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Anwar’s leadership comes at the right moment – Veteran Thai journalist

BANGKOK  -- Newly minted Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s leadership comes at the right moment, as the country needs a leader…

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Protests across China as anger mounts over zero-Covid policy

BEIJING – Angry crowds took to the streets in Shanghai early on Sunday, and videos on social media showed protests…

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Musk’s Twitter slides say ‘We’re recruiting’ following job cuts

Twitter Inc. is hiring, according to slides from a company talk tweeted by owner Elon Musk, following sweeping job reductions…

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Belarus foreign minister Makei dies

MOSCOW – The foreign minister of ex-Soviet Belarus, who this year dismissed concerns that Russia would send troops to Ukraine…

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Taiwan leader Tsai quits as ruling party chief after local elections loss

TAIPEI – Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has stepped down as head of her ruling party after it suffered defeat in…

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Copper’s biggest mystery is finally cracking

The warnings keep getting louder: the world is hurtling toward a desperate shortage of copper. Humans are more dependent than…

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A great rotation is brewing in Asia as investors head north

The nascent revival in North Asian equities is being touted as the start of a potential bull run as bets…

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Pakistan ex-PM Khan says lawmakers are quitting assemblies

Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan said his lawmakers are quitting regional legislative assemblies, ending his months-long protest, to mount further…

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Chiang Kai-shek’s great-grandson claims key Taiwan poll win

Chiang Kai-shek’s great-grandson declared victory in the race to be mayor of Taiwan’s capital, as the ruling party suffered a…

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Brazil school shooting toll rises to four after teacher death

BRAZIL– The death toll from a twin school shooting in Brazil rose to four on Saturday after a teacher wounded…

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Next Covid-19 strain may be more dangerous, lab study shows

A South African laboratory study using Covid-19 samples from an immunosupressed individual over six months showed that the virus evolved…

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World’s biggest nuclear-fusion project faces delays as component cracks

Cracks in a key silver-lined component are creating new delays and cost overruns in the $23 billion project to prove…

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Crypto’s brutal slump has finally caught up with Bitcoin ATMs

Amherst County, Virginia, doesn’t have a hospital. It does have a Bitcoin ATM. It’s inside the Dogwood Express Market, a…

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