Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Bangladesh Agrees to Remove 'Myanmar National' From Rohingya ID Cards

Bangladesh has agreed to a request from Myanmar officials to replace the words "Myanmar nationals" with "displaced persons from Rakhine ...

Survivors Recount Horror of Laos Dam Collapse

ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS - Samled Inthavong had almost finished hoisting his family members into a boat when a building uprooted ...

US Students Turn Grief into App to Help Bring Terrorists to Justice

BERKELEY, CALIF. - California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in ...

Berry declines Pakistan fielding coach role

6:32 AM ET The Pakistan Cricket Board will have to start their hunt for a fielding coach afresh after Darren ...

Wave of Arrests Follow Crackdown in Bangladesh

An 18-year-old student, recovering from severe injuries he received during street protests in Bangladesh, recently contacted Human Rights Watch. He ...

Mahathir Aims to Scrap China Deals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Malaysia's Prime Minister said he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by ...

Iran Comes 6th in FIBA U-18 Asian Championship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran finished in sixth place at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championship on Saturday. The Iranian team lost ...

A thousand Cambodian labourers deported from Thailand

Some 1,000 Cambodian workers who failed to meet the deadline to legalise their work documents in Thailand have been deported ...

Tk 4316cr deal with WB to improve Bangladesh education

Bangladesh signed a contract of $520 million (Tk 4316 crore) with World Bank to improve the quality of secondary education ...

Bangladesh puts top photographer behind bars

MUMBAI: Indian photographers and journalists gather outside the Mumbai press club to protest against the arrest of activist and photographer ...

ASEAN-Korea Center makes donation to Laos flood relief

The ASEAN-Korea Center donated 3 million won ($2,650) to the Embassy of Lao People's Democratic Republic on Aug. 6 to ...

Missing Myanmar violinist found admitted in hospital

Police have revealed that Myanmar violinist Nyein Chan Oo, who went missing since the night of August 2, is in ...

Ashraful sets sights on Bangladesh comeback as ban ends

Dhaka: Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful said Monday that has set his sights on a comeback with the national side ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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