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Niger plans to vaccinate nearly 7 mln children against poliomyelitis

12 Jul 2024 | 5:55 PM

Niamey, July 12 (UNI) The Nigerien government launched a vast five-day polio vaccination campaign in Niamey, the capital of Niger, on Thursday, targeting nearly 7 million children living in the national territory.

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Two dead, 4 police officers wounded in Philippine shootout

12 Jul 2024 | 5:40 PM

Manila, July 12 (UNI) Two criminal suspects have been killed and four police officers wounded in a shootout in the Philippine capital, police said Friday.

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Nepal PM Dahal loses trust vote in Parliament, secures just 63 votes

Nepal PM Dahal loses trust vote in Parliament, secures just 63 votes

12 Jul 2024 | 5:24 PM

Kathmandu, July 12 (UNI) Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ lost the confidence vote in the Nepal Parliament on Friday, leading to the defeat of his government.

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2 IS militants killed in E. Iraq

12 Jul 2024 | 5:21 PM

Baghdad, July 12 (UNI) Two Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a clash with Iraqi security forces in the eastern province of Diyala, the Iraqi military said on Friday.

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EU commission urges private lenders to reach restructuring deal with Kyiv

12 Jul 2024 | 5:10 PM

Kyiv, July 12 (UNI) The European Commission has urged private lenders to swiftly reach an agreement with Ukraine on restructuring Kyiv's debt in order to prevent a default in the country, the Euractiv news outlet reported on Friday.

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China sanctions several US military companies over arms sales to Taiwan

12 Jul 2024 | 5:06 PM

Beijing, July 12 (UNI) China imposed sanctions against six US military-industrial companies over the sale of weapons to Taiwan, the state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Friday.

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Four migrants die off French coast in attempt to cross English channel

12 Jul 2024 | 5:00 PM

Paris, July 12 (UNI) Four undocumented migrants have drowned off the French city of Boulogne-sur-Mer while attempting to cross the English Channel, the BFMTV broadcaster reported on Friday.

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Iran rejects NATO's claim of military support to Russia against Ukraine

Iran rejects NATO's claim of military support to Russia against Ukraine

12 Jul 2024 | 4:12 PM

Tehran, July 12 (UNI) Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani on Thursday rejected the claim by leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that Tehran was providing Moscow with military support in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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US military says destroyed 5 Houthi boats, 3 drones

US military says destroyed 5 Houthi boats, 3 drones

12 Jul 2024 | 4:06 PM

Sanaa, July 12 (UNI) U.S. forces destroyed five Houthi uncrewed surface vessels in the Red Sea late Thursday.

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Kremlin says no exact date of Turkey's possible accession to SCO

12 Jul 2024 | 4:02 PM

Moscow, July 12 (UNI) The expansion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is constantly on the agenda, but there is no exact date yet for Turkey's accession to the organization, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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Singapore police investigate 528 for scam, illegal moneylending

Singapore police investigate 528 for scam, illegal moneylending

12 Jul 2024 | 3:57 PM

Singapore, July 12 (UNI) Singaporean police are investigating 528 suspects for over 2,200 scam and unlicensed moneylending cases following an enforcement operation from July 1 to July 10, according to the latest statement from the police.

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Jordan dispatches 50 trucks of aid to Gaza

12 Jul 2024 | 3:53 PM

Amman, July 12 (UNI) The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, in coordination with the Jordan Armed Forces, on Thursday sent 50 trucks of aid to the Gaza Strip to relieve the enclave's humanitarian crisis.

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Azerbaijan, Pak signed cooperation documents

12 Jul 2024 | 3:41 PM

Baku, July 12 (UNI) Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev made a state visit to Pakistan, where documents on cooperation were signed between the countries, according to a statement on the official website of the Azerbaijani leader.

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700 kg illicit drugs seized in east Afghanistan

12 Jul 2024 | 3:35 PM

Kabul, July 12 (UNI) Afghan security forces have seized 700 kg of illicit drugs in the eastern Paktika province, state-run media Bakhtar News Agency reported on Thursday.

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One dead, 2 missing after helicopter crashes into ocean in US Hawaii: authorities

12 Jul 2024 | 3:34 PM

Los Angeles, July 12 (UNI) One person was confirmed dead, with two others still missing, after a helicopter crashed into the ocean on Thursday in Kauai, Hawaii, authorities said.

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