FREIGHT PLANE CRASHES NEAR SOMALI CAPITAL. A A300 cargo plane carrying supplies for African Union troops crash-landed outside Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Oct 12, 2015. The the Egyptian-owned transport plane went down in Arbiska, a district situated 18km outside the capital, after making several unsuccessful passes over the seafront airport. Two of the six crew members suffered light in... Read More
MERCEDES-PETRONAS CROWNED F1 CONSTRUCTORS CHAMPIONSHIP. Mercedes-Petronas Lewis Hamilton of Britain and takes the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 12, 2014. Mercedes-Petronas won the constructors' championship after Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen was handed a 30-second post-race penalty at the Russian Grand P... Read More
MALAYSIA CLAIM LAST SPOT IN SEMIS IN ASEAN FUTSAL. Malaysian players in blue white jersey playing against Singapore players in all red attire during 2015 AFF Futsal Championship in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct 12, 2015. Malaysia snatched the final spot in the semi-finals of the AFF Futsal Championship defeating Singapore 5-0 at the Bangkok Arena. They will join favourites Thailand, Australia a... Read More
MALAYSIA TACKLING WITH HAZE. Malaysia Director of the Meteorological department Johor state, Azmirzudi Hahim (right) with an AF Jets "rain maker", and checking the beacon containing saline solution for a cloud seeding with a light aircraft at Sultan Ismail International Airport in Johor bahru on Oct 12, 2015. Malaysia is tackling haze caused by forest fires in Indonesia. Photo courtesy Berna... Read More
HOCKEY: MALAYSIA AND ARGENTINA IN A 2-2 DRAW. Malaysia players Shamsul Muhammad (left) in a tussle with Argentine player Colado Franco (second,left) during Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament in Johor Baharu, Malaysia on Oct 12, 2015. Malaysia and Argentina shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw on the second day of the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament. Photo courtesy Bernama images ... Read More
HUNDREDS GATHER AT FUNERAL OF TURKISH BOMB VICTIMS, CHANTING ANTI-GOVERNMENT SLOGANS. Hundreds chanting anti-government slogans marched to a mosque in Diyarbakir, Turkey on Oct 12, 2015, for the funeral of several of the victims that were killed in the double suicide bombing in Ankara. Two powerful bombs exploded at a peace rally near the main train station in Ankara on Saturday morning, kil... Read More
INDIA: MUMBAI MAN COMES BACK FROM THE DEAD. Prakash rests in the hospital's intensive care unit in Mumbai, India on Oct 12, 2015. The patient woke up in a morgue minutes before his autopsy was about to start after doctors mistakenly declared him dead. Prakash 45-year-old man was found unconscious at a bus depot in Mumbai, India, after apparently suffering from an ear infection and malnutriti... Read More
VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL IN THAILAND. A paper offering is burned on the first day of the Vegetarian Festival, also known as the Nine Emperor Gods Festival, at a temple in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct 12, 2015. Thailand's annual 10-day Vegetarian Festival runs Oct 12 to 21 this year. The festival which has Chinese origins, is held during the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is believed to c... Read More
DPRK CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE RULING WORKERS' PARTY. Fireworks over the Taedong River as part of 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea on Oct 12, 2015. Photo courtesy KCNA ... Read More
WORLD PEOPLE'S CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE IN BOLIVIA. Ecuador president Rafael Correa, Bolivia President Evo Morales and Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro during 2nd World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Defense of Life in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Oct 12, 2015. The people's summit, which concluded Monday afternoon, produced a 12-point declaration that will be presented during the C... Read More
INDIA: BRAZILIAN SOCCER STAR PELE UNVEILING HIS OWN STATUE. Legendary Brazilian soccer player Pele speaks after unveiling his own statue during an interactive session with students at the NSHM Knowledge Campus in Kolkata, India on Oct 12, 2015. Photo courteys Rupak De Chowdhuri ... Read More
INDIAN, CHINESE ARMY KICK OFF ANTI-TERRORISM EXERCISE. Soldiers carry the Indian Tricolour during commencement of the India-China joint exercise 'Hand-in-Hand 2015' at Kunming Military Academy in Yunnan Province of China on Oct 12, 2015. The exercise is to develop joint operating capability, share useful experience in counter-terrorism operations and to promote friendly exchanges between th... Read More
RACHEL HARRADENCE FROM NEW ZEALAND IS MISS COSMOPOLITAN WORLD 2015. Miss cosmopolitan winner Rachel Harradence from New Zealand, center, and 1st runner-up Monique Song from South Korea, right and 2nd runner-up Kohinoor Kaur from Malaysia, left during the Miss Cosmopolitan World in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Oct 9, 2015. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More
MALAYSIA: 2015 NATIONAL SPORTS DAY CELEBRATIONS. Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak (second, left) and wife Rosmah Mansor 'warming up' before the launch of the 2015 National Sports Day celebrations at UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia on Oct 10, 2015. With them are Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (second, right), Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh (third right, behind Najib... Read More
GOLF: JESSICA WINS THE 2015 SIME DARBY LPGA MALAYSIA. Jessica Korda from the United States with her winning trophy at the KL Golf & Country club (KLGCC), Malaysia on Oct 11, 2015. Jessica won the 2015 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Golf Championship to clinch her first LPGA Tour title of the year. The 22-year-old daughter of former Czech tennis professional Petr Korda concluded the tournament with... Read More
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TEHRAN, Oct 13 (NNN-DPA) -- Iran's parliament on Tuesday approved the nuclear deal struck with six world powers in July, local media reported.
The historic accord eased years of tensions between Tehran and Western powers suspicious that its nuclear programme is geared to produce a bomb - an ...
AMMAN, Jordan, Oct 13 (NNN-PETRA) - Jordan Minister of Finance, Umayya Toukan, called on the international community to allocate more support to Jordan, to ease the burden of the Syrian refugees' crisis.
The minister made the remarks, during his participation in the Deauville Partnership’s financial ministers meetings, currently taking ...
PRETORIA, Oct. 13 (NNN-SAnews) --Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says African countries have made significant strides in all dimensions of human development, comparable with other regions of the world.
Oliphant said in 2014, 17 out of 52 African countries achieved high and medium levels of human development.
LIMA, Oct. 13. (NNN-ANDINA) -- At the regional level, Latin America’s financial situation, hit by international turbulence, will manage to improve, Peru’s Central Reserve Bank Chairman Julio Velarde affirmed during his final participation at the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG/IMF on Sunday. "There ...