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State of emergency declared in Maldives

The move, which gives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom power to arrest and detain people, refle..

Cobalt mining, China, and the fight for Congo’s minerals

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is attempting to cash in on a 270% surge in price for cob..

Actor says it’s time to leave Afghan capital as attacks increase

The operation to remove the bullet from Hashimi's chest is scheduled to take place overseas. Th..

ISIS vs. Taliban in battle for brutality

More than 130 people have been killed in four attacks over the past nine days, starting with a deadl..

China facing consequences of one-child policy

Between 1949 and 1976, China’s population had almost doubled from 540 to 940 million. Naturally, the..

China’s largest cities drop in population after mass displacement

On Jan. 24, China officially announced that the population of China’s two largest cities, Beijing an..

Philippine strongman tells Myanmar leader: Ignore ‘noisy’ activists

Speaking to a business forum in New Delhi, the strongman said he pitied Suu Kyi, who has been critic..

US, South Korea to resume military exercises after Winter Olympics

The US and South Korea agreed to put the annual military drills on hold after North and South Korea ..

Police arrest suspect

Authorities in the city of Kasur in eastern Punjab province announced the detention of a 24-year-old..

U.S. training Army for tunnel combat in North Korea

Despite recent moves ostensibly aimed towards peaceful diplomacy with North Korea, the U.S. military..

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