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How Vietnam Quietly Built up 10 Islands in Asia's Most Disputed Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Both China and Vietnam are building up tiny islets across Asias most disputed sea, but while China ...


The world's most miserable economy has seven-figure inflation

Inflation that's projected to reach an eyeball-popping 8 million percent this year has left Venezuela saddled with the title of ...


Majority of respondents in poll support initiatives that encourage BYO practices- MEWR

Majority of respondents in poll support initiatives that encourage BYO practices: MEWR CNA The majority of respondents in a new ...


Singapore PUB takes over Tuaspring plant, Maybank shares down

Singapore PUB takes over Tuaspring plant, Maybank shares down - Business News The Star Online PETALING JAYA: Singapore's Public Utilities ...


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South Africa mourns worshippers killed during church service

DURBAN, South Africa - A makeshift Pentecostal Church in the town of Dlangubo, just north of the eastern coastal city ...

Orchestrated violence in Londonderry, bombs hurled at police

CO. LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police fear a violent Easter weekend in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, following a major riot in ...

U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

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North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Pakistan Cabinet Reshuffle After Finance Minister Resigns

Pakistan's prime minister has reshuffled his cabinet after Finance Minister Asad Umar resigned amid criticism of the government's handling of ...

Record Pangolin Seizures in Asia Highlight Risk to Obscure Creature

Huge seizures in recent years of trafficked pangolins have drawn worldwide attention to the threat of extinction faced by these ...

China's Political System Helps Advance Its Artificial Intelligence

BEIJING - Recent technological advances demonstrated by China have started an intense debate on whether it is set to take ...

Putin, Kim to discuss Korean denuclearisation, bilateral relations

Moscow [Russia], Apr 19 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will discuss bilateral relations, the ...

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Trump attempt to send Cuba back to stone age likely to backfire

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic ...


Wall Street climbs ahead of Easter break

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. shares advanced on Thursday, the final trading day of the week, ahead of the ...


LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...


Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...


NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...


G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...


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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 ...