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Junta's MI 35 helicopters fire PDF's positions in Magway

MAGWAY, Myanmar - Following an escalating conflict between the Myanmar military and the local People's Defence Force (PDF) in the ...


Even children not spared by Myanmar military regime

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a source close to the family, Junta soldiers detained and interrogated the seven-year-old daughter of ...


Japan PM Kishida voices concern over human rights issues in China

Tokyo [Japan], November 27 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed strong concern over human rights issues in China during ...


UN Recap: November 20-26, 2021

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...


US among seven nations concerned about right violations by Myanmar army

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): Seven countries including the United States and the United Kingdom reiterated grave concern over reports ...


In Myanmar, Reporting Becomes More Difficult Month by Month

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Nearly 10 months into Myanmar's military coup, the country's media is striving to keep reporting while navigating ...


ASEAN countries central to India's Indo-Pacific strategy, says foreign secretary

New Delhi [India], November 24 (ANI): The ASEAN countries are central to India's Indo-Pacific strategy and the two fundamental pillars ...


China assures ASEAN countries of co-operation

Beijing [China], November 22 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping assured leaders of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ...


China-ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar representative

Beijing [China], November 22 (ANI): China-ASEAN virtual summit that started on Monday was held without a representative from Myanmar, according ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 26

ABUJA -- At least 10 villagers were killed early Friday when a group of unknown gunmen attacked a community in ...


Myanmar reports 493 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths

YANGON, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 493 new COVID-19 cases with daily positivity rate of 2.10 percent in the ...


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Pakistan boosts defense and economic ties with Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Under the new regional and strategic alliance, Pakistan and Russia will usher in a new era of ...

One of five trading gates at Myanmar-China border reopens

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to traders in the Shan State, border trade with Myanmar, which the Chinese government shut ...

Parliament should play role to protect Nepal judiciary's independence

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has sent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and handed over a letter ...

Smelly protest: Cleaners dump human feces at Bangladeshi hospital

KHULNA, Bangladesh - Some cleaners have spilled human feces on the premises of Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) in an ...

Junta's MI 35 helicopters fire PDF's positions in Magway

MAGWAY, Myanmar - Following an escalating conflict between the Myanmar military and the local People's Defence Force (PDF) in the ...

Health ministry has no record of people who missed second doses

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Around ten percent of residents of Kathmandu who received the first dose of AstraZeneca or Vero Cell ...

Business

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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...


Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...


Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...


Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...


Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...


COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...


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