HARARE (ZIMBABWE), Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Six Heads of State and a very long list of entrepreneurs who established successful ventures that are now global firms, including Zimbabwean telecommunications magnate Strive Masiyiwa, are set to headline the two-day Africa 2017 Forum which runs from December 7 to 9 this year in Egypt, the organisers said on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup have resumed on Dec 5, Russia's TASS news agency reported today.

HANOI, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Xoan singing and Bai choi singing, two forms of Vietnamese folk music, are among 35 cultural heritages applying to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Vietnam News Agency reported.

HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec 5 (BERNAMA) -- The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Intel Vietnam- Malaysia on Tuesday launched a joint effort to plant 7,000 trees at the Lang Sen Wetland Reserve of the Mekong Delta province of Long An, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

SEOUL, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- South Korea's Army will create a combat unit of weaponized drones next year to help counter North Korea's threats, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported an official as saying on Tuesday.

PATTAYA, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Thai Police arrested a Jet Ski rider and his friend for allegedly stealing valuables worth 1.25 million baht from a Chinese tourist.

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the full implementation of a ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries namely Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, Italian news agency ANSA reported today.