Indian air force helicopter crashes, killing all 7 on board 

Indian air force helicopter crashes, killing all 7 on board 

Gauhati, Oct 6 (AP/UNB) — Police say an Indian air force helicopter has crashed in the country's remote northeast bordering China, killing all seven people on board, including the crew members.

 
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China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

Beijing, Nov 21 (AP/UNB) — A prominent human rights lawyer in China was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power,...

Suu Kyi blames conflicts on illegal immigration 

Naypyitaw, Nov 20 (AP/UNB) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that...

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530 

Sarpol-E-Zahab, Nov 14 (AP/UNB) — Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran...

US, S. Korea start drills in show of force against N. Korea 

Seoul, Nov 11 (AP/UNB) — The United States and South Korea on Saturday started joint naval exercises that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as...

Trump pushes 'America first' during tough trade talk in Asia 

Danang, Nov 11 (AP/UNB) — President Donald Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring "America first" message Friday, denouncing China...

Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations 


Geneva, Nov 11 (AP/UNB) — Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than...

Anger rises as toxic air chokes India's capital 

New Delhi, Nov 11 (AP/UNB) — As thick smog crept over India's capital this week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning.

 

New Delhi residents offered masks as the city chokes on smog 

Volunteers have taken to the streets of India's capital and fitted green pollution masks over the mouths of willing residents to make a statement about the city's choking smog.

Trump, Xi present united front despite differences 

President Donald Trump sought to present a united front with Chinese President Xi Jinping following two days of meetings Thursday, despite lingering differences over trade and North Korea.

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of freedom of Glasgow

Dhaka, Nov 04 (UNB) - Glasgow City Council has unanimously voted to withdraw their offer to award Myanmar's de facto leader leader Aung San Suu Kyi freedom of the city....

 
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China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

Beijing, Nov 21 (AP/UNB) — A prominent human rights lawyer in China was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, ...

Suu Kyi blames conflicts on illegal immigration 

Naypyitaw, Nov 20 (AP/UNB) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that ...