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54 Jade Miners Feared Dead in Landslide in Myanmar's Hpakant

Fifty-four miners in the Hpakant jade mining region in Myanmars Kachin state are missing following a late-night mudslide on April ...


Myanmar Army Says It Captured 7-8 KIA Outposts in Northern Shan State

Myanmars army said on Wednesday that it had captured seven or eight outposts of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in ...


US Condemns Myanmar Ruling Keeping 2 Journalists Imprisoned

The U.S. on Wednesday condemned the Myanmar Supreme Court decision upholding the convictions of two Reuters journalists for violating the ...


If not from me, learn something from UAE: PM Modi's advice to Mamata

Birbhumi (West Bengal) [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday advised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to 'learn' ...


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Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

I would have loved to play in the World Cup: Sunil Narine

London [UK], Apr 25 (ANI): West Indies spinner Sunil Narine said that he would have loved to play in the ...

Andre Russell included in West Indies World Cup squad

Antigua [West Indies], Apr 25 (ANI): Andre Russell, the all-rounder was included in the Jason Holder-led West Indies squad for ...

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 ...

Sri Lanka Leader Shuffles Top Security Officials Over Easter Attacks

NEW DELHI - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked two top security officials to resign in the wake of ...

North Korea's Kim in Russia for Meeting With Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far eastern region of Russia for his first ever ...

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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 ...

World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...

Australian stock market climbs as Aussie dollar falls

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian stock marked extended recent gains on Wednesday, despite a major fall in the Australian dollar ...

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

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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 ...


Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...


Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...


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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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