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Sweden’s NATO accession ceremony likely to be moved to next week

Stockholm, Feb 28 (UNI) An official ceremony dedicated to Sweden entering NATO will be delayed to at least next week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the preparations.
The ceremony was scheduled to take place on Friday but has been postponed because Hungarian President-elect Tamas Sulyok has yet to take office.
Earlier this week, the Hungarian parliament ratified Sweden's application to join NATO, but full membership still requires presidential assent. UNI/SPUTNIK AKS
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Magnitude-5 6 earthquake rocks northern Turkish province of Tokat: AFAD

18 Apr 2024 | 11:53 PM

Ankara, Apr 18 (UNI) A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rocked the northern Turkish province of Tokat on Thursday, according to the country's disaster management authority AFAD.

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8 Kenyan military officers killed in plane crash

18 Apr 2024 | 10:55 PM

Nairobi, Apr 18 (UNI) A military helicopter crashed in northwestern Kenya on Thursday, resulting in the deaths of at least eight senior officers, a security source has confirmed.

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Zambia, WHO seek to strengthen cooperation to fight cervical cancer

18 Apr 2024 | 9:22 PM

Lusaka, Apr 18 (UNI) Zambia and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday pledged to strengthen cooperation in the fight against cervical cancer in the southern African country.

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Iran vows tit-for-tat response should Israel attack its nuke sites

18 Apr 2024 | 9:19 PM

Tehran, Apr 18 (UNI) A senior Iranian military commander threatened on Thursday to target Israel's "nuclear facilities" should it attack Iran's nuclear sites.

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4 gov't officials killed in terrorist attack in NW Pakistan

18 Apr 2024 | 9:13 PM

Islamabad, Apr 18 (UNI) Four officials of Pakistan Customs were killed and two other people injured in a terrorist attack in the country's northwest Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday, police officials said.

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