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Italy's Meloni says Biden 'doing well,' makes good impression

Italy's Meloni says Biden 'doing well,' makes good impression

12 Jul 2024 | 2:35 PM

Rome, July 12 (UNI) US President Joe Biden is "doing well" and making a good impression, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Friday.

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OSCE employee sentenced to 14 years for espionage for Ukraine

12 Jul 2024 | 2:16 PM

Moscow, July 12 (UNI) An employee of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission has been sentenced to 14 year for espionage in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) for Ukraine, the Russian Prosecutor's Office said on Friday.

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

12 Jul 2024 | 1:35 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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Hungary's Orban says Trump 'going to solve' Ukraine crisis

12 Jul 2024 | 1:08 PM

Budapest, July 12 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump is "going to solve" the Ukraine crisis, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday after a meeting with Trump as part of his "peace mission."
"It was an honour to visit President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago today. We discussed ways to make peace. The good news of the day: he’s going to solve it," Orban said on X following the meeting that he described as a "Peace mission 5.0."
Trump and Orban are longtime allies who share conservative political views and have publicly expressed mutual respect for one another. Orban has thrown his support behind Trump both in the US presidential race and in the legal challenges he faces.

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9 infants die of whooping cough outbreak in Britain

12 Jul 2024 | 12:32 PM

London, July 12 (UNI) Nine infants have died since the beginning of an outbreak of whooping cough in November last year, according to figures released by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on Thursday.

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SKorea protests against Japan's territorial claims to disputed islets

12 Jul 2024 | 12:18 PM

Seoul, July 12 (UNI) South Korea on Friday protested against Japan's renewed territorial claims to the disputed islets lying halfway between the two countries, called Dokdo by South Korea and Takeshima by Japan.

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700 kg illicit drugs seized in east Afghanistan

12 Jul 2024 | 11:35 AM

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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Bangladeshi students protest quota system for government jobs

Bangladeshi students protest quota system for government jobs

12 Jul 2024 | 11:29 AM

Dhaka, July 12 (UNI) Students in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country have been staging protests against a recruitment system for the government jobs.

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12 killed, 65 missing in Nepal's landslides

12 killed, 65 missing in Nepal's landslides

12 Jul 2024 | 9:54 AM

Kathmandu, July 12 (UNI) Twelve people were killed, and 65 others went missing after their buses were swept away by landslides in separate incidents on Thursday night and Friday morning, local police said.

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3 missing after landslide hits houses in western Japan

3 missing after landslide hits houses in western Japan

12 Jul 2024 | 8:42 AM

Tokyo, July 12 (UNI) Three people went missing after a residence in western Japanese prefecture of Ehime was buried in a landslide early Friday, local media reported.

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Pakistan, Azerbaijan agree to take economic relations to new heights

Pakistan, Azerbaijan agree to take economic relations to new heights

12 Jul 2024 | 8:37 AM

Islamabad, July 12 (UNI) Pakistan and Azerbaijan have agreed to take economic relations to new heights, enhancing the bilateral investment level of up to 2 billion U.S. dollars in areas of mutually beneficial projects.

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NATO declares use of force anywhere in world

NATO declares use of force anywhere in world

12 Jul 2024 | 8:32 AM

Washington, July 12 (UNI) NATO declares the right to use force anywhere in the world, whether under the pretext of democracy or battling terrorism, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has said, summarizing the results of the NATO summit that has ended in Washington.

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6.4-magnitude earthquake measured off Canada's west coast

6.4-magnitude earthquake measured off Canada's west coast

12 Jul 2024 | 8:27 AM

Ottawa, July 12 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 was recorded off the west coast of Canada's Vancouver Island on Thursday, said the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Israel reports 19 deaths of West Nile fever

Israel reports 19 deaths of West Nile fever

12 Jul 2024 | 8:24 AM

Jerusalem, July 12 (UNI) Israel has reported a new death of West Nile fever, raising the total fatalities in the country's ongoing outbreak to 19.

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7 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on S. Gaza

7 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on S. Gaza

12 Jul 2024 | 8:18 AM

Gaza, July 12 (UNI) Seven Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a gathering in the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis, Palestinian sources said on Thursday.

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