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Chinese Pres Xi Jinping to visit North Korea this week

Beijing [China], June 17 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a two-day visit to North Korea on Thursday ...


N Korea slams US for 'deceptive' attitude towards Iran

Pyongyang [North Korea], Jun 16 (ANI): North Korea's official news agency slammed the United States for its "deceptive" attitude towards ...


Lao National Assembly Members Call Out Pervasive Corruption

Lao National Assembly Members Call Out Pervasive Corruption Radio Free Asia (RFA) They say state officials interfere with court decisions ...


How Vietnam Quietly Built Up 10 Islands in Asias Most Disputed Sea - Voice of America - English

How Vietnam Quietly Built Up 10 Islands in Asia's Most Disputed Sea VOA News Vietnam vies with five other governments ...


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George Clooney Fraudsters Finally Caught in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand – Francesco Galdelli and Vanja Goffi had been dubbed as the Italian versions for Bonnie and Clyde. Both ...

Vietnamese Activist Attacked by Police Following Prison Visit

Police in northern Vietnam's Ha Nam province assaulted a 70-year-old land-rights victim on Sunday, leaving him with bruises and a ...

Turkmen President Names Son Provincial Governor

ASHGABAT -- Turkmenistan's authoritarian President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has appointed his son as governor of the south-central region of Ahal, state ...

J-K: 15 injured in road mishap in Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jun 17 (ANI): At least 15 people were injured after their bus met with an ...

Chinese Pres Xi Jinping to visit North Korea this week

Beijing [China], June 17 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a two-day visit to North Korea on Thursday ...

CWC'19: Shakib shines, B'desh thrash Windies by 7 wickets

Taunton [UK], Jun 17 (ANI): All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan guided Bangladesh to beat the West Indies by seven wickets in ...

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Ireland now manages around 90% of transatlantic air traffic

DUBLIN, Ireland - Last week, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) celebrated the centenary of transatlantic flight; the remarkable achievement of ...

Shares in Japan and Hong make gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with gains being recorded in Japan and Hong Kong, while ...

Abu Dhabi and UAE wealth funds reshuffle du holdings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates government's sovereign wealth fund has taken a controlling interest in Dubai telco, du.The ...

China's most profitable bank settles charges with SEC for $42 million

WASHINGTON DC - The World's largest bank by assets, ICBC, which is also China's most profitable bank, has been hit ...

Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...

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American and Saudi Arabian militaries conduct exercises in Gulf

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The U.S. and Saudi Arabia militaries conducted joint drills in the Arabian Gulf on Sunday.The exercises ...


Bombings in Kenya, Somalia and Cameroon leave 20 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya - In a shocking weekend in East and Central Africa three separate attacks have claimed the lives of ...


Yemeni citizen who lived in NYC sentenced after trying to join ISIS

NEW YORK, New York - In federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, Mohamed Rafik Naji was sentenced to ...


Emotional funerals for casualties of First World War

PAS DE CALAIS, France - Relatives of two British soldiers killed during World War I have attended a moving service ...


Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...


Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with ...


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