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Dhaka, Naypyidaw ink deal on Rohingya


Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, Dhaka said Thursday, as global pressure mounts over the crisis that has sent more than half a million people fleeing across the border.

Japan’s wall of shame

A visitor takes photos with a mobile phone on Saturday at the newly opened memorial and exhibition hall for women in Gwangju, South Korea. Photos of 105 victims, including 22 foreigners, who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese troops ...

Sad farewell

An Indian villager offers a prayer to the body of an elephant near Thakurkhchi Railway Station on the outskirts of Guwahati on Sunday. Two elephants were killed by a train while their herd was crossing a railway track. Scarcity of ...


Lithuania celebrates Armed Forces Day in Vilnius

Guards of honor attend the Lithuania's Armed Forces Day celebration in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, on Nov. 23, 2017. Lithuanian armed forces and troops of some NATO member countries and ...

Book fair held in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Children visit the Slovenian Book Fair in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Nov. 23, 2017. The book fair is held from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26.


Swedish 10-Year-Old Girl Lifts 65Kg and Bids to Become World’s Strongest

A ten-year-old Swedish girl has stunned her compatriots with her unparalleled prowess in weightlifting and is poised to become the world's strongest lady, punching well above her weight.
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2017/11/24 17:51:46

Kyrgyzstan to deepen relations with China, says new president

Kyrgyzstan will deepen relations with China in the spirit of good-neighborliness and strategic partnership, the new President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 16:48:45

S.Korean parliament passes bill to designate Aug. 14 as day for WWII sex slavery victims

South Korea's parliament on Friday passed a bill to designate Aug. 14 as a special day for victims to sexual slavery for Japanese military brothels during World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 16:48:18

Zimbabwe's incoming president assures Mugabe, his family safe in Zimbabwe: state media

Zimbabwe's incoming President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to guarantee the safety of its former President Robert Mugabe and his family in Zimbabwe, the official Herald newspaper reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 16:47:39

3 killed, 10 injured as passenger train derails in northern India

At least three people were killed and more than 10 others injured when a passenger train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh early Friday morning, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 16:27:39

US to send 6 stealth fighter jets to S. Korea for joint drill: media

The US military will send six stealth fighter jets to South Korea next month for a joint air force exercise, local broadcaster YTN reported Friday citing South Korea's Air Force.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 15:33:07

Holiday shopping bonanza starts before Thanksgiving day dinner

Those who wait till the morning of Black Friday to shop for a steal may find items in their shopping cart already sold out as a price war between retail stores and online platforms started even before the Thanksgiving Day dinner.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 14:52:30

Goods train derails in eastern India

At least 14 coaches of a goods train derailed on Friday in eastern Indian state of Odisha, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:40:48

Indian Journalist killed amid exposing stories: editor

The editor of slain journalist Sudip Datta Bhaumick in India's northeastern state of Tripura claimed his reporter was killed because he had written a series of reports on "financial irregularities and corruption cases" involving a police force commandant.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:40:23

Nearly 45,000 kg of turkey sent to US deployed troops for Thanksgiving

The US military has distributed nearly 100,000 pounds (some 45,000 kg) of turkey to feed deployed troops overseas for Thanksgiving, local media reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:40:05

Trump spends 100th day in private properties as US president

Donald Trump celebrated his first Thanksgiving Day as US president in his own resort of Mar-a-Lago palace in the southeastern state of Florida, marking the 100th day he spent at his private properties since taking office on Jan. 20 this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:39:51

Indian foreign minister to attend SCO Summit in Russia

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Russia, the ministry announced in New Delhi on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:39:33

Police officer among two killed in blast in Pakistan's Peshawar

At least two police personnel, including a high-ranked officer, were killed in a blast in Pakistan's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar, local media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 13:38:51