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Vietnamese Blogger Who Vanished in Thailand Jailed in Hanoi

HANOI - A Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand earlier this year is being held in a Hanoi prison, his ...


Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...


Too Ugly to Be Saved? Singapore Weighs Fate of Its Brutalist Buildings

Too Ugly to Be Saved? Singapore Weighs Fate of Its Brutalist Buildings The New York Times A few landmarks of ...


Airmarine Cup 2019: Malaysia vs Singapore live stream, updates, when and where to watch Asia

Airmarine Cup 2019: Malaysia vs Singapore live stream, updates, when and where to watch FOX Sports Asia The Airmarine Cup ...


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Trump tightens screws on Venezuelan president Maduro

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out again at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, while the U.S. treasury ...

War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...

11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...

Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

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Trump removes additional North Korea sanctions

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 23 (ANI): US President Donald Trump removed additional "large-scale" US Treasury sanctions on North Korea on ...

Mozambique's Nyusi Travels to Cyclone-ravaged Coast

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE - The president of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, has visited the country's coastal Buzi district, one of the areas ...

North Korea Tells South It Has Pulled Out of Border Liason Office

North Korea told South Korea on Friday pulled out of a border liaison office with the South, in a major ...

Rakhimov quits as head of crisis-hit amateur boxing association

Lausanne - Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a ...

Anscombe eyes Rugby World Cup glory with Wales

Cardiff - Gareth Anscombe is backing Wales to "ruffle a few feathers" at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later ...

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Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...


Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...


U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...


Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...


UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...


UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...


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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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