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Zia, his party (BNP) are Bangladesh's worst human rights violators

DHAKA, Bangladesh On Thursday, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should focus on Palestine ...

Vietnamese jailed for posting anti-state videos

HANOI, Vietnam: The lawyer for prominent social commentator Le Van Dung has reported that a Vietnamese court rejected his appeal ...

Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...

UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...

Military resistance group claims more than 150,000 displaced in its territory

MON STATE, Myanmar - According to a statement released by the Karen National Union (KNU) on Sunday, current military strikes ...

PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...

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U.S. stock markets in sharp slide, Nasdaq Composite sheds two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks retreated sharply on Friday as sellers swarmed Wall Street. The upward trend in ...

US retailers say following shortages, baby formula return to shelves

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Months after the U.S. faced acute shortages of baby formula, this week two major U.S. ...

Asian stocks finish mixed on Friday, NZ index slips 130 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were in the doldrums in Asia on Friday as investors weighed up potential Federal Reserve ...

Consumers suffer as UK inflation reaches double digits

LONDON, England: As surging food costs are further squeezing household budgets, inJuly consumer price inflation in the UK jumped to ...

India expects tripling of silver imports as demand jumps

NEW DELHI, India: After a decline in prices reaching a 2-year low encouraged investors to purchase silver in 2022, India's ...

Hedge fund Third Point buys Disney stake, says ESPN should be sold

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The American hedge fund Third Point has purchased a stake worth some $1 billion in ...

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