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Iraqi PM inaugurates Karbala oil refinery

02 Apr 2023 | 12:21 AM

Baghdad, Apr 1 (UNI) Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani on Saturday inaugurated the Karbala oil refinery which was built with a production capacity of 140,000 barrels per day, according to a statement from his office.

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Syrian FM visits Egypt for 1st time in over 10 years

02 Apr 2023 | 12:07 AM

Cairo, Apr 1 (UNI) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks on Saturday with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad who is visiting Cairo for the first time in more than a decade, said the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

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Iraq exports over 100 mln barrels of crude oil in Mar

02 Apr 2023 | 12:05 AM

Baghdad, Apr 1 (UNI) Iraq exported about 100.91 million barrels of crude oil in March, generating 7.4 billion U.S. dollars in revenue, the country's oil ministry announced Saturday.

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Romanian prosecution accuses 35 people of railway fraud worth $7.36 mln

01 Apr 2023 | 8:21 PM

Chinsinau, Apr 1 (UNI) The Romanian prosecutor's office filed a case against 35 citizens of Romania and Lebanon involved in the sale of 2,450 railroad cars meant for decommissioning for the price of scrap metal, inflicting damage to the state worth 33.6 million lei ($7.36 mln), Romanian news agency Agerpres reported on Saturday.

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Ukrainian President sanctions 258 Russian individuals, companies

01 Apr 2023 | 8:17 PM

Kiev, Apr 1 (UNI) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday imposed sanctions against 258 Russian individuals and enterprises, according to a decree published on the website of his office.

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India's NHPC to build Nepal's Phukot Karnali Hydro project

01 Apr 2023 | 7:26 PM

Kathmandu/New Delhi, Apr 1 (UNI) Nepal has decided to build the 480 MW Phukot Karnali Hydroelectric Project, in Kalikot district in far western Nepal, under a joint investment between the Vidhyut Utpadan Co Ltd (VUCL), an undertaking of the Nepalese government, and India’s NHPC Ltd, a media report said.

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Scribe arrested on charges of ‘child abuse’ & ‘child exploitation: B'deshi Govt

01 Apr 2023 | 7:21 PM

Dhaka, Apr 1 (UNI) Bangladesh has clarified that journalist named as Shamsuzzaman was arrested on charges of child abuse and child exploitation rather than his journalism critisising the government, as was claimed by several foreign journals.Certain international media and institutions had claimed that the said journalist was arrested as he wrote about 'cost of living in Bangladesh'.

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Europe to face serious challenges if next US President ignores NATO: Pistorius

01 Apr 2023 | 7:15 PM

Berlin, Apr 1 (UNI) German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said on Saturday that the European Union could face serious challenges if the next US president stops paying enough attention to the problems of Europe and NATO.

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Japan lifts evacuation order in two areas of Fukushima after 12 years

01 Apr 2023 | 6:47 PM

Tokyo, Apr 1 (UNI) The Japanese government has revoked its evacuation order in two districts of the town of Tomioka in Fukushima Prefecture, which had been in effect since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported on Saturday.

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Over 500 Iraqis suffer from breathing difficulties due to dust storm: Health Ministry

Over 500 Iraqis suffer from breathing difficulties due to dust storm: Health Ministry

01 Apr 2023 | 6:36 PM

Baghdad, Apr 1 (UNI) Iraqi medical facilities all over the country have admitted over 500 patients with breathing problems due to a dust storm, a health ministry spokesperson said on Saturday.

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Somali Army neutralizes 14 Al-Shabab militants trying to attack military base: Reports

01 Apr 2023 | 6:30 PM

Mogadishu, Apr 1 (UNI) The government forces of Somalia neutralized 14 militants of the radical Islamic group al-Shabab (affiliated with al-Qaeda, banned in Russia), who tried to attack a Somali army base in the region of Bay, Mustaqbal Media news outlet reported on Saturday, citing sources.

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Vatican says Pope Francis discharged from hospital after bronchitis treatment

01 Apr 2023 | 6:04 PM

Vatican City, April 1 (UNI) Pope Francis has been discharged from the Gemelli University Hospital in Rome after being hospitalized with bronchitis earlier this week, the head of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, said on Saturday.

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14 al-Shabab militants killed in southwestern Somalia

01 Apr 2023 | 5:56 PM

Mogadishu, Apr 1 (UNI) The Somali National Army (SNA) killed 14 al-Shabab militants during an onslaught in the Southwest State of Somalia, an official said Saturday.

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German Defense Minister rules out deliveries of additional Leopard tanks to Ukraine

01 Apr 2023 | 5:43 PM

Berlin, April 1 (UNI) German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said on Saturday that his country was not going to send additional Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

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Trump's campaign raises $4 mln after news of indictment: Reports

01 Apr 2023 | 5:40 PM

Washington, April 1 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump has raised over $4 million in the 24 hours after the news of his indictment, the USA Today newspaper reported on Saturday, citing Trump’s fundraising statement to supporters.

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