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2 killed in small plane crash in California

2 killed in small plane crash in California

16 Jun 2024 | 10:55 AM

Los Angeles, June 16 (UNI) Two people were killed on Saturday in a small plane crash in the U.S. state of California, authorities said.

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Israeli army says 8 soldiers killed in blast in Gaza's Rafah

Israeli army says 8 soldiers killed in blast in Gaza's Rafah

16 Jun 2024 | 8:53 AM

Jerusalem, June 16 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Saturday evening that its eight soldiers were killed in a blast in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah in the morning.

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6.0-magnitude quake hits Balleny Islands region: USGS

6.0-magnitude quake hits Balleny Islands region: USGS

16 Jun 2024 | 8:47 AM

Hong Kong, June 16 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted Balleny Islands region at 00:27:56 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Iraqi Shiite militia claims missile attack on N. Israel

16 Jun 2024 | 8:19 AM

Baghdad, June 16 (UNI) A Shiite militia in Iraq on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack with a cruise missile on a site in Haifa in northern Israel.

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Unfreezing of Russian assets to be linked to Ukraine peace process - Italy's Meloni

15 Jun 2024 | 9:45 PM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) The unfreezing of Russian assets blocked in Western jurisdictions will be linked to the start of a peace process on Ukraine, but future negotiations will also concern payments for Ukraine's reconstruction, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Saturday.

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Jaishankar to visit Colombo this month: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

Jaishankar to visit Colombo this month: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

15 Jun 2024 | 6:25 PM

Colombo, June 15 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will visit Sri Lanka this month to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s likely visit in August, the island nation’s Foreign Minister said, according to media reports.

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Bangladesh MP murdered in Kolkata to ensure party ticket for rival: Report

Bangladesh MP murdered in Kolkata to ensure party ticket for rival: Report

15 Jun 2024 | 6:05 PM

Dhaka, June 15 (UNI) Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League (AL) MP Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered in Kolkata last month to clear the way for a party rival to contest from his seat in the by-election, one of the accused has confessed in court.

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Armenia committed to Bolstering cooperation with UK - Prime Minister

15 Jun 2024 | 5:27 PM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan congratulated UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday on the occasion of the public holiday and reiterated the commitment to enhancing cooperation between the two counties.

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Russian aircraft allegedly violates Sweden's airspace - Reports

15 Jun 2024 | 5:18 PM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) The Swedish armed forces said that a Russian military aircraft allegedly violated Swedish airspace, Swedish newspaper Expressen reported on Saturday.

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Chinese premier arrives in Australia for official visit

15 Jun 2024 | 1:49 PM

Canberra, June 15 (UNI) Chinese Premier Li Qiang arrived in Adelaide on Saturday for an official visit to Australia, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

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Philippines tallies 197 dengue deaths since January

15 Jun 2024 | 1:06 PM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) The Philippines has tallied 197 deaths due to dengue from January to June 1 this year, the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday.

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Cuba rejects US naval presence in its territory

Cuba rejects US naval presence in its territory

15 Jun 2024 | 12:58 PM

Havana, June 15 (UNI) Cuba has strongly condemned the presence of a U.S. nuclear submarine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, located in the southeastern part of the island, which Cuba considers illegally occupied territory.

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Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

15 Jun 2024 | 12:26 PM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) Twenty-one of the 22 Filipino seafarers on board a commercial ship attacked in the Red Sea earlier this week have been rescued and safe, the Philippines' Department of Migrant Workers chief said Saturday.

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China renews yellow alert for high temp

China renews yellow alert for high temp

15 Jun 2024 | 12:21 PM

Beijing, June 15 (UNI) China's National Meteorological Center on Saturday morning continued to issue a yellow alert for high temperatures as multiple regions are experiencing sweltering heat.

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1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

15 Jun 2024 | 9:44 AM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) A female bus passenger died and 34 others were injured, 11 critically, in a road accident in Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines, a local official said Saturday.

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