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Bus swept away by floods in Kenya, 51 escape death

09 Apr 2024 | 7:06 PM

Nairobi, April 9 (UNI) Fifty-one people narrowly escaped death after a bus they were traveling in was swept away by raging floods along the Nairobi-Garissa highway on Monday night, the police said on Tuesday.

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Bulgaria to hold elections for National Assembly, European Parliament on June 9

09 Apr 2024 | 6:22 PM

Sofia, April 9 (UNI) Bulgaria will hold elections for the National Assembly and the European Parliament on June 9, according to decrees signed by President Rumen Radev on Tuesday morning.

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Ukraine lost over 480 soldiers in Donetsk in past 24 hrs: Russia

09 Apr 2024 | 5:14 PM

Moscow, April 9 (UNI) Ukraine has lost more than 480 soldiers in Donetsk over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry claimed on Tuesday.

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Former PM Gilani elected as chairman of Pak Senate

09 Apr 2024 | 5:02 PM

Islamabad, April 9 (UNI) Former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was elected as the chairman of the Senate, or the upper house, of the country's parliament on Tuesday, Presiding Officer of the election Senator Ishaq Dar announced.

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Israel to ban import of many Turkish goods, ask US to impose sanctions on Ankara

09 Apr 2024 | 4:56 PM

Tel Aviv, April 9 (UNI) Israel will prepare a huge lift of Turkish goods banned for import and ask the United States to impose sanctions on Ankara in response to Turkey’s new export restrictions, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Possibility of war in Europe ‘looming in horizon’: Borrell

09 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Brussels, April 9 (UNI) The possibility of war in Europe is "looming in the horizon" amid armed conflicts all over the globe, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday.

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Huge factory explosion kills one worker, injures two others in Vietnam's northern province

09 Apr 2024 | 4:06 PM

Hanoi, Apr 9 (UNI) One paper factory worker died and two others were injured in a huge explosion in Vietnam's northern province of Bac Ninh on Tuesday morning, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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6.6-magnitude quake hits 147 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia -- USGS

09 Apr 2024 | 3:46 PM

Hong Kong, Apr 9 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted 147 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia at 0948 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Israel debuts C-Dome naval missile defense system in combat

09 Apr 2024 | 3:32 PM

Jerusalem, Apr 9 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Tuesday that for the first time, an enemy target had been intercepted with the use of the new C-Dome missile defense system in the area of Eilat town, located in the Gulf of Aqaba.

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10 people missing as DRC-registered ship capsizes in Lake Tanganyika

09 Apr 2024 | 3:01 PM

Dar es Salaam, Apr 9 (UNI) At least 10 people, including two Chinese nationals, are missing after a vessel registered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) capsized in Lake Tanganyika on Saturday night, Tanzania's shipping authorities said in a statement late Monday.

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Ecuador's ex-Vice Prez arrested in Mexican embassy transferred to hospital

09 Apr 2024 | 2:51 PM

Quito, Apr 9 (UNI) Former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, for whose detention police stormed the Mexican Embassy in the country, has been transferred from prison to a military hospital of the city of Guayaquil on Monday, Ecuadorian media reported.

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Eight people injured in clashes during anti-NATO march in Italy’s Naples

09 Apr 2024 | 2:37 PM

Rome, Apr 9 (UNI) Eight people have been injured in clashes between police and demonstrators taking part in an anti-NATO rally in the Italian city of Naples, Italian media reported.

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Afghanistan beefs up security ahead of Eid al-Fitr

09 Apr 2024 | 2:30 PM

Kabul, Apr 9 (UNI) The Afghan security forces have beefed up security measures ahead of Eid al-Fitr as police personnel has been deployed around mosques, recreational parks and sensitive areas to check any possible security incident.

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1 killed, 12 injured as explosion hits mosque in SW Pakistan

09 Apr 2024 | 2:10 PM

Islamabad, Apr 9 (UNI) A policeman was killed and 12 others injured in an explosion inside a mosque in Quetta in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Monday night, police said.

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At least 14 killed in road accidents in NW Kenya

09 Apr 2024 | 2:05 PM

Nakuru, Apr 9 (UNI) At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in two separate road accidents in northwest Kenya within a few hours, police said on Tuesday.

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