GENEVA, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- A Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster survivor on Thursday submitted evidence of the "ongoing human rights abuses of Fukushima victims" to the UN Human Rights Council, China's Xinhua news agency reported a source with the Greenpeace Japan in Geneva as saying.

MOSCOW, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- All parties involved in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program should abide by it, China's Xinhua news agency reported Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday.

CAPE TOWN, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- South Africa on Thursday warned South Africans travelling to Madagascar following an outbreak of plague in that country, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 13 (BERNAMA-NNN-XINHUA) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of conflict resolution to address the root cause of famine in some African countries.

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The Arab League (AL) on Thursday welcomed the reconciliation deal signed in Cairo between Palestinian rival groups Fatah and Hamas, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

GENEVA, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- Syria and neighboring countries in the Middle East face a critical need for more mental health care for victims of the humanitarian crisis, China's Xinhua news agency reported the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as saying on Thursday.

DAKAR, Oct 13 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.