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Indo-Pacific Business Forum promotes US' vision of free region

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): The third annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum promoted the United States' vision of the India-Pacific as ...


Vietnam Cracks Down on Growing Wave of Migrant Workers From China

Vietnamese authorities say they are cracking down on a growing number of migrants crossing the border illegally from neighboring China, ...


Controversial Luang Prabang Dam Construction Well Underway in Laos

Construction of the controversial Luang Prabang Dam on the Mekong River, near the ancient Lao capital of the same name, ...


Indian football is moving forward on right path, says Adil Khan

New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): Blue Tigers defender Adil Khan feels Indian Football is moving forward and growing in ...


Pakistan host Zimbabwe as cricket rehabilitation gathers pace

Pakistan take a further step out of the wilderness as international cricket hosts when they welcome Zimbabwe for their first ...


At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains ...


Thailand: Fruit Company Drops Defamation Suit Against Labor Activist

A Thai pineapple processing company on Wednesday dropped a $9.6 million civil defamation lawsuit against British labor rights activist Andy ...


Refugees don't undermine the US economy - they energize it

The Trump administration last month announced plans to to cut the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States ...


Boxing Day Test in Melbourne as India tour dates confirmed

Cricket Australia Wednesday confirmed that India will play a four-Test series on their upcoming tour Down Under, with the Melbourne ...


One Man Killed, Another Stabbed in Myanmar Election Campaign Violence

One man was killed and another stabbed in weekend brawls between rival party supporters in Myanmar's Nov. 8 general election, ...


Bangladesh: Pivotal Moment to Stop Violence Against Women

Enforce Policies, Provide Services, End Barriers and Corruption in Justice SystemWomen and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence ...


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U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

Anti-France Rally in Pakistan Turns Violent

ISLAMABAD - Police in Pakistan on Friday tear-gassed and dispersed angry protesters who tried to march toward the French Embassy ...

PPP condemns police raid on lawmaker's residence

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 30 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Nisar Khuhro on Friday visited the residence of party lawmaker ...

The Infodemic: Claim About Philippines Testing Policy Is Incorrect

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Presidential ...

11 courts sealed in Pak after judges, staff test COVID-19 positive

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 30 (ANI): As many as 11 working courts have been closed after judges and staff tested positive ...

Hong Kong index drops nearly 500 points as U.S. dollar jumps again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks finally caught up with their global counterparts on Friday, with major indices in all ...

Third quarter earnings for Twitter rise 14 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of ...

American stocks and currency shoot higher on strong economic data

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday, recouping some of the ...

China on average building seven new airports every year

XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

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As Election Day looms, candidates swarm swing states

WASHINGTON, DC - With just a few days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, the ...


Refugees flee stricken, burning, sinking migrant boat, 140 die

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal - In what has been described as the deadliest shipwreck recorded so far this year, at least 140 ...


Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...


Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...


Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...


Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...


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