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5 soldiers killed in attack of French troops on Niger’s National Guard

Niamey, Aug 12 (UNI) At least five soldiers were killed and four others were injured as a result of an attack on Niger’s National Guard, carried out by French service members, media report.
Rebels in Niger increased the threat level on Wednesday after they said that actions of French troops resulted in an attack on the National Guard, adding that a French warplane entered the African nation’s airspace.
The attack left five Nigerian soldiers dead and fourth others injured, the ActuNiger news portal reported on Friday, citing information from Niger’s National Guard. Two of the injured are in grave condition.
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35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

15 Jul 2024 | 9:58 PM

Kabul, July 15 (UNI) At least 35 people were killed and 250 others were injured as rainstorms and flash floods swept through east Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon, a local official said.

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Uganda police warn of planned protest in capital

15 Jul 2024 | 9:33 PM

Kampala, July 15 (UNI) The Uganda Police Force on Monday warned against a planned protest on the streets of Kampala, the country's capital, and a march to parliament scheduled for July 23.

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Seven killed in van-trailer collision in Pakistan

15 Jul 2024 | 9:01 PM

Islamabad, July 15 (UNI) A fatal road crash occurred in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Monday, leaving at least seven people killed and four others injured, police said.

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SL reduces average electricity tariff by over 20 pct

15 Jul 2024 | 8:58 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Minister of Power and Energy, Kanchana Wijesekera, announced on Monday that the electricity tariff on average will be reduced by 22.49 percent, effective July 16.

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Thailand allows visa-free entry for Sri Lankans starting today

15 Jul 2024 | 8:46 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Thailand will offer visa-free entry to travelers from 93 countries and territories, including Sri Lanka, starting July 15, officials said on Monday.

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