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Death toll from tropical storm Kompasu in Philippines climbs to 22, 16 missing

Manila, Oct 16 (UNI/Xinhua) The Philippine government said on Saturday that the death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu has climbed to 22, with another 16 people reportedly missing.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the death toll could further rise to 39, adding it is verifying reports of 17 other deaths and one missing from landslides and flooding in the northern Philippine regions and Palawan, an island located off Luzon island.
The tropical storm, which quitted the Philippines on Tuesday, triggered flash floods and landslides.
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Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS

21 May 2022 | 11:21 PM

Washington, May 21 (UNI) Boeing’s astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts, Al Jazeera reported on Saturday.

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Myanmar reports 16 more Covid-19 cases

21 May 2022 | 10:31 PM

Yangon, May 21 (UNI/Xinhua) Myanmar recorded 16 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 613,219, according to the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

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No response to US vaccine offer from North Korea

21 May 2022 | 10:20 PM

Pyongyang, May 21 (UNI) US President Joe Biden said that North Korea has not responded to a US offer of providing Covid vaccines, even as the country battles its first acknowledged outbreak, BBC reported on Saturday.

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State of emergency lifted in Sri Lanka after law and order situation improves

21 May 2022 | 10:03 PM

Colombo, May 21 (UNI) Sri LankaN authorities have decided to lift the state of emergency with effect from Saturday after the government decided not to present the Emergency Regulations in Parliament for approval, Khaleej Times reported.

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