Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Obama arrives in Japan for tension-filled Asia trip

TOKYO: US President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating...

Children affected most by Myanmar fighting: UN

UNITED NATIONS: An estimated 1,000 children are among people forced to leave their temporary homes amid the fighting...

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Indian polls enter crucial phase

Indian elections are set to enter a crucial stage from now with 117 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats to be put to vote today.

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Obama fulfils sushi dreams

TOKYO: US President Barack Obama dined on Wednesday at a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant — a revered spot with three...

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Brazil praises US for relaxing grip on internet

SAO PAULO: Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease...

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Bahrain to deport Sistani’s representative

MANAMA: Bahrain’s interior ministry says the Gulf state has decided to deport a leading Shia cleric in a move that...

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Sri Lanka to send back UK tourist with Buddha tattoo

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an...

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Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings ‘shared pain’

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered an unprecedented, conciliatory message to...

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US visa denial: UN body fails to take action on Iran’s complaint

UNITED NATIONS: A committee of the UN General Assembly has decided not to take any action on the US refusal to grant...

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West should work with Russia against radical Islam, says Blair

LONDON: Western leaders should set aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the growing threat ...

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Iraqi officials targeted; violence kills 13

BAGHDAD: Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister’s convoy on...

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WHO hits back at vaccine deniers

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation hit back on Wednesday against vaccine deniers who claim that immunisation is...

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All the world’s a stage for Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

LONDON: William Shakespeare’s plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary of...

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