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Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...


Rakhine Internet Shutdown Masks Worsening Abuses: UN Rapporteur

A government-ordered shutdown of internet services in areas of northern Myanmar's Rakhine state has blocked important flows of information in ...


Trump Meets Victims of Religious Persecution at White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met Wednesday with ...


Sri Lanka Cricket likely to make changes to team's coaching staff

London [UK], July 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket is likely to make changes to the national team's coaching staff after ...


Southeast Asia

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China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Business

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U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

Toast expands Irish operation, announces new hires

DUBLIN, Ireland - The fastest-growing restaurant management platform has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland to house a major ...

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Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...


Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...


Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...


Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...


FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...


Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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