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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

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Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...