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Villagers being conscripted to crush anti-junta resistance in Myanmar

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - Locals claim that the Pa-O National Organisation (PNO) militia has been forcibly recruiting members from villages ...

College suspends girl for hanging out with teacher murder suspect

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Haji Yunus Ali School and College in Ashulia, Savar, has suspended a student hanging out with ...

90 Nepali settlements face erosion due to landslides: Forest department

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the Department of Forests and Soil Conservation, 90 settlements in Salyan are at high risk ...

Pakistan Football Federation's suspension lifted after one year

LAHORE, Pakistan - FIFA, the world governing body of football, lifted Pakistan's suspension on Thursday and extended the mandate of ...

Three more lawyers representing junta opponents arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings ...

Hasina says Tarique's remarks connect Zia, Khaleda with Mujib's killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Tarique Rahman's support for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib's killers has been criticized by Sheikh Hasina. The murderers of ...

International

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Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...