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Thai police bust call-centre scam syndicate, arrest 13 Taiwanese

By Linda Khoo

BANGKOK, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Thai police have busted a call-centre scam syndicate with the arrest of 13 Taiwanese who allegedly cheated their countrymen of at least 30 million baht (RM4.08 million) since October last year. 

Turkey: US stalling on Syria safe zone will not work

ANKARA, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- The US will not be able to stall Ankara on the establishment of a safe zone in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday.

2 killed in training plane crash in Northern Iran

TEHRAN, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Two people on board a training plane were killed as the aircraft crashed in the Eivaki district of Iran's northern Garmsar city on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA).

Russia: Over 55 injured in A321 plane hard landing

MOSCOW, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- The number of people injured in the hard landing of the Airbus A321 plane in the Moscow region has surged to 55, including 17 children, Russia's Sputnik news agency reported a representative of the regional emergency services as saying.

Kashmiris protest against New Delhi on Indian Independence Day

KARACHI, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Kashmiris across Pakistan and Azad Kashmir on Thursday observed India’s 73rd Independence Day as a "Black Day" to protest New Delhi’s withdrawal of the decades-long special rights of the disputed Jammu Kashmir region, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported citing local media reports.

2019 National Children´s Forum opens in Hanoi

The sixth national children’s forum officially kicked off in Hanoi Thursday, themed “Children with children’s issues”, gathering 169 children from 41 provinces and cities nationwide, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

At least 13 injured as gas tanker explodes in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- At least 13 people were injured when a gas tank truck exploded in Siem Reap province, northwestern Cambodia, on Thursday, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.