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Afghanistan conflict: ‘Children among dead’ in air strike on school

Local officials said 14 others were wounded in the strike. The imam of the mosque attached to the seminary, Abdul Awal, who was...

Thailand’s Prime Minister lifts state of emergency. Protesters give him three days to resign

An announcement in the Royal Gazette on Thursday said "as it has appeared the severe situation which had resulted in an enactment of...

China commemorates ‘victory’ in ‘war to resist US aggression’ as rivalry with Washington heats up,

In China, that conflict is known as the "War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea," and is seen as a great victory,...

India sees increase in child trafficking amid pandemic

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, India has seen an increase in child trafficking and forced labor as a result of economic loss of...

Bitcoin prices surge after Paypal jumps into the cryptocurrency business

The online payments company declared adding crypto was a significant milestone on the path to mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Bitcoin...

Japan has so few women politicians that when even one is gaffe-prone, it’s damaging

This wasn't the first time the lawmaker and member of the ruling LDP party's Women Activity Promotion Taskforce has alienated parts of the...

What it’s like to travel from the US to Hong Kong amid Covid

Hong Kong (CNN) — A few months ago, I boarded a plane from New York City (where I was visiting my partner and...

FBI says Iran and Russia have US voter information

In many states, voter data is available upon request, though each state has different requirements on who can request voter information, what data...

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