World Mon, 23 Jul 2018 19:57:30 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Israeli Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians In West Bank

RAMALLAH -- Israeli troops early Monday detained 16 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source, reported Jordanian news agency Petra.

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At Least 11 Killed As Suicide Attack Hits Nigerian Mosque

ABUJA (Nigeria) -- At least 11 dead bodies have been evacuated following a suicide attack on a local mosque in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno early Monday, Xinhua reported, quoting local residents.

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Thai Police Seize Almost 10 Million Meth Tablets

BANGKOK -- A record haul of nearly 10 million methamphetamine tablets was seized Sunday in the northern outskirts of Bangkok, said a police general.

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Two Senior Taliban Commanders Killed In Eastern Afghanistan

KABUL -- Two senior Taliban commanders were killed in a well coordinated operation  by Afghan security forces in the eastern province of Kapisa, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.

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Trump Reacts To Remarks By Iran President

TEHRAN -- US President Donald Trump, in a new tweet on Monday, has reacted to recent remarks by the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani who had warned Washington against taking a hostile approach towards Iran, reported Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

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Thai Police Foil Major Attempt To Smuggle Drugs Into M'sia

Lt Gen Sommai Kongvisaisuk.

BANGKOK – A major attempt to smuggle 400 kg of "Ice" (Crystal Methaphetamine) and 77kg of Heroine worth billions of Thai Baht to Malaysia was foiled by the country's Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB).

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Temperature Hits Record High Near Tokyo

TOKYO -- The temperature in Kumagaya, a city in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo, hit a record high of 41.1 degrees Celsius around 2 pm local time on Monday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), reported Xinhua.

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Chilling Video Shows Toronto Gunman, In Black, Firing Shots That Killed 1

Pic: Twitter

Hours after a shooting took place outside a restaurant in Toronto which left one dead and 13 injured, a short video uploaded on Twitter shows the alleged gunman opening fire.

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Record-Setting Heatwave In Japan Kills Dozens As Temps Soar To 40C


With torrential rain and punishing heat, devastating weather has afflicted Japan for much of July.

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3 In China Detained For Cutting Down Endangered Yew Trees

CHENGDU -- Three people have been detained for allegedly cutting down endangered Chinese yew trees, Xinhua reported, quoting forestry police in southwest China's Sichuan Province Monday.

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