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5.9-magnitude quake hits 143 km SE of Koshima, Japan: USGS

5.9-magnitude quake hits 143 km SE of Koshima, Japan: USGS

16 Apr 2024 | 9:18 AM

New, York, Apr 16 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted 143 km SE of Koshima, Japan, at 22:38:57 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Israel wants temporary ceasefire agreement in Gaza: Hamas official

Israel wants temporary ceasefire agreement in Gaza: Hamas official

16 Apr 2024 | 9:11 AM

Gaza, Apr 16 (UNI) Israel is seeking a ceasefire agreement with Hamas to secure the release of its hostages before resuming military operations in the Gaza Strip, Ezzat al-Rishq, a member of Hamas' political bureau, said on Monday.

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2 Palestinians killed by Israeli settlers in West Bank: Palestinian health ministry

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli settlers in West Bank: Palestinian health ministry

16 Apr 2024 | 9:00 AM

Ramallah, Apr 16 (UNI) At least two Palestinian men were killed by Israeli settlers' gunfire south of Nablus city in the West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said Monday.

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Chile records 135 cases of dengue, all imported

16 Apr 2024 | 8:43 AM

Santiago, Apr 16 (UNI) Chile has so far registered 135 cases of dengue, all imported, chief of the Health Ministry's Department of Epidemiology Christian Garcia said on Monday.

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3 killed, 2 injured in coastal Ecuador armed attack

3 killed, 2 injured in coastal Ecuador armed attack

16 Apr 2024 | 8:32 AM

Quito, Apr 16 (UNI) Three people, including two police officers, were killed and two other officers were injured in an armed attack Monday on the road to Samborondon, a town in the coastal province of Guayas in southwest Ecuador, the country's Attorney General's Office (FGE) said.

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Kuwait names new PM

Kuwait names new PM

15 Apr 2024 | 9:18 PM

Kuwait City, April 15 (UNI) A Kuwaiti Emiri decree was issued on Monday appointing Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as the prime minister of Kuwait and authorizing him to nominate new cabinet members, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

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China launches new remote sensing satellite into orbit

15 Apr 2024 | 5:54 PM

Beijing, April 15 (UNI) China launched on Monday a new remote sensing satellite into space using the Long March-2D carrier rocket, Chinese media reported.

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EU Foreign Ministers may discuss sanctions against Iran on Tuesday

15 Apr 2024 | 5:41 PM

Brussels, April 15 (UNI) The EU foreign ministers may discuss sanctions targeting Iran during a virtual meeting on April 16, EU foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on Monday.

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58 people killed by heavy rains in Tanzania's 10 regions

15 Apr 2024 | 5:32 PM

Dar es Salaam, April 15 (UNI) At least 58 people have been killed by flash floods caused by heavy rains in 10 regions of mainland Tanzania in the past two weeks, an official has said.

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At least 6 killed in clashes between Sudanese army, paramilitary forces in N Darfur

15 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Khartoum, April 15 (UNI) At least six civilians were killed and 61 others injured in clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in El Fasher, the capital city of North Darfur State, the Sudanese Doctors' Union said.
The injured were still arriving at the hospital despite a shortage of equipment and blood donors, the non-governmental union said in a statement.

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Four killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar

15 Apr 2024 | 4:40 PM

Naypyidaw, April 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin, central Myanmar's Mandalay region, on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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Singapore's PM says will resign on May 15

15 Apr 2024 | 4:25 PM

Singapore, April 15 (UNI) Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday that he would step down on May 15, with his deputy and finance minister, Lawrence Wong, groomed to take over on the same day.

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Sixteen die, 28 injured as Kyiv attacks Tokmak in Zaporizhzhia region

15 Apr 2024 | 3:33 PM

Kyiv, Apr 15 (UNI) Sixteen people, including three children, were killed and another 28 injured as a result of Ukrainian forces' attack on the city of Tokmak in the Zaporizhzhia region, Yevgeny Balitsky, the region's governor, said on Monday.

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4 killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar's Pyin Oo Lwin

15 Apr 2024 | 2:01 PM

Yangon, Apr 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin of central Myanmar's Mandalay region on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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Biden's call forces Israel to abandon immediate counterattack against Iran

Biden's call forces Israel to abandon immediate counterattack against Iran

15 Apr 2024 | 1:48 PM

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) The Israeli government was ready to immediately counterattack Iran but decided to postpone the operation after a call from US President Joe Biden, Israeli media reported.

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