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WORLD News List


The ugly toad may hold key to scar-free healing

BEIJING, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- The ugly toad may not be that unpleasant-looking after all, if the latest discovery by Chinese scientists is anything to go by.


Over 160 die in rain-related incidents in India's Kerala

NEW DELHI, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- More than 160 people are now confirmed dead in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in India's Kerala, in what is said to be the southern state's worst monsoon in almost a century, reported Xinhua.


Ho Chi Minh City to have its first human milk bank

HO CHI MINH CITY, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- A breast milk bank of international standards will be established at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tu Du Hospital, said Deputy Director of the Municipal Health Department, Associate Prof Dr Tang Chi Thuong.


US Man arrested over murder of pregnant wife, two young daughters

DENVER, (United States), Aug 17 (Bernama) -- A man who had publicly pleaded for the safe return of his pregnant wife and the couple’s two young daughters who were reported missing, was arrested Thursday in Colorado in connection with their murders.


At least 16 injured in German bus rollover

FRANKFURT, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- An omnibus rolled over Friday morning in northern Germany, leaving at least 16 people injured, including six seriously, local police tweeted, reported Xinhua.


India's former PM Vajpayee passes away

NEW DELHI, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday, according to a statement issued by the hospital where he was admitted, reported Xinhua.


Genoa bridge-collapse death Toll 38, 10-20 still missing

ROME, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- The death toll from Tuesday's highway bridge collapse in Genoa is 38, the prefect's office said Thursday, reported Italian news agency Ansa.