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Three more lawyers representing junta opponents arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings ...


Junta air force strikes back after military outpost attacked

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has ...


Bangladesh seeks UK's help to resettle 100,000 Rohingya refugees

LONDON, UK Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has asked the United Kingdom to resettle 100,000 Rohingya refugees living in ...


China Urges Myanmar Junta to Hold Talks With Opponents

Beijing - China's foreign minister called for Myanmar's junta to hold talks with its opponents Sunday during his first visit ...


AIFF condoles death of former Indian goalkeeper EN Sudhir

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoles former India International and goalkeeper EN Sudhir who ...


China's FM Wang Yi to visit Southeast Asian countries; aims to reassert ties

Beijing [China], July 3 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia ...


Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Myanmar, no casualties reported

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], July 3 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook Ywangan township of Myanmar on Sunday at 07:56 (IST), ...


China's Top Diplomat Visits Myanmar Amid Opposition Protest

BANGKOK - China's top diplomat on Saturday arrived on his first visit to Myanmar since the military seized power last ...


Cambodian FM to attend 7th LMC foreign ministers' meeting in Myanmar

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], July 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' ...


Shocking toll on children in Myanmar, says UN rights expert

Geneva [Switzerland], June 30 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta is responsible for shocking violence against children caught up in the bloody ...


UN Investigator Warns of Increased Violence in Myanmar

Geneva - U.N. investigator Thomas Andrews is warning that Myanmar's military junta is increasing its brutal campaign of violence, resorting ...


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Islamabad considers importing oil from Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Given the country's ongoing economic crisis and acute fuel shortage, the Pakistan government is considering purchasing oil ...

Indian hospital treats chemotherapy patients on road after floods

ASSAM, India: During this week's heavy rains, which caused the region's worst floods in years, staff at the Cachar Cancer ...

Nepal should respect 'my body, my right' concept: Activists

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to human rights activists, if people choose sex work as a profession voluntarily, the state should ...

Junta air force strikes back after military outpost attacked

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has ...

20-kilometer MRT Line-5 to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh- The Japanese government is lending Bangladesh $ 1.4 billion (Tk11,400 crore) to construct a subway in Dhaka. Both ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

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Barbecues in jeopardy as food prices jump for US Fourth of July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to surging food prices, summer cookouts for the U.S. Independence Day holiday are more expensive, forcing Americans ...

US employers see small shift as job market cooling

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a cardboard box factory outside Baltimore, people have been walking into the office of Paul Centenari, chief ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

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Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...


Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...


Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...


14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...


Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...


Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...


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