KABUL: 24 KILLED, 10 INJURED IN SUICIDE CAR BOMB BLAST

KABUL: 24 KILLED, 10 INJURED IN SUICIDE CAR BOMB BLAST. Scene at bomb blast in Kabul where a suicide car bomb exploded in the Afghan capital killing 24 people an official said on July 24, 2017. According to an Afghan interior ministry spokesman, at least 42 were also injured in the blast.The attacker detonated a bomb in his car in a mainly Shia neighbourhood in the west of the city, the official s... Read More

MALAYSIA: IPOH'S LARGEST CULTURAL PARADE ENTERS BOOK OF RECORDS

MALAYSIA: IPOH'S LARGEST CULTURAL PARADE ENTERS BOOK OF RECORDS. Perak indigenous people perform during Ipoh Cultural Parade 2017 in Ipoh, Perak state, Malaysia on July 23, 2017. Ipoh Cultural Parade 2017 have earned a place in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR). The Perak Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCCI) was recognised for organising the Largest Cultural Parade. 2,296 individuals... Read More

EX-MALAPURA: MALAYSIA - SINGAPORE MILITARY EXERCISE

EX-MALAPURA: MALAYSIA - SINGAPORE MILITARY EXERCISE. A Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) crew during Malaysia-Singapore Exercise (Ex-Malapura) in Perak state, Malaysia on July 23, 2017. The annual Malaysia-Singapore Exercise (Ex-Malapura) involving the navies of both countries over the past three decades demonstrated a high level of confidence and trust between them. The drill involved shooting, flight... Read More

SPORTS: MALAYSIAN MIXED DOUBLES PAIR WIN FIRST CAREER TITLE IN RUSSIAN BADMINTON OPEN

SPORTS: MALAYSIAN MIXED DOUBLES PAIR WIN FIRST CAREER TITLE IN RUSSIAN BADMINTON OPEN. Malaysian Chan Peng Soon-Cheah Yee See (middle) on the podium to receive their medals for winning the Russian Open in Sport hall Olympic in Vladivostok, Russia on July 23, 2017. The pair won the Russian Open for their first career title. The world No. 152, competing in only their third tournament together defea... Read More

CHINA: UNMANNED STORE IN SHANGHAI

CHINA: UNMANNED STORE IN SHANGHAI. A customer shops at BingoBox, an unmanned store in east China's Shanghai, July 21, 2017. The 15-square meter store has no cashier, accepts self-assisted payments by quick response (QR) codes. Photo courtesy Xinhua ... Read More

EGYPT OPENS MILITARY BASE: LARGEST IN REGION

EGYPT OPENS MILITARY BASE: LARGEST IN REGION. Military students display their skills to mark the opening of the Mohamed Najib military base, the graduation of new graduates from military colleges, and the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the July 23 revolution at El Hammam City in the North Coast, in Marsa Matrouh, Egypt on July 22, 2017. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated t... Read More

EAST TIMOR VOTE RESULTS SHOW FRETILIN WINNING LARGEST SHARE

EAST TIMOR VOTE RESULTS SHOW FRETILIN WINNING LARGEST SHARE. The FRETILIN party's general-secretary, Mari Alkatiri, gives a speech to his suporters after winning the general legislative elections in Dili, East Timor on July 23, 2017. The head of the left-wing Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) on Sunday celebrated his party's victory in the former Portuguese colony's elec... Read More

ISRAELI EMBASSY IN JORDAN: SHOOTING LEAVES ONE DEAD

ISRAELI EMBASSY IN JORDAN: SHOOTING LEAVES ONE DEAD. Security officials approach the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan on July 23, 2017. A Jordanian man has been killed, and an Israeli and another Jordanian wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Jordan's capital Amman. The two Jordanians were working for a furniture firm and entered the embassy before the shooting, police said. Po... Read More

RARE BABY ELEPHANT DELIGHTS MEXICAN ZOO

RARE BABY ELEPHANT DELIGHTS MEXICAN ZOO. A two-month-old unnamed male baby elephant chases a bird at the African Safari Zoo in Puebla, Mexico on July 20, 2017. The 242-pound baby was born as a result of the Zoo's breeding program for the threatened species which was initiated some five years ago when it rescued nine elephants from Namibia. This baby is the happy result. Photo courtesy Agencies... Read More

MALAYSIAN GEAR UP FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES

MALAYSIAN GEAR UP FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES. The Malaysian ice hockey team during a practice session on 20 July 2017 in preparation for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games at in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Southeast Asian Games (also known as the SEA Games), is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the 10 countries of Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asian Games will take place bet... Read More

RAM NATH KOVIND IS THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF INDIA

RAM NATH KOVIND IS THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF INDIA. Newly elected president Ram Nath Kovind receives greetings from Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, in New Delhi, India on July 20, 2017. Ram Nath Kovind, the National Democratic Alliance's candidate, was elected as India's 14th president receiving an overwhelming majority of votes from the country's lawmakers. Kovind 71, defeated opposition... Read More

SPORTS: MALAYSIAN DIVER JUN HOONG WINS HISTORIC GOLD AT FINA AQUATICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

SPORTS: MALAYSIAN DIVER JUN HOONG WINS HISTORIC GOLD AT FINA AQUATICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. Cheong Jun Hoong of Malaysia competes in the Women's Diving 10m Platform Final of the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on July 19 2017. Jun Hoong won Malaysia’s first ever diving gold medal at the aquatics world championships in Budapest Wednesday in the women’s 10 metre platfo... Read More

SPORTS: FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

SPORTS: FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS. Mun Yee Leong of Malaysia competes in the women's diving 10m platform team finals of the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships in Duna Arena, Budapest, Hungary on July 19, 2017. Mun Yee finished fifth out of 19 pairs, scoring 356.75 points after six round of dives in the mixed 3m and 10m team event held at Duna Arena. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More

SPORTS: DEAFLYMPICS OPENS IN SAMSUN, TURKEY

SPORTS: DEAFLYMPICS OPENS IN SAMSUN, TURKEY. Turkish former deaf football player Ertugrul Bursa lights Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, on July 19, 2017. With more than 3,000 athletes from 97 countries, the 23rd Summer Deaflympics kicked off in northern Turkey's Samsun city. The participants, at the largest ever Deaflympics in history,... Read More

BELGIAN DOCTORS PIN HOPE ON LARGE BRAIN COLLECTION TO TREAT DISEASES

BELGIAN DOCTORS PIN HOPE ON LARGE BRAIN COLLECTION TO TREAT DISEASES. Belgian researcher Jeroen Schuermans holds a human brain, part of a collection of more than 3,000 brains that could provide insight into psychiatric diseases, at the psychiatric hospital in Duffel, Belgium on July 19, 2017. Stored in formaldehyde and tucked away in ordinary plastic containers in the basement of the hospital, som... Read More

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ASIA
24 KILLED, 42 INJURED IN KABUL CAR BOMBING



KABUL, Afghanisatn, July 24 (NNN-Agencies) -- Twenty four people were killed in a sucide bomb attack in the Afghan captal here, Abdul Wahab Azizi, Mohaqiq's chief of staff said.

Forty-two civilians were injured in the blast that took place in Kabul's Police ...

MIDDLE EAST
ONE KILLED, 2 INJURED IN SHOOT AT ISRAELI EMBASSY IN JORDAN


AMMAN, July 24 (NNN-Xinhua) -- A Jordanian was killed, another injured and a Israeli staffer at the Israeli embassy in Amman was also injured in a shooting inside the ...

AFRICA
KENYA AUG 8 ELECTIONS: PRES UHURU PLEDGES MILLIONS OF JOBS WITHIN FIVE YEARS

NAIROBI, July 24 (NNN-Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta who is seeking his re-election has pledged to create about 6.5 million extra quality jobs, especially for the youth, over the ...

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
UN ISSUES ALERT AFTER 240 COLOMBIANS FORCED TO FLEE HOMES

BOGOTA, July 24 (NNN-TELESUR)--Some 240 Colombians have been forced to flee violence from unidentified armed groups, a report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs revealed ...

EUROPE
CHINESE NAVAL FLEET IN GREECE FOR GOODWILL VISIT

ATHENS, July 24 (NNN-Xinhua) -- A Chinese naval fleet arrived Sunday at Piraeus port for a four-day friendly visit to Greece, conveying a message of friendship and cooperation.