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WORLD News List

Africans should unite to end xenophobic violence in South Africa: minister

CAPE TOWN, Sept 21  -- "Africans have no choice but to be united" against hatred and conflicts that plague South Africa, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting an official as saying Friday on the recent spate of xenophobic violence.

President Mnangagwa leaves for UN

HARARE, Sept 21  -- Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday left for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York where he is expected to advance his government's engagement and re-engagement policy which has seen Zimbabwe being re-embraced by the wider world after almost two decades of isolation.

Cuba to respond to US expulsion of its UN diplomats, says FM

HAVANA, Sept 21  -- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced on Friday that Havana would make an appropriate and timely response to recent United States actions, including the expulsion of two Cuban diplomats to the United Nations, Xinhua news agency reported.

Drugs may be legalised for medicinal purposes: Mexican President

MEXICO CITY, Sept 21  -- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday confirmed the possibility of holding a public consultation about legalising some drugs for medicinal purposes as a way of reducing the violence caused by drug trafficking, Xinhua news agency reported.

S Korea raises typhoon alert level to 'vigilance' from 'attention'

The interior and safety ministry on Saturday elevated the weather alert level to "vigilance" from "attention" as Typhoon Tapah tracking northward is expected to affect parts of the country's southern region over the weekend, Yonhap news agency reported.

Turkish President to attend UN general assembly

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit the United States on Sept 21-25 to attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported, quoting the Turkish Presidency’s announcement on Friday.

Chinese tour group confirmed in deadly Utah bus crash

The Chinese embassy in the United States has confirmed the bus that crashed near the Bryce Canyon National Park in the US state of Utah on Friday noon was carrying a Chinese tour group, Xinhua news agency reported.