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WORLD News List

Metro services disrupted in Hong Kong as rioters trash stations, trains

HONG KONG, Nov 11 -- Metro services were disrupted in various stations and lines on Monday morning as rioters damaged facilities of stations and trains and blocked tracks, Xinhua news agency reported.

Mexico offers Morales political asylum in embassy in La Paz after ex-president resigns

MEXICO CITY, Nov 11 -- Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard offered ex-Bolivian President Evo Morales political asylum following his resignation amid ongoing political unrest in the South American country, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting Ebrard Tweet.

Bolivian Senate's second vice president to assume presidency after morales quits - reports

BRASILIA, Nov 11 -- The Bolivian Senate's second vice president Jeanine Anez announced that she would assume presidency after other candidates to the post in the line of succession after the resignation of President Evo Morales also resigned, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting media reports.

Jordan says no renewal, extension of land lease to Israel

AMMAN, Nov 11 -- Jordan on Sunday said there will be no extension or renewal of an agreement which leases part of Jordan's lands to Israel, reported Xinhua news agency.

India's oil minister to attend petroleum exhibition in UAE

NEW DELHI, Nov 11 -- India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Nov 10 to Nov 12 to participate in the inaugural ministerial session of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC), Xinhua news agency reported, quoting official sources on Sunday.

Turkey holds nearly 4,000 irregular migrants past week

ANKARA, Nov 11 -- At least 3,893 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources.

German city elects ethnic Turkish mayor for first time

BERLIN, Nov 11 -- Voters in Hannover, Germany have elected an ethnic Turkish politician as mayor for the first time in the city’s history, Anadolu Agency reported.