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Saudi Interior Minister Pays Call On Anifah

 The Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince AbdulAziz Bin Saud Bin Nayef Bin AbdulAziz Al-Saud, paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman. Pix courtesy of Wisma Putra

KUALA LUMPUR: The Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince AbdulAziz Bin Saud Bin Nayef Bin AbdulAziz Al-Saud, paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman at Wisma Putra today.

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Stephen Hawking, Who Awed Both Scientists And The Public, Dies Aged 76

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There aren't very many scientists who achieved rock-star status. Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76, family members told British media early Wednesday, was definitely a contender.

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Uruguay Extends Agricultural State Of Emergency Due To Drought

MONTEVIDEO -- Uruguay has extended an agricultural state of emergency due to a prolonged drought to more regions, reported China's Xinhua news agency.

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TAPI Project Economic Boost For Central & South Asia

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline transnational mega project due to be operational by 2019, would provide a powerful impetus to the economic development of the region, said Turkmenistan Ambassador to Malaysia, Yazkuli Mammedov.

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Aussie Homeless Population Up 13 Pct In 2011-2016

CANBERRA -- Australia's homeless population has grown more than 13 percent in five years according to data revealed on Wednesday, reported China's Xinhua news agency.

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White House Hosts Meeting On Gaza Crisis Without Palestinians Present

WASHINGTON: The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf states, to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, but the Palestinian Authority boycotted the meeting, angered by the Trump administration’s policies on Jerusalem.

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Trump Views Designs For Mexico Border Wall

President Donald Trump on Tuesday eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting "the entire nation at risk" by refusing to take tough action against illegal immigration.

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Qatar Renews Al-Bunduq Oil Deal With Abu Dhabi

State-owned Qatar Petroleum (QP) has renewed its contract with Abu Dhabi to continue operating a shared offshore oilfield, amid the continuing blockade by a quartet of Arab countries against Qatar.

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Iraq: No Border Demarcation With Kurdish Region

The Iraqi military has denied reports about demarcating borders between the central government in Baghdad and northern Iraq's Kurdish region.

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Turkey Forces Encircle Kurdish-Controlled Centre Of Afrin

Turkey's army and allied Syrian rebel forces have surrounded the city of Afrin in northwestern Syria, the main target of Turkey's operation there.

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