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UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia damaged by rains

Moscow, Nov 17 (UNI) Ongoing heavy rains in Russia's Dagestan republic have damaged a wall of a fortress which is recognized a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the local government said in a press release on Tuesday.
"Yesterday, part of the southern wall of the Naryn-Kala fortress next to the Orta-Kapy gates collapsed due to prolonged rains in Derbent," the press release read.
According to the press release, Derbent locals noted deteriorating cracks in the southern wall around two months ago, which purportedly occurred after recent restoration works at the fortress.
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Pakistan: Over 10 children die as boat sinks off in Kohat's Tanda Dam

Pakistan: Over 10 children die as boat sinks off in Kohat's Tanda Dam

29 Jan 2023 | 4:55 PM

Kohat, Jan 29 (UNI) A boat carrying over two dozen sightseers sank off in Kohat's Tanda Dam, leaving 11 children dead after they drowned, Geo News reported on Sunday.

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6 3-magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad

6 3-magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad

29 Jan 2023 | 4:53 PM

Islamabad, Jan 29 (UNI) A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Islamabad, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas, confirmed the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) on Sunday.

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China resumes issuing ordinary visas to Japanese nationals - Embassy

29 Jan 2023 | 4:19 PM

Beijing, Jan 29 (UNI) China has resumed issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens after halting the procedure earlier in January, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Sunday.

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New Australian body to protect creative workers from harassment

New Australian body to protect creative workers from harassment

29 Jan 2023 | 3:41 PM

Canberra, Jan. 29 (UNI) The Australian government has committed to creating a new body to crack down on harassment in the arts.

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Several unconscious after avalanche in Japan's Nagano prefecture

29 Jan 2023 | 3:24 PM

Tokyo, Jan. 29 (UNI) Several people were unconscious after being involved in an avalanche on Sunday at a ski resort in Otari village of Japan's Nagano prefecture, the country's public broadcaster NHK reported.

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