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EU leaders to strip Hungary of top jobs in commission over resisting aid to Kiev

Brussels, May 30 (UNI) A number of EU leaders are planning to "punish" Hungary for its opposition to supporting Ukraine by barring its representatives from senior posts in the European Commission following elections in June, Politico reported on Thursday, citing three diplomats familiar with the discussions.

In March, the Council of the EU raised the ceiling of the European Peace Facility funding for Ukraine by establishing the Ukraine Assistance Fund, providing an extra 5 billion euros (
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Maldives tourism sees 2 5 pc decline in Indian footfall

19 Jun 2024 | 12:54 PM

Maldives, June 19 (UNI) Although Maldives experienced a significant rise in its June tourist figures, there was a clear dip of 2.5 percent among Indians visiting the South Asian archipelago, official data shows.

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Teen Indian trucker arrested in Nepal with 270kg marijuana

Teen Indian trucker arrested in Nepal with 270kg marijuana

19 Jun 2024 | 12:19 PM

Bara (Nepal), June 19 (UNI) A 19-year-old from Bihar, carrying 270 kg of contraband marijuana, was arrested by Bara police in Nepal from Amalekhgunj in Jeetpur Simara sub-metropolitan city.

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China renews yellow alerts for rainstorms, high temp

19 Jun 2024 | 11:34 AM

Beijing, June 19 (UNI) China's meteorological authority continued to issue both a yellow alert for rainstorms and a yellow alert for high temperatures on Wednesday.

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Quake measuring 5 1 quake jolts east Afghanistan

19 Jun 2024 | 11:26 AM

KABUL, June 19 (UNI) A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted east Afghanistan at 8:47 a.m. local time at a depth of 35 km on Wednesday, with the epicenter 33 km northeast of Mehtarlam, capital of Laghman Province, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported.

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At least 550 Hajj pilgrims die in scorching heat

At least 550 Hajj pilgrims die in scorching heat

19 Jun 2024 | 11:06 AM

Mecca, June 19 (UNI) The Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has witnessed at least 550 deaths due to scorching heat in the desert region.

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