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Middle class wiped out: Half of Myanmar’s people forced into poverty by civil war, UN report finds
Middle East

Middle class wiped out: Half of Myanmar’s people forced into poverty by civil war, UN report finds

CNN  —  Once considered among the most promising economies in Southeast Asia with a growing middle class, Myanmar is now…
China concerns bring new unity to once-turbulent US-Japan-Philippines relationship ahead of major White House summit
World

China concerns bring new unity to once-turbulent US-Japan-Philippines relationship ahead of major White House summit

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —  Colonization, bloodshed, war crimes, occupation, controversial military bases. These are all issues intertwined in the…
Japan’s Kishida warns world at ‘historic turning point’ as he touts US alliance ahead of Biden summit
World

Japan’s Kishida warns world at ‘historic turning point’ as he touts US alliance ahead of Biden summit

Tokyo CNN  —  Spiraling geopolitical tensions have pushed the world to a “historic turning point” and are forcing Japan to…
Taiwan earthquake: Hundreds still awaiting rescue, death toll rises to 13
World

Taiwan earthquake: Hundreds still awaiting rescue, death toll rises to 13

Taipei, Taiwan CNN  —  Around 400 people are still stranded and awaiting rescue in Taiwan after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake…
Dozens rescued after major Taiwan quake but more than 600 still cut off
World

Dozens rescued after major Taiwan quake but more than 600 still cut off

CNN  —  Rescue teams Thursday were trying to reach more than 600 people in eastern Taiwan following the strongest earthquake…
Dozens trapped in tunnels after Taiwan’s strongest quake in 25 years kills at least seven
World

Dozens trapped in tunnels after Taiwan’s strongest quake in 25 years kills at least seven

Taipei, Taiwan CNN  —  Rescuers in Taiwan scrambled to free dozens of people trapped in highway tunnels after the island was struck…
North Korea tests missile, Seoul says, ahead of vote seen as gauge of support for hardline South Korean leader
World

North Korea tests missile, Seoul says, ahead of vote seen as gauge of support for hardline South Korean leader

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —  North Korea test-fired a presumed intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, its latest…
‘No force’ can stop China’s tech progress, Xi Jinping tells Dutch PM
Technology

‘No force’ can stop China’s tech progress, Xi Jinping tells Dutch PM

Hong Kong CNN  —  Chinese leader Xi Jinping has told Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte that “no force can stop China’s…
Chinese workers killed in suicide bomb blast as Pakistan grapples with attacks on Beijing’s interests
World

Chinese workers killed in suicide bomb blast as Pakistan grapples with attacks on Beijing’s interests

Islamabad CNN  —  Five Chinese workers and their local driver were killed in a suicide bomb blast in northwest Pakistan on…
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