Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Nov. 19

Source: Xinhua| 2017-11-19 23:34:45|Editor: huaxia
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PARIS -- A policeman killed three people and wounded three others with his pistol before committing suicide on Saturday night in a town in the north of Paris, the French television channel BFMTV reported Sunday.

The policeman killed two people who were on a public road and had no relationship with him before killing his father-in-law and critically injuring his wife, the mother and the sister of the woman in the house where the family of his wife lives, the French channel said.(France-Policeman-Suicide)

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NAKURU, Kenya -- At least 12 people were killed and two others seriously injured in a road accident along a busy highway in northwest Kenya early Sunday, the police said.

Nakuru County Police Commander Hassan Barua said the incident involved 11-seater commuter shuttle and a truck which collided head-on along Nakuru-Eldoret road at around 3 a.m. local time.(Kenya-Accident)

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NAIROBI -- At least six people were brutally murdered and several others seriously injured by suspected members of a proscribed sect at a slum in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi on Saturday night.

Nairobi County police commander Japheth Koome said Sunday the deceased were killed in Nairobi's sprawling Ruaraka neighborhood by unknown assailants who are still at large.(Kenya-Security)

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FARAH, Afghanistan -- Clashes in the western Farah province have left 14 dead, including eight militants and six police officers, provincial police spokesman Iqbal Baher said Sunday.

A group of Taliban militants launched coordinated offensives on several security checkpoints in Farah Rod district in the wee hours of Sunday, which resulted in several hours' clash, leaving eight insurgents and six police killed, the official said.(Afghanistan-Clashes)

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HARARE -- Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party on Sunday recalled President Robert Mugabe from position of party leader, saying he must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment proceedings will start.

The ruling party, at a special meeting of its central committee, also nullified expulsion of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa and restored him as member of the central committee.(Zimbabwe-Mugabe) Enditem