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12 dead, 31 missing after China bridge collapse amid torrential rains

12 dead, 31 missing after China bridge collapse amid torrential rains

20 Jul 2024 | 3:49 PM

Beijing, July 20 (UNI) A highway bridge collapse triggered by torrential rains in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has killed 12 people and left 31 missing, local authorities said Saturday.

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UK navy reports 2 drone attacks on merchant ship NW of Yemeni city of Mocha

20 Jul 2024 | 3:47 PM

Sanaa, July 20 (UNI) The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Saturday it had received a report of two drone attacks on a vessel sailing in the Red Sea, northwest of the Yemeni city of Mocha (Al Mukha).

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Train collision leaves 15 injured in Romania

20 Jul 2024 | 2:18 PM

Bucharest, July 20 (UNI) A collision between a locomotive and a passenger train at Basarab Station in Bucharest on Friday evening left 15 people injured, said local authorities.

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Bangladesh imposes curfew, deploys army as protests continue

20 Jul 2024 | 1:14 PM

Dhaka, July 20 (UNI) Bangladeshi authorities have enforced a statewide curfew and deployed the military following fresh unrest in the capital city Dhaka linked to the protests against quota in government jobs.

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Malaysia's new king Sultan Ibrahim formally installed

20 Jul 2024 | 12:17 PM

Kuala Lumpur, July 20 (UNI) Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar was formally installed as Malaysia's new king on Saturday, as part of a grand ceremony marking the event held at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur.

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At least 6 killed in multiple-vehicle collision in  Brazil

At least 6 killed in multiple-vehicle collision in Brazil

20 Jul 2024 | 11:12 AM

Sao Paulo, July 20 (UNI) At least six people were killed in a collision involving two cars and a truck in southern Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state, local media reported Friday.

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Erdogan to inaugurate Turkey's new Cukurova Airport on Aug 10

20 Jul 2024 | 11:07 AM

Ankara, July 20 (UNI) The opening ceremony of Cukurova Airport under construction near southwestern Turkish city of Mersin will take place on August 10, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's participation expected, Turkish Transport Minister Abdulkadir Uraloglu said on Friday.

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Japan MSDF helicopter wreckage found on seafloor

20 Jul 2024 | 10:31 AM

Tokyo, July 20 (UNI) The wreckage of a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter that disappeared in April has been discovered on the seafloor, with another possible aircraft nearby, local media reported on Saturday.

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Zelenskyy says agreed with Trump to discuss Ukraine

Zelenskyy says agreed with Trump to discuss Ukraine

20 Jul 2024 | 9:46 AM

Kyiv, July 20 (UNI) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Saturday that he and former US President Donald Trump agreed during a telephone conversation to discuss in a private meeting what steps would help to reach a peace in Ukraine.

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Nigeria fines Meta $220 mln for violating local laws

Nigeria fines Meta $220 mln for violating local laws

20 Jul 2024 | 9:18 AM

Abuja, July 20 (UNI) Nigeria's Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) said it has fined Meta $220 million for violating local consumer and data protection laws after concluding an investigation into data sharing on Facebook and WhatsApp platforms.

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Eleven dead after bridge collapses in China

20 Jul 2024 | 9:06 AM

Beijing, July 20 (UNI) Eleven people were confirmed dead as of Saturday morning following the partial collapse of a highway bridge in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said.

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Canadian PM announces change of cabinet

Canadian PM announces change of cabinet

20 Jul 2024 | 9:02 AM

Ottawa, July 20 (UNI) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a change to the cabinet.

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Three IS militants killed in airstrike in N. Iraq

Three IS militants killed in airstrike in N. Iraq

20 Jul 2024 | 8:55 AM

Baghdad, July 20 (UNI) Iraqi warplanes conducted an airstrike in northern Iraq, killing three Islamic State (IS) militants in a mountainous area between Kirkuk and Saladin provinces, the military said.

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Tunisian President announces run for 2nd term

Tunisian President announces run for 2nd term

20 Jul 2024 | 8:45 AM

Tunis, July 20 (UNI) Tunisia’s President Kais Saied, who has been in office since 2019, has announced his candidacy for a second term.

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South Africa welcomes UN Court's ruling on Israel's settlement activity

South Africa welcomes UN Court's ruling on Israel's settlement activity

20 Jul 2024 | 8:37 AM

Cape Town, July 20 (UNI) The government of South Africa welcomes the advisory opinion of the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legal consequences of Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories, the South African Foreign Ministry said.

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