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Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association ...


Five 'Crazy Rich Asian' Ways to Splash Your Cash in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Singapore is the setting for new Hollywood movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' - an adaptation of a best-selling novel ...


Chinese Activists Set up Party That Wants Independence For Shanghai

Overseas activists have set up a party to campaign for independence for Shanghai, in a move likely to be anathema ...


Hong Kong Independence Activist Says China 'Destroying' City

Hong Kong independence activist Andy Chan denounced China as a modern-day colonial power in a speech before a group of ...


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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Taiwan President Arrives in Belize to Reaffirm Alliance

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in Belize Thursday as she seeks to shore up dwindling alliances ...

After leaving nuke deal, US forms Iran Action Group

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 (ANI): Barely three months after Washington pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal, United States ...

Indians top amongst foreign ascenders in Everest expedition

Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 17 (ANI): The Department of Tourism of Nepal on Thursday released the number of expedition permits and ...

Kudlow: China Sending Team to Washington to Talk Trade

The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between ...

White House: US 'Crushing It' on Economic Growth

The United States economy, the world's largest, is 'crushing it,' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared Thursday. 'This is ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...


Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...


Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


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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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