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Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...


Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...


Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...


Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...


700-kilogram of cocaine found by Australian police in shipping container

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - More than a quarter of a billion dollars worth of cocaine has been found concealed on ...


PSG.LGD, Team Aster earn sweeps to advance in PGL Arlington Major

PSG.LGD and Team Aster swept their respective opponents on Tuesday to advance to the upper bracket semifinals of the PGL ...


Bangladesh Finance Minister warns developing nations of Chinese loans strapped with debt-trap

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 10 (ANI): Warning developing countries of taking Chinese loans through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Bangladesh's ...


Laos finds itself in China's 'debt trap': Report

Vientiane [Laos], August 10 (ANI): Laos, a south-east Asian nation is at a high risk of default as the country ...


Why did Russia help the United States during the Civil War

The arrival of Russian warships in North American ports at precisely the moment Abraham Lincoln needed help in the war ...


Bangladesh refuses to become China's lackey despite being part of Belt and Roat initiative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 10 (ANI): Despite being part of China's Belt and Road Initiative and enjoying growth in trade and ...


NATO actions raise risk of nuclear conflict Russia

The US-led alliance's practice of ?nuclear sharing? must end, Moscow's envoy tells UN atomic conferenceThe deployment of US atomic weapons ...


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Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

Pakistan wins second gold at Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, UK - Arshad Nadeem was hailed by the entire country late Sunday for his outstanding performance in the Commonwealth ...

Japanese Kubota, fifth foreign journalist, detained in Myanmar since coup

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the ruling military administration, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar has been charged with violating ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Bangladesh collects biometric data of 800,000 refugees to send to Myanmar

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Sunday, China pledged to assist Bangladesh in repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.Bangladesh Foreign Minister ...

Saudi Arabia, UAE guarantee 4bn dollar loan to Pakistan to get IMF tranche

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE plans to invest $1 billion in Pakistani companies across multiple sectors, according to the ...

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Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

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U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...


Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...


East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...


Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...


Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...


Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...


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