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About 30 people killed in stampede in Liberia: sources

About 30 people killed in stampede in Liberia: sources

Monrovia, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 29 people have been confirmed dead in a stampede during an open-air church service in Liberia's Kru Town, a suburb of the capital Monrovia, said police.

The incident occurred late Wednesday when a "gang of thugs" carrying knives attacked hundreds of participants at the religious activity at a beach area, Moses Carter, national police spokesman, told reporters at a press briefing in Monrovia on Thursday.

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Covid pandemic 'far from over': WHO chief

23 May 2022 | 11:16 PM

Geneva, May 23 (UNI/Xinhua) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated here on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic "is far from over".

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S Africa has no monkeypox but on high alert of infection: NICD

23 May 2022 | 11:14 PM

Johannesburg, May 23 (UNI/Xinhua) South Africa does not currently have any monkeypox cases but faced the risk of importing, said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Monday.

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Border talks between Armenia, Azerbaijan to resume 'soon': Charles Michel

23 May 2022 | 11:10 PM

Brussels, May 23 (UNI/Xinhua) The Border Commissions of Armenia and Azerbaijan will hold their first meeting in the coming days, European Council President Charles Michel said here on Monday.

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PM asks diaspora to join 'Bharat Chalo' campaign

PM asks diaspora to join 'Bharat Chalo' campaign

23 May 2022 | 11:07 PM

Tokyo, May 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a call for 'Bharat Chalo, Bharat se Judo' (Come to India, connect with India) and asked the Indian community in Japan to join and take the campaign forward.

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Turkey to start counter-terrorist operations at borders soon

23 May 2022 | 11:02 PM

Ankara, May 23 (UNI/Sputnik) Turkey will start counter-terrorist operations at the country’s borders, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that the decision will be made soon.

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