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Frantic hunt for survivors after deadly Philippine quake

Philippine rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday to reach dozens of people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed ...


Dumping Plastic Waste in Asia Found Destroying Crops and Health

KUALA LUMPUR - The world's recyclable plastic is being shipped to Asia where it is illegally dumped, buried or burned ...


N. Korea Confirms Kim Jong Un to Visit Russia for Summit with Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North ...


North Korea confirms upcoming Kim-Putin summit

Pyongyang [North Korea], Apr 23 (ANI): North Korea on Monday confirmed that its leader Kim Jong-un will "soon" visit Russia ...


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Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

India Welcomes 3rd, Largest Phase of Massive General Election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined millions of his citizens Tuesday in casting a ballot in the third phase of ...

Myanmar Lawmaker: 50 Believed Dead in Mudslide at Jade Mine

NAYPYITAW, MYANMAR - More than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site ...

Voting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections

Indians are voting on Tuesday in the third phase of the general elections with campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ...

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Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

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Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...


UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...


Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...


Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...


13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...


Hotel Review

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 ...