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Myanmar military kills workers of Chinese mining company

SAGAING, Myanmar -On Wednesday evening, two of the five locals abducted by junta forces in the southern Sagaing Region's Yinmabin ...


Myanmar junta forced to invite females to join its armed forces

YANGON, Myanmar - Faced with unprecedented nationwide armed resistance, Myanmar's military is reportedly recruiting young women into its ranks, according ...


Mandalay medical student traveling with family shot dead by military

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to a source close to the victim's family, regime forces shot and killed a third-year medical ...


India's 'Act East', 'Neighbourhood First' policies to have impact beyond South Asia: Jaishankar

Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that the coming together of India's ...


Oakridge Bachupally hosts a stargazing camp night, first time in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): For the first time in Hyderabad, an extravagant overnight stargazing camp was organized by ...


Boat Carrying Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Capsizes, Killing at Least 16

BANGKOK - At least 16 people from Myanmar's Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were ...


China donates 10 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses to Myanmar

YANGON, May 29 (Xinhua) -- China has donated 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines along with 13 million COVID-19 vaccine ...


Myanmar reports 18 more COVID-19 infections

YANGON, May 28 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total ...


Myanmar's anti-narcotics task force seizes 5 mln stimulant tablets

YANGON, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Anti-Narcotics Task Force has seized 5 million stimulant tablets worth K5 billion (over 2.7 ...


117th joint patrol on Mekong River concludes

KUNMING, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Two Chinese law-enforcement vessels returned to a port in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, ...


Myanmar reports 20 more COVID-19 cases

YANGON, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally ...


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SNLD to convene session despite military threats of party suspension

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) announced on Thursday that a major conference would be ...

Chhatra League, Chhatra Dal clash in Khulna: 14 police officers injured

KHULNA, Bangladesh - More than 800 BNP leaders and activists have been charged with assaulting Khulna Sadar police station officers ...

Justice (retired) Baqar strongest candidate for NAB chairmanship

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Sources revealed Saturday that Justice (retired) Maqbool Baqar is at the top of the list of candidates ...

Myanmar military kills workers of Chinese mining company

SAGAING, Myanmar -On Wednesday evening, two of the five locals abducted by junta forces in the southern Sagaing Region's Yinmabin ...

Two Bangladesh cops 'missing' in Netherlands after training

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Two Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) constables did not return to the country after training in the Dog ...

Nepal's high-level visits to U.S. hint at increased U.S. engagement

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's Army Chief is scheduled to visit the United States, signaling an increase in high-level political and ...

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US consumers continue shopping at Costco, quarterly earnings rising

SEATTLE, Washington: As Americans are continuing to spend and store memberships remain largely intact amidst surging inflation, Costco is expected ...

Amazon U.S. clothing store requires apps, touch screens

LOS ANGELES, California: As people are again leaving their homes to go shopping following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Amazon.com ...

UK to investigate anti-competitive Google ad sales

LONDON, England: The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has launched its second investigation into the advertising sales practices of Google.According ...

UK to OK Shell's North Sea gas project to provide 6.5% of nation's gas

LONDON, England: UK officials are expected to approve a request by Shell Oil to develop a North Sea gas field, ...

As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

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Albania offers ex-Soviet built naval base to NATO

TIRANA, Albania - Albania has offered NATO the Pashaliman naval base, 110 miles south of the capital Tirana, as "an ...


Italian prosecutors to ask for jail term for former PM Berlusconi

MILAN, Italy: Prosecutors in Milan are seeking a six year prison term for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for ...


Romania to continue flying MIG-21 fighters until 2023

BUCHAREST, Romania: Romania's defense ministry has said that it will continue flying its remaining MiG-21 Lancer fighter jets until May ...


Italian, Dutch soccer fans deported after clashes injure 19 police

TIRANA, Albania: Following violent clashes between Dutch and Italian fans and the police ahead of this week's Europa Conference League ...


New Japan lithium-air battery promises power for airplanes

TOKYO, Japan: A new high-density electric battery developed in Japan has the potential to power electric airplanes, according to industry ...


After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...


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