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Veteran of 1989 Democracy Movement in Tiananmen Square Dies Suddenly

A France-based rights activist who was at the heart of the 1989 student-led democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square has ...


Pakistan U16 to tour Bangladesh

Lahore [Pakistan], Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistan under-16 are set to tour Bangladesh for two 3-day and three 50-over matches, beginning ...


Resting players is crucial ahead of World Cup, believes Tamim Iqbal

Dubai [UAE], Apr 25 (ANI): Bangladesh is all set to participate in the tri-series which will be played next month, ...


Lao Citizens Turn More to Internet, Social Media For Their News

Lao residents are increasingly abandoning state-controlled news sources and turning more to the internet and social media to get news ...


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Kim invites Putin to visit North Korea, invitation 'readily accepted'

Pyongyang [North Korea], Apr 26 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday extended an invitation to his Russian counterpart ...

Lao Police Allegedly Arrest Citizen for Practicing Christianity

Police have allegedly arrested, beaten and detained a man in Savannakhet province in southern Laos for practicing his Christian faith, ...

North Korea Reportedly Billed US $2 Million for Warmbier's Care

North Korea billed the United States $2 million for the medical care of a U.S. college student who was detained ...

North Korea Billed US $2 Million for Warmbier Care

North Korea billed the United States $2 million for the medical care of a U.S. college student who was detained ...

Academics Caught in US-China Visa War

WASHINGTON - Anecdotal reports suggest that both the U.S. and Chinese governments are tightening restrictions on travel by academics between ...

North Korea slapped US with $2 million medical bill of Otto Warmbier

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 (ANI): North Korea had slapped the United States with a USD two million medical bill ...

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Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

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Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...


Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...


U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...


Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...


140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...


39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...


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