Xinhua world news summary at 0900 GMT, Feb. 13

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MOSCOW -- A minibus collided with a truck in the wee hours of Thursday in the northwest of Russia's Pskov Region, killing eight people and injuring another two, local media reported.

All the deceased are Ukrainian citizens, and the injured include a Ukrainian and a Belarusian, according to the Emergencies Ministry. (Russia-Car Accident)

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KHARTOUM -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday agreed on Sudan's request to provide a political mission to help Sudan's transitional government and support Sudan's institutions to achieve sustainable development, said Sudan's foreign ministry in a statement.

Sudan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Omar Gamar-Eddin Ismail on Wednesday met United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo in Khartoum, according to the statement. (Sudan-UN-Political Mission)

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NEW DELHI -- At least 14 people died and more than 30 injured in a road mishap in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night, said local police posted in the office of Superintendent of Police on Thursday morning.

The accident happened when a passenger bus collided with a stationary truck on an expressway in the state. Further details are awaited. (India-Road-Mishap)

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ULAN BATOR -- Three people were killed in a home fire in eastern Mongolia on Wednesday evening, the country's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) reported Thursday.

The fire occurred in a traditional round-shaped dwelling, or ger, in Erdenetsagaan soum of Sukhbaatar province, killing two parents in their early 30s and their 14-year-old daughter, according to the NEMA. (Mongolia-Fire) Enditem

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