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Military resistance group claims more than 150,000 displaced in its territory

MON STATE, Myanmar - According to a statement released by the Karen National Union (KNU) on Sunday, current military strikes ...


Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...


Jailed Australian economist, Sean Turnell, pleads not guilty in Myanmar trial

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Sean Turnell, an Australian academic and economic adviser to Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, detained ...


Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...


UN: Bachelet to meet PM Hasina during Bangladesh visit

Dhaka, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet will visit Bangladesh for the first time as the UN's rights director, visiting refugee camps ...


Biyi Bandele, a serial storyteller who elevated Nigerian culture

The writer, film-maker and theatre creator Biyi Bandele has passed away at the age of 54, news that has stunned ...


Low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal likely to turn into depression

Amaravati [Andhra Pradesh], August 18 (ANI): A low pressure area was formed over the northeast and adjoining areas of east-central ...


"People far away have a tendency to walk away": Jaishankar defends ties with Myanmar referring to Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): Referring to the situation in Afghanistan after the US exit, External Affairs Minister S ...


Myanmar to Import Russian Oil, Military Says

Military-ruled Myanmar plans to import Russian gasoline and fuel oil to ease supply concerns and rising prices, a junta spokesperson ...


More Russian oil headed for Asia Bloomberg

Fuel shipments to Myanmar will reportedly start next monthMyanmar has bought Russian fuel oil that will arrive in phases from ...


Myanmar Junta Criticizes ASEAN After Being Barred From its Meetings

Myanmar's military leadership on Wednesday lashed out at the ASEAN grouping of Southeast Asian countries for excluding its generals from ...


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Zia, his party (BNP) are Bangladesh's worst human rights violators

DHAKA, Bangladesh On Thursday, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should focus on Palestine ...

Vietnamese jailed for posting anti-state videos

HANOI, Vietnam: The lawyer for prominent social commentator Le Van Dung has reported that a Vietnamese court rejected his appeal ...

Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...

Military resistance group claims more than 150,000 displaced in its territory

MON STATE, Myanmar - According to a statement released by the Karen National Union (KNU) on Sunday, current military strikes ...

Noodle makers ask to increase prices after 14-years in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand: Instant noodle makers have asked Thailand to allow them to increase their prices to meet rising costs, which ...

PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...

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U.S. stock markets in sharp slide, Nasdaq Composite sheds two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks retreated sharply on Friday as sellers swarmed Wall Street. The upward trend in ...

US retailers say following shortages, baby formula return to shelves

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Months after the U.S. faced acute shortages of baby formula, this week two major U.S. ...

Asian stocks finish mixed on Friday, NZ index slips 130 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were in the doldrums in Asia on Friday as investors weighed up potential Federal Reserve ...

Consumers suffer as UK inflation reaches double digits

LONDON, England: As surging food costs are further squeezing household budgets, inJuly consumer price inflation in the UK jumped to ...

India expects tripling of silver imports as demand jumps

NEW DELHI, India: After a decline in prices reaching a 2-year low encouraged investors to purchase silver in 2022, India's ...

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For second time, US to outlaw flavored e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's 2016 crack downon fruity, sweet-flavored e-cigarettes that can cause teens to ...


UK reports highest number of foreign workers since COVID-19

LONDON, England: Official figures have been released indicating that in the year to June, the UK recorded its highest increase ...


US approves sale of hearing aids without medical prescriptions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids for people with mild ...


Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...


UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...


PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...


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