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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

South Korea president pledges aid to North in treating Covid outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea: As North Korea grapples with a severe COVID-19 outbreak, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

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 ...

Indian Brand Leadership Conclave 2022 by THE BRAND STORY

New Delhi (India), May 21 (ANI/PNN): THE BRAND STORY recently organized "Indian Brand Leadership Conclave 2022" at Sheraton, New Delhi; ...

Russian economy minister responds to calls for WTO exit

The economy minister speaks out against withdrawing from the organization, saying the benefits of being in the WTO outweigh the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Asia Album: Let magic happen in New Zealand mushrooms

© Provided by Xinhua WELLINGTON, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Nature has its way of doing magic in mushrooms. With the ...

Asia Album: What in the world is a tapir? Come & check it out

© Provided by Xinhua JAKARTA, May 21 (Xinhua) -- A 23-day-old baby tapir is spending the weekend with her mother ...

Huawei to continue support for digitalization in Asia-Pacific

© Provided by Xinhua In 2022, Huawei will increase its support for a Green and Digital Asia-Pacific region by promoting ...

Blinken to travel with President Biden to Tokyo

Washington [US], May 21 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel along with President Joe Biden to Tokyo ...

Democrat blames white supremacy for shooting by black man

Alleged Dallas Koreatown hate crime by black suspect results from ?white supremacy replacement theorist,? congresswoman saysUS Representative Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), ...

Justice Department Steps Up Hate Crime Prosecutions

Washington - With hate crimes on the rise, U.S. federal prosecutors have charged more than 40 people with bias-motivated crimes ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advises on acquisition of Ambuja Cement and ACC Ltd by Adani Group for USD 10.5 Billion

Mumbai (Maharashtra)/New Delhi [India] May 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas acted as legal counsel to the Adani Group on its ...

Biden mixes up president's name

The American leader got confused during his first presidential trip to East AsiaUS President Joe Biden mixed up the names ...

Biden: South Korean Chip Plant Model for Deeper Asia Ties

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - President Joe Biden on Friday opened his trip to Asia by touring a South Korean computer ...

Justice Department Reports More Than 35 Hate Crime Convictions

Washington - With hate crimes on the rise, U.S. federal prosecutors have charged more than 40 people with bias-motivated crimes ...

Pakistan brokers deal with TTP backed by Afghan Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday released 30 of the top leaders of the proscribed terrorist group Tehreek-e-Taliban ...

Indore's young social worker Dr Rajib Pal honored with Legend Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2022 for the film Atma-Nirbhar Bharat

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): In order to pay tribute to a great personality like Dadasaheb Phalke, the grandfather ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Viacom 18 on INR 13,500 crores investment by Bodhi Tree Systems

Mumbai (Maharashtra)/New Delhi [India] May 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Viacom 18, a subsidiary of TV18 Broadcast Limited, and ...

Nepal, China BRI projects show no progress even after 5 years: Report

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 20 (ANI): The Belt and Road Initiative agreement signed between Nepal and China have crossed the 5-year ...

World Hockey needs India and Pakistan to lead in sport: Pakistan Coach Siegfried Aikman

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The stage is set for the Men's Asia Cup to kick off in Jakarta, ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 20

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

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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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