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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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Russia calls for securing extension of truce in Yemen

02 Oct 2022 | 4:31 PM

Doha, Oct 2 (UNI) Russia is concerned over a lack of progress in extending the truce between the government and the Houthi rebels, the Russian Embassy in Yemen said.

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Australia to target 28 Russians with fresh sanctions

02 Oct 2022 | 4:29 PM

Canberra, Oct 2 (UNI) Australia plans to introduce more sanctions against Russian officials following referendums held in several Ukrainian regions on becoming part of Russia, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said in a statement.

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Death toll from Hurricane Ian surpasses 70

02 Oct 2022 | 4:27 PM

Washington, Oct 2 (UNI) Over 70 deaths related to Hurricane Ian have been recorded in Florida and North Carolina, NBC News reports citing figures from state officials and its own count.

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3 people killed in Mexican naval helicopter crash

02 Oct 2022 | 4:21 PM

Mexico City, Oct 2 (UNI) A Mexican Navy Eurocopter helicopter has crashed in the municipality of Centla in the south-eastern state of Tabasco, the military said.

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Stampede at football match results in over 170 deaths in Indonesia

Stampede at football match results in over 170 deaths in Indonesia

02 Oct 2022 | 4:19 PM

Jakarta, Oct 2 (UNI) At least 174 people died during a stampede at a football match in Indonesia’s East Java province, Vice Governor of Indonesia's East Java Emil Dardak said on Sunday.

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