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Military court sentences seven students to death for murdering retired officer

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a source close to the defendants, a military tribunal sentenced seven students to death on ...


Myanmar Families Hope to Overturn Death Sentences

WASHINGTON - The parents of seven university students sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Myanmar are appealing their ...


Source to VOA: US to Downgrade Relations with Myanmar

A diplomatic source has told VOA Burmese that the U.S. will downgrade its diplomatic relations with Myanmar upon the departure ...


Rohingya Rescued After Boat Strands Off Thai Coast

Myanmar's military said Thursday more than 150 Rohingyas were rescued from a stalled boat near Thailand's coast.Agence-France Presse quoted a ...


Association Head Says Rohingya Still Face Genocide

Washington - The head of a Rohingya organization urgently called for the U.N. Security Council to prevent what it described ...


Gold smuggling leads to growth of mafia groups, is a heavy drain on India's forex: DRI report

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Gold smuggling in India is fuelled by the huge demand for gold combined with ...


Smugglers adapt to changing dynamics of pandemic, start novel way of ops: DRI report

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has forced smugglers and contraband traffickers to swiftly adapt to the ...


Padma Bhushan awardee Dominique Lapierre passes away at 91

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Renowned French author Dominique Lapierre is no more. Dominique Lapierre, who had a passion ...


APL, Futsal league aims to uplift refugees: El Salvador envoy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 4 (ANI): Ascott Premier League in its fifth season will once again raise the cause ...


Smuggling of areca nuts from Myanmar to India continues, 12,800 kg more areca nuts seized in Mizoram

Khawzawl (Mizoram) [New Delhi], November 24 (ANI): In yet another seizure of areca nuts being smuggled from Myanmar, the police ...


Myanmar reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

YANGON, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's ...


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Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Woman who attempted suicide inside court throws red color on court's gate

Kathmandu, Nepal An aggrieved Nepali wife, Binu Yadav of Solukhumbu, claims she is being denied justice despite filing a complaint ...

Russia, China want Myanmar's sitting envoy out of UN

NEW YORK, USA - The UN has postponed a decision on who will represent Myanmar out of concern that Russia, ...

CJP Umar Bandial takes suo motu notice of Arshad Sharif's 'brutal killing'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to a statement issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) ...

PM Hasina Wajid inaugurates Japanese Economic Zone in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called Bangladesh the perfect place in the world for investment on Tuesday, urging ...

After Chinese bypass solar panel tariffs, US plans new restrictions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Commerce Department gas says new duties on imports from some major Chinese solar panel makers will ...

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BP says work on hydrogen power moving quickly

LONDON, England: As the governments of major economies are funding the development of green fuels to decarbonize, BP chief executive ...

Nasdaq Composite rises more than 1 percent on steady jobless claims

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought up on Thursday, with all the major indices finishing with appreciable ...

New Zealand laws to require Facebook, Google to pay for news

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: The government of New Zealand said it will introduce a law requiring major online digital companies, such ...

China to sell electric vehicles in Japan in 2023

TOKYO, Japan: China's BYD Co's said it would start selling its first electric vehicles in Japan early next year.China's BYD, ...

Change comes to US auto union as reformers win elections

DETROIT, Michigan: In an election triggered by a federal bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former United Auto Workers (UAW) union ...

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Economies on agenda as China's Xi visits Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Saudi Arabia, as the Middle East is increasingly looking ...


2,500 dead seals reported on Russian coast

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian officials have said that some 2,500 Caspian seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast ...


Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...


Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...


'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...


After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...


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