HORSE FESTIVAL IN NEPAL

HORSE FESTIVAL IN NEPAL. The tail of an army horse is decorated during the Ghode Jatra festival, an annual horse festival in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 27, 2017. According to legend, the festival is held to celebrate the victory over a demon named Tundi and people believe that the clamor of horses hooves during the festival keeps the demon's spirit away. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

DROUGHT IN SOMALIA

DROUGHT IN SOMALIA. Displaced Somali women stand in a queue to receive food handouts in a camp, just outside Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, March, 27, 2017. Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives, according to the U.N. In recent months, aid agencies have been scaling up their efforts but they said more support is urgently needed to prevent the crisis from worsening. Photo courtesy Agen... Read More

TAMING WILD ANIMALS

TAMING WILD ANIMALS. Ralf, a one-year old red fox, is seen next to a rabbit after a training session which is a part of a programme of taming wild animals for research and interaction with visitors at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia on March 27, 2017. Ralf was born at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics (ICG) in Novosibirsk, which experimented on fox domestication thr... Read More

28TH SUMMIT OF THE ARAB LEAGUE

28TH SUMMIT OF THE ARAB LEAGUE. Overall view of the main hall at the 28th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan on March 27, 2017 where about 17 Arab leaders will participate. The summit will discuss human rights in the Arab world and ways to establish an Arab organization that provides humanitarian aid to refugees and displaced people. The summit ends March 29, 2017. Ph... Read More

CYCLONE DEBBIE MAKES LANDFALL IN QUEENSLAND

CYCLONE DEBBIE MAKES LANDFALL IN QUEENSLAND. Palm trees blown by strong winds as the weather worsens on Airlie Beach in Queensland, Australia on March 27, 2017. A cyclone carrying winds of up to 250km/h (155 mph) has battered the Australian holiday islands as it moves towards the Queensland coast. Thousands of people have been evacuated in preparation for Cyclone Debbie, a Category 4 storm. I... Read More

FRENCH PRES HOLLANDE IN MALAYSIA FOR TWO-DAY STATE VISIT

FRENCH PRES HOLLANDE IN MALAYSIA FOR TWO-DAY STATE VISIT. French President Francois Hollande, front, at the Bunga Raya Complex, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, to begin his two-day state visit to Malaysia starting March 27, 2017. Holand schedule to meet Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak. Both leaders are also scheduled to witness the signing of bilateral agreements and a memorandum... Read More

SEWOL DISASTER: SOUTH KOREA RAISES SUNKEN FERRY

SEWOL DISASTER: SOUTH KOREA RAISES SUNKEN FERRY. The sunken ferry Sewol on a semi-submersible transport vessel is seen during the salvage operation in waters off Jindo, South Korea, on March 26, 2017. Salvage crews towed the corroded 6,800-ton ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing Hide quoted text what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effo... Read More

BANGKOK: 250 COUPLES RACE IN THAILAND'S RUNNING OF THE BRIDES

BANGKOK: 250 COUPLES RACE IN THAILAND'S RUNNING OF THE BRIDES. Brides-to-be participate in the "Running of the Brides" race in a park in Bangkok, Thailand on March 26, 2017. Some 250 couples in wedding dresses and suits raced through a Bangkok park in the annual "Running of the Brides" to compete for US$28,000 in wedding prizes. The free Hide quoted text wedding package includes a gown for t... Read More

FERRARI'S SEBASTIAN VETTEL WINS AUSSIE FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX

FERRARI'S SEBASTIAN VETTEL WINS AUSSIE FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX. Runner-up Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) sprays champagne at winner Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel (R) as they celebrate on the podium after the Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 26, 2017. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

FRANCE'S PRES HOLLANDE IN SINGAPORE AT START OF ASIAN TOUR

FRANCE'S PRES HOLLANDE IN SINGAPORE AT START OF ASIAN TOUR. Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam, right and French President Francois Hollande, left at the state banquet hosted at the Istana in Singapore on March 26, 2017. Hollande arrived Sundaye, the first leg in the final foreign tour of his five-year term, which will take him to Malaysia and Indonesia. The tour ending Wednesday in Ja... Read More

YEMENIS PROTEST ON WAR'S SECOND ANNIVERSARY

YEMENIS PROTEST ON WAR'S SECOND ANNIVERSARY. A man waves traditional daggers, or Jambiyas, as he attends with supporters of the Houthi movement and Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh a rally to mark two years of the military intervention by the Saudi-led coalition, in Sanaa, Yemen March 26, 2017. Photo courtesy Khaled Abdullah ... Read More

CELEBRATIONS FOR HINDU NEW YEAR IN BALI

CELEBRATIONS FOR HINDU NEW YEAR IN BALI. Balinese people carry giant effigies in the form of the devil, whose local name is ‘Ogoh-ogoh’ during a parade before Nyepi Day, the Balinese Day of Silence, that marks the Balinese Hindu New Year in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia on March 26, 2017. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

MALAYSIA: ENDANGERED HAWKSBILL TURTLE FREED

MALAYSIA: ENDANGERED HAWKSBILL TURTLE FREED. Fisherman Abd Malik holding the critically endangered turtle which got trapped in his fishing net off Balik Pulau, Penang in Malaysia on March 26, 2017. The hawksbill turtle, caught in a fisherman’s net in waters off the shoreline in Penang state was later freed. Measuring 50cm long and 36cm wide and weighing about 10kg, the turtle is named hawks... Read More

THOUSANDS PROTEST CHILE'S PRIVATE PENSION SYSTEM

THOUSANDS PROTEST CHILE'S PRIVATE PENSION SYSTEM. A women chants slogan as another women takes a selfie during protest demonstrations against the country's controversial privatised pension system in Santiago, Chile on March 26, 2017. Thousands in Chile have taken part in demonstrations against the country's controversial privatised pension system. Demonstrators called on the socialist gov... Read More

LONDON: TRAFALGAR SQUARE VIGIL FOR VICTIMS OF WESTMINSTER ATTACK

LONDON: TRAFALGAR SQUARE VIGIL FOR VICTIMS OF WESTMINSTER ATTACK. From left, Acting Met Police Commissioner, Craig Mackey, Home Secretary Amber Rudd and London Mayor Sadiq Khan lighting candle on , right, in Trafalgar Square, London on March 23, 2017. Multi-faith leaders, residents, tourists, police and politicians gathered at the candlelit vigil in London's Trafalgar Square, which was led ... Read More

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ASIA
BREXIT WILL HAVE NO NEGATIVE IMPACT ON MALAYSIA'S EXPORTS TO UK, SAYS DON

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia March 28 (NNN-Bernama) – Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will not have any negative impact on Malaysia's exports as both countries have long established relations.

Professor Ian Barnes, Jean Monnet Professor of European Economic Integration Programme, said Malaysia-United ...

MIDDLE EAST
SAUDI ARABIA INTERCEPTS FOUR BALLISTIC MISSILES FROM YEMEN

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Mar 28 (NNN-SPA) - Saudi forces have destroyed four ballistic missiles, launched from Yemen, which were targeting two border cities, Al Arabiya local news reported on Tuesday.

AFRICA
AFRICA, CHINA CAN WORK TOGETHER TO REVITALIZE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AGENDA

NAIROBI, March 28 (NNN-Xinhua) -- There is need for China and its African allies to kick start a new dialogue aimed at revitalizing wildlife and ecological conservation in the ...

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
GUIANA, UNDER FRENCH COLONIAL RULE, GRIPPED BY GENERAL STRIKE

CAYENNE, Guiana, March 28 (NNN-TELESUR)-- French Guiana workers began a general strike Monday that closed schools, universities and shops across the territory, as a Black-run group and unions escalated their ...

EUROPE
FRANCE: ONE INJURED IN PROTEST AFTER CHINESE MAN SHOT DEAD BY POLICE

PARIS, March 28 (NNN-AGENCIES) -- French police officers used batons and tear gas as around 100 people from local Chinese community staged a protest against the killing of a ...

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