BEIJING, Dec 12: An official Chinese newspaper called Donald Trump "as ignorant as a child" on Monday after the president-elect again suggested that he was reconsidering how America deals with Taiwan, one of the most sensitive issues in the relationship between the U.S. and China.

BEIJING, Dec 12: China expressed "serious concern" on Monday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-held stance that Taiwan is part of "one China", calling it the basis for relations.

ISTANBUL, Dec 11: Turkey said on Sunday that Kurdish militants may be responsible for the two bombs that killed 29 people and wounded 166 in an apparent coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul after a match between two top teams.

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Dec 11: A suicide car bomber killed at least 16 people and injured nine others at a police station in the Somalia capital, a Somali police official said Sunday.

NAIVASHA, Kenya, Dec 11: A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 33 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday.

US President-elect Donald Trump is likely to pick Exxon Mobil Corp CEO Rex Tillerson as his Secretary of State, according to media reports which said his nomination could face intense scrutiny in the Senate due to the oilexecutive's close ties with Russia.

WARRI, Nigeria, Dec 11: A hospital director says 160 people were killed when a church roof collapsed onto worshipers in southern Nigeria.

Death toll in Turkish attack rises to 38

December 11, 2016 08:25 am

ISTANBUL, Dec 11: The Latest on the twin explosions near an Istanbul soccer stadium. Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the death toll from twin blasts near an Istanbul stadium had risen to 38.

The ruling AIADMK on Saturday released a list of 203 deceased persons, saying they died of "shock" over the demise of party supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on December 5, taking the number of toll in this regard to 280.

The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.