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One airport, 3 months, aircrafts collide for the fourth time in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Two Biman Bangladesh Airlines planes have collided at Shahjalal International Airport's hangar, the fourth incident in less ...

New Zealand boycotts counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by Myanmar, Russia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has decided not to attend an upcoming counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by the militaries of ...

PM extends greetings to U.S. people, government on 246th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On the occasion of the country's 246th Independence Day, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed his government's eagerness ...

To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...

China must abide by Hong Kong agreements, says Prime Minister Johnson

LONDON England: In a video post, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the UK will work to hold Beijing ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

At least 20 people killed as bus plunges into ravine in Balochistan

QUETTA, Pakistan - According to police, at least 20 passengers were killed, and ten others were injured when a Quetta-bound ...

Two 7th grade schoolgirls admitted to ICU after being thrashed by teacher

NARAYANGANJ, Bangladesh - Two seventh-graders from a Narayanganj school are being treated in the intensive care unit of a nearby ...

Myanmar military claims Wang Yi's trip a recognition of its legitimacy

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in Myanmar for the first time since the military took ...

Nepal's Prime minister Deuba to visit United States soon: Foreign Ministry

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is expected to ...

Villagers being conscripted to crush anti-junta resistance in Myanmar

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - Locals claim that the Pa-O National Organisation (PNO) militia has been forcibly recruiting members from villages ...

College suspends girl for hanging out with teacher murder suspect

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Haji Yunus Ali School and College in Ashulia, Savar, has suspended a student hanging out with ...

90 Nepali settlements face erosion due to landslides: Forest department

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the Department of Forests and Soil Conservation, 90 settlements in Salyan are at high risk ...

Pakistan Football Federation's suspension lifted after one year

LAHORE, Pakistan - FIFA, the world governing body of football, lifted Pakistan's suspension on Thursday and extended the mandate of ...

Three more lawyers representing junta opponents arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Hasina says Tarique's remarks connect Zia, Khaleda with Mujib's killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Tarique Rahman's support for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib's killers has been criticized by Sheikh Hasina. The murderers of ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Sensex soars 617 points; Bajaj twins surge 5 per cent

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 6 (ANI): The Indian stock markets' key indices, Sensex and Nifty, surged by over one per ...

Jaishankar holds wide-ranging discussions with Singapore's Defence Minister

Singapore [Singapore], July 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is in Singapore, met with the island nation's Defence ...

Women's Hockey WC: Team India to face New Zealand in must-win game

Amstelveen [Netherlands], July 6 (ANI): The Indian women's team put up a spirited fight in their second match of the ...

Russian governor comments on response to Lithuania's transit ban

Anton Alikhanov says Moscow could block the flow of goods between itself and the Baltic statesRussia could completely cut the ...

South Korea vows 'stern retaliation

The warning from Seoul comes amid fears of a North Korean nuclear ?provocation?South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has threatened a ...

Xiaomi shifts to Vietnam for smartphone production

Beijing [China], July 6 (ANI): China's smartphone manufacturers have faced several challenges in the previous year and are searching for ...

Jaishankar discusses boosting bilateral ties with Singapore's Dy Prime Minister

Singapore [Singapore], July 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar on Wednesday met with Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence ...

Chinese currency weakens to 6.7246 against US dollar

Beijing [China], July 6 (ANI): The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, weakened 260 pips to 6.7246 against ...

Asia Album: Aftermath of Bangladesh's unprecedented floods

© Provided by Xinhua SUNAMGANJ, Bangladesh, July 6 (Xinhua) -- According to a daily flood report of the Health Emergency ...

Asia Album: S.Korea's headline inflation hits nearly 24-year high in June

© Provided by Xinhua SEOUL, July 6 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's headline inflation hit the highest in nearly 24 years ...

COVID-19 pandemic playing hide-and-seek in India

© Provided by Xinhua Complacency among the people and their lack of will to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour have led ...

Feds Settle Lawsuit Alleging Abuse of Men Detained After 9/11

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department settled a decades-old lawsuit on Tuesday filed by a group of men who were rounded ...

Who Will Win in Thailand's Cannabis Industry

Korat, Thailand - For three years, Lek secretly cultivated her cannabis plants in rural northeastern Thailand, still afraid of arrest ...

Wantaway Ronaldo still missing as uncertainty continues

The football superstar has not reported for Manchester United dutyCristiano Ronaldo did not report for Manchester United training for a ...

Research shows cancer trigger that can spur targeted drug therapies

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have definitively linked the role ...

PTI denies claims of mending relationship with US official Donald Lu

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) denied the claims of Defence Minister Khawaja Asif who stated that the ...

Virender Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan to play in Legends League Cricket

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): After the success of season 1, Legends League Cricket is back with the second ...

Say cheese!

By Pushpesh PantNew Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Long ago, before the dawn of the selfie age, cameramen used to ...

Discomforted Chinese nationals under Xi Jinping's oppressive governance seeking asylum abroad

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): China has reported an alarming increase in the number of people seeking asylum abroad after ...

Tribal Karate Gold medallist from Assam appeals for better training facilities

Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], July 5 (ANI): Rajina Gowala, a tribal girl from Dibrugarh, who won a gold medal in the ...

Indian stock indices extend gains; Sensex, Nifty rise 0.5 pc each

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Indian stock market indices extended their gains from the previous session and traded in ...

China wants instability in Myanmar: Southeast Asia expert Bertil Lintner

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): China wants instability in Myanmar, and wishes to remain a major controlling player in ...

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Six hikers dead when falling glacier strikes in Italian Alps

TRENTO, Italy: Record warm temperatures caused a mountain glacier in the Italian Alps to collapse on July 3, killing at ...

Qatar World Cup to receive US security assistance

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will assist Qatar with security during the 2022 World Cup, which begins ...

Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

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