World's Top Ten News Today-July 27, 2019 AD [Asar 12, 2076 BS]

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[The following global headlines have been adopted from the major global news agencies.]


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday arrived in Osaka, Japan to attend the G20 summit during which he would hold bilateral talks with world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, amid heightened trade tensions with America, an issue that is likely to dominate the event. Xi is due to meet Prime Minister Modi during the Informal Summit of the leaders of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and RIC (Russia, India, China) on the sidelines of the June 28-29 event.



At least 16 people have been crushed to death at a stadium in Madagascar during independence day celebrations.Details are unclear, but authorities said the crush happened as people tried to leave the stadium after a parade and police closed the venue's doors.Dozens more were injured at the stadium in Antananarivo, the country's capital. Last September, a crowd surge during a football match at the same stadium killed one person and injured more than 30.



The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Wednesday it was "deeply shocked" to see the "heartbreaking photo" of the drowned bodies of a father and his 23-month-old daughter from El Salvador washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande, which separates the United States and Mexico.While the details remain uncertain.




Vietnam will impose a five-year driving ban on drivers who try to cheat in driving tests or buy fake driving licenses, starting from September this year, local media reported on Thursday. The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam and the Ministry of Public Security are planning a crackdown on those selling counterfeit driving licenses or provide audiovisual telecommunication equipment to illegally help drivers pass the tests, daily newspaper Vietnam News reported.




Mexican police detained 101 unauthorized Central American migrants during two operations in eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, the authorities said Wednesday. During an inspection of a tractor-trailer in the municipality of Tierra Blanca, officials found 86 adults and children loaded in the back of the vehicle, according to a news release issued by the Ministry of Safety and Civil Protection.




Twenty-two local farmers were killed following an attack by terror group Boko Haram who invaded a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, security sources said on Wednesday. The Boko Haram fighters attacked the group of farmers on Monday in Ngamgam village, about 50 km east of Damasak town in Mobbar local government area of the state, one military official told Xinhua.




A Taliban key commander in-charge of recruitment Mawlawi Islamudin alias Qari Bilal has given up fighting and handed over his weapon to the police in northern Afghanistan's Takhar province, provincial police spokesman Abdul Khalil Asir said Thursday. "Taliban eminent commander Mawlawi Islamudin alias Qari Bilal who also served as in-charge of Taliban outfit for recruiting fighters from young people in the northern Takhar and neighboring Kunduz province has given up fighting and handed over his weapon to police here in provincial capital Taluqan city," Asir told Xinhua.





A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members, officials said. The small An-24 aircraft, travelling from Ulan-Ude in Siberia, was attempting an emergency landing at Nizhneangarsk airport, the regional government of Buryatia said.




At least one person is dead and several others injured after Tunisia's capital was hit by two suicide bombings Thursday. The first blast occurred in central Tunis when a bomber targeted a police patrol on the city's main thoroughfare, Charles De Gaulle Avenue, according to an Interior Ministry statement. A police officer was killed in the bombing, state-run TAP news agency cited the Interior Ministry as saying. It also injured three civilians and several security personnel, who received "received varying degrees of injuries," the ministry said.



Air India said one of its planes landed at London Stansted Airport on Thursday following a bomb threat. The airline said the affected plane, flight AI 191 from the Indian city of Mumbai to Newark Airport in the United States, "made a precautionary landing" in the United Kingdom due to the incident. Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets scrambled to intercept the plane, and escorted it to the airport. Several residents in Derby, a city 128 miles north of London, reported hearing a loud bang around 10 a.m. local time (5 a.m. ET), which has since been linked to the sonic boom of the fighter jets. Agencies