HomeLatestXinhua Asia-Pacific news abstract at 1600 GMT, Oct. 15

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news abstract at 1600 GMT, Oct. 15

NEW DELHI — As many as seven members of a household, together with a lady and two youngsters, died in a highway accident in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, confirmed a neighborhood authorities official.

The automotive carrying the victims collided head-on with a truck in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvannamalai district, when the household was returning to their house in Bengaluru, capital of adjoining state Karnataka, after providing prayers at a temple. (India-Road Accident)

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TOKYO — The assist charge for the Japanese cupboard dropped to 32.3 p.c, the bottom since its launch, a survey by nationwide news company Kyodo confirmed Sunday.

The newest opinion ballot has proven that the approval score for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s cupboard plunged from 39.8 within the earlier ballot carried out in September, a report low since Kishida took workplace in October 2021. (Japan-Cabinet-Approval Rating)

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HERAT, Afghanistan — Two have been lifeless and 125 injured individuals have been taken to hospital following tremors in west Afghanistan’s Herat province on Sunday, mentioned Farhad Afzali, a medical physician in Herat hospital.

However, locals say two tremors which in a span of minutes rocked Herat and its neighborhood Sunday morning have broken round 30 villages within the province. (Afghanistan-Quake)

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CANBERRA — Repatriation flights for Australians in Israel will resume on Sunday after being deserted over security issues, the federal authorities has confirmed.

Penny Wong, the minister for international affairs, on Sunday introduced that a number of flights would function from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport to Dubai on Sunday for Australian residents who’re stranded in Israel. (Australia-Canberra-Israel-Repatriation)