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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Junta in Myanmar sets up security checkpoints to check dissidents

DAWEI, Myanmar - According to a fellow anti-coup activist, the military arrested a famous protest leader in the southeastern coastal ...

Buses without route permits will be destroyed warns Dhaka Mayor

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Wednesday, the Bus Route Rationalization Committee (BRRC) started a special campaign against buses operating in Dhaka ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Cambodian PM Says Myanmar Junta has Right to Attend ASEAN

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he plans to visit Myanmar for talks with its ...

Tribute to Sidharth Shukla: Bhamla Foundation Crowdfunding on Ketto.org to commemorate Sidharth Shukla by bringing his Dream to Fruition

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI/NewsVoir): When one hears the name Sidharth Sukhla, one remembers his beautiful smile, his stern ...

Why is Jeff Bezos investing in this Indian's Indonesian Startup

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, December 6 (ANI): "Frictionless payment and offering credit to retailers so that they can more efficiently ...

Taliban denies report on killing of former Afghan security forces

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 6 (ANI): The Taliban have denied a report stating that the outfit executed former police and intelligence ...

Asia Album: Indian farmers collect radish

© Provided by Xinhua AGARTALA, India, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Big harvest! Farmers collect radish in India's northeastern state of ...

Asia Album: Indian farmers collect harvested radish

© Provided by Xinhua AGARTALA, India, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Big harvest! Farmers collect harvested radish in India's northeastern state ...

80 years on, the attack on Pearl Harbour offers lessons for today

"Pacific Ablaze" read Australian papers on December 8 1941, as the world learned about the monumental events that unfolded only ...

Russia's approach towards India remains unchanged, has been helping us tremendously: Ex diplomat

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Emphasising that Russia has not changed its approach towards India, unlike the Western superpower, ...

Former diplomats pin high hopes on Putin's visit to India, say Afghanistan, defence deals to be on top priority

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Former Indian diplomats believe Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India on Monday will ...

Taliban vow to probe reports of summary killings in Afghanistan despite amnesty decree

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): The Taliban on Sunday promised to probe reports of execution and forcible disappearance of former ...

Pak military court convicts rights activist of espionage

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 5 (ANI): A Pakistan military court has convicted rights and political activist Idris Khattak for espionage and ...

China to deepen financial opening-up amid closer regional cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- As a firm practitioner of financial opening-up, China has made its ...

India-Russia will hold first 22 dialogue in Delhi tomorrow, discussions on key bilateral, global issues to take place

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): India and Russia will hold the first 22 format dialogue here on December 6, ...

Suliman Safi to lead Afghanistan in U-19 World Cup

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 ...

Putin to Visit New Delhi Amid Spotlight on Indian Defense Purchase

NEW DELHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India Monday for a summit as Moscow begins the delivery of ...

Five die after officers ram SUV into crowd

Five people have been killed after security forces in Myanmar rammed an SUV into a crowd of anti-coup protesters in ...

China's democracy guarantees all people's right to happy life, experts say

© Provided by Xinhua China's democracy, according to experts and observers from multiple countries, has guaranteed all people's right to ...

Indian women's team returns from Brazil, sets camp in Kerala

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Having returned from Brazil after participating in the Torneio Internacional da Futebol Feminino, the ...

Taliban going back on its word, US & allies say

The US and more than a dozen of its allies have issued a statement expressing concern over the alleged summary ...

Pope Francis Visiting Migrant Camp on Greek Island of Lesbos

LESBOS, GREECE - Pope Francis will travel to Lesbos on Sunday to meet asylum-seekers at a migrant camp there on ...

India-Russia to ink several pacts, discuss important issues during President Putin's visit

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India on Monday for the ...

Asian Champions Trophy- India thrash Thailand 13-0 in opener

Donghae [Korea], December 5 (ANI): Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur scored five goals as Indian Women's Hockey team registered an emphatic 13-0 ...

Major milestones expected during Putin's visit to India

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to arrive in the national capital here on ...

Asia Album: Autumn chrysanthemum flower show in Pakistan

© Provided by Xinhua ISLAMABAD, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- A three-day Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flower Show was kicked off on ...

US Not Panicking Over China's Newfound Military Might

SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA - Top U.S. defense officials admit recent Chinese military advancements, including the test of a hypersonic weapon ...

Volcano eruption in Indonesia kills 1, injures 41: Reports

Jakarta [Indonesia], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): One person died and 41 suffered burn injuries as a result of the eruption of ...

Age-Old Feud Between Allies Poses Challenge to Biden's Asia Policy

WASHINGTON - In its attempts to revitalize trilateral cooperation with Japan and South Korea, the Biden administration is facing a ...

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China Evergrande worries keep lid on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed modestly lower Monday as markets appeared to be coming to grips with ...

US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...

Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

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