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SpaceX Starship launch in March called possibility

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: In a tweet this weekend, Elon Musk said that SpaceX may attempt a Starship rocket system launch ...

Officials hopeful as UK new car sales rise 14 percent in January

LONDON, England: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has reported that new car registrations in the UK rose for ...

Big jump in sales for Foxconn as China ends Covid restrictions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After the end of COVID-19 disruptions in China, Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker and major ...

U.S. stocks get boost from Fed chair, Nasdaq surges 226 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday following mixed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.Powell ...

Media reports US to sue Amazon claiming antitrust violations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the US Federal Trade Commission is preparing ...

Blaming cost of manufacturing, Nestle to raise prices for second year

VEVEY, Switzerland: In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung this week, Nestle's Chief Executive Mark Schneider said the world's largest ...

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Myanmar military expands martial law in 37 townships

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military has imposed martial law in anti-coup strongholds, subjecting people accused of everything from treason to ...

Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...

Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...

NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...

Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...

"Vulture restaurants" set up to increase population of endangered scavengers

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Saturday, as many as 465 vultures, including some critically endangered species, were spotted in a single ...

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