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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 ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Nepal to get free 21.9% of 490mw electricity every month

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The governments of Nepal and India have signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding for the construction of ...

Myanmar to welcome tourists after 2-year hiatus

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar announced Thursday that it would resume issuing visitors visas to revive its dormant tourism industry, devastated ...

U.S. dollar reaches all-time high in Pakistan, crosses Rs194 in interbank trade

KARACHI, Pakistan - The U.S. dollar climbed past Rs194 in the interbank market in Pakistan on Monday as analysts expressed ...

Former Pakistan minister arrested over property case

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): The Islamabad police and anti-corruption unit of Punjab Police arrested Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's(PTI) leader and former ...

BSF apprehends 7 Bangladeshi nationals in Bengal for illegally crossing border

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], May 21 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday apprehended seven Bangladeshi nationals ...

Peaceful Ramadan Paves Way for Cease-fire Talks in Thai South

BANGKOK - Thailand deems its just-ended truce with insurgents in the country's deep south a "success" and hopes to settle ...

Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim to miss West Indies tour

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 21 (ANI): Bangladesh wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to miss the West Indies tour starting ...

Pakistan: Sindh High Court condemns Karachi police over missing girls' case

Karachi [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday took notice of the disappearance of underage girls ...

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu crashes out after semi-final loss to China's Chen Yufei

Bangkok [Thailand], May 21 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu crashed out of the Thailand Open 2022 after losing to ...

Subhendu Adhikari slams TMC for fielding Bangladeshi national in WB Assembly election

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 21 (ANI): West Bengal Leader Of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday took a dig at ...

Imran Khan owes apology not just to Maryam but to all women: Pak rights group

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Saturday came down heavily on former Pakistani ...

Biden outlines conditions for meeting Kim Jong-un

The North Korean leader must be 'sincere? and 'serious? for talks to take place, the US president saysUS President Joe ...

Pakistan: Father-son duo Shehbaz, Hamza appear before Court in sugar scam case

Lahore [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz arrived at a special court ...

Pakistan police conducts raid at PTI chief Imran Khan's residence

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Following the allegations of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan of a conspiracy to kill ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Pak court grants interim bail to TikToker in forest fire case

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): A Pakistan court on Friday granted interim bail to a TikToker in connection with a ...

China's coal imports from Russia nearly double amid Ukraine crisis

Beijing [China], May 21 (ANI): China's coal imports from Russia nearly doubled between March and April, reaching 4.42 million metric ...

Drishti Bablani rightfully demonstrates the traits of being a women leader

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz celebrated the success of women leading by example with glitz, glamourglory on ...

Pakistan Foreign Minister arrives in China today

Beijing [China], May 21 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is set to arrive in China on Saturday on a ...

Daphne Soares on the list of women leaders to look up to in 2022

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, GlamourGlory on ...

Biden to Reveal Outline for Trade Dialogue With Indo-Pacific Nations

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will unveil his administration's long-awaited Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, seen as a key step in ...

Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...

Taliban ditches former ally TTP over quest for global recognition

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): In a quest to gain global recognition, the Taliban has brokered the deal between Islamabad ...

Pak Information Minister Aurangzeb takes a dig at PTI, asks ECP to hasten up foreign funding case

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday called out the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 21

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Film 'Mujib-The making of nation' displays strong neighbourly ties between India-Bangladesh, says Bangladesh IB Minister

Cannes [France], May 21 (ANI): Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, on Thursday, said that the feature film, ...

AI in crypto platform, CryptoSmartlife set to simplify crypto investing in India with thematic coin baskets

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Crypto tech industry has emerged as one of the fastest-growing technology sub-sectors in ...

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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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