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World - International
2/21/2022 1:56:29 PM
Myanmar's shadow civilian administration called on the United Nations' top court Monday not to allow the country's military rulers to represent the Southeast Asian nation at hearings into a case accusing the country of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:31:48 AM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Japanese and South Korean counterparts declared their unity on confronting security threats in the Asia-Pacific Saturday, even as Washington was intensely occupied by the possibility of war in Eastern Europe.

Business - Tech
2/8/2022 11:44:31 AM
The EU launches a plan Tuesday to raise tens of billions of euros to boost semiconductor production in Europe and end the bloc's digital dependence on Asia.

Arts & Culture - Music
2/6/2022 12:34:21 PM
Lata Mangeshkar, a legendary Indian singer with a prolific, ground-breaking catalog and a voice recognized by a billion people in South Asia, has died. She was 92.

World - International
1/31/2022 11:54:56 AM
North Korea confirmed Monday it test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam, the North's most significant weapon launch in years, as Washington plans steps to show its commitment to its Asian allies.

Sports - World
1/27/2022 9:58:39 PM
Iran became the first team from Asia to qualify for the 2022 World Cup finals on Thursday with a 1-0 victory over Iraq as Japan and South Korea moved a step closer to Qatar.

World - International
1/27/2022 7:31:15 PM
Kyrgyzstan accused Central Asian rival Tajikistan of firing on its troops Thursday in an outbreak of violence that comes after clashes at their contested border left dozens dead last year.

World - International
1/27/2022 7:05:39 PM
Staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the UN health agency's efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/21/2022 5:26:53 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad met on Friday with the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia’s (ESCWA) executive secretary, Rola Dashti, to discuss technical support the commission could provide Egypt ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), set for Red Sea Resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh in November.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/20/2022 1:34:25 PM
Egypt is looking forward to cooperating with various United Nations (UN) bodies in its hosting of the Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) this year, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly told a top an official of the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/18/2022 9:55:13 PM

World - International
1/10/2022 11:10:51 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that a Moscow-led military detachment deployed to counter unrest in Kazakhstan would remain in the Central Asian country for only a "limited" period.

World - International
1/10/2022 9:36:52 AM
Nearly 8,000 people have been detained in Kazakhstan after days of historic unrest in the Central Asian country that left dozens dead, the interior ministry said Monday.

World - International
12/25/2021 12:31:09 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Philippines, Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation, marked Christmas on Saturday without homes, adequate food and water, electricity and cellphone connections after a powerful typhoon left at least 375 people dead last week and devastated mostly central island provinces.

World - International
12/21/2021 3:17:18 PM
Thailand, New Zealand and other Asian countries, imposes new restrictions over the concerns of the omicron variant spread

Business - Economy
12/16/2021 2:57:41 PM
Singapore has a strong presence in the Egyptian market with total investments of $1 billion and about $500 million in trade flow, according to the Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore Dominic Goh.

World - International
12/15/2021 3:46:09 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday cut short a trip to Southeast Asia after a member of his delegation contracted the coronavirus, a spokesman for the US state department said.

World - International
12/14/2021 2:23:08 PM
The United States will expand its military and economic relationships with partners in Asia to push back against China's increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday.

World - International
12/13/2021 12:58:31 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday began a Southeast Asia tour in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, where he will outline Washington's policy on the Indo-Pacific, a key US-China battleground.

World - International
12/9/2021 1:19:27 PM
The U.S. has ordered an arms embargo on Cambodia, citing deepening Chinese military influence, corruption and human rights abuses by the government and armed forces in the Southeast Asian country.

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