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Myanmar military expands martial law in 37 townships

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military has imposed martial law in anti-coup strongholds, subjecting people accused of everything from treason to ...

Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...

Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...

NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...

Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...

"Vulture restaurants" set up to increase population of endangered scavengers

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Saturday, as many as 465 vultures, including some critically endangered species, were spotted in a single ...

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Philippines hands over four more military bases to US

MANILA, Philippines: The Philippines has granted the United States four more locations to open military bases, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd ...

While friends and foes rush to Syria's aid, U.S. refuses to help

WASHINGTON, DC - The global community has extended aid to Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquakes that hit the ...

US Congress wants information on Russians hacking nuclear computers

WASHINGTON D.C.: US lawmakers have called on the Department of Energy to release documents detailing attempts by Russian hackers to ...

Death toll from deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria continues to mount

Photo credit: Ercin Erturk / Anadolu AgencyThe death toll from Monday's massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria has ...

Republicans in Congress to impeach border official due to migrants

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a sign of future political battles over record numbers of illegal crossings under Democratic President Joe Biden, ...

US woman sentenced to 13 days in jail after protesting on Red Square

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian state-run TASS news agency has reported that a US woman was detained and fined by a Russian ...

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