Three people have been found dead after a fire at a facility belonging to Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies in the southern city of Dongguan on Friday, local authorities said. The building, which was close to a Huawei research lab, was a steel structure that was under construction and was not being used when the… Read More Three dead following fire incident at Huawei facility in southern China
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to convene an international conference early next year to launch “a genuine peace process” between Israel and the Palestinians. Abbas urged Guterres to work with the Middle East Quartet of mediators – the United States, Russia, the European Union and the U.N.… Read More Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas calls for UN-led peace conference early next year
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologised on Friday for the shooting death of a South Korean man to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the South’s national security adviser said, as public and political outrage over the killing grew. The apology came in a letter from the North’s United Front Department, which handles… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un offers apology for killing of South Korean man
Four people were stabbed on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris that was attacked by Islamist militants over five years ago, Prime Minister Jean Castex said, and police said a suspect had been arrested. A police source had earlier said that two of the four wounded had life-threatening… Read More Four injured, suspect arrested following stabbing incident in Paris
Retired Colonel Bah Ndaw was sworn in on Friday as Mali’s interim president, tasked with presiding over an 18-month transition back to civilian rule following the August 18 military coup. Junta leader Colonel Assimi Goita was sworn in as the vice president of the transition during a ceremony in Bamako.