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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Experts To Share Thai Insights At Sydney Conference

Leading Thai and international researchers will meet in Sydney to discuss the development and decay of Thailand's party politics and how politicians may be able to break through this impasse.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Iranian Navy Ready To Boost Security In International Waters

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country's navy is ready to help boost security in international waters.

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13 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

WHO Declares Thailand, 10 Southeast Asia Countries Polio-Free

The World Health Organisation has declared Thailand and 10 other countries in Southeast Asia polio-free, Thai News Agency reported.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Obama To Underscore Continued Focus On Asia In Upcoming Trip

WASHINGTON, April 19 -- US President Barack Obama's trip to Asia next week is an important opportunity for him to underscore continued US focus on the region, Xinhua news agency quoted the White House as saying Friday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodia, U.S. To Conduct Joint Military Drill Beginning Next Week

PHNOM PENH, April 18 -- Cambodia and the United States will conduct the 2014 Angkor Sentinel joint military exercise next week to build capacity for Cambodian armed forces and bolster bilateral military ties.

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Malaysian National News Agency

South African Central Bank Fines Country's Four Big Banks

The South African Reserve Bank has fined the country's four big banks 125 million Rand collectively.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ukraine Wants ICC To Probe Deaths Of Protesters

Ukraine's new government has asked the Intentional Criminal Court to investigate civilian deaths during protests that led to the ouster of former president Viktor Yanukovych, Xinhua news agency reported citing local media on Friday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

South Africa Appeals Court Reinstates Corruption Charges Against Ex-Crime Intelligence Boss

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has set aside a High Court ruling to withdraw charges of fraud and corruption against former Police Crime Intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thai Health Authorities On High Alert Over MERS

The Ministry of Public Health has cautioned public health offices nationwide to be on alert over the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus particularly travellers from 11 countries where cases of the virus have been reported, Thai News Agency reported.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

White House Mourns Death Of Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

WASHINGTON, April 18 -- The White House on Thursday mourned the death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombia's Nobel-winning writer famed for his novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude", Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Fifth Phase Of India's Elections Begins In 12 States

The fifth phase of India's Lok Sabha elections kicks off Wednesday with 121 constituencies in 12 states going to the polls, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Has Potential To Become Asean's Largest Auto Parts Producer: Association President

Thailand has potential to become the largest producer of auto parts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , Thai News Agency reported quoting Thai Sub-contracting Promotion Association president Somkiart Chupakcharoen as saying on Wednesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Russian Traveller Covers 7,438 Miles On Solo Trip Across Pacific

VLADIVOSTOK, April 17 -- The rowboat of world-famous Russian traveller Fyodor Konyukhov, who is crossing the Pacific Ocean on a solo rowing voyage, has already covered more than 12,000 kilometres or 7,438 nautical miles, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

New Snake Species Found At Mt. Everest

Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of a brown pit viper in the largest scientific study on wildlife since the 1970s at Mt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Wild Weather Floods Roads, Cuts Power In New Zealand

WELLINGTON, April 17 -- Thousands of people were without power throughout New Zealand's Northland and Auckland regions as a band of wild wet weather moves down the country on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Spanish Regions Have Highest Unemployment Rate In EU

The Spanish regions of Andalusia, Ceuta, Melilla, the Canary Islands and Extremadura had the highest unemployment rate in the entire European Union in 2013, the EU's official statistics agency Eurostat said Tuesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Australia To Develop Asia Region Funds Passport

The Australian government has released the internationally negotiated consultation paper on the Asia Region Funds Passport for public consultation, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Iran Keen On Dialogue, Constructive Interaction With UAE - Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif on Tuesday underlined dialogue and constructive interaction with the United Arab Emirates , Iran's IRNA reported.

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400,000 Households In Philippine Capital Face Water Supply Disruption

Some 400,000 households in a large part of the Philippine capital city and neighbouring Cavite province will experience water supply interruptions from Wednesday to Saturday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

UAE Red Crescent Team Assesses Needs In Haiyan-hit Regions In The Philippines

The Red Crescent Authority team from United Arab Emirates is in the Philippines to assess humanitarian needs of areas and population affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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