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US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

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Military court sentences seven students to death for murdering retired officer

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a source close to the defendants, a military tribunal sentenced seven students to death on ...

Bangladesh police arrest 1,356 suspects in 24 hours as 15-day operation launched

DHAKA, Bangladesh - In the last 24 hours to Sunday night, police arrested at least 1,356 suspects as part of ...

Slum dwellers refuse to vacate area, pelt authorities, injure 21

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Monday, at least 21 people were injured in a clash between Kathmandu Metropolitan City Police officers ...

Daesh claims attack on Pakistan embassy in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Sunday, Pakistan is verifying reports that the ...

Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

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