SEOUL, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said Friday the planned second summit between North Korea and the United States (US) was anticipated to make a concrete, substantial progress for denuclearisation and peace in the Korean Peninsula.
CANBERRA, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- A group of 10 people who spent several days stranded in the Australian Outback have been rescued, according to Xinhua news agency.
SYDNEY, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- Six people have been detained in Australia in connection with the biggest-ever domestic seizure in the United States (US), of the party drug, methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice’ in the underworld.
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- Five people have been killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga and several others remain trapped, police said.
MAPUTO, Feb 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-XINHUA) -- Seven people were beheaded and three young girls kidnapped by armed men early Thursday in Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado province, state radio station Radio Mozambique (RM) reported.
BANGKOK, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday accepted the nomination by Palang Pracharath Party as its candidate for prime minister in the upcoming general election, Xinhua news agency reported.
KHARTOUM, Feb 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- As near-daily protests continue against the Sudanese government, President Omar al-Bashir has taken a different, more conciliatory tone with the protesters Wednesday, saying that the majority are young with poor prospects, and pledged to release detained journalists.