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Myanmar: Deposed leaders will serve half of four-year sentence

YANGON, Myanmar The Military Junta declared Monday night that Aung San Suu Kyi and Win Myint would only have to ...

Responding to threats, Japan swiftly building its military

ENIWA, Japan On the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan opened up its humbly named Self Defense Force's firing exercises to ...

Dr. Murad pays heavy price for filthy remarks against women

DHAKA, Bangladesh - After being sacked as a state minister amid a sensational tape leak of expletive-laden misogynistic comments, the ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...

Overcrowding in one Bangladesh city stifles other cities' growth too

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a significant negative influence on Bangladesh's gross ...

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Chicken tenders removed from menus in US due to supply chain issues

WASHINGTON D.C.: Chicken tenders may become a victim of failing supply chains, resulting in shortages in U.S. restaurants and grocery ...

U.S. stocks forge ahead, greenback takes hit against euro

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday.The Dow Jones industrials gained 35.32 points or 0.10 percent ...

In rule change, US debt collectors can now SMS debtors

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following a ruling by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), U.S. debt collectors can now contact millions ...

Europe says $340 billion program will not burden countries with debt

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth $340 billion, called "Global Gateway," to act ...

Stock markets in Asia forge ahead on back of global rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the merry-go-round on Wednesday as investors the world over swarmed stock markets ...

Problem with hood detaching causes Honda recall of 725,000 vehicles

TORRANCE, California: Honda is recalling some 725,000 SUVs and pick-up trucks due to faulty hoods that could open while vehicles ...

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