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Skills Training in Bangladesh Aimed at Local, Refugee Women

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency calls a new training project in Cox's Bazar a potential 'game changer' for local ...


Thailand marijuana festival has visitors on a high

A Buddhist monk fishes out a vial of cannabis oil from his robe and puts a drop under his tongue ...


Woman's Brutal Killing in Bangladesh Triggers Protests

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Bangladesh's capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman ...


India Suspends Cross-border Trade in Kashmir

NEW DELHI - In yet another signal of the downward spiral in ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, New Delhi ...


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Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

Prosper Funding of San Francisco and Phoenix hit with $3 million fine

WASHINGTON DC - A San Francisco-based company agreed to pay a fine of $3 million for miscalculating and materially overstating ...

Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...

Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...

Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...

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UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...

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UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...


Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...


Johnson meltdown hands Pan Heritage title

Washington - Taiwan's Pan Cheng-tsung held off American Matt Kuchar to win his first PGA Tour title on Sunday, capturing ...


Eight arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts: PM

Eight people have been arrested in connection with a string of deadly blasts that killed more than 200 people in ...


Ramaphosa condemns Sri Lanka blasts, sends condolences from SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned the multiple blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday at churches and hotels, which left over ...


290 Dead In Easter Blasts on Sri Lankan Churches, Hotels

NEW DELHI - Sri Lankan police said Monday the death toll from the series of explosions at churches and hotels ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...