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Sri Lanka to recruit Hindi language teachers

12 Jul 2024 | 9:03 PM

Sri Lanka, July 12 (UNI) Sri Lanka plans to hire Hindi language teachers for schools, according to State Minister of Education Aravindh Kumar.

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Major victory for Imran Khan's PTI as SC rules party eligible for reserved seats

12 Jul 2024 | 8:56 PM

Islamabad, July 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court of Pakistan ruled on Friday that Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is qualified for seats designated for women and minorities, inflicting a huge blow to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's coalition, Dawn reported.

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Four Indian Americans charged with operating labour trafficking scheme

12 Jul 2024 | 8:38 PM

Washington, July 12 (UNI) Four Indian Americans, including a woman, have been charged with operating a labour trafficking scheme from a residence in Collins County, according to law enforcement officials.

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Polish Foreign Minister says 'no appetite' at NATO to admit Ukraine now

12 Jul 2024 | 8:20 PM

Warsaw, July 12 (UNI) NATO is not willing to make Ukraine its new member now but is ready to keep supporting it for as long as it takes part in the conflict against Russia, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said on Friday.

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60 bodies found after Israeli operation in Gaza City

12 Jul 2024 | 8:14 PM

Gaza, July 12 (UNI) At least 60 bodies of Palestinians were found on the streets and in houses after the Israeli army withdrew from some neighbourhoods in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, the Civil Defence Service in Gaza said on Friday.

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UK to pursue Palestine policy independently from US, Israel - Starmer

12 Jul 2024 | 7:41 PM

London, July 12 (UNI) The United Kingdom will decide whether to recognise Palestinian statehood independently from the United States or Israel, the newly elected Labour prime minister, Keir Starmer, said on Friday.

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Another 3 attackers of French cabinet official charged

12 Jul 2024 | 7:35 PM

Paris, July 12 (UNI) The prosecutor's office in the French city of Nanterre has charged three more minors who were detained on suspicion of involvement in last week's attack on government spokeswoman Prisca Thevenot, French media reported on Friday, citing the office.

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Armenia ready to sign peace deal with Azerbaijan

12 Jul 2024 | 7:17 PM

Yerevan, July 12 (UNI) Armenia wants to press ahead with the border delimitation process and sign a peace treaty with Azerbaijan as soon as possible, the vice president of the Armenian parliament said on Friday.

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Laos, WHO join hands to address health-related challenges

12 Jul 2024 | 7:16 PM

Vientiane, July 12 (UNI) Laos' Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) will continue to work together to address current and future health issues in Laos.

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US-UK coalition launches 3 airstrikes on Yemen's Houthi-held Hodeidah airport

12 Jul 2024 | 7:14 PM

Sanaa, July 12 (UNI) The U.S.-UK naval coalition launched three airstrikes on Yemen's Houthi-controlled Hodeidah airport on Friday, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported.

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Over 100k people stranded in Sunamganj's third wave of floods

Over 100k people stranded in Sunamganj's third wave of floods

12 Jul 2024 | 7:03 PM

Dhaka, July 12 (UNI) Over 100,000 people in Bangladesh's Sunamganj district have been stranded due to the third wave of monsoon floods, officials and relief workers said on Friday.
Bangladesh's northeastern district is facing flooding due to continuous rainfall and water from India's upstream hills, local media reported.

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Nepal: Over 60 missing after landslide sweeps away buses

Nepal: Over 60 missing after landslide sweeps away buses

12 Jul 2024 | 6:51 PM

Kathmandu, July 12 (UNI) Heavy rains caused a landslip in Nepal on Friday, sweeping two buses into a river and leaving more than 60 people missing, according to the authorities.

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Iraqi FM, US official discuss Iran's frozen assets

12 Jul 2024 | 6:28 PM

Tehran, July 12 (UNI) Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has emphasised the urgent need for a swift and equitable resolution to Iran's frozen assets in the country during talks with the US administration, Baghdad said on Friday.

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Heavy rain: 5,000 cleaners deployed in Bangladesh capital to drain out logged water

12 Jul 2024 | 6:20 PM

Dhaka, July 12 (UNI) Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has deployed over 5,000 cleaners and 10 Quick Response Teams (QRT) to tackle waterlogging caused by heavy rainfall on Friday morning, the civic agency said.

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Major drug bust in Arunachal's Tawang: 10 arrested, 48.4 grams heroin seized

Major drug bust in Arunachal's Tawang: 10 arrested, 48.4 grams heroin seized

12 Jul 2024 | 6:17 PM

Itanagar, July 12 (UNI) In a major drug bust, the Tawang District Police has arrested 10 persons, including three habitual peddlers, during multiple raids conducted across Tawang township.

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