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State Of Emergency declared in California to battle brush fire

LOS ANGELES, July 7 (Xinhua) -- California's Governor Jerry Brown declared Friday a state of emergency in San Diego County due to the fast moving fire in the western US state, China's Xinhua News Agency reported.


Roundup: Pakistan's Sharif says ready to face 10 years imprisonment sentenced by court

ISLAMABAD, July 7 (Bernama) -- Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he was ready to face the 10-year imprisonment, which he said was a punishment for his struggle to free the people of the country from the "slavery imposed on them by some generals and judges."


Nepal, China to jointly inspect closed Tatopani-Zhangmu border point

KATHMANDU, July 7 (Bernama) -- Nepal and China agreed to conduct a joint inspection of Tatopani-Zhangmu border point, which was closed since the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, to see the possibility of reopening it, a senior official of Nepal's Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply (MoICS) has said.


Car bomb blast kills 18 in eastern Syria - Monitor

DAMASCUS, July 7 (Bernama) -- At least 18 people were killed on Friday in a car bomb explosion in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, China's Xinhua News Agency reported a monitor group as saying.


33 confirm dead from Phuket's boat tragedy, 23 still missing

The storm yesterday which caused waves up to five metres high also overturned and sank a yacht, 'Serenitta', throwing 42 of its passengers into the raging sea, but fortunately all were rescued by passing vessels.


FIFA invites trapped boys and coach to watch World Cup final in Moscow

If, as we hope, they are reunited with their families in the coming days and their health allows them to travel, FIFA would be delighted to invite them to attend the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow as our guests.


Japan executes doomsday cult founder Asahara

TOKYO, July 6 (Bernama) -- Shoko Asahara, the founder of doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo, has been executed by hanging, Xinhua news agency reported, citing sources on Friday.