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US serviceman dies from non-combat injuries in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 5 (Sputnik) A US serviceman died as a result of a vehicle rollover accident in Afghanistan's Farah province, the US Department of Defense said on Sunday.
"The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Spc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, from San Antonio, Texas, died as the result of a vehicle rollover accident, July 3, 2020, in Farah, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation," the statement said.
Ibarria was an infantryman in the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Fort Drum.
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Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

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09 Aug 2020 | 1:01 PM

Colombo, Aug 9 (UNI) Mahinda Rajapaksa, leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), took oath as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka at a historic Buddhist temple on Sunday.

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Number of injured in Beirut unrest tops 700

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09 Aug 2020 | 10:06 AM

Cairo, Aug 9 (UNI) - The number of injured in Saturday’s clashes between protesters and security forces in Beirut has risen to 728, according to Al Jazeera.

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Venezuela sends two former American soldiers to 20 years in prison over failed coup

Venezuela sends two former American soldiers to 20 years in prison over failed coup

09 Aug 2020 | 8:21 AM

Caracas, Aug 9(UNI) A Venezuelan court on Sunday sentenced two former American soldiers to 20 years in jail for conspiring to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro.

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Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

09 Aug 2020 | 8:02 AM

Washington, Aug 9(UNI) Asserting his executive power President Donald Trump on Saturday, surpassing Congress signed four actions, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits, 25% of which states are being asked to cover, after Democrats and the White House failed to reach an agreement on a coronavirus stimulus relief bill this week, CNN reported on Sunday.

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Imran thanks Mahathir for supporting Pakistan on Kashmir

09 Aug 2020 | 2:01 AM

Islamabad, Aug 8 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday thanked former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad for speaking in support of the people of Kashmir and raising the issue of New Delhi's "injustices" in the disputed region.

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