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WORLD News List

International Court to rule on Rohingya genocide case

ANKARA, Jan 23 -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday will deliver its verdict on a case related to genocide of the Rohingya filed by Gambia against Myanmar, reported Anadolu Agency.

Korean Air to suspend flights to Wuhan by end-January

SEOUL, Jan 23 -- Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea's national flag carrier, said Thursday it will suspend its flights to Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicentre of a new SARS-like virus, by the end of this month, reported Yonhap News Agency.

Historian predicts disaster for the Palestine struggle if Trump gets re-elected

By Voon Miaw Ping

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23  -- The Palestinians’ struggle for a free and independent state of Palestine could be further impeded if Donald Trump is re-elected as the President of the United States (US) for the second term, said prominent Israeli-British historian Professor Ilan Pappe. 

Wuhan virus sees Olympic football qualifiers moved

BEIJING, Jan 23 -- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirmed on Wednesday that next month's Olympic women's football qualifying matches would be moved from Wuhan to Nanjing, amid concerns over the spread of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, reported Xinhua news agency.

One person killed, 5 injured in mass shooting in centre of US city of Seattle -- reports

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 -- A mass shooting in the centre of the US city of Seattle has left one person dead and five more injured.

Guinea-Bissau: Commission confirms Embalo as President

KIGALI, Jan 23  -- Guinea-Bissau’s national electoral commission on Wednesday confirmed former Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo as the winner of the December presidential run-off vote, reported Anadolu Agency.

S Korea going all-out to prevent spread of Wuhan coronavirus during holidays

SEOUL, Jan 23 -- South Korea's public health authorities on Thursday remained on alert and spared no efforts to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus during the upcoming four-day Lunar New Year holiday, reported Yonhap News Agency.