Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Jan. 6

Source: Xinhua| 2019-01-06 16:42:13|Editor: ZX
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KINSHASA -- The publication of the provisional results of the general election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), initially expected to be announced on Sunday, has been postponed until next week, according to Corneille Nangaa, president of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the country.

"It is not possible to publish the results on Sunday. We are progressing well but we do not have everything done yet," said Corneille Nangaa on Saturday without specifying the exact date scheduled for publication. (DR Congo-Election-Postponement)

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JAKARTA -- Indonesian search and rescue office has put the death toll of the landslides striking western parts days ago at 38 with another villager missing, rescuers said on Sunday.

The rescuers have been attempting to find the last victim believed to be buried under soil which slid when the disaster struck a total of 29 houses in Sinaresmi village of Sukabumi district in West Java province, head of communication for media of the national search and rescue office Yusuf Latief told Xinhua via phone. (Indonesia-Landslides)

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BANGKOK -- Six people were killed and 54 others injured when a tour bus overturned on a slippery road on Bangkok's northern outskirts during a wee hour of Sunday, police said.

The six dead included four females, a male and an infant while the 54 others were injured and rushed to nearby hospitals, said police inspector Pol. Lt. Col. Sarayuth Saengthong of Khlong Luang police station in central Pathum Thani province. (Thailand-Bus Accident-Death)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that "not much headway" has been made in border wall funding and the ongoing partial government shutdown in an earlier meeting between senior White House officials and Democratic congressional staffers.

"Second meeting set for tomorrow," Trump tweeted. "After so many decades, must finally and permanently fix the problems on the Southern Border!" (US-Trump-Gov't Shutdown)