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Saudi crown prince arrives in China, part of high-profile Asian tour

Photo courtesy SPA Twitter BEIJING, Feb 22 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing Thursday as…

Bangladesh: Authorities wrap up rescue campaign as inferno kills 68

DHAKA, Feb 22 (NNN-BSS) – Authorities wrapped up the rescue campaign as the toll in the inferno in the old…

5.5-magnitude quake hits Japan’s Hokkaido, no tsunami risk

A long line for taxis forms in central Sapporo after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake halted the city’s subway system on…

Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid

This computer graphic image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the Japanese unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 approaching on…

Tunisia, China Sign Protocol Of Cooperation Over Sending Chinese Medical Mission

TUNIS, Tunisia, Feb 21 (NNN-TAP) – Tunisia and China signed a protocol of cooperation, on sending Chinese medical mission to…

S. Korea’s Samsung Unveils Foldable Smartphone, New Galaxy Devices

DJ Koh, head of Samsung’s IT & Mobile Communications Division, introduces the new Galaxy S10+ smartphone during an Unpacked event…

Update: Death Toll From Bangladeshi Capital Fire Rises To 81

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 21 (NNN-BSS) – At least 81 people have been killed by today (Thursday), after a devastating fire…

Transport Plane With Thai PM On Board Returns Due To Engine Trouble

BANGKOK, Thailand, Feb 21 (NNN-TNA) – A Thai air force’s C-130 transport plane, carrying Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, returned to…

Malaysian Economy Likely To Grow Moderately From April To June

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 21 (NNN-XINHUA) – The Malaysian economy is projected to grow at a slower rate, during the…

Man Found Burnt To Death Following a fire that destroyed three houses in Kuantan

KUANTAN, Pahang, Feb 21  (NNN-BERNAMA) – A man was found burnt to death in a fire which destroyed three houses…