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UN to launch flash appeal for donor support for quake-hit Syria

UN to launch flash appeal for donor support for quake-hit Syria

United Nations, Feb. 9 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday announced that the world body will launch a flash appeal for donor support for those affected by the earthquake in Syria next week.

"The earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria is one of the biggest natural disasters in our times," Guterres told reporters, warning that "we haven't yet seen the full extent of the damage and of the humanitarian crisis unfolding before our eyes."

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Over 30 injured in bus accident in eastern Sri Lanka

19 Jul 2024 | 8:20 PM

Colombo, July 19 (UNI) Over 30 people were injured when a bus veered off the road in Trincomalee district in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province on Friday, the police said.

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Bangladesh unrest: Dhaka police ban rallies amid violence

Bangladesh unrest: Dhaka police ban rallies amid violence

19 Jul 2024 | 8:04 PM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Friday banned rallies and processions in the city even as police and quota protesters clashed at Mohammadpur, Badda, Rampura and Jatrabari areas, media reports said.

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Four killed in IED blast in NW Pakistan

Four killed in IED blast in NW Pakistan

19 Jul 2024 | 7:45 PM

Islamabad, July 19 (UNI) At least 4 people were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said here on Friday.

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Policeman killed in terror attack in Karachi

19 Jul 2024 | 7:21 PM

Islamabad, July 19 (UNI) A policeman was killed by armed assailants in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police officials said here on Friday.

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Tech disruption grounds flights, stalls banks, hospitals and businesses worldwide

Tech disruption grounds flights, stalls banks, hospitals and businesses worldwide

19 Jul 2024 | 6:21 PM

London/Washington, July 19 (UNI) A major worldwide tech disruption grounded flights, hit services in banks, hospitals and media outlets and left a huge number of businesses grappling with IT issues on Friday.

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