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Japan suspends official aid for Yangon-Mandalay Railway Development Project

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese government has suspended official development aid for the Yangon-Mandalay Railway Development Project, a long-standing symbol ...


India asserts global standing as it denies Zelensky a G20 invitation

The external affairs minister has cleared the air about the Ukrainian president's participation in the September summitIndia, which holds the ...


Rohingya Protest in Bangladesh, Demand Repatriation to Myanmar

Dhaka - Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday, demanding to be repatriated to Myanmar, so ...


Intercontinental Cup 2023: A quick-start guide to Blue Tigers' opponents

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 7 (ANI): Since its inception in 2018, the Intercontinental Cup has not been just a four-nation ...


Peace talks in Myanmar highlight China's influence

Washington [US], June 7 (ANI): Chinese-sponsored discussions in Myanmar between the junta and three ethnic armies known as the Brotherhood ...


Chinese Foreign Minister's visit reignites anti-China demonstrations in Myanmar

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], June 7 (ANI): Anti-China demonstrations were witnessed across Myanmar when Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang visited Naypyidaw, giving ...


Two star Sri Lankan players feature in ICC women's Player of the Month May award nominees

Dubai [UAE], June 6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the nominees of the women's Player of ...


Unique tree plantation competition by Assam BJP MLA, planters to be awarded after a year

Golaghat (Assam) [India], June 5 (ANI): To protect and preserve the environment and encourage people towards their involvement in tree ...


Assam MLA launches unique plantation competition in his constituency, announces cash rewards

Golaghat (Assam) [India], June 5 (ANI): Mrinal Saikia, a BJP legislator from Assam, has come out with a unique initiative ...


Food Rations for Each Rohingya Refugee Drops to $8 Per Month

Rights activists and refugees have expressed concerns over the United Nations food agency's decision to cut food aid for the ...


PM Modi committed to development of northeast: Sarbananda Sonowal on greater cooperation for maritime trade potential

New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI):Union Minister of Ports, ShippingWaterways Sarbananda Sonowal said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Government remains ...


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Senior lawyer Abdul Razzaq Shar shot dead in Quetta: Son points finger at PTI chief

Quetta, Pakistan - In a shocking turn of events, the son of prominent Supreme Court lawyer Advocate Abdul Razzaq Shar, ...

Over 102,000 Nepalis receive labor approval for Qatar in nine months

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Nepalese National Human Rights Commission and Qatar's National Human Rights Commission signed a memorandum of understanding ...

WB had brought false allegations against Bangladesh govt: PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared on Wednesday that the World Bank had acknowledged its mistake of making ...

Minister warns ambassadors as Japanese envoy meets Election Commission, BNP leaders

DHAKA, Bangladesh - State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Md Shahriar Alam, has warned foreign ambassadors sternly, threatening them with consequences ...

Pakistanis ready to tighten belts, rise again, if necessary: PM Shehbaz

ISTANBUL, Turkiye - Pakistan and IMF Expected to Finalize Long-Awaited Loan Deal, According to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif In an ...

Five receive death sentence for allegedly killing six police officers two years ago

YANGON, Myanmar - A regime court sentenced to death five people detained for their alleged involvement in a deadly August ...

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Apple sets record as valuation nears $3 trillion

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Before the start of its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this week, Apple shares hit a ...

Brain implant company Neuralink valued at $5 billion

FREMONT, California: Elon Musk's brain implant startup Neuralink, valued at some $2 billion during a private fundraising round two years ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks higher, gains 134 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks moved higher Thursday as investors and traders took a break from their recent ...

As Portugal sells TAP airlines, Lufthansa says too early for buyout

LISBON, Portugal: Carsten Spohr, Chief Executive of Lufthansa, has said that as Portugal's government is still debating whether to sell ...

Technology stocks falter as Dow Jones maintains the course

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were divided on Wednesday, with the technology and industrial sectors parting ways.Tech stocks ...

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No confirmation, as reports say King Charles going to France in fall

PARIS, France: According to a report by BFM TV, Britain's King Charles is considering a visit to France in September, ...


US to get tough as drone disrupts Pittsburgh airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Federal Aviation Administration has said that a drone sighting disrupted some flights at Pittsburgh International Airport this ...


New Oregon gun law being challenged in court case

PORTLAND, Oregon: A federal trial has begun in Portland, Oregon examining the constitutionality of a stringent gun control law approved ...


After removing Columbus statue, Philadelphia sued for return

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and members of the city's historical commission have been sued by a group which ...


Area evacuated as wildfire burns thru Michigan

LANSING, Michigan: Michigan's Department of Natural Resources said by a wildfire in the state has burned through more than 3 ...


Official: airlines industry acting to prevent cancellations

ISTANBUL, Turkey: In an interview with Reuters, Willie Walsh, director-general of the International Air Transport Association, (IATA), said airlines are ...


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