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Pakistan Hosts Regional Meeting on Countering Afghan Opiates

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have pledged to increase cooperation and information-sharing for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan ...


UN pushes for universal health care on International Day

Universal health care for all, leaving no one behind, by 2030: that's the call going out on International Universal Health ...


Kazakhstan: National telecoms company becomes quasi-monopoly

A government-held telecoms giant in Kazakhstan has edged toward quasi-monopolist status in the mobile communications sector by buying a large ...


FIFA Suspends Afghan Football Chief Over Abuse Accusations

FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan's Football Federation (AFF) over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of players ...


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Australian police seize half-tonne of meth, arrest two teens

PARRAMATTA, Western Sydney, NSW, Australia - A 17-year-old boy appeared in Parramatta Children’s Court on Friday on charges relating to ...

Cohen handed three year prison sentence in Mueller probe

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A Manhattan Federal Court judge sentenced the U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen to three ...

Warehouse with voting machines in Congo destroyed in blaze

KINSHASA, Congo - A massive blaze engulfed a warehouse in Congo on Thursday, destroyed a large number of machines and ...

Nine killed, dozens injured in Turkey train crash

ANKARA, Turkey - A tragic high-speed train crash near the Turkish capital of Ankara left at least nine people dead ...

Israeli PM says human rights and free press need balancing

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind Saudi Arabia over the Jamal Khashoggi ...

2 trains collide in Ankara and pedestrian overpass collapses

ANKARA, Turkey - Prosecutors have launched an investigation into the cause of the collision between two locomotives on  Thursday which ...

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Japanese regulator to business practices of tech giants

TOKYO, Japan - Japan’s Fair Trade Commission is set to launch a comprehensive survey in January 2019 to check the ...

U.S. China trade tensions could hit Apple sales in China

SHANGHAI, China - Many Chinese companies are pressing their employees to boycott iPhones and Apple products and buy Huawei units ...

Samsung to shutter Tianjin City plant

TIANJIN CITY, China - Samsung Electronics will suspend their operations at one of their mobile phone plants in China. With ...

Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in its U.S. IPO

NEW YORK, U.S. - China’s largest music-streaming service, Tencent Music Entertainment Group has raised nearly $1.1 billion in its U.S. ...

Jack Ma toppled as China's Richest Man from world index

BEIJING, China - With a fortune of $42.5 billion, Evergrande Group owner Xu Jiayin toppled Alibaba's Jack Ma to become ...

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Man from Malaysia faces drug importation charges in Perth

PERTH, Western Australia - A 40-year-old Malaysian man was scheduled to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on Friday charged ...


Fight against Islamic terror may help Sheikh Hasina retain power

By Probir Pramanik Siliguri [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Apart from the noticeable socio-economic growth track, what is favourable for Bangladesh ...


Beekeeping providing sustainable source of livelihood in Nagaland

Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Dec13 (ANI): The people of Nagaland have been inherent beekeepers since time immemorial and it's a sustainable ...


President Kovind inaugurates 'Enterprise India' exhibition in Yangon

Yangon [Myanmar], Dec 13(ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 'Enterprise India' exhibition here on Thursday, bringing in the best of ...


AP Analysis Reveals Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, US Targets

LONDON - As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into ...


5 facts about the man who defeated cholera and the plague

This scientist was born in the Russian Empire and saved millions of lives - but his name remains in the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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