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UN chief calls for more efforts to protect children from human trafficking

UN chief calls for more efforts to protect children from human trafficking

23 Jul 2024 | 8:09 AM

United Nations, July 23 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more efforts to protect children from human trafficking, in a message for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, observed annually on July 30.

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4.7-magnitude quake jolts NW Türkiye

4.7-magnitude quake jolts NW Türkiye

22 Jul 2024 | 11:57 PM

Istanbul, July 22 (UNI) A 4.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Türkiye's northwestern province of Canakkale on Monday, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).

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Death toll rises to 6 in shooting in Croatia

22 Jul 2024 | 8:46 PM

Zagreb, July 22 (UNI) Six people were killed, and four others wounded in a shooting at the Home for the Elderly and Infirm in Daruvar, eastern Croatia, on Monday, according to local police.

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25 bodies recovered, 34 missing from 2 buses hit by landslides in Nepal

22 Jul 2024 | 7:47 PM

Kathmandu, July 22 (UNI) Twenty-five bodies of the passengers have been recovered while 37 others have remained missing since their buses were swept away into a river by landslides on July 12, a local official said on Monday.

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Iran hosts joint naval drill in Caspian Sea

22 Jul 2024 | 6:23 PM

Tehran, July 22 (UNI) A joint naval drill kicked off on Monday in the Caspian Sea to ensure shipping security and safety in the region, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.

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5 killed, several wounded in shooting in Croatia

22 Jul 2024 | 5:52 PM

Zagreb, July 22 (UNI) Five people were killed and several others wounded in a shooting in the Home for the Elderly in Daruvar in eastern Croatia on Monday and the killer has been arrested, according to the police.

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Delta Air Lines' customer service still lacking after tech outage

22 Jul 2024 | 3:55 PM

Atlanta, July 22 (UNI) The US Department of Transportation has received hundreds of complaints about Delta Air Lines as one of the country's major airlines still has customer service difficulties in the wake of a global information technology outage, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.

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Pakistan plans to set up world-class mountaineering school

22 Jul 2024 | 3:17 PM

Islamabad, July 22 (UNI) Romina Khurshid Alam, coordinator to the Pakistani prime minister on climate change and environmental coordination, said that the country plans to set up a world-class mountaineering school in the northern Gilgit-Baltistan region.

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Three killed, at least 16 injured in mass shooting in US's Mississippi

22 Jul 2024 | 2:13 PM

Washington, July 22 (UNI) Three people were killed and at least 16 more injured in a mass shooting in the US state of Mississippi, the WTVA TV channel reported on Sunday, citing local police.

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Majority of US Democratic senators endorse Harris's presidential bid

Majority of US Democratic senators endorse Harris's presidential bid

22 Jul 2024 | 2:02 PM

Washington, July 22 (UNI) More than half of US Democratic senators have already endorsed US Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic Party's nominee for US president in the November election, the CNN broadcaster reported on Monday.

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Malnutrition remains significant issue in Pacific: UNICEF

Malnutrition remains significant issue in Pacific: UNICEF

22 Jul 2024 | 1:44 PM

Suva, July 22 (UNI) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Pacific Representative Jonathan Veitch said while under-5 mortality rates in the Pacific are generally stable, there are concerning trends as malnutrition remains a significant issue among countries.

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Robert Kennedy Jr. sees no difference between Harris, Biden's policies

22 Jul 2024 | 1:06 PM

Washington, July 22 (UNI) Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has said that there was no difference between policies pursued by US Vice President Kamala Harris and by President Joe Biden.

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Helicopter lost over Russia's Yakutia found destroyed, passengers dead

22 Jul 2024 | 12:49 PM

Moscow, July 22 (UNI) A Robinson helicopter that went missing last week over Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia) has been found fully destroyed, and the bodies of a pilot and three passengers have been located as well, the East Siberian Transport Prosecutor's Office said on Monday.

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IDF calls for evacuation from Khan Yunis amid planned operation against armed groups

IDF calls for evacuation from Khan Yunis amid planned operation against armed groups

22 Jul 2024 | 11:57 AM

Gaza, July 22 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Monday called on the population of the Gaza Strip's Khan Yunis to evacuate amid a planned operation against Palestinian armed groups.

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US civil servants worried about who will lead gov’t after presidential election

22 Jul 2024 | 11:32 AM

Washington, July 22 (UNI) US federal workers are in a grim mood and are gripped by anxiety due to the lack of clarity about who will lead the government after the presidential election in November, Politico reported after talking to dozens of federal employees.

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