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Landslide kills 9 people in northern China

Beijing, Apr 30 : A landslide in northern China trapped and killed nine people Monday morning beneath the falling earth. More than a hundred firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff were sent to the scene in Shanxi province, the Luliang municipal government said on its official social media account. The landslide hit shortly before 5 a.m., the post noted. Rescuers ...

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Double Kabul suicide bombing kills 25, including journalists

Kabul, Apr 30 : A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, the Afghan police said. At least 45 people were wounded in the twin attacks, according to Kabul police spokesman, Hashmat Stanekzai, who also added that four policemen were among those ...

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Israeli says 3 Palestinian infiltrators from Gaza killed

Jerusalem, Apr 30 : Israeli troops fatally shot two Palestinians who infiltrated the country from Gaza and attacked soldiers with explosives Sunday night, and in a separate incident killed another Palestinian who tried to breach the border, the military said. Another Palestinian was detained in the latter incident, and two more were caught trying to cross the border in a ...

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Asylum-seekers in Mexico snub warnings of stern US response

Tijuana, Apr 29 : U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children and detention for many months. They say they want to prepare them for the worst possible outcome. “We are the bearers of horrible news,” Los Angeles ...

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Suspected jihadists kill 40 civilians in northeast Mali

  Bamako, Apr 29 : A governor in Mali says suspected jihadists have killed at least 40 civilians in two attacks near the country’s border with Niger, where attacks have increased in the past year. Menaka Gov. Daouda Maiga said Saturday that gunmen on motorbikes staged the assaults Thursday and Friday. He said Fulani members of Islamic State Greater Sahara ...

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12 killed, 6 injured in road accident in India

NEW DELHI, April 28, 2018 : At least 12 people were killed and six others injured Saturday after a passenger vehicle carrying them rammed into a stationary goods truck in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The accident took place during morning on a highway at Lakhimpur Kheri district, about 129 km north of Lucknow, the capital ...

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Singapore PM: ASEAN growing closer to China and India

Singapore, Apr 28 : Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore prime minister said Saturday. Addressing the summit of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that regional economic growth was under threat because the political mood ...

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Campaigning starts in Malaysia’s May 9 election race

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 28 : Campaigning formally started Saturday for Malaysia’s May 9 general elections that will determine if scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak’s coalition can extend nearly 61 years of unbroken rule against an unprecedented challenge led by nonagenarian former strongman Mahathir Mohamad. Scores of election candidates submitted nomination papers at their home constituencies, paving the way for the ...

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Central American asylum seekers get legal aid near US border

Tijuana, Apr 28 : About 20 volunteer U.S. lawyers gave legal workshops Friday just across the border in Mexico to Central American asylum seekers who traveled in a “caravan” that has been harshly criticized by President Donald Trump. Journalists were not allowed inside the sessions for about 300 migrants that took place at a civic group’s office, at Tijuana’s largest ...

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Korea glorifies summit with South; analysts less sure

Goyang, Apr 28 : North Korea’s state media on Saturday trumpeted leader Kim Jong Un’s “immortal achievement” a day after he met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and repeated past vows to remove nuclear weapons from the peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War. Despite the bold declarations, the leaders failed to provide any new measures ...

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