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59% of Venezuelan housholds not in position to buy enough food

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hyperinflation in Venezuela means that roughly one-third ofthe population more than nine million people do not get ...

Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...

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Olympics 'continuing as planned' but virus halts Japanese football

Tokyo - Tokyo Olympics organisers said preparations were "continuing as planned" on Tuesday as Japan's football league became the latest ...

Government instability in Malaysia rocks Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Dramatic political events in Malaysia, and a widening of coronavirus cases and deaths beyond China put the ...

Asia Pacific airlines see growth in passenger markets

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb 26 (ANI): Preliminary traffic figures released on Wednesday by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) ...

Sensex closes 392 points lower on coronavirus fears

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): Equity indices tracked their global peers and closed deep into the red on Wednesday ...

Wooing the West: Who is Ukraine's Viktor Pinchuk

Throughout Ukraine's tumult over the past three decades, one man has constantly remained near the top of politics and business. ...

Malaysia's Mahathir, Anwar in New Showdown Amid Turmoil

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysia's decades-old political rivals Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim set out claims to lead the Southeast ...

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