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Unending Repression Under Thailand's Military Junta

Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental rights and freedoms. ...


British National Charged in Malaysia 1MDB Graft Scandal

British National Charged in Malaysia 1MDB Graft Scandal VOA News Malaysian authorities charged Paul Stadlen, a British national who had ...


Air Asia horror- Baby girl was taken to a doctor with a cold days before she died

Baby Farah died in the arms of stranger Nadia Parenzee on-board flight D7236 from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Perth, Western ...


Putrajaya to empty Tabung Harapan and pay off some 1MDB debts

Putrajaya to empty Tabung Harapan and pay off some 1MDB debts Malaysiakini The government will use all funds collected from ...


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Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Business

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Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

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Russian remittances to Central Asia rise again

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are typically among the largest recipients of remittances from Russia, which makes them especially vulnerable to ...


Iran FM to Visit Iraq Saturday: Sources

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in Pakistan as part of his tour of several Asian states, ...


Turkish Official: Turkey Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil as of May

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will ...


Kazakhstan: Press freedom missing from agenda of media talking shop

When international journalists gather for Kazakhstan's annual Eurasian Media Forum, they can expect lively wide-ranging debates about pressing issues facing ...


India election: how Narendra Modi won with an even bigger majority

The stunning majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Indian election is a massive political achievement for ...


RSF Blasts 'Crude Intimidatory Tactic' Used Against Pakistani Daily

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is 'appalled' by the withdrawal of state advertising from Pakistan's oldest newspaper Dawn for ...


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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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