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WORLD News List

Three Indian states oppose new citizenship law

CHANDIGARH (India), Dec 13  -- The chief ministers of three Indian states have spoken out against the controversial citizenship law which has triggered mass protests in the country's northeast, Anadolu Agency reported.

UK: ´Second Brexit referendum not possible´

ANKARA, Dec 13 -- Re-elected United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said in his victory speech that the second Brexit referendum is not possible, Anadolu Agency reported.

Japan´s Premier may cancel India visit amid protests

ANKARA, Dec 13  -- Japanese prime minister may cancel his visit to India, as the planned venue is engulfed in violent protests over a controversial citizenship law, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting Japan’s Jiji Press on Friday.

Merkel tops Forbes´ list of most powerful women

ANKARA, Dec 13  -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s most powerful women for the ninth time in a row, Anadolu Agency reported.

Canadian conservative leader announces resignation

OTTAWA, Dec 13  -- Canadian opposition Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer on Thursday announced unexpectedly the decision to step down, Xinhua news agency reported.

Australia, NZ in bid to co-host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

SYDNEY, Dec 13  -- Australia and New Zealand have launched a bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday, with both nations promising to amplify women's football across Asia and Oceania, Xinhua news agency reported.

ASEAN stands to benefit from Vientiane Vision 2.0

By Voon Miaw Ping

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 – ASEAN member states stand to benefit as Japan seeks to further enhance its defence cooperation with the regional grouping through the Vientiane Vision 2.0, said former Japanese Defence Minister Satoshi Morimoto.