JAKARTA, Nov 29 -- The Indonesian government is planning to redesign bureaucracy next year by removing two ranks of public servants and replacing them with artificial intelligence (AI), Xinhua news agency reported, quoting President Joko Widodo as saying on Thursday.
ANKARA, Nov 29 -- The Taliban wants to make a peace deal with the United States (US), President Donald Trump said Thursday during a surprise visit to Afghanistan to celebrate Thanksgiving with American troops, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting The New York Times.
BERLIN, Nov 29 -- The German government is planning to outlaw all activities of Lebanon's Hezbollah group in the country after previously only banning its military wing, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the Hamburg-based Der Spiegel news magazine on Thursday.
ANKARA, Nov 29 -- A new seismically-resistant medical facility in Istanbul will open in February, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a spokesman.
GENEVA, Nov 29 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that the two attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had killed four workers responding to the Ebola outbreak and injured five others, Xinhua news agency reported.
By Fiston Mahamba
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 29 -- Militia fighters in eastern Congo killed four people and injured several others in attacks on two Ebola response centres on Thursday, in what responders described as a serious setback to efforts to contain the epidemic.
MONTEVIDEO, Nov 29 -- Uruguayan presidential candidate Daniel Martinez of the ruling progressive Broad Front conceded defeat on Thursday and acknowledged the victory of the opposition candidate Luis Lacalle Pou of the conservative National Party in Sunday's presidential runoff, Xinhua news agency reported.