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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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Passenger van overturns in central Afghanistan, injuring 14

07 Jun 2023 | 7:43 PM

Bamyan, June 7 (UNI) At least 14 commuters sustained injuries on Wednesday after a passenger van turned turtle in Afghanistan's central Bamyan province, a statement of the provincial police released here said.

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Four killed, 10 wounded in highway crash in N Egypt

07 Jun 2023 | 7:41 PM

Cairo, June 7 (UNI) At least four women were killed and ten others wounded when a pickup crashed with an agricultural tractor on a highway in Egypt's Nile Delta Province of Gharbia on Wednesday.

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Four IS militants killed in operation near Baghdad

07 Jun 2023 | 7:36 PM

Baghdad, June 7 (UNI) Four Islamic State (IS) militants, including a local IS leader, were killed Wednesday in an operation north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the Iraqi military said.

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China, Russia complete 2nd stage of air patrol

07 Jun 2023 | 3:52 PM

Beijing, June 7 (UNI) The Russian and Chinese armed forces on Wednesday completed the second stage of the sixth joint air patrol over the Western Pacific, the Chinese Defense Ministry said.

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Air India to send plane to Russia after US-bound flight's emergency landing

07 Jun 2023 | 3:42 PM

Moscow/New Delhi, June 7 (UNI) Air India said on Wednesday it will be sending a replacement plane from Mumbai to ferry stranded passengers from its US-bound flight that made an emergency landing in Russia over an engine snag.

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