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Bear attacks in Japan hit record high

Tokyo, Dec 3 (UNI) Bear attacks across Japan have already amounted to a record high since record keeping began in fiscal 2006, marking the worst year for bear attacks in the country.
The environment ministry said that there were 193 bear attacks nationwide in the eight months since April, which marks the start of Japan's fiscal year, that left 212 casualties, including six people dead.
The overall tally so far already exceeded the previous record of 158 logged in fiscal 2020, the ministry said.
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Russian forces take control over Petrovskoye in Avdiivka direction - Ministry

28 Feb 2024 | 4:33 PM

Moscow, Feb 28 (UNI) The Russian armed forces have taken control over the Petrovskoye village in the Avdiivka, also known as Avdeyevka, direction, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Lavrov offers condolences to Malian FM over deadly bus accident

28 Feb 2024 | 4:27 PM

Moscow, Feb 28 (UNI) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov conveyed condolences to Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop during a meeting on Wednesday after a bus accident in Mali claimed the lives of at least 31 people and left another 10 injured.

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Biden issues executive order to protect US sensitive personal data

28 Feb 2024 | 3:35 PM

Washington, Feb 28 (UNI) US President Joe Biden issued an executive order on Wednesday to protect the sensitive personal data of people in the United States from misuse by foreign countries of concern, the White House said in a fact sheet.

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Europe's defence official says , 'There are western special forces in Ukraine'

28 Feb 2024 | 3:27 PM

Brussels, Feb 28 (UNI) Remarks of French President Emmanuel Macron on a possible deployment of Western troops to Ukraine were aimed at creating deterrence and ambiguity towards Russia, and "everyone knows" that Western special forces are in Ukraine, an unnamed senior European defence official told the Financial Times on Tuesday.

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