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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Southeast Asia Celebrates the New Year With Huge Water Fights

From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.

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ADB Calls On Boosting Infrastructure In Asian To Improve Economy

The Asian development Bank has called on Asian countries to improve regional connectivity in order to boost the economy and people's welfare, Indonesia's news agency ANTARA reported.

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Suriname: Government Holds On To One-seat Majority After Coalition Partner Booted Out

The ruling MegaCombination coalition government has booted out one of its members after accusing it of playing "blackmail politics".

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Namibian PM Defends Growing Chineses Business Presence In His Country

Namibian Prime Minister Dr. Hage Geingob has rounded up a nine-day official visit to China by defending the growing presence of Chinese business people in the southwestern African nation.

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Philippine OFW Remittances Up 6 Percent In February

Remittances from overseas Filipino workers rose 6 percent on year to US$1.99 billion in February thanks to a steady rise in cash transfers.

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Crime Falls 62 Percent In St Kitts-Nevis Thanks To Public Cooperation - Police

Crime in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis decreased 62.4 percent in March 2014 when compared to the same period last year, according to figures obtained from the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Portugese Airplane Named After Nobel-winning Writer Jose Saramago

Portugal's Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago will have an airbus A320 named after him this summer, national airline TAP announced Monday.

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Ship Carrying Whale Meat To Japan Skips Durban Port To Avoid Protestors

A ship from Iceland carrying 2,000 tonnes of endangered fin whale meat has skipped the port of Durban after a campaign to protest against whaling gained momentum.

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Iranian MP Calls On West To Lift Sanctions On Medicine, Medical Supplies

The sanctions on medicine and medical supplies by the Western governments contravene humanitarian principles and this must stop, Iran's IRNA reported, quoting Iranian lawmaker Javad Heravi as saying on Sunday.

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Sonia Gandhi's Daughter Keen To Contest Against Modi

Daughter of India's ruling Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi was reportedly keen on contesting against the country's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, in the general elections, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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ADB's 47th Annual Meeting In Astana To Focus On Connectivity

About 3,000 participants including finance ministers, central bank governors, business leaders, investors, journalists, and civil society representatives from across the world are set to gather in Astana, Kazakhstan from May 2-5 for the Asian Development Bank's 47th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors.

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Iran, Turkey Enjoy Good Potentials For Scientific Exchanges

The Deputy Director of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organisation for research and culture, Qahreman Soleimani, on Sunday said that Iran and Turkey have good potentials for scientific exchanges, Iran's IRNA news agency reported.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Brazil Plans Record World Cup Security Operation

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 14 -- Brazil will implement the largest security operation ever at a World Cup with 170,000 police, military and secret service personnel, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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