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Water Experts Question World Bank's Role in Laos Dam

BANGKOK - A panel of water experts have warned that the World Bank's promotion of a major dam in Laos, ...


European, Asian Leaders Want Free Trade, Push Back at Trump

BRUSSELS - European and Asian leaders pledged their support for free trade at a meeting Friday that underscored global trade ...


Lao Villagers Denied Payment for Land by Vietnamese Firm

Lao villagers formerly leasing land to a Vietnamese rubber company under a profit-sharing arrangement are now being refused compensation by ...


Vietnamese Blogger 'Mother Mushroom' Arrives in US

A dissident Vietnamese blogger imprisoned for defaming the country's Communist government is celebrating her first day of freedom on U.S. ...


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Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...

Security personnel killed in terrorist attack in Tral

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 22 (ANI): A security personnel was killed on Sunday evening after terrorists opened fire on ...

IOA felicitates Youth Olympic Games medallists

New Delhi [India], Oct 21 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday felicitated all the medal winners of the ...

PM Modi felicitates Youth Olympics medal winners

New Delhi [India], Oct 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday felicitated all the medal winners of the recently-concluded ...

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NAB admits misconduct, works towards winning back trust

CANBERRA, Australia - Faced with appalling allegations of corruption and greed, bosses at Australia's big four banks were forced to ...

Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...

Argentina records shock September inflation figure of 6.5%

BEUNOS AIRES, Argentina - Shocked by an inflation rate of 6.5% last month, Argentina’s treasury minister was insisting Friday that ...

U.S. stocks finish week on mixed note

NEW YORK, New York - Concerns about trade tariffs and rising U.S. interest rates kept investors on Wall Street cautious ...

JPMorgan to hire 1,000 at its new Silicon Valley campus

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to attract more talent at its California office, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced that ...

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Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...


Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...


55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...


U.S. to pull out of nuclear with with Russia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the United States is withdrawing from its landmark Intermediate-Range ...


Judiciary will have the final say, says Saudi HRC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia was insisting Saturday that its judiciary has full autonomy in investigating, and potentially prosecting ...


Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...


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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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