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Anti-regime forces overrun junta base near Myanmar-Thai border

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - The Karen National Union (KNU) confirmed on Thursday that it had taken control of an army ...


Blinken offers vital support to rebuild Pakistan's economy

WASHINGTON, USA - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in New York this ...


Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...


Writer of famous Language Movement song, Chowdhury dies at 87

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, a veteran journalist, and columnist, has died. He was 87 years old. According to ...


Life imprisonment demanded for people burning forests in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Following the recent appearance of back-to-back wildfire videos involving TikTokers, wildlife officials have demanded that the government ...


Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...


Junta supporters bombed by PDF in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to the leader of the local People's Defence Force (PDF) chapter, military supporters gathered for a ...


Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, first Nepali to scale most 8000ers without oxygen

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, a well-known Nepali climber, successfully climbed Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen on Monday morning."I ...


Family blames hate crime for Bangladeshi student's death in NY

NEW YORK, USA - Zinat Hossain, a college student of Bangladeshi descent, was killed by suicide on a New York ...


Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...


Monsoon's moderate pressure exacerbates flood situation in Sylhet

SYLHET, Bangladesh - With continuous rain for the last five days, the flood situation in Sylhet has worsened.The upstream downpour ...


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Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

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Soldiers evacuate half million in India after monsoon strikes

GUWAHATI, India, As India's northeastern state of Assam grapples with heavy floods brought on by pre-monsoon rains, over 500,000 people ...

Anti-regime forces overrun junta base near Myanmar-Thai border

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - The Karen National Union (KNU) confirmed on Thursday that it had taken control of an army ...

Blinken offers vital support to rebuild Pakistan's economy

WASHINGTON, USA - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in New York this ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

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Court rules unconstitutional California law requiring women on boards

SACRAMENTO, California: In another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership, a California court judge has ruled that ...


Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...


U.S. stocks turmoil evaporates in final hour of trading, major indices unscathed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets reversed sharp losses in late trading to eke out minor gains in ...


April sees rise in US auto sales, restaurant spending

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. retail sales rose strongly in April, as consumers bought more motor vehicles and spent more at restaurants, ...


As salaries rise 7%, UK unemployment falls to historic low

LONDON, England: The UK's jobless rate fell to a 48-year low in the first three months of 2022, it was ...


Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...


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