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2 mn customers out of power in Florida from Hurricane Ian

Washington, Sep 29 (UNI) Hurricane Ian continued to batter the Florida peninsula with catastrophic storm surges, winds, and flooding on Wednesday night, knocking nearly 2 million customers out of power.

Ian, which made landfall in southwestern Florida in the afternoon as a Category 4 hurricane, has now weakened with maximum sustained winds of 185 km per hour, according to the latest public advisory released by the US National Hurricane Center.
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BNP fears arrest in B'desh; 472 accused held so far

BNP fears arrest in B'desh; 472 accused held so far

04 Dec 2022 | 6:16 PM

Dhaka, Dec 4 (UNI) In the ongoing special operation since December 1, the police arrested 472 accused in the capital Dhaka alone.

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High Air Pollution level creating physical & mental health hazards in B'desh: World Bank

High Air Pollution level creating physical & mental health hazards in B'desh: World Bank

04 Dec 2022 | 5:44 PM

Dhaka, Dec 4 (UNI) Exposure to high level of air pollution significantly raises the risks of breathing difficulties, cough, lower respiratory tract infections, as well as depression and other health conditions. Children under five years, elderly, and people with comorbidities such as diabetes, heart or respiratory conditions, are most vulnerable, says a new World Bank report launched Sunday.

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Russia hopes US will return to revival of Iran nuclear deal

04 Dec 2022 | 5:01 PM

Moscow, Dec 4 (UNI) Moscow hopes that Washington can demonstrate more substantially its commitment to reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and fixing past errors, a high-ranking Russian diplomatic source told Sputnik on Sunday.

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Iran abolishes morality police amid ongoing nationwide protests

04 Dec 2022 | 4:43 PM

Tehran, Dec 4 (UNI) Iranian authorities have abolished the controversial morality police amid ongoing mass protests sparked by the death of a young woman in custody, media reported, citing Iranian Attorney-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri.

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Blast in Turkish residential building injures 4

Blast in Turkish residential building injures 4

04 Dec 2022 | 3:50 PM

Ankara, Dec 4 (UNI) An explosion hit a multistory residential building in the southeastern Turkish city of Sanliurfa, injuring four people, Turkish media reported.

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