TEHRAN, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The United States for the time being will stay in an international nuclear deal with Iran, local media cited US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley as saying on Sunday.

BAGHDAD, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The two major Kurdish parties on Sunday rejected Baghdad's demand to cancel the results of the independence referendum as a precondition to hold bilateral talks to solve the pending problems, China\'s Xinhua news agency reported.

DUBAI, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday strongly condemned the "bloody terrorist bombings" in the Somali capital Mogadishu, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing the official WAM news agency.

MEXICO CITY, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The Mexico City government is set to present in the coming days an "integral plan" to guide the city's response to earthquakes, after a severe quake devastated the city last month, China's Xinhua news agency reported mayor Miguel Angel Mancera as saying on Sunday.

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PYEONGCHANG, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's PyeongChang is ready to welcome more than one million visitors worldwide in the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2018 in February.

LISBON, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Three people have died and at least 25 others were injured as Sunday turned into Portugal's worst day of the year for forest fires, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing local media.

SYDNEY, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- An AirAsia flight from Western Australian city of Perth to Bali was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday evening after it lost cabin pressure just 25 minutes into the flight, China's Xinhua news agency reported.