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Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...

China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...

Heatwave continues in China as temperatures exceed 40C

BEIJING, China: Several regions in China experienced temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, including the major southwestern city of Chongqing.The country's ...

California seeks $1.4 billion to keep nuclear plant open

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to give a $1.4 billion government loan to extend the life of ...

With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...

US ends Covid restrictions, cites 95% have vaccines or immunity

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines last week, driven by ...

In battle with Russia, Ukraine to receive high impact missiles from US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Officials have said that the U.S. will send more high mobility artillery rocket system missiles, known as HIMARS, ...

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation of Taiwan conflict

LONDON, England: After a furious China extended its largest-ever military exercises to encircle Taiwan following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's ...

Paki Navy rescues nine crew members of drowned Indian vessel near Gwadar

GAWADAR, Pakistan - According to the Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations, the Pakistan Navy rescued nine crew members from an ...

9 dead, more missing after record rainfall in South Korean capital

SEOUL, South Korea: With forecasters warning of more rainfall, record downpours flooded homes, roads and subway stations in the South ...

Singapore leader says U.S.-China tensions could trigger conflict

SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned this week of the possible miscalculations over tensions in Taiwan, stressing that ...

Tibet experiences rare COVID-19 surge, orders restrictions

LHASA: Tibet: After barely reporting any COVID-19 patients for more than two years, the autonomous Chinese region of Tibet is ...

5 drugs that changed the world (and what went wrong)

It's hard to measure the impact of any one drug on world history. But here are five drugs we can ...

Want to win another World Cup: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell

St John's [Antigua], August 17 (ANI): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has hinted at a possible return to the Men ...

Hardeep Singh Puri hails govt's decision to shift Rohingya refugees to EWS flats in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday lauded the ...

Medvedev downs Van de Zandschulp to reach R3 of Cincinnati Masters; Alcaraz defeats McDonald

Cincinnati [US], August 17 (ANI): World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev started his WesternSouthern Open campaign on a winning note as ...

North Korea fires two cruise missiles media

It's allegedly the first test of such weaponry by Pyongyang since JanuaryNorth Korea fired two cruise missiles off its west ...

Gunmen Kill 2 Policemen Escorting Polio Workers in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on police officers escorting a team of polio workers Tuesday in ...

China wants military outposts in Pakistan to safeguard its investments

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 17, 2022 (ANI) Having made significant investments in the conflict-prone Pakistan-Afghanistan region as part of its hugely ...

Tatiana Maslany reveals late musician Sophie inspired her role in 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law'

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tatiana Maslany revealed that the late pop sensation Sophie Xeon had inspired her ...

Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul ruled out of ODI series against New Zealand

St John's [Antigua], August 17 (ANI): West Indies suffered big blows ahead of their upcoming ODI series against New Zealand ...

"Best deal": Jaishankar defends India's crude oil imports from Russia

Bangkok [Thailand], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who is in Thailand to attend the 9th India-Thailand Joint ...

League-leading LAFC sneak past 10-man D.C. United

D.C. United defender Steven Birnbaum's dismissal for a second yellow card changed the complexion of the Tuesday match at Los ...

China facing fiercest heat wave in 6 decades, forcing factories to close

Hong Kong, August 17 (ANI): China's worst heatwave in 60 years is forcing factories to close with temperatures crossing 40 ...

US Fed issues guidance for banks considering crypto activities

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): The US Federal Reserve Board has provided additional information for banking organizations engaging or seeking ...

Amid global tension, US Air Force tests nuclear-capable long-range missile

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): Amid the Russia-Ukraine war, rising tensions between China and Taiwan and other global issues, the ...

Mitchell deJong wraps up eNASCAR playoff berth with win

Mitchell deJong sealed a place in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series by cruising to a victory at a virtual Watkins ...

Drones spotted near Ambala air base over two days, police initiates probe

Ambala (Haryana) [India], August 17 (ANI): The Indian Air Force has lodged a police complaint at the Ambala Cantonment police ...

Drones spotted near Ambala air base over two days, police probe initiates probe

Ambala (Haryana) [India], August 17 (ANI): The Indian Air Force has lodged a police complaint at the Ambala Cantonment police ...

Tribals of Naxal-prone Abujhmad in Chhattisgarh's Narayapur district now get 4G internet facility

By Tanmay SakalleyNarayanpur (Chhattisgarh) [India], August 17 (ANI): Tribals of Naxal-prone Abujhmad in Chhattisgarh's Narayapur district, who used to travel ...

Patrick Reed sues Golf Channel, Brandel Chamblee for defamation

Patrick Reed is the latest member of LIV Golf to turn from the course to the courts, as the former ...

Emma Raducanu routs Serena Williams in Cincy-area event

Serena Williams endured another rough day on her unofficial farewell tour, losing 6-4, 6-0 to 10th-seeded Emma Raducanu of Great ...

Madagascar President thanks India for standing with his country during time of need

Antananarivo [Madagascar], August 17 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina extended warm greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's 76th ...

Chinese tech helps Malaysia move toward low-carbon energy

© Provided by Xinhua "By combining energy technology with power technology and information technology, China has effectively promoted the development ...

Reports: Earthquakes to hire Luchi Gonzalez as next coach

The San Jose Earthquakes are planning to hire U.S. men's national team assistant coach Luchi Gonzalez as the club's next ...

Wolfgang Petersen, Blockbuster Filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' Dies

New York - Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic 'Das Boot' propelled him into a ...

UN rights chief discusses Rohingya issue with civil society members in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 17 (ANI): UN rights human chief Michelle Bachelet met with a host of officials, civil society representatives ...

Om Birla calls for active participation of youth in political processes

Ajmer (Rajasthan) [India], August 17 (ANI): Highlighting the role of youth in the development of the country, Lok Sabha Speaker ...

German troops return to Bosnia

Berlin sends 50 soldiers over Serb protests and Russian criticism of ?creeping NATOization?Germany has ordered some 50 soldiers to join ...

Rickie Fowler joins Tiger Woods for player meeting regarding LIV

Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler headed to the BMW Championship in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday to attend a player meeting ...

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U.,S. stocks back on the defensive, Nasdaq drops 164 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks interrupted their five-day rally on Wednesday with all the major indices losing ...

Thailand to spend $62 billion to build industry in east

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand seeks to invest $61.97 billion in its industrial eastern region over the next five years, in a ...

Saudis buy stake in Russian energy companies, spend billions

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: In a Twitter post published this week, Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding said it had invested in Russian ...

Asian stocks rally across the board, Nikkei 225 surges 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets across the Asia Pacific region rallied on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 surged 353.86 ...

Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...

Proposed Vietnam bullet train would run north-south 960 miles

HANOI, Vietnam: The Vietnamese government is considering building a high-speed railway, with a possible cost of up to $58.7 billion, ...

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