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Junta turn soldiers into debt collectors

YANGON, Myanmar - When four Myanmar army officers hammered on her door, the schoolteacher had just gotten out of bed. ...

Mountaineers to venture K2: Taiwanese female eyes record ascent

SAKARDU, Pakistan - A group of Sherpa mountaineers arrived in Pakistan to climb the world's second-highest mountain during the winter ...

Ivy: First female in history to complete hat-trick of becoming mayor

NARAYANGANJ, Bangladesh - The people of Narayanganj have elected Awami League nominee Selina Hayat Ivy to lead the city corporation ...

Pak Drug Regulatory Authority approves herbal drug's trial for Covid

KARACHI, Pakistan - On Monday, local health officials reported the successful conclusion of a clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Carbon monoxide killed 23 tourists trapped in cars during snowstorm

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Murree tragedy, in which 23 people died after becoming stranded in their vehicles owing to severe ...

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Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

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