FLYING CAR

FLYING CAR. AeroMobil displays its latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco on April 20, 2017. Wings of the light frame plane can be folded back. A Slovakia-based company unveiled the commercial design for a flying car priced at more than US$1 million Thursday, saying it was ready for pre-orders with first deliveries expected by later this year. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

CELEBRATION IN PAKISTAN AS TOP COURT REJECTS CALL TO DISQUALIFY PRIME MINISTER

CELEBRATION IN PAKISTAN AS TOP COURT REJECTS CALL TO DISQUALIFY PRIME MINISTER. Supporters of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate following the Supreme Court’s decision in Lahore, Pakistan April 20, 2017. Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled there is insufficient evidence to force Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition, but has ordered fu... Read More

INDIA: SUWORI TRIBAL FESTIVAL IN ASSAM

INDIA: SUWORI TRIBAL FESTIVAL IN ASSAM. An Indian tribal woman reacts after an earthen pot filled with water falls off her head during a 100-meter sprint event with water pots on heads, in the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko, Assam, India on April 20, 2017. 'Suwori' is a spring festival which has been locally celebrated at Boko, Assam for almost a century. This festival is similar to Assam's B... Read More

J025: ASTEROID IS LARGEST SINCE 2004 TO PASS CLOSE TO EARTH

J025: ASTEROID IS LARGEST SINCE 2004 TO PASS CLOSE TO EARTH. An artist's impression of the asteroid. An asteroid up to a mile wide has passed by Earth Nasa says on April 20, 2017, giving stargazers a rare treat. The asteroid, known as J025, was the largest to come so close to our planet for the past 13 years. It passed within 1.1 million miles - just five times as far away from Earth as the ... Read More

COLOMBIA LANDSLIDE KILLS 17

COLOMBIA LANDSLIDE KILLS 17. People and rescue agencies look for bodies in a destroyed area after mudslides, caused by heavy rains led several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks onto buildings and roads, in Manizales, Colombia April 20, 2017. At least 17 people died and an unknown number of people still missing. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

DEMONSTRATIONS IN VENEZUELA'S EASTERN CARACAS

DEMONSTRATIONS IN VENEZUELA'S EASTERN CARACAS. An injured man is attended to by members of the Bolivarian National Police as protests continue in Caracas, Venezuela's capital on April 20, 2017. The Bolivarian National Police, using tear gas, tried to disperse protests against the government of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro. Picture courtesy Agencies. ... Read More

ONE POLICE OFFICER KILLED, TWO OTHERS SEVERELY INJURED IN PARIS SHOOTING

ONE POLICE OFFICER KILLED, TWO OTHERS SEVERELY INJURED IN PARIS SHOOTING. The police closed the Champs-Élysées, Paris on April 20, 2017, after a gunman killed a policeman and wounded two others in Paris. The gunman, armed with a machine gun, got out of a car and opened fire at the police officers in front of a store on a street, media reports quoted a witness as saying. He then began running ... Read More

MALAYSIA: PUBLISH ASIA MEDIA INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

MALAYSIA: PUBLISH ASIA MEDIA INDUSTRY CONFERENCE. A dancer in Sabah tribal costume reads a newspaper on the floor as Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak delivers his keynote address at the Publish Asia media industry conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 19, 2017. Photo courtesy Mohd Rasfan ... Read More

PERU: PRESIDENT KUCZYNSKI HONORS CHAVIN DE HUANTAR COMMANDOS

PERU: PRESIDENT KUCZYNSKI HONORS CHAVIN DE HUANTAR COMMANDOS. Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski participates in a ceremony to decorate the members of the military operation 'Chavin de Huantar' on the occasion of its 20th anniversary, in Lima, Peru, 19 April 2017. During the operation 72 hostages kidnapped by the revolutionary Tupac Amaru Movement (MRTA in Spanish) who were held at the Ja... Read More

BLUE LOBSTER IN FRANCE

BLUE LOBSTER IN FRANCE. A blue lobster at Oceanopolis, a sea center in Brest, west of France on April 19, 2017. Scientists say that this specimen is extremely rare : one lobster among 2 or 3 millions is of blue color. This color is due to a genetic anomaly that develops an excess of crustacyanine, name of this blue pigment. Photo courtesy Fred Tanneau ... Read More

INDONESIA: INCUMBENT JAKARTA GOVERNOR CONCEDES DEFEAT IN ELECTIONS

INDONESIA: INCUMBENT JAKARTA GOVERNOR CONCEDES DEFEAT IN ELECTIONS. Incumbent Christian governor of Indonesia's capital Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or nickname Ahock conceded defeat to Muslim backed candidate and former education minister Anies Baswedan in elections for governor of the capital. A representative selection of votes surveyed by several pollsters, showed Purnama on 42 percent... Read More

VENEZUELA GOVT SUPPORT MARCH AS THE OPPOSITION RALLIED

VENEZUELA GOVT SUPPORT MARCH AS THE OPPOSITION RALLIED. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in screen 3rd, left, attends a demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela's capital, on April 19, 2017. Government supporters marched in the Bolivar avenue as the opposition rallied in several cities in the country. Photo courtesy AVN News ... Read More

VENEZUELA ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS

VENEZUELA ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS. A demonstrator holds a Molotov cocktail during clashes with police during protests in Caracas, Venezuela's capital on April 19,2017. Police, using tear gas, dispersed protesters in the center of Caracas. Venezuela is the scene of massive protests for both government supporters and opposition groups heightening tension in the country. Photo courtesy AVN News... Read More

7 MILLION TULIPS BLOOMING IN NETHERLANDS

7 MILLION TULIPS BLOOMING IN NETHERLANDS. Tourists visit Keukenhof spring garden in Lisse, 20 kilometers from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Keukenhof has more than 7 million bulbs in bloom this spring, with a total of 800 varieties of tulips. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

ICEBERG IN CANADA TALLER THAN ONE THAT SANK TITANIC SHIP DRAWS TOURISTS TO NEWFOUNDLAND TOWN

ICEBERG IN CANADA TALLER THAN ONE THAT SANK TITANIC SHIP DRAWS TOURISTS TO NEWFOUNDLAND TOWN. Residents view the first iceberg of the season as it passes the South Shore, also known as "Iceberg Alley", near Ferryland Newfoundland on April 19, 2017. An iceberg taller than the one which sank the Titanic ship has made a small town in Canada's Newfoundland a top tourist destination over the Easte... Read More

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ASIA
SOUTH KOREA, US IN TALKS OVER JOINT DRILLS WITH USS CARL VINSON

SEOUL, April 24 (NNN-CNA)--South Korea said on Monday it was in talks about holding joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group, as U.S. President Donald Trump called the leaders of Japan and China amid fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test.

Trump was due to call ...

MIDDLE EAST
SAUDI, EGYPTIAN FMS REAFFIRM COMMON VIEWS OVER REGIONAL CONFLICTS

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Apr 24 (NNN-SPA) - Saudi and Egyptian Foreign Ministers, Adel Al-Jubeir and Sameh Shukri, respectively, said, Sunday, they shared common views, regarding a host of regional issues ...

AFRICA
UGANDAN PRESIDENT URGES AFRICAN LEADERS TO DISTILL POSITION ON DEVELOPMENT

BAHIR DAR, ETHIOPIA, April 24 (NNN-NEW VISION) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and to thoroughly discuss and distill ...

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
POLICE FIND 10 BODIES IN MASS GRAVE IN SOUTHERN MEXICO

MEXICO CITY, April 24 (NNN-EFE)-- At least 10 bodies were found this weekend in a clandestine grave in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Guerrero state Attorney General’s Office ...

EUROPE
CENTRIST MACROS, FAR-RIGHT LE PEN ADVANCE TO FRENCH RESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF ELECTION

PARIS, April 24 (NNN-XINHUA) -- Centrist candidate and former minister of economy Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen came out on top in the first round of ...