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China's human trafficking syndicates lure away hundreds from Southeast Asian countries: Report

Beijing [China], February 3 (ANI):In southeast Asian region, Chinese human trafficking syndicates operate in nexus with local authorities in countries ...


Myanmar Extends State of Emergency, Delaying Expected Polls

BANGKOK - Myanmar's military government announced Wednesday that it is extending a state of emergency it imposed when it seized ...


Myanmar: Military rulers extend state of emergency in a bid to delay polls

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], February 2 (ANI): Myanmar's National Defence and Security Council (NDSC), on Tuesday, decided to extend the country's state ...


Australia Imposes Myanmar, Iran Sanctions

Sydney - Australia Tuesday announced more sanctions against Myanmar and Iran. Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong said repression and violence ...


Myanmar junta sold USD 1.43 billion Rakhine natural gas to China in 2022

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], February 1 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta is selling Rakhine's natural gas to China and it has sold over ...


Rights Groups Say Myanmar Military Is Increasing Air Attacks

Bangkok - Myanmar's military is increasingly turning to airstrikes with deadly results to try to crush stiff armed resistance two ...


How Myanmar Is Faring 2 Years After Army Ousted Suu Kyi

Bangkok - Two years after Myanmar's generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, thousands of people have died in ...


UN Rights Expert Warns Myanmar Military Planning Sham Elections

United Nations - The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar warned Tuesday that two years after its coup, Myanmar's military will ...


China extends diplomatic, military support to Myanmar: Report

Beijing [China], February 1 (ANI): Despite strong civilian resistance, the military junta still controls Myanmar and China has also extended ...


US, Allies Mark Anniversary of Myanmar Coup with Fresh Sanctions

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies imposed further sanctions on Myanmar on Tuesday, marking the two-year anniversary of ...


Junta Defections Drop Two Years After Myanmar Coup

YANGON, MYANMAR - Defections from Myanmar security forces to the anti-junta opposition have dropped significantly, according to People's Embrace, an ...


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Gen. Hlaing tells the NDSC military needs more time to prepare for a 'free' poll

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to an announcement broadcast by state-run media on Wednesday evening, members of Myanmar's National Defence and ...

Imran doesn't recognize "imported govt" as PM Sharif invites him to APC

LAHORE, Pakistan - Former Prime Minister Imran Khan questioned Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's "shamelessness" in a social media post criticizing ...

Ex-principal secretary of former Punjab PM charged with accepting bribes

GUJRAT, Pakistan - According to sources, police raided the home of former Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi in Gujrat early ...

PPP to issue legal notice to Imran for accusing Zardari of plotting to kill him

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman and Foreign Minister, said Saturday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

'Will root out menace of terrorism': Pak Army Chief Munir after Peshawar mosque blast

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan, General Asim Munir on Friday visited the ...

School in PoK raided by assailants while President was busy meeting senior UN officials: Report

Gilgit-Baltistan [PoK], February 3 (ANI): A high school in Pakistan's illegally occupied Jhang area was raided by assailants, when the ...

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US concerned over rights at Mexico auto factory, seeks corrections

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US has again asked Mexico to investigate claims that workers at an auto parts facility of American ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

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After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...


US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...


NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...


Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...


TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...


Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...


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