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WORLD News List


Pentagon chief counters Trump's assertion over political leanings

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- United States (US) Secretary of Defence James Mattis on Monday denied he had registered for the Democratic Party, something that US President Donald Trump suggested in an earlier interview.


Usain Bolt offered big move to Malta

SYDNEY, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Usain Bolt's Australian football career could come to a premature end, with the owners of Maltese club, Valletta FC offering the Olympic champion a two-year contract on Tuesday, according to Xinhua news agency.


Saudi jet crew killed in crash

RIYADH, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that its military jet crashed, killing all crew members.


Over 9,000 Venezuelans register for Pres Maduro's repatriation plan

CARACAS, Oct 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR) -- Over 9,000 Venezuelan migrants from around Latin America are registered with the Plan Vuelta a la Patria, the Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs said.


Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer

From our early days together at Lakeside School (in Seattle), through our partnership in the creation of Microsoft, to some of our joint philanthropic projects over the years, Paul was a true partner and dear friend.


72 afflicted in India Zika virus outbreak

NEW DELHI, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- India's Zika virus outbreak is turning out to be worse this year, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, according to Xinhua news agency.


Magnitude-5 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- A magnitude-5 earthquake rattled the southern Philippine Zamboanga del Norte Province on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.