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Lebanon's int'l fair inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

Beirut, Jan. 25 (UNI) The Rachid Karami International Fair (RKIF) located in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli has been officially inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and List of World Heritage in Danger, Lebanon's Council of Ministers said Wednesday.

"This is a special achievement for Lebanon and all the Lebanese, and primarily for the city of Tripoli. We are proud of the presence of this architectural masterpiece on its land," the Council of Ministers said in a statement.
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Pervez Musharaf  passes away

Pervez Musharaf passes away

05 Feb 2023 | 11:56 AM

Dubai, Feb 5(UNI) Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharaf has passed away at a hospital in Dubai after prolonged illness.

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9 missing as fishing boat capsizes off southwest S  Korea

9 missing as fishing boat capsizes off southwest S Korea

05 Feb 2023 | 10:20 AM

Seoul, Feb. 5 (UNI) Nine people went missing as a fishing boat capsized in the waters off southwestern South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday.

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Brazil charges over 650 people over assaults on seats of power

05 Feb 2023 | 10:14 AM

Brasilia, Feb. 5 (UNI) A total of 653 people have been charged with crimes related to the assaults on the seats of power in Brasilia on Jan. 8, Brazil's attorney general's office said Saturday.

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Nearly 200 soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Nearly 200 soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

05 Feb 2023 | 9:35 AM

Kiev, Feb. 5 (UNI) Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian soldiers have been freed following a latest prisoner swap, officials from both sides confirmed on Saturday.

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WHO calls for robust measures to tame Africa's soaring cancer fatalities

WHO calls for robust measures to tame Africa's soaring cancer fatalities

05 Feb 2023 | 9:30 AM

Nairobi, Feb 5 (UNI) Sub-Saharan African countries should come up with targeted interventions like enhanced surveillance, timely diagnosis, treatment and care in order to tame the rising fatalities linked to cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday during World Cancer Day.

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