JEDDAH, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Dr Yousef Al-Othaimeen said the gruesome killing of more than 300 people in Somalia's worst terrorist attack last Saturday was an 'act of pure evil'.

TEHRAN, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has donated 10 billion rials (about US$300,000) for the Rohingya refugees, Iranian News Agency, IRNA reported.

MANILA, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- The House of Representatives has unanimously approved on final reading a measure mandating all government agencies to indicate the blood type of every individual applying for an identification card, certificate and licence, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported.

MANILA, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno has assured Marawi City residents that the government has the funds for the area's rehabilitation, Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported.

HANOI, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- Spanish films are being screened at the National Cinema Centre from October 17 to 22 to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Spain diplomatic relations, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

HANOI, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- The Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnam's Health Ministry has warned that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.