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Over 100 climate activists detained at Eindhoven airport - Police

Paris, Mar 26 (UNI) More than 100 environmental activists were detained after blocking the airport in the Dutch city of Eindhoven, the police said.
"The demonstration at Eindhoven Airport has ended. The [Royal Netherlands] Marechaussee and Police have arrested 104 people," the national gendarmerie said on Twitter on Saturday night.
Earlier on Saturday, climate activists from the Scientist Rebellion and Extinction Rebellion groups blocked the entrance to the private departures section of the Eindhoven Airport. They were calling for a ban on private jets, saying that they emit more greenhouse gasses than a regular commercial plane.
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Icelandic gov’t orders evacuation of Grindavik due to volcanic eruption

03 Mar 2024 | 10:27 AM

Reykjavik, Mar 3 (UNI) The Icelandic authorities are evacuating residents of the town of Grindavik due to the threat of a volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula in the south of the country, Icelandic media reported.

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Pakistan's Parliament to elect new PM on March 3

Pakistan's Parliament to elect new PM on March 3

03 Mar 2024 | 9:13 AM

Islamabad, Mar 3 (UNI) Members of the Pakistani National Assembly, the parliament's lower house, are expected to elect a new prime minister of the country on Sunday.

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Kenyan police kill 5 al-Shabab terrorists in border region

Kenyan police kill 5 al-Shabab terrorists in border region

03 Mar 2024 | 8:52 AM

Nairobi, Mar 3 (UNI) Kenyan police killed five al-Shabab terrorists and arrested four others in a security operation in Garissa County near the border with Somalia.

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At least 8 killed in drone attack on Ukraine's Odesa

At least 8 killed in drone attack on Ukraine's Odesa

03 Mar 2024 | 8:45 AM

Kiev, Mar 3 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and eight others injured when a drone hit an apartment building in Ukraine's southern port city of Odesa on Saturday morning, the State Service for Emergencies said on Telegram.

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6 killed in flooding in southern Peru

6 killed in flooding in southern Peru

03 Mar 2024 | 8:42 AM

Lima, Mar 3 (UNI) At least six people were killed in the southern Peruvian region of Apurimac after the Chumbao River was flooded by heavy rain, said local media on Saturday.

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