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Malaysia reports 2,092 new COVID infections, 4 deaths

Kuala Lumpur, June 14 (UNI/Xinhua) Malaysia reported 2,092 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 4,528,390, according to the health ministry.
The ministry reported four more deaths, bringing the death toll to 35,716. No new imported cases were reported.
The ministry also reported 1,876 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,470,067.
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IAEA to inspect counterterrorism measures at world's largest NPP in Japan

05 Mar 2024 | 3:08 PM

Tokyo, Mar 5 (UNI) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will inspect counterterrorism measures at the world's largest nuclear power plant, Kashiwazaki-Kariwa, located in Japan, at the request of its operator, TEPCO, the NHK news agency reported on Tuesday.

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US Congressman says govt spending bill will fund ‘Edible Plant Vaccines’

05 Mar 2024 | 3:05 PM

Washington, Mar 5 (UNI) Federal government spending legislation under consideration by the US Congress includes funding for research into edible plant vaccines, US Congressman Thomas Massie said in a statement via social media platform X.

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UK calls on Berlin to send Taurus missiles to Kiev despite secret talks leak

05 Mar 2024 | 3:03 PM

London, Mar 5 (UNI) The United Kingdom has urged Germany to transfer long-range Taurus missiles to Kiev despite a leaked conversation between Bundeswehr officers, The Guardian newspaper reported, citing a representative of the British government.

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Egypt, Qatar call on Hamas to provide list of hostages for release

05 Mar 2024 | 2:47 PM

Cairo, Mar 5 (UNI) Egyptian and Qatari officials are calling on Palestinian movement Hamas to provide a list of hostages who will be released in the first stage of a phased ceasefire agreement with Israel, The Guardian newspaper reported, citing officials.

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Hamas ready to reduce number of Palestinians released as part of hostage deal

05 Mar 2024 | 2:31 PM

Gaza, Mar 5 (UNI) Palestinian movement Hamas has expressed its readiness to reduce the number of Palestinian prisoners to be released as part of a deal with Israel if the Jewish state agrees to allow more Palestinian civilians to enter the northern Gaza Strip, the Axios news portal reported, citing an Israeli official and a source.

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