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Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to military junta in country's capital

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's military authorities have transferred deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw ...

Moslem protesters in Maldives disrupt International Day of Yoga event

MALDIVES, Male: Police used tear gas and pepper spray this week to control a crowd who disrupted a yoga event ...

S. Korea send satellite into orbit on successful rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea: After a first test launch failed last year, this week officials said South Korea's second test launch ...

US Senate to vote on bipartisan law to cap insulin at $35 per month

WASHINGTON D.C.: Bipartisan legislation aimed at lowering U.S. insulin costs will be put to a vote on the Senate floor ...

UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Canada says 1950s defense systems to be updated at cost of billions

OTTAWA, Canada: Over the next six years, Canada will spend $4.9 billion Canadian (US$3.8 billion) to modernize its aging military ...

EU, India hope for free trade agreement by 2023, says officials

NEW DELHI, India: The European Union and India have relaunched talks to implement a free trade agreement, aimed to be ...

UK Armed Forces Chief: British must be capable of fighting in Europe

LONDON, England: UK General Patrick Sanders, the new Chief of the General Staff, has told troops that Britain must be ...

Russia Edges Toward Debt Payment Default

Russia moved closer Sunday to defaulting on international debt payments for the first time in a century.Interest payments totaling $100 ...

'Ek Villain Returns': First look posters out

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The makers of the upcoming thriller film 'Ek Villain Returns', on Monday, unveiled the ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | June 27, 2022

BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.© Provided by Xinhua David Mills ...

Afghanistan: 70 pc schools in Nuristan province without buildings

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 27 (ANI): Afghanistan's education department on Monday stated that nearly 70 per cent of schools in Nuristan ...

Parliamentary panel to discuss affordability of cancer treatment with Health Secretary

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Parliamentary Committee on Health and Family Welfare will meet on Monday evening to ...

BTS' new album 'Proof' tops the Japanese Oricon chart

Seoul [South Korea], June 27 (ANI): Global K-pop group BTS' new album 'Proof' has topped the Japanese Oricon 'Weekly Album ...

J-K: Three days ahead of Amarnath Yatra, Pak intruder shot dead by BSF

Jammu [India], June 27 (ANI): Three days ahead of the Amarnath Yatra, the Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a ...

The literary life of Frank Moorhouse, a giant of Australian letters

Frank Moorhouse, who died in Sydney on Sunday, made a significant and multi-faceted contribution to Australia's literary life.He was born ...

DCBA to stage Delhi Zonal Badminton C'ship from July 2 to July 4

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Delhi Capital Badminton Association (DCBA) will organize Delhi Zonal Badminton Championship 2022 across ...

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address G7 leaders; to press West for accelerated sanctions on Russia

Schloss Elmau [Germany], June 27 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will be addressing the leaders ...

Ukraine War Could Boost Illegal Drug Production, says UN

vienna, austria - The war in Ukraine could allow illegal drug production to flourish, while the opium market's future hinges ...

Survivors Recount Mali's Deadliest Attack Since Coup

BAMAKO, MALI - Moussa Tolofidie didn't think twice when nearly 100 jihadis on motorbikes gathered in his village in central ...

US special envoy for Afghanistan pledges to solve banking issue

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 27 (ANI): US special envoy for Afghanistan, Thomas West, on Sunday pledged to help remove the ...

BET Awards: Janelle Monae, Taraji P Henson, Jazmine Sullivan react to Roe v. Wade verdict

Washington [US], June 27 (ANI): The BET Awards stars grabbed their opportunities to slam the United States Supreme Court after ...

India skipper Hardik Pandya backs Umran Malik after 1st T20I against Ireland

Dublin [Ireland], June 27 (ANI): After registering a win over Ireland in his first outing as an international captain, India ...

Former Australian diplomat's Chinese story starting with telegram

© Provided by Xinhua At that time, Jocelyn Chey knew nothing about China, neither its culture nor the history. But ...

Sundance winner 'Utama' wins top prize at Transilvania Film Festival

Washington [US], June 27 (ANI): 'Utama' by Alejandro Loayza Grisi, which had already won the grand jury prize in the ...

Singapore Airlines capacity up 126 pc, IATA upgrades outlook: Is new dawn beckoning for the aviation industry?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, June 27 (ANI): Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) upgraded its outlook for the ...

Asia Album: Myanmar burns seized drugs to mark anti-drug day

© Provided by Xinhua YANGON, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar ceremonially burnt seized narcotic drugs in the cities of Yangon, ...

Reports: Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaving for LSU

Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson will leave the team to join LSU in the same role, according to multiple ...

4 million women in Karachi deprived of their due rights

Karachi [Pakistan], June 27 (ANI): Pakistan political party Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman has said that about four million women ...

PM Modi's diplomatically packed two-day visit to Germany

Munich [Germany], June 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Germany visit is packed with meetings with G7 leaders and partner ...

Rock star says he's fing renouncing US citizenship

The frontman of pop-punk group Green Day has vowed to leave the US over the federal abortion banThe frontman and ...

Family Bids Farewell to British Journalist Murdered in the Amazon

NITEROI, Brazil - The family of Dom Phillips on Sunday bid farewell to the British journalist, who was killed earlier ...

G7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China's Belt and Road

Schloss Elmau, Germany - Group of Seven leaders Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over ...

Ole Miss beats Oklahoma to capture first CWS title

Mississippi stormed back with three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and held on for a 4-2 win ...

Transforming Education: Over 140 ministers of education at UNESCO to draw roadmap

Paris [France], June 27 (ANI): UNESCO is set to host the "Transforming Education" Pre-Summit on June 28-30, a meeting of ...

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As first in US, driverless taxis picking up customers in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California: General Motors' self-driving Cruise division has begun charging fares for driverless rides in San Francisco.Earlier this month, ...

Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...

May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, Nikkei 225 jumps 379 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia rose on Monday, in a positive start to the week.The U.S. dollar was ...

Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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