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US, UK, Norway condemn Sudan violence, call for ceasefire

Washington, Nov 17 (UNI) The United States, United Kingdom and Norway condemned the growing violence and human rights abuses in Sudan, calling for a ceasefire and unfettered humanitarian access, according to a joint statement on Friday.
“Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States (The Troika), condemn the escalating violence and human rights abuses in Sudan, especially attacks by the Rapid Support Forces in West, Central and South Darfur,” the statement said.
The statement also expressed concern over reports of violence in Jebel Aulia, on the White Nile River, where civilians are reportedly being targeted.
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302 lawmakers take oath in inaugural session of Pak's 16th National Assembly

29 Feb 2024 | 8:17 PM

Islamabad, Feb 29 (UNI) A total of 302 newly elected lawmakers took oath in the inaugural session of the 16th National Assembly of Pakistan here on Thursday, a notification by the National Assembly Secretariat.

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One killed in Indonesia's West Java landslides

29 Feb 2024 | 7:35 PM

Jakarta, Feb 29 (UNI) One person was killed and hundreds of others had to flee home due to landslides that occurred on Thursday morning in West Java Province of Indonesia.

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One dead in Norway helicopter crash

29 Feb 2024 | 6:29 PM

Oslo, Feb 29 (UNI) A woman was confirmed dead following a helicopter crash in western Norway on Wednesday evening, local police said on Thursday.

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Russia launches new hydrometeorological satellite

29 Feb 2024 | 6:21 PM

Moscow, Feb 29 (UNI) Russia launched a new hydrometeorological satellite, Meteor-M No. 2-4, into space on Thursday from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region of the Far East, said Russian State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS.

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WHO seeks more funds to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia

29 Feb 2024 | 5:56 PM

Mogadishu, Feb 29 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for more funds to scale up response activities to contain a cholera outbreak in Somalia as the number of cases continues to rise.

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