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WORLD News List


Shanghai to set up multi billion dollar fund to develop AI

SHANGHAI, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- Shanghai will launch a fund of 100 billion yuan (US$14.6 billion) for developing  the Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.


55 dead in Laos storm over almost 3 months

VIENTIANE, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- Over 2,000 villages across Laos had been affected by floods after two tropical storms lashed Laos from July to September so far.


Bullet trains to link oasis city Dunhuang with capital city Lanzhou

LANZHOU, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- The oasis city of Dunhuang in Gansu province, northwest China will be linked with Lanzhou, the province's capital by bullet trains on Sept 20, Xinhua news agency reported, citing  a press statement from China Railway Lanzhou Group Co Ltd.


Death toll in Mexico mariachi gun attack rises to six

MEXICO CITY, Sept 18 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- A sixth person has died from his wounds after being shot by gunmen dressed as mariachi musicians in Mexico City’s famed Garibaldi Plaza, officials said.


'Fruit Terrorism' grips Australia as needle is found in apple

SYDNEY, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- A shocked Sydney mother has found a needle hidden inside an apple that she bought from one of the country's major supermarket chains.


2 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on southeastern Gaza - medics

GAZA, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- Two Palestinians were killed late Monday in an Israeli air strike on eastern Khan Younis in southern Gaza Strip close to the border, Xinhua news agency quoted medics as saying.


Thai army steps up efforts to track down suspects in Pattani ambush

The 10pm (local time) incident took place at Kampung Ban Tan in the Ban Khao sub-district where the army rangers were patrolling on motorcycles.