of endangered scavengers

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Saturday, as many as 465 vultures, including some critically endangered species, were spotted in a single ...


Ex-military ruler Musharraf dies in Dubai after prolonged illness

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf died in a Dubai hospital on Sunday at the age of ...


Gen. Hlaing tells the NDSC military needs more time to prepare for a 'free' poll

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to an announcement broadcast by state-run media on Wednesday evening, members of Myanmar's National Defence and ...


Imran doesn't recognize "imported govt" as PM Sharif invites him to APC

LAHORE, Pakistan - Former Prime Minister Imran Khan questioned Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's "shamelessness" in a social media post criticizing ...


EU no longer dictates price for Russian oil Rosneft CEO

Reference prices for Urals will be set by markets where ?oil volumes actually go,? according to Igor SechinThe EU will ...


Christian Laborer beaten to death in Pakistan's Punjab

Lahore [Pakistan], February 7 (ANI): A Christian labourer identified as Emanuel Masih was beaten to death by Mohd. Waseem, a ...


Energy security for India paramount, but not at cost of climate change goals: Petroleum Minister

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 7 (ANI): Energy security for India is paramount though it has by no means diluted the ...


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Death toll from deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria continues to mount

Photo credit: Ercin Erturk / Anadolu AgencyThe death toll from Monday's massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria has ...

Republicans in Congress to impeach border official due to migrants

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a sign of future political battles over record numbers of illegal crossings under Democratic President Joe Biden, ...

US woman sentenced to 13 days in jail after protesting on Red Square

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian state-run TASS news agency has reported that a US woman was detained and fined by a Russian ...

Ex-military ruler Musharraf dies in Dubai after prolonged illness

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf died in a Dubai hospital on Sunday at the age of ...

Up to 2,000 Israelis to be housed in new town on Gaza border

JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday announced plans to build a new town on the Gaza border .The town, temporarily named ...

US cancels over 1,800 flights due to ice storm

CHICAGO, Illinois: After an ice storm ravaged states from Texas to West Virginia, this week, airlines canceled over 1,800 flights ...

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Myanmar military expands martial law in 37 townships

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military has imposed martial law in anti-coup strongholds, subjecting people accused of everything from treason to ...

Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...

Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...

NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...

Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...

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Blaming cost of manufacturing, Nestle to raise prices for second year

VEVEY, Switzerland: In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung this week, Nestle's Chief Executive Mark Schneider said the world's largest ...


Fed fails to cool economy as US sees 517,000 jobs created in January

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve Bank to cool the job market to help curb record-high inflation, ...


Nasdaq Composite loses one percent as Treasury yields bit

NEW YORK, New York - A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields kept buyers at bay on Wall Street on ...


102,000 job firings in US high tech in December, according to report

WASHINGTON D.C.: A report released this week detailed how, in January, layoffs in the US reached a more than two-year ...


Settlement reached in long-running Airbus, Qatar Air legal dispute

PARIS, France: Following an 18 month controversy that exposed the workings of the global jet market, Airbus and Qatar Airways ...


At US urging, Japan to stop exporting chip technology to China

TOKYO, Japan: Japan is preparing to revise legislation to allow it to restrict the export of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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