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 2018-04-23 22:39 

Gulf Times

Violence mars filing of nominations for West Bengal panchayat election...

There was widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups in several districts in West Bengal during filing of nominations for panchayat polls yesterday resulting in the death of at least one person in Birbhum district....

 2018-04-23 22:38 

Gulf Times

Sister blames police for Latvian woman's death...

The sister of a missing Latvian woman found dead last week said yesterday she believed it was a murder....

 2018-04-23 22:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel targets Syrian artillery after incoming mortar fire...

Israel fired at a Syrian artillery position Monday after a mortar round fell close to the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights, the army said....

 2018-04-23 22:35 

Gulf Times

Cavs, Wizards and Bucks even series...

LeBron James scored 32 points and Kyle Korver hit two clutch 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 104-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers, evening their first-round playoff series at two games apiece Sunday night in I...

 2018-04-23 22:34 

Gulf Times

Billions to rebuild post-quake Nepal are being misdirected...

Billions of dollars poured into Nepal after a powerful earthquake devastated the country three years ago is being misdirected towards building unnecessary new homes where old ones could have been salvaged, experts warn....

 2018-04-23 22:33 

Gulf Times

Predators close out Avalanche with rout...

It took a bit longer than many pundits anticipated, but the Nashville Predators are moving on to the second round of the NHL playoffs....

 2018-04-23 22:33 

Gulf Times

Trial run of tri-nation bus service flagged off...

A trial of bus service on Bangladesh-India-Nepal route has been flagged off, what is seen as a major development in cross border transport service among the three nations....

 2018-04-23 22:32 

Haaretz Daily

The Ticker: Property developer Aviv Group gearing up for initial public offering...

Clal rejects both offers for Jafora shares made by Kerur Kobi Alexander estimates Comverse affair cost him $130 million Shares end lower as dollar gains on shekel...

 2018-04-23 22:31 

Gulf Times

Court sends cricketer to police custody...

A Bangladeshi court yesterday sent a female cricketer to two-days' police custody after she was arrested with 14,000 pills of popular drug yaba, as methamphetamine is widely known in Asia, a senior police officer said....

 2018-04-23 22:31 

Press TV

Watch: Saudi air strikes kill at least 20 at Yemen wedding...

A video published on Monday, April 23, showed the aftermath of a Saudi-led air strike that killed at least 20 people at a wedding....

 2018-04-23 22:31 

Gulf Times

Giants' Belt lines out after 21-pitch at-bat...

Brandon Belt's home run Sunday ranks as his second-most notable at-bat of the game.The San Francisco Giants first baseman battled Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jaime Barria for 21 pitches in the first inning before lining out to right fielder Kole Calhou...

 2018-04-23 22:30 

Gulf Times

Lanka hopes to accelerate Chinese projects, says PM...

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said his government will work with China to accelerate ongoing projects and attract more Chinese investment in order to promote economic and social development in the island country....

 2018-04-23 22:29 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rouhani congratulates Cuban new president on his election...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani in message on Monday congratulated Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election as Cuban president, hoping that deep and friendly bonds between the two nations will continue during his tenure....

 2018-04-23 22:28 

Gulf Times

Catherine and William welcome baby boy...

Catherine, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy at a hospital in London yesterday, the third child for the British royal couple and now fifth in line to the throne....

 2018-04-23 22:23 

Haaretz Daily

The Ticker: Property developer Aviv Group gearing up for initial public offering...

Clal rejects both offers for Jafora shares made by Kerur Kobi Alexander estimates Comverse affair cost him $130 million Shares end lower as dollar gains on shekel...

 2018-04-23 22:23 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's 007 fixation...

The frightening message is that the world is a legitimate scene for mutual hits Palestinian, Israeli and each will cut down others according to its intelligence and operational capabilities...

 2018-04-23 22:22 

Gulf Times

Naidu rejects bid to impeach chief justice...

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday threw out an unprecedented bid to impeach the chief justice of the Supreme Court, rejecting accusations that the top judge in the world's largest democracy had abused his authority....

 2018-04-23 22:21 

Gulf Times

'L-G, not Jessica's sister, to decide convict's fate'...

A month after murdered model Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina Lall wrote to Tihar jail authorities that she had "forgiven" her killer Manu Sharma, ......

 2018-04-23 22:19 

Haaretz Daily

TechNation: IronSource to pay giant $250 million dividend...

Enlivex on way to raising $10 million for autoimmune treatments Global-e raises $20 million for e-commerce platform...

 2018-04-23 22:16 

Gulf Times

Stephen Lawrence Day to be held annually...

Theresa May has announced an annual Stephen Lawrence Day to be held each year on the anniversary of the teenager's murder....

 2018-04-23 22:15 

Haaretz Daily

TechNation: IronSource to pay giant $250 million dividend...

Enlivex on way to raising $10 million for autoimmune treatments Global-e raises $20 million for e-commerce platform...

 2018-04-23 22:14 

Haaretz Daily

If Zionist Union wants to save itself...

The alliance must drop internal elections in the old format, with senior figures in the grouping building a roster of Knesset candidates as they see fit...

 2018-04-23 22:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 15 pct in 2017: advocacy group...

Hate crimes targeting U.S. Muslims rose 15 percent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released Monday by advocacy group the Council on American-Islamic Relations....

 2018-04-23 22:13 

Gulf Times

Will they, won't they?...

Social media companies have embraced artificial intelligence tools to scrub their platforms of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and other content deemed noxious....

 2018-04-23 22:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police rescue woman in labor from traffic jam...

Traffic enforcement officers encounter car carrying woman in labor, order driver to drive along shoulder and accompany to hospital....

 2018-04-23 22:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt's Sinai battle chokes food, medical supplies to thousands: report...

An Egyptian military campaign to defeat Daesh (ISIS) militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula is choking essential food and medical supplies to thousands of residents in the remote desert region, a report by Human Rights Watch said Monday....

 2018-04-23 22:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Rival groups from Somali army clash at former UAE training facility...

Rival forces in the Somali army shot at each other in the capital Mogadishu Monday, with one group trying to storm a former United Arab Emirates-run training center, soldiers and residents said....

 2018-04-23 22:08 

Gulf Times

IJS to hold first regional meeting on April 26...

International Jhapali Society (IJS), an international umbrella organisation of Nepali expatriates, who originally are from Jhapa district, will organise its first regional meeting in Doha from April 26 to 28 at Crown Plaza hotel....

 2018-04-23 22:05 

Gulf Times

Survey reveals secrets of Australia WWI wreck off PNG...

Researchers yesterday voiced renewed hope of discovering why Australia's first submarine sank, after a detailed underwater survey of the long-lost wreck off Papua New Guinea led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen....

 2018-04-23 22:04 

Gulf Times

Images released of suspects in Palestinian assassination...

Malaysian police yesterday released computer-generated images of two men suspected of assassinating a Palestinian scientist in a drive-by shooting in Kuala Lumpur, as they stepped up a hunt for the pair....

 2018-04-23 22:03 

Press TV

Rand Paul flips, voices support for hawkish Pompeo...

US Senator Rand Paul has voiced support for nomination of former CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state in the administration of US president Donald Trump....

 2018-04-23 22:03 

Press TV

WH quiet on speculations that Trump will pardon lawyer after FBI raid...

The WH has declined to clearly comment on speculations that Donald Trump might pardon his personal attorney Michael Cohen....

 2018-04-23 22:01 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Belgium FMs discuss bilateral ties, int'l issues...

New York, April 23, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed a range of issues including Iran nuclear deal, officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), with his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders in New York on Mon...

 2018-04-23 22:00 

i24 News

US authorities capture Tennessee shooting suspect...

Reinking is accused of using an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle to rain bullets at the Waffle House restaurant...

 2018-04-23 21:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Egypt, EU sign new strategic cooperation agreement...

CAIRO, April 23 (KUNA) -- Egypt and the European Union (EU) signed on Monday a Memo of Understanding (MoU) for a new strategic cooperation in energy. The signing ceremony was attended by Egypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail, Minister of Electricity an...

 2018-04-23 21:57 

Haaretz Daily

What's the deal, Natalie Portman?...

Don't you know that "all of Israel are brothers" is the most coercive bear-hug there is?...

 2018-04-23 21:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's UN Amb. participates in UNSG's retreat in Sweden...

NEW YORK, April 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Permanent Representative to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi participated, along with permanent representatives, in the annual retreat held by Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Sweden on April 21-22. The informal discussion...

 2018-04-23 21:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran ready to resume nuclear program: Deputy FM...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA The Iranian deputy foreign minister warned against sabotaging the nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers in 2015 and said that Islamic Republic is ready to resume its peaceful nuclear activities....

 2018-04-23 21:53 

Haaretz Daily

Home sales in Israel fell 20.4% in February...

Year-on-year drop of more than 20% threatens to deter new construction...

 2018-04-23 21:53 

Gulf Times

Duterte offers 60-day window for rebel talks...

President Rodrigo Duterte has opened a 60-day window for peace and urged the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) to seize the chance to resume negotiations to end their decades-long war....

 2018-04-23 21:52 

Gulf Times

Panel recommends state of calamity in Boracay...

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) yesterday adopted a resolution recommending to President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a state of calamity in Boracay Island, a spokesperson said....

 2018-04-23 21:51 

Gulf Times

Sunset ride...

Tourists ride on sailboats during sunset at Boracay in the Philippines, yesterday....

 2018-04-23 21:50 

Ynetnews

Nine dead, 16 injured in Toronto car ramming...

TORONTO - A white van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, according to police, hospital officials and a Reuters witness....

 2018-04-23 21:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

25,000 euros a minute Messi zooms past Ronaldo as top earner...

Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest earner in world football while Jose Mourinho tops the managers' chart, according to France Football magazine....

 2018-04-23 21:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Airways denies airlines' maintenance termination...

KUWAIT, April 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Airways Monday denied reported termination of maintenance services it was offering for other airlines in and outside the State of Kuwait. It explained the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) informed Kuwait Airways it ...

 2018-04-23 21:45 

Times of Israel

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt...

Suspected of gunning down four people, 29-year-old Travis Reinking caught not far from his apartment in Nashville, TennesseeSuspected of gunning down four people, 29-year-old Travis Reinking caught not far from his apartment in Nashville, Tennessee...

 2018-04-23 21:44 

Press TV

South Korean villagers protest US missile system deployment...

South Korean villagers opposed to the deployment of a US missile defense system protest outside a military base in their country ahead of the first North-South Korea summit since 2007....

 2018-04-23 21:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Likud maintains lead despite weakening...

According to News 2 survey, Yesh Atid polls at 20 seats and Zionist Union 14. Orly Levy Abekasis wins 8 seats in poll....

 2018-04-23 21:32 

Haaretz Daily

Tel Aviv says no to gender separation...

The Education Ministry's decision to separate Tel Aviv elementary school boys and girls at an event devoted to childhood games must not go by the board...

 2018-04-23 21:27 

Times of Israel

Iran bans cryptocurrencies as Rial hits all-time low...

Tehran moves to control currency market in 'all monetary and financial centers of the country' in an apparent attempt to prevent money laundering and black market exchangesTehran moves to control currency market in 'all monetary and financial ...

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