Xinhua world news summary at 1500 GMT, Feb. 10

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QALA-E-NAW, Afghanistan -- A total of 12 people including 11 militants and one government soldier have been confirmed dead as clash erupted in Ab Kamari district of the western Badghis province on Sunday, provincial government spokesman Jamshid Shahabi said.

The clash, according to the official, broke out in Mubarak Shah area early Sunday and lasted until 06:00 a.m. local time and the militants retreated after leaving 11 bodies behind. (Afghanistan-Clash)

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MOGADISHU -- Somali National Armed Forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in a joint operation in Jamame in Somalia's southern region of Lower Jubba, officials said on Saturday evening.

Said Jogsade, Jubaland's operational spokesman told journalists that Somali National Armed Forces backed by Jubba land forces and U.S. Africa Command killed 30 al-Shabab extremists in an operation in Jamame town in Lower Jubba. (Al-Shabab-Joint Operation-Somalia)

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SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will consult with U.S. President Donald Trump in the near future on the second summit between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States, South Korea's presidential Blue House said Sunday.

Kim Eui-keum, Blue House spokesman, told a press briefing that the leaders of South Korea and the United States will make a discussion on the second DPRK-U.S. summit in the near future, saying the exact schedule will be unveiled as soon as preparations are made. (S.Korea-DPRK-US Summit)

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TOKYO -- An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 4.8 on Sunday struck the Amami Oshima Island region of Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture on the southernmost Kyushu Island, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The JMA revised its preliminary report of magnitude 5.0 to 4.8 minutes after the quake struck. (Japan-Earthquake) Enditem

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