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WHO calls for robust measures to tame Africa's soaring cancer fatalities

WHO calls for robust measures to tame Africa's soaring cancer fatalities

05 Feb 2023 | 9:30 AM

Nairobi, Feb 5 (UNI) Sub-Saharan African countries should come up with targeted interventions like enhanced surveillance, timely diagnosis, treatment and care in order to tame the rising fatalities linked to cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday during World Cancer Day.

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China strongly opposes U.S. move to shoot down unmanned airship

China strongly opposes U.S. move to shoot down unmanned airship

05 Feb 2023 | 9:14 AM

Beijing, Feb 5 (UNI) China expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition towards the U.S. use of force to attack China's civilian unmanned airship, Chinese Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement.

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Biden vows to 'take care of' suspected Chinese spy balloon

Biden vows to 'take care of' suspected Chinese spy balloon

04 Feb 2023 | 11:27 PM

Washington, Feb 4 (UNI) US President Joe Biden has broken his silence about the alleged Chinese spy balloon spotted above the United States earlier this week, pledging to "take care of it."
"We're going to take care of it," Biden said, as quoted by ABC News, when a reporter asked him if the US would shoot the balloon down.

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At least 2 people injured in car explosion in central Kabul - Police

At least 2 people injured in car explosion in central Kabul - Police

04 Feb 2023 | 11:23 PM

Kabul, Feb 4 (UNI) At least two people were injured in a car explosion in Kabul's second district on Saturday, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said.

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Turkish Airlines cancels nearly 240 flights over snowfall forecast in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines cancels nearly 240 flights over snowfall forecast in Istanbul

04 Feb 2023 | 8:27 PM

Istanbul, Feb 4 (UNI) Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines said on Saturday that it had canceled 238 flights scheduled for Sunday and Monday due to the snowfall expected in Istanbul.

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Pakistan bans Wikipedia over ‘sacrilegious content’

Pakistan bans Wikipedia over ‘sacrilegious content’

04 Feb 2023 | 3:04 PM

Islamabad, New Delhi, Feb 4(UNI) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Saturday banned online encyclopedia Wikipedia in the country for not “blocking/removing sacrilegious content”.

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UN renews call for M23 rebels to withdraw from occupied areas in DR Congo

04 Feb 2023 | 1:06 PM

United Nations, Feb. 3 (UNI) The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday renewed its call for the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels to withdraw from all occupied areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and requested the disarmament of all armed groups.

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Ukraine, EU agree to deepen ties, cooperation at joint summit

Ukraine, EU agree to deepen ties, cooperation at joint summit

04 Feb 2023 | 10:02 AM

Kiev, Feb. 4 (UNI) Ukraine and the European Union agreed to deepen their relations and cooperation at the 24th Ukraine-EU summit held in Kiev on Friday, according to a joint statement issued following the event.

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Türkiye's inflation eases for 3rd month to 57.68 pct

Türkiye's inflation eases for 3rd month to 57.68 pct

04 Feb 2023 | 9:46 AM

Ankara, Feb. 4 (UNI) Türkiye's annual inflation eased for the third month in a row, recording a 57.68-percent growth in January, official data showed on Friday.

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Pakistani rupee continues speedy crash against USD, suffers another big fall

Pakistani rupee continues speedy crash against USD, suffers another big fall

04 Feb 2023 | 9:38 AM

Islamabad, Feb. 4 (UNI) Pakistani rupee continues a speedy crash against the U.S. dollar with another big fall as the greenback was traded at a record high price of 276.58 rupees in the interbank market on Friday, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

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France mulls extending nuclear reactors' lifespan

04 Feb 2023 | 8:41 AM

Paris, Feb. 4 (UNI) France will look into the possibility of extending the lifespan of nuclear reactors to 60 years and beyond, the French Presidency (Elysee) said in a press release on Friday.

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German police strike against child porn platforms

04 Feb 2023 | 8:41 AM

Berlin, Feb. 4 (UNI) After years of investigations, German police in Bavaria have clamped down on an international child pornography ring and shut down three darknet platforms.

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Air raid alert declared in all regions of Ukraine - Authorities

03 Feb 2023 | 3:40 PM

Kiev, Feb 3 (UNI) An air raid alert was declared in all regions of Ukraine, including the capital city Kiev, according to the online map of the Ukrainian Digital Ministry updated on Friday.

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NKorea adopts law on protection of 'state secret' - State Media

NKorea adopts law on protection of 'state secret' - State Media

03 Feb 2023 | 2:53 PM

Pyongyang, Feb 3 (UNI) North Korea adopted a new law on the protection of "state secret" at a plenary meeting oft the country's parliament to ensure national security and develop the socialist system in the country, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Friday.

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French helicopter carrier to join military drills together with Japan, India, US - Reports

French helicopter carrier to join military drills together with Japan, India, US - Reports

03 Feb 2023 | 2:49 PM

Paris, Feb 3 (UNI) France's helicopter carrier Dixmude will take part in military drills in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean alongside ships of the Japanese maritime self-defense forces and the Australian, Indian and US navies, media reported on Friday.

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