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Ban ki-moon: UN poverty reduction goals achieved, thanks to China

GUANGZHOU, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Former United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says eliminating poverty, the number one goal of the UN Millennium Development Goals, has been achieved, thanks to the development of China.


Death toll in southwest China landslide rises to 5

CHENGDU, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The death toll has risen to five after a landslide hit a county in southwest China's Sichuan Province Sunday afternoon, local authorities said Tuesday.


4 out of 10 South Korean newlyweds childless - Govt data

SEOUL, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- As of 2017, almost four out of 10 South Korean newlyweds were childless, a government data showed Tuesday.


Nearly 6,000 Cuban doctors have arrived home from Brazil

By Tajul Muhammad Majidi Abdul Majid

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 11 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) -- After the arrivals of 409 Cuban medical professionals from Brazil on Sunday, nearly 6,000 Cuban doctors have already returned home, after assisting people in poor and remote communities.


UN Mission condemns consecutive attacks in southern Libya

TRIPOLI, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya on Monday has condemned consecutive attacks in southern Libya, according to Xinhua news agency.


India's top court bars media, law enforcement agencies from identifying sexual assault victims

NEW DELHI, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- India's top court Tuesday barred media organisations and law enforcement agencies from disclosing the identity of sexual assault victims, Xinhua news agency quoted officials as saying.


FAO to strengthen aquaculture's role in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 11 (BERNAMA-NNN-FAO) - A training workshop, organised by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), will be held in Bridgetown from Tuesday to Friday, in collaboration with the Caribbean fish farmers, local press reported.