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UN Decries Recent 'Unprecedented' Afghan Civilian Casualties

The United Nations said that an 'unprecedented' number of civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan from July to September, ...


Afghan boy endures hardship en route to a better future

By the age of 16, most teenage boys have survived school, made friends and played some sport. Farouk* has done ...


Afghan security forces launch operations in northern Baghlan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 17 (ANI): Afghan security forces on Wednesday night launched operations against Taliban militants in northern Baghlan province ...


South Korean Soccer Team Tells of 'Rough' Match in Pyongyang

SEOUL - South Korea's national soccer team described their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang as a "rough" ...


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Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

'Our rights come from God almighty,' Trump tells faithful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up his defensive rhetoric as his presidency become more and more ...

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Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

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Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...


Some Nepalis Uneasy Over Influx of Chinese Language Teachers

Plans for 100 Chinese language teachers to arrive in Nepal are causing uneasiness among some Nepali and international experts, who ...


The Unlikely 60-Year Friendship of 2 Preeminent US Diplomats

WASHINGTON - Students from widely different cultures who became influential Americans shared a deep love for family, sports and foreign ...


Alan Walker announces India leg of aviation tour with Sunburn Arena

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): The 13th edition of Asia's largest music festival, Sunburn, will bring to India another ...


Indonesia Arrests 40 Militant Suspects Ahead of Inauguration

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Indonesia's elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants ahead ...


Berlin, Auckland and Moscow lead global mobility, study finds

New Delhi [India] Oct 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Berlin and Auckland are the world leaders in urban mobility, according to new ...


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