JERUSALEM, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke over the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria on Tuesday night, a day after Putin's meeting with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, China's Xinhua news agency reported according to the local media.

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- UN leaders have called for calm and restraint in Zimbabwe following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, who had ruled the country for 37 years since independence, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

BEIRUT, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri arrived in Beirut Tuesday evening after his sudden resignation in a televised statement he read from the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Nov 4, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

SEOUL, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Tourism authorities are cranking up promotions to attract foreign visitors to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics by engaging actively in international travel events across all continents, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported officials as saying on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions targeting Chinese and North Korean entities and vessels suspected of aiding Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

HARARE, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has resigned, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

CARACAS, Nov 21 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) -- Venezuelan Attorney General Tareck William Saab confirmed today that 50 managers of Petrleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) are imprisoned accused of corruption during the tenure of Luisa Ortega as nation's leading prosecutor.