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Albanian police seize 686 kg of cannabis from house

TIRANA, March 15 (Bernama) -- Albanian police Wednesday seized 686 kg of cannabis from a house in the village of Bulgarec in Korca, southeast Albania, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Nepal's Chief Justice gets the boot for faking date of birth

KATHMANDU, March 15 (Bernama) -- Nepal's Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has been sacked for faking his date of birth, the Judicial Council said on Wednesday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Iraqi Paramilitary Forces Kill 10 Daesh Militants In Kirkuk

BAGHDAD, March 15 (Bernama) -- Government backed Hashd Shaabi members on Wednesday killed 10 Daesh militants near Hawijah in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting the Iraqi military.


Somali Forces Kill Seven Al-Shabaab Militants In Gunfight

MOGADISHU, March 15 (Bernama) -- Seven Al-Shabaab militants were killed Wednesday by Somali forces in the port city of Kismayo in southern Somalia, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning row

LONDON, March 14 (Bernama) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday announced that 23 Russian diplomats will be expelled from Britain and told to leave within one week.


Stephen Hawking "an extraordinary man and a pioneer" - IPC

LONDON, March 14 (Bernama) -- The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Wednesday hailed Stephen Hawking as "an extraordinary man and a pioneer" for all people after the renowned theoretical physicist died at the age of 76, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Angela Merkel re-elected as German chancellor

BERLIN, March 14 (Bernama) -- Angela Merkel was re-elected as German chancellor by the parliament on Wednesday, kicking off her fourth term to lead Europe's largest economy, reported China's Xinhua news agency.