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WORLD News List


Turkey condemns Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters

ANKARA, May 15 (Bernama) -- Turkey on Monday condemned the Israeli violence against the Palestinian protesters as "a cowardly massacre," Xinhua news agency reported.


Saudi condemns Israeli killing of Palestinian protesters

RIYADH, May 15 (Bernama) -- Saudi Arabia on Monday condemned the massacre of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli forces, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Saudi Press Agency.


Seven migrants killed in boat capsize off coast of Turkey

ISTANBUL, May 15 (Bernama) -- Seven people, including two children, drowned on Monday when a boat carrying migrants to a Greek island capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local media on Tuesday.


London keeps distance from Washington over crucial world issues


LONDON, May 15 (Bernama) -- Britain on Monday made it clear that it has "no plans" to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that distances itself from its closest ally the United States.


Two go to jail for killing endangered animal in China

KUNMING, May 15 (Bernama) -- Two people have been handed prison terms for killing a mishmi takin, an endangered goat-antelope species, in China's southwest province of Yunnan on Tuesday.


14 killed as Taliban militants storm Farah city

KABUL, May 15 (Bernama) -- Six members of Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting in Farah city, the provincial capital of the western province of Farah.


UAE pProvides US$5 miilion to help Palestinians injured in east Gaza

ABU DHABI, May 15 (Bernama) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government through the UAE Red Crescent Society (RCS) has contributed US$5 million to help the Palestinians who have been injured in their recent confrontation with Israel, reported the Emirates News Agency (WAM).