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Canada, Denmark settle island dispute : Reports

Ottawa, June 11 (UNI/Sputnik) Canada and Denmark have settled a territorial dispute over the 1.3 square kilometer (0.4 square mile) Hans Island in the Arctic Ocean, media reported on Saturday.
Under the new agreement, a border will be drawn across the island, which will divide it between the Canadian territory of Nunavut and the semi-autonomous Danish territory of Greenland, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.
The two countries plan to unveil the settlement on June 14 to provide an example of how countries can resolve border disputes peacefully amid Russia's military operation in Ukraine, the newspaper reported, citing sources.
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Cannot ignore US THAAD Missile deployment in S Korea : China

12 Aug 2022 | 6:07 PM

Beijing, August 12 (UNI) Beijing cannot ignore the deployment of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems in South Korea as it undermines China’s strategic security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

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Sri Lankan ex-president in Thailand for temporary stay: Thai govt

12 Aug 2022 | 5:48 PM

Bangkok, Aug 12 (UNI) Thailand's foreign ministry confirmed on Friday that Sri Lanka's former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has arrived in Thailand for a temporary stay.

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Landslides in Kashmir, KP, GB:  MeT

Landslides in Kashmir, KP, GB: MeT

12 Aug 2022 | 5:08 PM

Islamabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Heavy rain may trigger landslides in Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, the Pakistan MeT Department has warned in its forecast till Saturday.

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Colombia seeks to restart peace talks with ELN

12 Aug 2022 | 12:23 PM

Havana, Aug 12 (UNI) The Colombian government wants to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla in the Cuban capital, Colombia's Foreign Affairs Minister Alvaro Leyva said here.

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Militancy returns to Pakistan's Swat Valley

12 Aug 2022 | 12:13 PM

Islamabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Militancy appears to be returning to the Swat Valley in Pakistan, the media reported on Friday.

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