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Philippines educator embraces ALS

MANILA, Philippines - It has been said time and again that teaching is more than just a profession. To many, it ...


Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...


At UN, unrepentant Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

US President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this ...


Australia Hunts for Culprits Who Place Needles in Strawberries

SYDNEY - Australia is warning culprits in a worsening fruit contamination crisis they could face 15-year jail terms. Police are ...


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Attack targets police station in Afghanistan, eight killed

KABUL, Afghanistan - In a brutal bombing that struck a police station in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province left eight children ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Antonio Guterres calls for release of jailed journalists

NEW YORK, New York - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release ...

Taliban Warns US Against Engaging with 'Fake' Insurgent Envoys

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan Taliban has warned the United States against meeting 'fake' and 'fraudulent' insurgent delegations, saying such contacts ...

Majlis Podcast: A New Wave Of Feminism In Central Asia

Earlier this month, a video was posted on the Internet of a young woman in Kyrgyzstan performing a song, Kyz ...

Manufacturers Shift Work From China to Avoid Tariffs

SEOUL/TOKYO - A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machine tools are moving to ...

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Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...

Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...

Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

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China shuts 4,000 websites as part of fresh crackdown

BEIJING, China - As part of an operation to crack down on illegal content online, China has revealed that the ...


Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...


Indian IT giant, Infosys announces 1,000 jobs in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, India's second-biggest software firm ...


French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...


Facebook's dating feature goes live but only in Columbia

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled its most boggling feature till date - revealing at its annual developer ...


Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...


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