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Cancer-stricken Gaza child amazes with cooking talent

Although blood cancer has forced him to quit school, a Palestinian boy became a chef after receiving courses at a Gaza restaurant.


14 border guards kidnapped in south-eastern Iran

TEHRAN, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- An armed group kidnapped 14 Iranian border guards at the Mirjaveh border point in Iran's southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province on Tuesday, official IRNA news agency reported.


Pompeo arrives in Riyadh over Saudi journalist's disappearance

United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on Tuesday to hold talks with Saudi officials over the missing journalist, Al Arabiya local news reported.


23 drug traffickers nabbed in Afghanistan

The Afghan police have arrested 23 drug traffickers over the past seven days, the latest efforts in the fight against narcotics, authorities said Tuesday.


Bangladesh court to announce verdict in ex-PM Zia's corruption case

DHAKA, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The verdict in a corruption case against Bangladesh’s ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia and three others will be announced on Oct 29, a court said on Tuesday.


Volkswagen delivers 3 million vehicles to China in first nine months of 2018

TIANJIN, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Volkswagen Group China registered strong sales in the Chinese market in the first nine months of the year, the company announced Monday.


Turkey seeks detention of 84 soldiers over failed coup

ISTANBUL, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for a total of 84 soldiers on Tuesday, over their alleged links to a group believed to be behind a failed coup bid in 2016, according to Xinhua news agency.