Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Rakhine Internet Shutdown Masks Worsening Abuses: UN Rapporteur

A government-ordered shutdown of internet services in areas of northern Myanmar's Rakhine state has blocked important flows of information in ...

Trump Meets Victims of Religious Persecution at White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met Wednesday with ...

Sri Lanka Cricket likely to make changes to team's coaching staff

London [UK], July 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket is likely to make changes to the national team's coaching staff after ...

Myanmar Military Denounces New US Travel Restrictions on Top Brass

Myanmar's armed forces on Wednesday denounced a decision by the United States to slap travel restrictions on the country's top ...

North, South Korea to Meet in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's ...

Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Religious restrictions are on the rise across the globe amid increasing violence and harassment of those practicing, a recent report ...

House on Indo-Bangladesh border has dwellers from both countries

By Ravi JalhotraDhaka [Bangladesh], July 17 (ANI): When we think of international borders between two countries, we often tend to ...

BSF guards Sona Mosque on Indo-Bangla border

By Ravi JalhotraDhaka [Bangladesh], July 17 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) deployed on the India-Bangladesh border looks after the ...

18th century temple keeps Hinduism alive in Bangladesh

By Ravi JalotraDhaka [Bangladesh], July 17 (ANI): Kantajew temple, situated in the Dinajpur district in northern Bangladesh, is a late-medieval ...

Displaced Villagers in Laos Still Waiting for Railway Compensation

Many Lao villagers who were forced to relocate for construction on the Laos-China railway are still waiting for compensation from ...

78 Dead in Nepal as Flooding Wreaks Havoc in South Asia

GAUHATI, INDIA - Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with the death toll ...

Dark horse Harding ready to spring an Open surprise

Cape Town - South Africa's Justin Harding will be looking to establish himself as another genuine contender when he makes ...

Tata car sales break up June 2019 - Tiago, Nexon on top, Harrier 4th

Tata Motors, like every other automaker in India, faced de-growth in June 2019. Taking sales of the PV segment which ...

Iran Defeats Thailand at Indoor Hockey Asia Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's men team defeated Thailand 7-2 at the 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup. - Sports news - ...

Khulna Titans rope in Shane Watson for 2019-20 BPL

12:03 AM ETKhulna Titans have roped in Australian allrounder Shane Watson for the 2019-20 Bangladesh Premier League. Watson was the ...

Iran Downs Bangladesh at Indoor Hockey Asia Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran started the 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup on a high note on Tuesday. - Sports news ...

Monsoon Rains Wreaking Flood Havoc across South Asia

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and ...

Rising flood waters threatening millions across South Asia

Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 16 July 2019 --Nearly 6 million people across South Asia are under threat from rising flood waters following ...

Momen urges US lawmakers to persuade Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has asked a number of US lawmakers to persuade Myanmar "in all possible ways" to ...

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Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

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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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