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VOA: Thai Teen Faces Jail for Allegedly Defaming King

A 16-year-old Thai is potentially facing jail for allegedly defaming the country's King Maha Vajiralongkorn by wearing a crop top, as Thailand’s...

NPR: Boats And Bull Markets: Indicators Of The Week

On Indicators of the week, Stacey and Cardiff each share a particularly striking indicator they found over the past week, after a...

VOA: In France, a Woman’s ‘Emancipation Journey’ Triggers Death Threats

Becoming a “free French woman” hasn’t been easy for Claire Koç, a 37-year-old French TV presenter and daughter of Turkish immigrant parents....

Reuters: Ukraine procurement agency says cannot accept first batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine

Ukraine’s state Medical Procurement Agency (MPA) said on Wednesday it cannot accept the first batch of China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine because the...

Reuters: U.S., EU to cooperate on China dialogue, Russia challenge: statement

The United States and Europe have agreed to relaunch a bilateral dialogue on China and work together to address Russia’s “challenging behavior,”...

NPR: It ‘Might Take Weeks’ To Free Ship Stuck In Suez Canal, Salvage Company Says

Eight large tugboats were continuing a struggle to free a giant container ship lodged crossways in the Suez Canal after the vessel...

VOA: Afghan Leader Demands Iranian Oil in Exchange for River Water

ISLAMABAD - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday that his country is committed to give Iran its due share of water under...

VOA: Protesters Approach Myanmar Armed Forces Day With Caution

Myanmar’s military continues its violent pushback against anti-coup protests, more than seven weeks after it forcibly took control of the country. Since the...

VOA: Bodies Recovered From Site of Massive Fire at Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

The United Nations refugee agency says the bodies of 15 people have been recovered in the rubble of a massive fire Monday...

VOA: India Migrants Who Fled Cities During Lockdown Return to Altered Reality

A year ago, India imposed one of the world’s strictest lockdowns resulting in an exodus of millions of domestic migrant workers from...

VOA: US, EU, Britain, Canada Impose Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Uyghurs

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on several Chinese officials for human rights abuses against the...

VOA: US Hits Myanmar Government with More Sanctions

The United States Monday announced sanctions against two more individuals and two entities linked to Myanmar’s military. In a...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...