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WORLD News List


Bursa Malaysia likely to see range-bound trading

Index remained seemingly weak in the short term as key indicators continued to be indecisive.


Philippine troops kill two Abu Sayyaf terrorists

MANILA, March 16 (Bernama) -- At least two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists have been killed in a clash with government forces in Sulu, southern Philippines, China's Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.


18 Taliban militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan

KABUL, March 16 (Bernama) -- At least 18 Taliban militants have been killed and 13 others injured in fresh clashes in Afghanistan, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting sources on Friday.


Canadian researchers invent technology to detect chronic infections in minutes

By Eddy Lok

TORONTO, March 16 (Bernama) -- Health care providers around the world fighting infections daily are getting a boost from Canadian researchers who have come up with an advance technique to quickly detect chronic infections, and reducing the time taken to diagnose them and perhaps, save lives.


US helicopter crashes in western Iraq

BAGHDAD, March 16 (Bernama) -- A helicopter of the US led international coalition crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, the Iraqi military said on Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash

CHENGDU, March 16 (Bernama) -- The winner of five gold medals at Rio Paralympic Games, Huang Wenpan of China died from injuries suffered in a car crash, police confirmed on Friday. He was only 22.


Pretoria slams comment by Australian Minister on white farmers in South Africa

PRETORIA, March 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- South Africa's Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) has expressed regret that the Australian Government did not use the available diplomatic channels to raise concerns or seek clarification on the land redistribution process in South Africa.