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WORLD News List

1.73 kg cocaine extracted from arrested Nigerian in Morocco

RABAT, Dec 3 -- A total of 1.73 kg of cocaine, packed in 94 capsules, was removed from the stomach of a Nigerian national who was arrested at an airport in Casablanca, Xinhua news agency quoted Moroccan police as saying on Monday in a statement.

Cameroonian government rules out postponing general elections

YAOUNDE, Dec 3  -- The Cameroonian government ruled out the possibility of postponing general elections scheduled for February 2020, Xinhua news agency quoted a government spokesperson as saying on Monday.

Singapore boosts dengue fight with new mozzie-breeding facility

SINGAPORE, Dec 3 -- Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) on Dec 2 launched a new facility that can breed millions of male mosquitoes a week to prevent urban female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from producing offspring, reported VNA.

Erdogan vetoes law due to environmental concerns

ANKARA, Dec 3  -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vetoed a law Monday that would have delayed the installation of filters on thermal power plants, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a spokesman for the country’s ruling party.

Philippines: int'l airport in Manila to close due to typhoon Kammuri

HANOI, Dec 3 -- The Philippine authorities said the international airport in Manila capital city will be closed temporarily on Dec 3 due to the threat posed by powerful typhoon Kammuri, reported VNA.

German President visits mosque

BERLIN, Dec 3  -- German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for more understanding and respect between religions after visiting a mosque in the southern town of Penzberg on Monday, according to the DPA news agency. 

Over 3,000 people taken to safer grounds as Philippines braces for strong typhoon

MANILA, Dec 2 -- Over 3,000 residents in the central Philippines have been taken to safer grounds as the Philippines braces for powerful typhoon Kammuri that is expected to lash the archipelago on Monday night, Xinhua news agency reported.