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Indian coach says momentum key as India begin AFC U-17 Asian Cup qualifying campaign

Al Khobar [Saudi Arabia], October 1 (ANI): Following the team's successful campaign over the last month, India U-17 National Team ...


Hopeful and determined, India look to fulfil targets in AFC U-17 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Al Khobar [Saudi Arabia], October 1 (ANI): These are hopeful days for the India U-17 National Team, as they close ...


Myanmar Accuses Rebels in East of Shooting Passenger Plane

bangkok - Myanmar's military government accused rebel forces in the eastern state of Kayah of firing at a passenger plane ...


Nobel Prize Season Arrives Amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe ...


VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25October 1

Editor's note: Here is a look at immigration-related news around the U.S. this week. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA ...


Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 strikes Myanmar

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], September 30 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 jolted Myanmar on Friday, according to the National Centre for ...


Anger as Australian Academic Jailed in Myanmar

SYDNEY - A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Australian economist Sean Turnell to ...


Myanmar deposed leader San Suu Kyi gets 3 years jail

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], September 29 (ANI): A special Myanmar military court on Thursday sentenced the country's deposed leader Aung San Suu ...


Nations Must Work Together to Fight Online Fraud, UN Official Says

BANGKOK - A top U.N. official last week said the syndicates running Asia's massive online fraud industry will rotate operations ...


Indian pulses industry makes pitch for Rupee-denominated trade with Myanmar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 29 (ANI): To further the trade relationship between India and Myanmar around pulses, the industry body ...


Myanmar Court Sentences Suu Kyi to 3 More Years in Prison

A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Australian economist Sean Turnell to three years ...


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Abortion regardless of marital status legalized by India's top court

NEW DELHI, India: In a decision widely hailed by women's rights activists, India's top court upheld the right of a ...

Women, children among 25 dead after Bangladesh ferry sinks

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Jahurul Islam, district administrator of northern Panchagarh, Bangladesh, has confirmed that a boat carrying Hindu devotees sank in ...

Government of India warns students in Canada about hate crimes

NEW DELHI, India: The Indian government has advised students and other nationals in Canada to be wary of "incidents of ...

India kick off U-17 Asian Cup 2023 qualifier campaign with 5-0 win over Maldives

Al Khobar [Saudi Arabia], October 4 (ANI): India kicked off their AFC U-17 Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers campaign with a ...

Winter sets in, higher reaches of Uttarakhand receive heavy snowfall

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand) [India], October 4 (ANI): The last outpost near the China border in the Darma Valley of Uttarakhand received ...

Delhi Police makes first arrest of PFI members after ban, 4 arrested

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): The Delhi Police has arrested four members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) ...

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Inflation causes steep fall in new orders at Ireland factories

DUBLIN, Ireland: As inflation caused prices for factory materials to rise, Ireland's factory output fell in September, causing an easing ...

U.S. stocks kick October off with major rally

NEW YORK, New York - A correction in bond yields saw a surge in stocks Monday. The 10-year U.S. treasury ...

Lego closes stores in Russia, being reopened under name World of Cubes

MOSCOW, Russia: After Danish toy maker Lego exited Russia due to Moscow's February invasion of Ukraine, 65 of its stores ...

Switzerland loosens water regulations to increase hydropower capacity

GENEVA, Switzerland: In an effort to ease power shortages this winter, the Swiss government said it will temporarily loosen water ...

Stocks in Asia quiet, but Japan's Nikkei 225 advances 279 points

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Stocks in Asia on Monday were mostly lower, following substantial falls on Wall Street on Friday.Trading ...

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US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...


Czech begins detaining migrants at 27 Slovak border crossings

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border checks following ...


US acts to reduce risks from space debris

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 last week to enforce new rules to address the issue of ...


Prosecutors to decide on charging actor Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: New Mexico district attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has said that actor Alec Baldwin and up to four others ...


US again returning money to victims of Bernie Madoff, 88% recovered

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that after nearly 14 years, the victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi ...


After sanctions, Russia says will build own aircraft, not rely on west

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's state-owned engineering firm Rostec has said that the country's aviation industry will continue operating without the West, ...


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