NEW DELHI — Three people were killed and two others wounded Friday in fresh violence in India’s northeastern state of Manipur, local media reports quoted officials as saying.
Police blame insurgents for the attack in Khoken village, located on the boundary between Kangpokpi and Imphal West district. (India-Manipur-Violence)
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TEHRAN — Iran has denied a media claim of it “nearing an interim nuclear deal” with the United States, saying such a deal neither exists nor is on the agenda, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.
According to Tasnim, Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations on Thursday responded in a statement to a report by the London-based online news outlet Middle East Eye that claimed Tehran and Washington were close to achieving an interim deal, under which Tehran would curb its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. (Iran-U.S.-Nuclear Deal)
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BAMAKO — A peacekeeper from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was killed in an attack that also left seven others seriously injured in northern Mali, the UN mission said in a statement on Friday. (Mali-Terrorism-UN)
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TOKYO — Two passenger jets appeared to have collided near a taxiway in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Saturday, according to Japan’s transport ministry.
Around 11:00 a.m. local time, a Thai Airways flight departing for Bangkok and an aircraft with EVA Air came into contact on Runway A of Haneda Airport, local media outlets reported, citing sources with the airport. (Japan-Airplane-Collision)