All News - 06 April 2018

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Indian man ‘kept his mother’s mummified body in freezer for three years to collect her pension’

06 April 2018 23:55:14 South China Morning Post - News feed

A Kolkata man has been arrested after he mummified his mother’s body and kept it in a freezer so that he could collect on her pension, police said. Subhabrata Majumdar, 46, was arrested after the body of his mother, Bina, was found in a large chest freezer - like those used to store food in supermarkets - during a police raid on his home on Thursday, police officer Nilanjan Biswas said. Bina Majumdar died at a nursing home on April 7, 2015 - at which point he retrieved the body, use...

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Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska says US sanctions are on him ‘groundless, ridiculous and absurd’

06 April 2018 23:55:14 South China Morning Post - News feed

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska said the US decision to impose sanctions on him on Friday was “groundless, ridiculous and absurd”. “The events this morning are very unfortunate but not unexpected,” Deripaska said in statement provided to Reuters by a spokesperson for Basic Element, one of his businesses. “Certainly the grounds for putting my name on the list of SDNs as provided by US officials are groundless, ridiculous and absurd,” he added, using the...

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S. Sudan opposition alliance requests IGAD mediators to deal with them as one entity

06 April 2018 23:40:02 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 6, 2018 (JUBA)- The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) demanded the IGAD mediation team to deal with them as one political entity in the peace revitalization forum which is expected to resume on 26 April. The SSOA ()"is a united group and as stakeholders, we have had one common position throughout the last two rounds of talks (Phases I and II). Therefore, in the consultations the IGAD intends to carry out between now and the 26th of April, we would like to be consulted as one (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

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How Salva Kiir outmanoeuvred his opponents

06 April 2018 23:40:02 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

By: Bol Garang Bol Salva Kiir Mayardit, the incumbent President of South Sudan joined SPLM/SPLA as a low ranking officer in 1983 and promoted to 4th in command by Dr John Garang who for so long dominated and controlled the political and military leadership of SPLM/SPLA. Salva Kiir Mayardit who came from Akon village of Awan-Chan rose to prominence in the guerrilla struggle against Khartoum government. During the struggle, Salva Kiir was the most trusted man by John Garang. He was given (...) - Comment & Analysis / South Sudan

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7 killed, more than 1,000 wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza protest

06 April 2018 23:08:14 South China Morning Post - News feed

Israeli troops opened fire on thousands of Palestinians protesting along Gaza’s sealed border with Israel on Friday, killing seven and wounding dozens of others in the second mass border protest in a week, Gaza health officials said. Black smoke from burning tyres engulfed the volatile area in smoke to try to block the view of Israeli snipers and cheering a Hamas strongman who pledged that the border fence will eventually fall. Hundreds more suffered other injuries, including tear gas...

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Can you recover from nerve gas poisoning?

06 April 2018 23:01:59 South China Morning Post - World feed

As poisoned Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal was said to be on the mend on Friday, toxicology experts warned that the nerve agent used on him could leave long-term damage. This is what we know. Britain contends that the military-grade nerve agent that poisoned the 66-year-old ex-spy and his daughter Yulia, 33, was of the Novichok family developed by the Soviet government towards the end of the cold war. Russia denies any responsibility. Nerve agents are the most toxic known chemical warfare...

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News24.com | Scandal-hit Malaysian PM calls elections, expected in May

06 April 2018 23:01:58 News24 World

Malaysia's prime minister says Parliament will be dissolved, paving the way for general elections expected to be held next month that will pit his long-ruling coalition against a revived opposition led by former strongman Mahathir Mohamad.

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Mozart’s childhood violin heads to China – where it will be played for Xi Jinping by a seven-year-old girl

06 April 2018 22:59:21 South China Morning Post - China feed

The violin that Mozart used as a child left Austria on Friday for a state visit to China by Austrian government members. There, a seven-year-old girl will play the storied instrument for Chinese President Xi Jinping. The girl, Anna Caecilia Pfoess, “will accompany us … as a musical ambassador and represent Austria as a land of culture”, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said. “She will do it quite brilliantly, I am sure,” Van der Bellen told reporters...

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Artificial intelligence companies use satellites to track what you eat

06 April 2018 22:56:12 CNN.com - RSS Channel - World

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How much ammo does China have for a trade war?

06 April 2018 22:56:12 CNN.com - RSS Channel - World

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Anger. Outrage. Disbelief. What women say about the UK gender pay gap

06 April 2018 22:56:12 CNN.com - RSS Channel - World

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Mozart’s childhood violin heads to China - where it will be played for Xi Jinping by a seven-year-old girl

06 April 2018 22:44:43 South China Morning Post - World feed

The violin that Mozart used as a child left Austria on Friday for a state visit to China by Austrian government members. There, a seven-year-old girl will play the storied instrument for Chinese President Xi Jinping. The girl, Anna Caecilia Pfoess, “will accompany us … as a musical ambassador and represent Austria as a land of culture”, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said. “She will do it quite brilliantly, I am sure,” Van der Bellen told reporters...

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We’ll ‘force’ Chilima to contest Malawi presidency in 2019: Callista Mutharika talks of ‘political suprises’

06 April 2018 22:28:29 Malawi Nyasa Times – Malawi breaking news in Malawi

There will always be suprises in politics, former first lady Callista Mutharika has said to confirm her stand in support of Vice-President Saulos Chilima to lead the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as presidential candidate... The post We’ll ‘force’ Chilima to contest Malawi presidency in 2019: Callista Mutharika talks of ‘political suprises’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi .

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Donald Trump will again snub White House correspondents’ dinner – avoiding jokes at his expense

06 April 2018 22:27:28 South China Morning Post - World feed

Donald Trump will snub the annual White House correspondents’ dinner for the second year in a row, organisers said Friday, amid sustained attacks by the US president on US media. While other members of his administration are expected to attend the dinner in Washington on April 28, Trump himself will skip the event – in which the president is traditionally subjected to mockery by guests, and makes a satirical speech of his own. “The White House has informed us that the...

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Wau airport resumes flights after cargo plane crash

06 April 2018 22:27:26 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 6, 2018 – (WAU) - Flights Operations have resumed normally at Wau airport on Friday hours after its abrupt closure Thursday evening following a crash of a cargo plane belonging to Ultimate Aviation. The cargo plane was travelling from Juba to Kwajok and Wau loaded with medical stocks belonging to UNICEF when it crashed at Wau airport after experiencing technical problems with its wheel. The aircraft was carrying only a five-member crew who survived the accident safely. Wau Airport (...) - News / South Sudan , Air Accidents , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

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Central Darfur begins to plan voluntary return villages: minister

06 April 2018 22:27:26 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of Central Darfur State has embarked on planning the villages of the voluntary return, said the state's Minister of Urban Planning Muddather Adam He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that every village would be fully planned, saying the government has earmarked 2 billion Sudanese pounds to meet the needs of the voluntary return villages. According to Adam, a higher committee chaired by the Central Darfur government has been set up to (...) - News / Sudan , Central Darfur State

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Resistance efforts still key in post-Daesh Mosul: report

06 April 2018 22:24:51 The Daily Star >> News

The nonviolent resistance efforts that were used to help break Daesh’s (ISIS) psychological occupation of Mosul are still crucial, even with the city’s liberation, the author of a new policy report argues – but security forces are failing to give such efforts proper recognition and instead remain dangerously suspicious of the local population.

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Gunfight shuts down rural Hermel border town: state media

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

Two opposing families exchanged gunfire in the rural Hermel town of Al-Qasr Friday, causing the town’s businesses to shut down amid lingering tensions, the state-run National News Agency reported.

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Recycling company rolls out campaign against UN

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

Local business Recycle Beirut is saying enough is enough, accusing U.N. Resident Humanitarian Coordinator in Lebanon Philippe Lazzarini of diverting money into ineffective waste management projects and exacerbating Lebanon’s trash crisis.

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Salam denies rumors of withdrawal from electoral race

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

Former Prime Minister Tammam Salam Friday sharply dismissed a news report suggesting that he planned to withdraw from the parliamentary elections, saying in a press statement that the information was completely false.

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Macron says encouraged by CEDRE results

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that it was important, now more than ever, to preserve Lebanon's stability.

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Breakdown of over $11 billion pledged to Lebanon at CEDRE

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

Here is a breakdown of pledges made so far to Lebanon at the CEDRE conference in Paris on Friday, by each country and organization, compiled by The Daily Star.

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Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens

06 April 2018 22:24:50 The Daily Star >> News

Syrian troops began a ground offensive under the cover of airstrikes on rebel-held areas outside the capital Damascus on Friday after a 10-day truce collapsed over disagreement regarding evacuation of opposition fighters. The new wave of violence left at least 36 people dead, including women and children, according to state media and opposition activists.

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CEDRE ends on high note with over $11 billion in pledges for Lebanon

06 April 2018 22:24:49 The Daily Star >> News

The CEDRE conference on Friday in Paris far exceeded expectations, with the Lebanese delegation leaving after receiving pledges of over $11 billion in soft loans and grants from the international community.

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News24.com | Winnie hated for being a woman, says Malema

06 April 2018 22:22:14 News24 South Africa

The criticism of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is due to patriarchal hypocrisy, says EFF leader Julius Malema.

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UFC star Conor McGregor facing criminal charges in New York after melee

06 April 2018 22:10:13 South China Morning Post - World feed

Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC’s biggest card this year. Video footage appears to show the promotion’s most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus full of fighters on Thursday after a news conference for UFC 223 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre. The New York Police Department said McGregor was charged, facing three...

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Mozart’s childhood violin heads to China

06 April 2018 22:05:32 South China Morning Post - News feed

The violin that Mozart used as a child left Friday for a state visit by Austrian government members to China, where a seven-year-old girl will play it for Chinese President Xi Jinping. The girl, Anna Caecilia Pfoess, “will accompany us … as a musical ambassador and represent Austria as a land of culture”, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said. “She will do it quite brilliantly, I am sure”, Van der Bellen told reporters before the 200-strong delegation...

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Can you recover from nerve gas poisoning?

06 April 2018 22:05:32 South China Morning Post - News feed

As poisoned Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal was said to be on the mend on Friday, toxicology experts warned the nerve agent used on him could leave long-term damage. This is what we know. Britain claims the military-grade nerve agent used on the 66-year-old ex-spy and his daughter Yulia, 33, was of the Novichok family developed by the Soviet government towards the end of the cold war. Russia denies any responsibility. Nerve agents are the most toxic known chemical warfare agents. They...

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News24.com | FDA hits back after criticism for 'holding country to ransom'

06 April 2018 22:03:25 News24 South Africa

Forensic Data Analysts has hit out at Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts noting that it was the committee that had called for the company not to be paid.

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Hungary's Viktor Orban, running on anti-mass migration platform, eyes fourth term

06 April 2018 22:01:19 FOX News

Hungary’s right-wing ruling Fidesz Party, led by outspoken Prime Minister Viktor Orban, looks likely to emerge victorious in the country’s elections Sunday after sticking firm to its Trump-like policies on immigration -- although it may find its majority in parliament weakened.

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