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Good morning Tehran! Israel beams a message

TEL AVIV: From a tiny studio in a rundown district of southern Tel Aviv, a group of Iranian-Israelis beam non-stop music and news in a bid to reach out to their former fellow countrymen.

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Powerful Indonesia quakes trigger tsunami warnings

BANDA ACEH/BANGKOK: Two massive earthquakes off Indonesian waters on Wednesday triggered fears of a devastating tsunami sending panic across the country and the nations along the Indian Ocean coast but there were no deadly waves or damage reported from anywhere.

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Suu Kyi’s date with Parliament on 23 April

YANGON: The Myanmar opposition leader, Ms Aung San Suu Kyi has been invited to make her debut in Parliament in two weeks, her party said on Monday, following a historic landslide victory for her and other party members in by-elections.

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Imran trains guns on Zardari, Bilwal

ISLAMABAD: The sudden visit of the President, Mr Asif Ali Zardari and his son Mr Bilawal to India has invited ire from their political opponents in Pakistan with the cricketer-turned-politician, Mr Imran Khan questioning the timing of the tour, when the country was faced with a tragedy of the 135 soldiers missing in avalanche in Siachen glacier.

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Nigeria church building collapse kills 22

ABUJA: At least 22 people were killed and 31 others injured when a church building packed with worshippers collapsed in northern Nigeria during Easter vigil, hours after a powerful car bombing claimed nearly 40 lives in the troubled city of Kaduna.

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Pakistani troops search for 135 missing in avalanche

ISLAMABAD: Racing against time, Pakistani troops, aided by sniffer dogs and mechanical equipment, today frantically searched for 135 people, mostly soldiers, buried under dozens of feet of snow after a massive avalanche slammed into a key army camp in the Siachen sector near Indian border.

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North Korea rocket launch draws more worry than Iran’s

SEOUL: North Korea, pressing ahead with a rocket launch in defiance of a UN resolution, is also preparing a third nuclear weapons test, South Korean news reports said on Sunday, a move bound to scare neighbours and infuriate the West.

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Banda, Malawi’s first female President

BLANTYRE:  Ms Joyce Banda, who rose to prominence as a relentless women's rights advocate, navigated Malawi's turbulent political waters to become its first female head of state on Saturday.

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