Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, April 10

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GHAZNI, Afghanistan -- Six militants and four police personnel have been killed as a clash erupted between government forces and the Taliban outfit in Waghaz district of Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province on Wednesday, provincial police spokesman Ahmad Khan Sirat said.

According to the official, the fighting broke out in Dilawarsi locality of the restive district early morning. (Afghanistan-Clash)

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KUALA LUMPUR -- Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, was charged on Wednesday for accepting a bribe of 5 million ringgit (1.2 million U.S. dollars) in connection with a solar power project for rural schools.

Rosmah was charged for receiving the money from a company director through her former special officer Rizal Mansor, in exchange for the project which was granted to the company via direct negotiation at the time, according to the charge sheet. (Malaysia-PM-Wife-Charge)

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SYDNEY -- The devastating and deadly scourge of malaria will be eliminated from Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 2030, according to the South Pacific nation's Health Minister Puka Temu.

He told local newspaper the National on Wednesday that thanks to an anti-malaria campaign co-organized by China's Guangdong New South Group and the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, eradicating the often deadly disease is now within reach. (PNG-Anti-Malaria-China) Enditem

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