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10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Chennai: 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh seized

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 19 (ANI): A total of 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh has been seized ...

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

New Delhi - Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from ...

Majlis Podcast: Bringing Central Asians Home From Syria, Iraq

On May 10, Kazakhstan's interim president, Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev, announced that 231 Kazakhstan citizens had just been repatriated from Syria. On ...

TAPI meeting to take place in Turkmenistan today

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): A delegation led by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum, Nadeem Babar, left ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, May 19, 2019, and picked headlines ...

Huawei Founder Sees Little Effect From US Sanctions

Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive said Saturday that the growth of the Chinese tech giant 'may slow, but only ...

Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui will soon return to Beijing

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui, who is said to have played a signficant ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, May 18, 2019, and picked headlines ...

Vietnam's Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

HO CHI MINH CITY - Nations racing to develop 5G technology that is fast enough to power the next stage ...

Olympian rower Bhokanal booked for harassing wife

Nashik (Maharashtra) [India], May 18 (ANI): A case has been registered against Olympian rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal for allegedly harassing ...

Manyonga leads SA at Shanghai Diamond League

Cape Town - A total of seven South African athletes are in the entry lists for the second leg of ...

Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Two Years After Top Court Ruling

Taiwan on Friday passed historic legislation confirming a constitutional right of same-sex couples to marry, making the democratic island the ...

From Samarkand to Seoul: Central Asian migrants in South Korea

Every Friday after prayers, Chayhana Turkestan fills as men emerge from the makeshift mosque downstairs in the basement. The clientele ...

Persepolis Claims Iran Pro League for 3rd Consecutive Time

Persepolis have won their 3rd successive title in Iran's top flight, known as the Persian Gulf Pro League, after defeating ...

South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War

Juhyun Lee contributed to this report.SEOUL -- As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his trade battle with China, one of ...

Taiwan Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.The vote Friday allows ...

Nepal Orders ?Investigation? of Reporters Who Wrote About Dalai Lama

Government authorities in Nepal have opened an investigation into three state-employed journalists who published a wire report about the recent ...

China No. 1 Foreign Investor in Bangladesh, New Official Figures Show

China's footprint in Bangladesh's economy has expanded massively since 2016 and Beijing is now the South Asian nation's biggest foreign ...

Kazakh Women Call For More Social Benefits At Nur-Sultan Rally

NUR-SULTAN -- Dozens of women have rallied outside the venue of an international economic forum in Kazakhstan's capital to call ...

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Japanese automaker hits back at Trump declaration

TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

Former Trans World Airlines terminal at JFK now a hotel

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The historic TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport, a transformation of the former Trans ...

Data management and regtech specialist chooses Cork for new hub

CORK, Ireland - Data management and regtech specialist RIMES has established a new office at City Gate, Mahon, in Cork, ...

2019 National Games underway in Davao City

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines - A total of 5,000 athletes from all parts of the country have converged on Davao City ...

Erie Canal to be adapted for new uses in upstate NY communities

ALBANY, New York - A sweeping initiative to examine how the 195-year-old Erie Canal can be reimagined for the 21st ...

Wall St slips as U.S. dollar surges

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks skidded lower on Friday in a dismal close to the week. With trade ...

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