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India election: Second phase of polls to witness 845 candidates in fray in Tamil Nadu

By Shakir Husain NEW DELHI, April 17 (NNN-BERNAMA) — More than 157 million people, including 59 million in the southern…

Photo Exhibition Kicks Off In Ulan Bator To Celebrate China-Mongolia Friendship

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia, April 17 (NNN-MONGOLIA WEB) -A photo exhibition, celebrating the long-standing friendship between China and Mongolia kicked off…

Over 30 People Die In Dust Storm, Heavy Rains In India

NEW DELHI, India, April 17 (NNN-PTI) – Over 30 people died and many more injured, in un-seasonal rains, accompanied by…

Over 20 Militants Killed, 21 Villages Recaptured In Afghan Province

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, April 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) – At least 21 militants have been killed and 21 villages recaptured, over the past…

Five Killed, 13 Injured In S. Korea As Man Launches Dagger Attack Following Arson

SEOUL, S. Korea, April 17 (NNN-YNA) – Five people were killed and 13 others injured, as a man indiscriminately stabbed…

Foreigners Departing Singapore No Longer Have To Stamp Passport Beginning Monday

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, April 17 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing…

May 17 Mention For Former PM Najib’s RM27-Mln Money-Laundering Case

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The High Court Wednesday fixed May 17 for mention of the case of former…

Syria’s Assad Blasts U.S. Designation Of Iranian Guards As Terror Organisation

DAMASCUS, Syria, April 17 (NNN-SANA) – Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, denounced the recent U.S. move, to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolution…

Chinese Company Starts Drilling 1st Oil Well In Iraq’s Diyala Province

BAGHDAD, Iraq, April 17 (NNN-XINHUA) – A Chinese company, on Tuesday, started drilling the first oil well in Iraq’s eastern…

Polls open in Indonesia’s biggest-ever election

Indonesian women show their ink-stained fingers after casting vote in Jakarta. Photo courtesy of Antara JAKARTA, April 17 (NNN-Xinhua) —…