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Thirteen Chinese tourists killed, 30 injured as bus skids off road in Laos: Reports

Thirteen Chinese tourists killed, 30 injured as bus skids off road in Laos: Reports

Moscow, Aug 23 (UNI) At least 13 Chinese tourists were killed and 30 others injured as a tour bus fell into a ravine in Laos, media reported on Friday.

A bus with approximately 40 Chinese tourists aboard was headed from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, an ancient Laotian capital city located high in the mountains, when it veered off the road and fell from a 100-foot cliff, Sputnik reported.

Thirteen people were killed on the spot, more than 30 others were saved and several more are still missing, the Thai Amarin TV broadcaster specified.

According to preliminary reports, the cause of accident could be brake failure.

UNI XC JAL 1615

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Trudeau wins Canada elections

Trudeau wins Canada elections

22 Oct 2019 | 1:49 PM

Ottawa, Oct 22 (UNI) Justin Trudeau on Tuesday won a second term as Canada’s prime minister in the country’s federal election, but failed to gain an absolute majority which means he would lead a minority government and depend on other parties to govern.

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North Ireland set to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

North Ireland set to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

22 Oct 2019 | 9:46 AM

Belfast, Oct 22 (UNI) Northern Ireland is to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage as the midnight deadline passed amid failing last-minute efforts to block the legalisation.

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IS attack kills four policemen in Iraq

IS attack kills four policemen in Iraq

22 Oct 2019 | 9:17 AM

Baghdad, Oct 22 (UNI) Four policemen were killed and five others injured in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a police officer said.

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Australian newspapers black out front pages against media curbs

21 Oct 2019 | 7:12 PM

Canberra, Oct 21 (UNI) Putting aside their rivalries, the major Australian newspapers on Monday unite to protest against the legislation that restrict the press freedom, by issuing front pages text redacted in black.

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Next hearing on Assange's extradition to US to be held on November 18 - Court

21 Oct 2019 | 4:54 PM

London, Oct 21 (UNI) The next court hearing into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States will be held on November 18, the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London ruled on Monday.

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