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Plea for jailed protesters and journalists in Myanmar to be freed

IFEX is calling for the restoration of media licenses to IFEX member Mizzima News and other media outlets who have ...

U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Taliban poised to restore dark days in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 25 (ANI): The Taliban, who are rapidly gaining territory in Afghanistan as the US withdraws its forces, ...

INS Airavat reaches Indonesia with 300 oxygen concentrators

Jakarta [Indonesia] July 25 (ANI): INS Airavat on Sunday reached Indonesia with 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tonnes (MT) ...

Blinken visit to India: Afghanistan, Pak sponsored terror

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be visiting India on July ...

Asia Album: Vietnamese capital imposes highest level of social distancing

© Provided by Xinhua HANOI, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese capital Hanoi is applying the country's strictest social distancing ...

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U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...

Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...