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Australian PM welcomes US prez's consideration of dropping Assange prosecution

Australian PM welcomes US prez's consideration of dropping Assange prosecution

11 Apr 2024 | 12:03 PM

Canberra, Apr 11 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has welcomed news that U.S. President Joe Biden is considering a request to the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Explosions rattle Ukraine amid new attack

11 Apr 2024 | 10:44 AM

Kiev, April 11 (UNI) Explosions were heard across Ukraine on Thursday morning as Russia launched a new attack with cruise and ballistic missiles, local officials and media reported.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 33,482: ministry

Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 33,482: ministry

11 Apr 2024 | 10:05 AM

Gaza, April 11 (UNI) The Ministry of Health in Gaza said Wednesday that the Palestinian death toll has risen to 33,482 as a result of ongoing Israeli attacks.

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S. Korean PM, senior secretaries offer to resign over parliamentary elections defeat

S. Korean PM, senior secretaries offer to resign over parliamentary elections defeat

11 Apr 2024 | 10:01 AM

Seoul, April 11 (UNI) South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo and almost all senior presidential secretaries on Thursday offered to resign over the ruling People Power Party's crushing defeat in parliamentary elections, local media reported citing the presidential office.

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Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss bilateral ties, Gaza situation over phone

Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss bilateral ties, Gaza situation over phone

11 Apr 2024 | 9:56 AM

Tehran, Apr 11 (UNI) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, on Wednesday exchanged views on the latest developments in bilateral ties and the situation in Gaza.

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1 killed, 5 injured in Washington D.C. shooting

11 Apr 2024 | 9:47 AM

Washington, Apr 11 (UNI) One person was killed and five others were injured, including two children, after gunmen opened fire into a crowd in northeast Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Metropolitan Police Department said.

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S. Korea's opposition bloc wins three-fifths of parliamentary seats

S. Korea's opposition bloc wins three-fifths of parliamentary seats

11 Apr 2024 | 9:16 AM

Seoul, Apr 11 (UNI) South Korea's liberal opposition bloc won more than three-fifths of seats in parliamentary elections, the National Election Commission said Thursday.

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Helicopter crashes in Philippines, killing 2

Helicopter crashes in Philippines, killing 2

11 Apr 2024 | 9:11 AM

Manil, Apr 11 (UNI) A helicopter crashed on Thursday morning at Cavite City in the Philippines, killing two people, said a military spokesperson.

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Three injured in shootout in Philadelphia

11 Apr 2024 | 8:26 AM

New York, Apr 11 (UNI) A shootout at an Eid al-Fitr event on Wednesday afternoon in West Philadelphia, U.S. state of Pennsylvania, has left three people injured, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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1 killed, multiple injured as storms hit U.S. South

11 Apr 2024 | 8:18 AM

Houston, Apr 11 (UNI) One person was killed and more than 10 others were injured after severe storms battered the U.S. South stretching from Texas to Florida on Wednesday, authorities said.

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S. Korea's opposition party leads parliamentary elections with 62.5 pct votes counted

10 Apr 2024 | 8:31 PM

Seoul, April 10 (UNI) South Korea's main liberal opposition Democratic Party led parliamentary elections, with 62.5 percent of votes counted.

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Russia imposes more personal sanctions against UK citizens

10 Apr 2024 | 7:46 PM

Moscow, April 10 (UNI) Russia has imposed personal sanctions against a number of employees of UK government agencies, the information technology field, and the legal services market, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Eight people missing in ship collision off China's Hainan island found dead

10 Apr 2024 | 7:42 PM

Beijing, April 10 (UNI) All eight people missing as a result of a collision between a Chinese fishing vessel and a Panamanian container ship off China's Hainan Island have been found dead, Chinese media reported on Wednesday.

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Turkey mulls sending S-400 weapons to Iraq border for operation against PKK

10 Apr 2024 | 7:40 PM

Ankara, April 10 (UNI) The Turkish military is considering deploying Russian-made S-400 air defence systems along the southeastern border with Iraq as Ankara prepares to crack down on Iraqi Kurdish militants, the media reported on Wednesday.

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Russia cancels Angara-A5 space rocket launch for 2nd time

10 Apr 2024 | 7:38 PM

Moscow, April 10 (UNI) Russia cancelled the launch of the Angara-A5 space rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome for a second time, Russia's state space corporation, Roscosmos, said Wednesday.

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