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Arab quartet accuses Iran of interfering with Arab affairs

CAIRO, March 8 (Bernama) -- The Arab Ministerial Quartet Committee on Wednesday accused Iran of interfering with Arab internal affairs and urged Tehran to stop backing terrorist militias in some Arab countries as it causes chaos in the region and threatens national security, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Taiwan May Restart Second Reactor At Nuclear Power Plant

TAIPEI, March 7 (Bernama) -- The plan by Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) to restart the second reactor at its No 2 nuclear power plant has been approved by the island's atomic energy authority.


Malaysia-Born Canadian Senator Urges Asia Strategy To Boost Trade, People Ties

By Eddy Lok

OTTAWA, March 7 (Bernama) -- Malaysia-born Canadian Senator Yuen Pau Woo, the leader of a growing bloc of independent senators in the Upper House, sees a need for a long term Canadian strategy for Asia, and urged Malaysia and Canada to enhance engagement in areas such as parliamentary values, trade practices and security.


Construction Of Jordan Plant To Supply Fertilizers To India Will Start Next Year

NEW DELHI, March 7 (Bernama) -- Construction work on a large Jordanian fertilizer plant that will supply its output to India is expected to start next year.


Kenyan Athletes Participating In Commonwealth Games Begin Training

NAIROBI, March 7 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Members of the Kenya athletics sprints and middle distance teams who will take part in next month's Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia, has begun the final phase of their training at the Karura Forest and Kasarani Stadium facilities respectively.


Palestinians Slam Israel Parliament's Bill On Cutting Tax Funding For Detainees

RAMALLAH, March 7 (Bernama) -- Palestinians on Tuesday slammed Israel's Parliament for passing a bill on cutting the tax funding which Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).


Malaysia All Set To Host Asia Pacific Masters Games 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 (Bernama) -- Malaysia is all ready to organise its first Asia Pacific Masters Games 2018 (APMG) from September 7 to 15 in Penang.