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Arkansas elects youngest black mayor in US

Arkansas, Dec 8 (UNI) An 18-year-old college student in the state of Arkansas has reportedly become the youngest black mayor to be elected in the US.
Jaylen Smith just left high school in May. On Tuesday, he was voted in to lead the rural town of Earle, 48 km west of Memphis, Tennessee, BBC reported.
He's not the first 18-year-old mayor in US history, but that hasn't stopped his family celebrating the major win.
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Inaugurated of Indian visa application facilitation center in Dhaka

Inaugurated of Indian visa application facilitation center in Dhaka

26 Jan 2023 | 9:52 PM

Dhaka, Jan 26 (UNI) On the auspicious occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC) in Bangladesh announced the inauguration of a Visa Application Facilitation Centre (VAFC) at the IVAC Centre at Jamuna Future Park, Dhaka.

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Iraqi court sentences to death 14 more convicts in 2014 airbase massacre - Authorities

26 Jan 2023 | 9:42 PM

Cairo, Jan 26 (UNI) A court in Iraq has sentenced to death 14 more convicts in the 2014 massacre at the Majid al Tamimi Airbase, formerly known as Camp Speicher, near the city of Tikrit in the northern Saladin province, the Supreme Judicial Council said on Thursday.

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EU Commission to file court cases against 6 countries causing environmental damage

EU Commission to file court cases against 6 countries causing environmental damage

26 Jan 2023 | 7:27 PM

Moscow, Jan 26 (UNI) The European Commission said on Thursday it would submit to the EU Court of Justice cases of non-compliance with provisions on protecting the environment from invasive alien species by Bulgaria, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Latvia, and Portugal.

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Thousands of Australians protesting celebration of National Day - Reports

Thousands of Australians protesting celebration of National Day - Reports

26 Jan 2023 | 6:49 PM

Canberra, Jan 26 (UNI) Thousands of Australians participated on Thursday in the "Invasion Day" protest against Australia Day celebrating the raising of the British flag on the site of Sydney on January 26, 1788, which the country's indigenous communities regard as the date of the continent's colonization, media reported.

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Death toll in Vessel incident off Japan's coast rises to 8

Death toll in Vessel incident off Japan's coast rises to 8

26 Jan 2023 | 5:13 PM

Tokyo, Jan 26 (UNI) The number of crew members killed when a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship Jin Tian sank off the Japanese coast in the East China Sea, has increased to eight, with six Chinese nationals among them, Lyu Guijun, the Chinese consulate-general in Japan's city of Fukuoka, said on Thursday.

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