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Sanctions Threaten North Korea's Old and New Elites

WASHINGTON - By all accounts, North Korea's cash-strapped economy is flagging under crippling international sanctions and the slowdown means the ...


Vietnam's Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

HO CHI MINH CITY - Nations racing to develop 5G technology that is fast enough to power the next stage ...


North Korea Asks UN to Address Ship Seizure by Gangster US

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of ...


Norman Rockwell's Images of Freedom Revisited 75 Years Later

WASHINGTON, DC - Norman Rockwell is considered one of America's most beloved and influential artists, painting scenes of ordinary Americans ...


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Mobs in Myanmar threaten Muslims wanting to worship during Ramadan

YANGON, Myanmar - Mobs are forcing government authorities in Myanmar to restrict Muslims from worshipping during the holy month of ...

Egypt: Bomb Targets Tour Bus Near Giza

At least 16 people were injured in a blast targeting a bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids Sunday, security sources said.Most ...

Foreign embassies websites under cyber attack in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 19 (ANI): Websites of at least 11 foreign embassies, including the Kuwait Embassy, here has come ...

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

New Delhi - Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from ...

Majlis Podcast: Bringing Central Asians Home From Syria, Iraq

On May 10, Kazakhstan's interim president, Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev, announced that 231 Kazakhstan citizens had just been repatriated from Syria. On ...

US, Taliban Blame Each Other for Acting Against Afghan Peace

ISLAMABAD - Taliban and American military officials have taken to social media to accuse each other of acting against peace ...

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Japanese automaker hits back at Trump declaration

TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

Former Trans World Airlines terminal at JFK now a hotel

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The historic TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport, a transformation of the former Trans ...

Data management and regtech specialist chooses Cork for new hub

CORK, Ireland - Data management and regtech specialist RIMES has established a new office at City Gate, Mahon, in Cork, ...

2019 National Games underway in Davao City

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines - A total of 5,000 athletes from all parts of the country have converged on Davao City ...

Erie Canal to be adapted for new uses in upstate NY communities

ALBANY, New York - A sweeping initiative to examine how the 195-year-old Erie Canal can be reimagined for the 21st ...

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Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...


Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...


Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...


Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...


10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...


Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...


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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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