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Netanyahu making a 'mistake' in handling Gaza, says Biden

Netanyahu making a 'mistake' in handling Gaza, says Biden

10 Apr 2024 | 11:35 AM

Washington, April 10 (UNI) US President Joe Biden, who has been facing stiff resistance at home over his Israel stance, has now said he believes that Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a "mistake" in his handling of Gaza.

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China renews yellow alert for thick fog

China renews yellow alert for thick fog

10 Apr 2024 | 10:36 AM

Beijing, April 10 (UNI) China's national observatory on Wednesday renewed a yellow alert for thick fog in some parts of the country.

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5 dead in Hong Kong gym fire

5 dead in Hong Kong gym fire

10 Apr 2024 | 10:30 AM

Hong Kong , April 10 (UNI) At least five people died in a fire on Wednesday morning at a residential building in Yau Ma Tei of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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Israeli airstrike kills 14 in Gaza's refugee camp

Israeli airstrike kills 14 in Gaza's refugee camp

10 Apr 2024 | 9:46 AM

Gaza, Apr 10 (UNI) At least 14 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting a house in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, Palestinian medical sources and eyewitnesses said Tuesday.

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80 people hospitalized in Zambia due to suspected food poisoning

10 Apr 2024 | 9:29 AM

Lusaka, Apr 10 (UNI) At least 80 people were rushed to various hospitals due to suspected food poisoning after they bought shawarma, a kind of meat or chicken wrap, at a fast food outlet in Zambia's Chililabombwe Town in Copperbelt Province, the police said on Tuesday.

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8 killed, 4 injured in traffic accident in Tunisia

10 Apr 2024 | 9:20 AM

Tunis, Apr 10 (UNI) Eight people were killed and four others injured in a car collision in Tunisia on Tuesday, private radio station Jawhara FM reported.

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3 dead, 4 missing in explosion at Italy power station

3 dead, 4 missing in explosion at Italy power station

10 Apr 2024 | 8:59 AM

Rome, April 10 (UNI) An explosion at an Italian power station on Tuesday killed at least three people and left 4 others missing. Another four people were hospitalized with serious burns.

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2 terrorists killed in intelligence-based operation in NW Pakistan

2 terrorists killed in intelligence-based operation in NW Pakistan

10 Apr 2024 | 8:45 AM

Islamabad, Apr 10 (UNI) Two terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the military said on Tuesday.

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Six bodies recovered, 2 remain missing after ship collision in south China

Six bodies recovered, 2 remain missing after ship collision in south China

10 Apr 2024 | 8:25 AM

Sanya, Apr 10 (UNI) Six bodies have been recovered from sea a week after a collision between a fishing boat and a commercial ship off the southwestern coast of south China's Hainan Province, with two people remaining missing, the provincial maritime search and rescue center said on Wednesday.

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Irish parliament appoints Simon Harris as new PM

Irish parliament appoints Simon Harris as new PM

09 Apr 2024 | 8:04 PM

Dublin, April 9 (UNI) Simon Harris was formally appointed as Ireland's prime minister by the parliament on Tuesday, replacing Leo Varadkar, who resigned unexpectedly last month for "personal and political" reasons.

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Ukrainian drones attack aviation training center in Russia

09 Apr 2024 | 7:43 PM

Kyiv, April 9 (UNI) Ukrainian drones attacked an aviation training centre in Russia's western Voronezh region early Tuesday, Ukrainian and Russian media reported.

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Some 20,000 militants holed in Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon

09 Apr 2024 | 7:29 PM

Beirut, April 9 (UNI) Some 20,000 militants are currently staying in Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon, Lebanese Caretaker Minister for Displaced Persons Issam Charafeddine said on Tuesday.

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Over 5,000 inmates in Uganda infected with conjunctivitis

09 Apr 2024 | 7:17 PM

Kampala, April 9 (UNI) The Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) announced on Tuesday that more than 5,000 inmates in the country have been diagnosed with conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye disease.

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Hepatitis viruses kill 3,500 people daily, mortality rising: WHO

09 Apr 2024 | 7:15 PM

Geneva, April 9 (UNI) Hepatitis B and C infections claim 3,500 lives a day globally, and the number is increasing, while 6,000 people are newly infected with the disease every day, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a report on Tuesday.

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Sri Lanka to establish diplomatic ties with Chad

09 Apr 2024 | 7:08 PM

Colombo, April 9 (UNI) Sri Lanka's cabinet approved establishing diplomatic relations with Chad as part of its move to enhance ties with the African region, a statement from the government's information department said on Tuesday.

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