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Nauert Withdraws From Consideration for UN Post

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Saturday said she had withdrawn her name from consideration for U.S. ambassador to the ...


India lends hand in rebuilding school destroyed in Nepal earthquake

Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb 16 (ANI): In a bid to assist Nepal in reconstructing the schools damaged by the devastating earthquake, ...


Myanmar defeat Nepal to clinch Hero Gold Cup title

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Myanmar clinched the Hero Gold Cup crown in style, edging Nepal 3-1 in the ...


48 countries condemn Pulwama attack, extend support to India

New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): The international community has extended support to India following the dreaded Pulwama terror attack ...


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flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

Report says credit card companies plan to lift commissions

NEW YORK, New York - Visa and Mastercard are planning to lift commissions on credit card transactions processed by U.S. ...

Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

S&P Global Ratings establishes Irish hub for Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - One of the major international credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings this week inaugurated their new European ...

U.S. stocks gain Friday, Dow Jones jumps 443 points

NEW YORK, New York - With a total 7.07 billion shares traded on Friday, U.S. stock  exchanges were light on ...

Amazon cancels proposal to build New York City headquarters

NEW YORK, New York - The Big Apple has lost out on its bid to host a new headquarters for ...

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Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

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Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...


It has taken centuries to complete, but the end is in sight

THANLYIN, Myanmar - After 270 years of false starts, the Portuguese church in the port city Thanlyin , in Myanmar ...


India FM Stops over in Iran to Discuss Terror Attacks

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj had a short stopover in Tehran on Saturday to discuss the recent deadly attacks in ...


Terrorists behind Attack on IRGC Trained in Pakistan: Iran

A senior advisor to Irans Leader says the perpetrators of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Iran had been trained ...


Pulwama fatalities feel like 'personal loss', says Vicky Kaushal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 17 (ANI): The killing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in the Pulwama terror ...


The new East India Company

By Column By Francesca Marino, Author And Journalist With Expertise On South Asia It was February 4 and a small ...


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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 ...

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