Bangladesh returns ‘lost’ Myanmar soldier

COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh forces handed back on Sunday (Mar 3) a Myanmar soldier more than two months after he strayed across the border into a jungle in the Muslim-majority nation, a senior official said. Aung Bo Bo Thein, 30, was detained by Bangladeshi security forces on Jan 24 near the southern town of Naikhongchhari, Brigadier General Sajedur Rahman […]

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US wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane

ISLAMABAD: The United States is “seeking information” on whether Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, the US Embassy in Islamabad said on Sunday (Mar 3), which may violate the F-16 sale agreements between Washington and Pakistan. READ: Pakistan returns Indian pilot shot down over Kashmir in ‘peace gesture’ Advertisement Pakistan says it did […]

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Not easy to fix 60-year-old system left by previous govt: Malaysia DPM Wan Azizah

PERMATANG PAUH, Penang: It is not easy to repair a 60-year-old system left behind by Malaysia’s previous government, said Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah on Sunday (Mar 3).  The new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government also needs time to fix it, said the minister.  Advertisement READ: Abuses pushed Malaysia’s debt over RM1 trillion, says PM Mahathir READ: Malaysian government hopeful […]

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Trump asks China to lift tariffs on US farm products

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said he had asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agricultural products because trade talks were progressing well. He also delayed plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday, as previously scheduled. Advertisement “I have asked China to immediately remove all Tariffs on our agricultural […]

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