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Seoul to host second global AI safety summit May 21-22

12 Apr 2024 | 7:33 PM

London, April 12 (UNI) The second global artificial intelligence (AI) safety summit will take place in Seoul May 21–22, with South Korea and the United Kingdom "forging ahead with plans," the UK government said on Friday.

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Moldovan parliament approves suspension of CFE treaty

12 Apr 2024 | 7:24 PM

Chișinău, Apr 12 (UNI) The Moldovan parliament has approved the suspension of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), the parliament's speaker, Igor Grosu, said on Friday.

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Iran plans to use regional proxies to launch attacks on Israel

12 Apr 2024 | 7:21 PM

Tehran, Apr 12 (UNI) Iran plans to use regional proxies to mount a series of attacks on Israel following a deadly Israeli airstrike on an Iranian consulate in Syria, while signaling a willingness to de-escalate if Tehran's demands are met, Reuters reported on Friday, citing Iranian sources.

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Two killed, two injured in Pak explosion

12 Apr 2024 | 7:18 PM

Islamabad, Apr 12 (UNI) Two people were killed and two others injured in a bomb explosion in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday, officials said.

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Israeli army, intelligence approve Iran contingency plan

12 Apr 2024 | 7:16 PM

Jerusalem, Apr 12 (UNI) The Israeli armed forces and intelligence agency Mossad have agreed to a plan for an attack on Iran in the event that Tehran follows through on its threat to retaliate against the recent Israeli strike on its consulate, the media reported on Friday.

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Argentine court rules Iran, Hezbollah responsible for 1994 terrorist attack

12 Apr 2024 | 7:12 PM

Buenos Aires, Apr 12 (UNI) The Argentine Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation has decided to review the verdicts in the case of the attack on the Jewish cultural centre in 1994 and conduct a new trial in absentia of Iranians tried in the case, and concluded that the terrorist attack was organised by Lebanese armed group Hezbollah, the media reported.

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S Korea, US, Japan hold naval drills with US aircraft carrier

12 Apr 2024 | 7:03 PM

Seoul, Apr 12 (UNI) South Korea, the United States, and Japan have conducted joint naval drills involving a US aircraft carrier to improve joint response capabilities amid North Korea's "rising nuclear and missile" activities, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday, citing the country's navy.

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Slovenia vows to back Palestine's UN membership in vote next week

12 Apr 2024 | 7:00 PM

Ljubljana, Apr 12 (UNI) Slovenia will support Palestine’s membership in the United Nations in the vote next week, along with France and Malta, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) reported, citing State Secretary for International Affairs Vojko Volk.

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Israel expects Hamas response on ceasefire, exchange of hostages within 24 hrs

12 Apr 2024 | 6:26 PM

Jerusalem, Apr 12 (UNI) Israel expects response from Palestinian movement Hamas on a ceasefire agreement in the Gaza Strip in exchange for the release of hostages within the next 24 hours, Israeli public broadcaster Kan reported on Thursday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations.

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Biden growing frustrated with Congress delay to approve Ukraine aid, no plan B

12 Apr 2024 | 6:24 PM

Washington, Apr 12 (UNI) The Biden administration is growing frustrated with Congress' delay in approving new Ukraine aid because it has no backup plan to help Kiev, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Kyiv guilty of attacks on ZNPP: Russia, Syria at IAEA meeting

12 Apr 2024 | 5:22 PM

Moscow, Apr 12 (UNI) Russia and Syria, at the meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (ZNPP) on Thursday, directly called Ukraine guilty of the attacks on the plant, and other participants refrained from doing so, Russian Permanent Representative to International Organisations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said.

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Iranian response to Israeli strike in Damascus to be limited, non-escalatory

12 Apr 2024 | 5:19 PM

Tehran, Apr 12 (UNI) Iran will respond to Israel’s strike on its consulate in Damascus, Syria, but will do it in an “appropriate” way to avoid an escalation, Axios reported, citing a person in the know.

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Russia expels Slovenian embassy employee in Moscow

12 Apr 2024 | 3:43 PM

Moscow, Apr 12 (UNI) Russia declared one employee of the Embassy of Slovenia a "persona non grata" as a retaliatory move after Ljubljana expelled a Russian diplomat, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.

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29 killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

29 killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

12 Apr 2024 | 3:06 PM

Gaza, Apr 12 (UNI) At least 29 people were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a residential building here Friday, the official news agency WAFA reported.

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Death toll in Italy's power plant explosion rises to 5

Death toll in Italy's power plant explosion rises to 5

12 Apr 2024 | 10:24 AM

Rome, Apr 12 (UNI) Two more victims of the explosion at an Italian power station were discovered on Thursday, bringing the official death toll to five people, authorities said.

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