WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- A United Nations (UN) special rapporteur for Myanmar on Friday expressed concerns over the Myanmar military constructing new bases in Rakhine state, Anadolu Agency reported.
TRENTON (Canada), Feb 9 (Bernama) -- A Canadian man who shot six worshippers to death in a Quebec City mosque was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison, Anadolu Agency reported.
JERUSALEM, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- At least three people were injured late Friday when Israeli forces raided a mosque in the West Bank, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting local media.
MOGADISHU, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- At least 15 al-Shabaab militants were killed in separate United States (US) airstrikes in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a statement by the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) Friday.
GRAND RAPIDS (United States), Feb 9 (Bernama) -- It is destructive to hold "zero-sum game" mindset and overemphasise the aspect of competition in China-US ties, Chinese Ambassador to the United States (US) Cui Tiankai said on Friday.
BEIJING, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- China may see a rapid growth in the number of people aged 80 or above from 2025 to 2050, Xinhua News Agency reported, quoting a recent report issued by Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Ageing Well Association (CAWA).
SEOUL, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- The United States (US) envoy for North Korea will meet his South Korean counterpart in Seoul on Saturday for a briefing on the results of his visit to the communist state for preparations for a second summit between Washington and Pyongyang slated for late this month.