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WORLD News List


Over 1,000 missing in California wildfires: Authorities

LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The number of people listed as missing in the wildfires in northern California has increased to over 1,000, Xinhua news agency quoted authorities as saying Friday evening.


5 soldiers dead, 23 others wounded in clash in Southern Philippines

MANILA. Nov 17 (Bernama) -- At least five soldiers have been killed and 23 others wounded as troops clashed with some 50 Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu, an island province in the southern Philippines, Xinhua news agency quoted a military spokesman as saying.


Mexico, US coordinate plans as migrant caravans arrive at border

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- Authorities from Mexico and the United States met in the Mexican border city of Tijuana to coordinate plans prior to the arrival of massive caravans of Central American migrants, Xinhua news agency reported.


Australia to take leading role in push against protectionism: PM

PORT MORESBY, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared that his government will fight against rising trade protectionism, Xinhua news agency reported.


US upbeat about North Korea denuclearisation despite new weapon test

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The United States expressed confidence Friday that North Korea will honour its commitment to denuclearise despite its test of an unspecified high-tech weapon, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.


UN food chief says situation in Yemen catastrophic

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The situation in war-raged Yemen is a catastrophe, Xinhua news agency quoted World Food Programme (WFP) executive director David Beasley as saying.


Palestine's President Abbas signs 11 international agreements

RAMALLAH, Nov 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-WAFA) -- Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, announced on Thursday, that, he had signed 11 international agreements, during the opening of a top level official meeting.