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Australian International School in Sharjah charged after pupil dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A court in Sharjah on Thursday commenced proceedings against an Australian international school and six ...


Russians Hold Protests Against Possible Kurile Handover

Russians in Moscow and other cities across the country are participating in protests against the prospect of transferring the disputed ...


World's Oldest Living Man Dies

The world's oldest man has died at the age of 113. Masazo Nomaka of Japan died in his sleep early ...


North Korean Art Troupe to Visit China

BEIJING A North Korean art troupe will visit China starting on Wednesday, Chinese state media said on Sunday. The troupe ...


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Canadian student on jet had to be handcuffed after indecent assaults

ADELAIDE, Australia - A Canadian man had to be restrained and handcuffed on a flight from Hong Kong to Australia ...

Stocks in Asia on the move on back of Wall Street Journal report

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets rallied on Friday following the publication of a positive report by a newspaper close ...

Majlis Podcast: Rising Anti-Chinese Sentiment In Central Asia

There have now been two anti-Chinese protests in Kyrgyzstan in January. Compare that to April and May of 2016, when ...

Tesla to cut 7% of workforce amid tough profit outlook

Elon Musk's electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors announced Friday it was cutting its workforce by about seven percent in a ...

Maldives's debt to China creates difficulties for Solih

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Jan 19 (ANI): The Maldives incurred huge debts under the regime of former president Abdulla Yameen, which has ...

Lao Protest Villager Freed, 10 Still Held

Lao authorities have released a villager held since 2017 with a group arrested for protesting the loss of land awarded ...

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4 boys aged twelve to 14 facing kidnapping, rape charges

NEWARK, New Castle County, Delaware - Four children  aged 12 to 14 are facing serious charges after the alleged abudction and ...

Tesla working hard to reduce cost of cars, CEO sees difficulties ahead

PALO ALTO, California - Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday told employees that while 2018 was the most successful year ...

Mexico mourns large loss of life due to pipeline explosion

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The death toll in Friday night's pipeline explosion in Mexico continues to rise and is now ...

Arakan Army separatists and Myanmar military clashes harming civilians

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Voicing alarm at the escalating violence in northern and central Rakhine state and Chin state, the UN ...

Trump unveils first overhaul of missile defense review in a decade

WASHINGTON, U.S. - After a year of delay, the U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled the country's first overhaul of American ...

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Facebook removes 364 pages, accounts linked to anti-NATO pages

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The world's largest social media company, Facebook has revealed that it has targeted and taken down hundreds ...


Tesla working hard to reduce cost of cars, CEO sees difficulties ahead

PALO ALTO, California - Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday told employees that while 2018 was the most successful year ...


Largest collection of breached data found: 770mn email IDs exposed

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a revelation that has emerged as one of the biggest shockers in the global cybersecurity ...


Equity markets around the world power ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks racked up solid gains on Friday, putting investors and traders in a positive ...


Tunisia witnesses massive, nationwide strikes by workers over pay

TUNIS, Tunisia - Thousands of workers participated in a one-day nationwide strike organized by Tunisia’s largest union, which brought transportation ...


Stocks in Asia on the move on back of Wall Street Journal report

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets rallied on Friday following the publication of a positive report by a newspaper close ...


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