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Philippine typhoon:Death toll jumps to 375, 56 missing

Philippine typhoon:Death toll jumps to 375, 56 missing

Manila, Dec 20 (UNI/Xinhua) The death toll from Typhoon Rai that lashed the Philippines last week has climbed to 375, a police report said on Monday, adding that 56 more remain missing.

"The increase of casualties is subject to validation from the affected regions," the latest Philippine National Police (PNP) report said.

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SL testing IUDs to curb monkey births

16 Jul 2024 | 12:28 AM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka is contemplating a second round of testing OF Intra-Uterine Devices (IUDs) on red-faced monkeys as a means of reducing their population following farmers' demands to exterminate the simians for regularly destroying crops.

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35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

15 Jul 2024 | 11:59 PM

Kabul, July 15 (UNI) At least 35 people were killed and 250 others were injured as rainstorms and flash floods swept through east Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon, a local official said.

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Syrians vote for new parliament

15 Jul 2024 | 10:01 PM

Damascus, July 15 (UNI) Syrians queued at polling stations on Monday to cast their votes in the parliamentary elections, hoping for changes that could help the country overcome its current difficulties.

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Uganda police warn of planned protest in capital

15 Jul 2024 | 9:33 PM

Kampala, July 15 (UNI) The Uganda Police Force on Monday warned against a planned protest on the streets of Kampala, the country's capital, and a march to parliament scheduled for July 23.

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Seven killed in van-trailer collision in Pakistan

15 Jul 2024 | 9:01 PM

Islamabad, July 15 (UNI) A fatal road crash occurred in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Monday, leaving at least seven people killed and four others injured, police said.

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