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Over 116,000 people evacuated in Kazakhstan since March due to floods

17 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Astana, Apr 17 (UNI) Over 116,000 people, including 40,000 children, have been evacuated from dangerous flood zones in Kazakhstan since the beginning of March, the Kazakh Ministry of Emergency Situations said on Wednesday.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 33,899: ministry

17 Apr 2024 | 4:05 PM

Gaza, Apr 17 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip from ongoing Israeli attacks has risen to 33,899, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said in a press statement on Wednesday.

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Pak: 8 killed, 30 injured in collision between 3 vehicles

17 Apr 2024 | 3:59 PM

Islamabad, Apr 17 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and 30 others injured on Wednesday in a collision between three vehicles in Jamshoro district of Pakistan's southern Sindh province, the rescue service reported.

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IDF says struck over 40 Hamas targets in Gaza strip in past day

17 Apr 2024 | 3:19 PM

Gaza, Apr 17 (UNI) The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has struck over 40 targets of the Palestinian movement Hamas and eliminated several of its fighters in the Gaza Strip in the past day, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said on Wednesday.

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Over 13,500 evacuated in Russia's Kurgan floods

Over 13,500 evacuated in Russia's Kurgan floods

17 Apr 2024 | 3:05 PM

Moscow, April 17 (UNI) More than 13,500 people have been evacuated as of Wednesday from towns and villages in Russia's Kurgan region that were in imminent danger of being inundated by floodwaters, the regional government said.

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Record-breaking rainfall drops in UAE

17 Apr 2024 | 2:32 PM

Dubai, Apr 17 (UNI) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) observed unprecedented rainfall on Tuesday, marking the highest recorded rainfall in the last 75 years since climate records started in 1949.

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Trump ‘hush money’: 7 Jurors sworn in on day 2

Trump ‘hush money’: 7 Jurors sworn in on day 2

17 Apr 2024 | 2:28 PM

Washington, April 17 (UNI) Judge Juan Merchan has sworn in seven jurors out of the 12 needed to proceed with the trial in Donald Trump’s "hush money" case, a news report said.

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Road accidents kill 37 people during Cambodian New Year holiday

17 Apr 2024 | 2:26 PM

Phnom Penh, Apr 17 (UNI) Road accidents killed at least 37 people in Cambodia during its traditional New Year holiday from April 13 to 16, said a National Police's report released on Wednesday.

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Polish prez to meet Trump in NY

Polish prez to meet Trump in NY

17 Apr 2024 | 1:52 PM

Warsaw, April 17 (UNI) Polish President Andrzej Duda will meet former US President Donald Trump over dinner in New York on Wednesday, a media report said.

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Emirates airline suspends check-in at Dubai International Airport over bad weather

17 Apr 2024 | 1:44 PM

Abu Dhabi, Apr 17 (UNI) UAE flag carrier Emirates is suspending check-in for flights departing from Dubai International Airport on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. local time (4:00 GMT) until midnight due to bad weather and road conditions.

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US to impose new sanctions on Iran's missile & drone programs

17 Apr 2024 | 1:39 PM

Washington, April 17 (UNI) In the coming days, the United States will impose new sanctions targeting Iran, including its missile and drone programmes, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in a press statement.

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US homeland security dept. considered secret program to probe advanced tech

17 Apr 2024 | 1:22 PM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) considered establishing a classified programme to investigate advanced materials and technologies, according to documents released by the Pentagon’s All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO).

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Solomon Islands voters flock to polls for parliamentary election

Solomon Islands voters flock to polls for parliamentary election

17 Apr 2024 | 1:18 PM

Honiara, Apr 17 (UNI) Voters in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday flocked to cast their ballots in the parliamentary election of the South Pacific island country.

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Parliamentary elections kick off in Croatia

17 Apr 2024 | 1:00 PM

Zagreb, Apr 17 (UNI) Parliamentary elections in Croatia kicked off on Wednesday morning, with 2,302 candidates from 59 political parties and independent candidates competing for 151 seats in the parliament.

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China prepares to launch Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship

China prepares to launch Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship

17 Apr 2024 | 11:30 AM

Beijing, Apr 17 (UNI) The combination of the Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship and a Long March-2F carrier rocket has been transferred to the launching area, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said on Wednesday.

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