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Liaison office of central gov't in HKSAR strongly refutes smearing attacks on Hong Kong's rule of law

14 Jun 2024 | 6:57 PM

Hong Kong, June 14 (UNI) The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has firmly opposed and strongly denounced smearing remarks on Hong Kong's rule of law made by Jonathan Sumption, a British judge who recently resigned as a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

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China's railways handle 1.73 bln passenger trips in Jan-May

14 Jun 2024 | 3:49 PM

Beijing, June 14 (UNI) China's railways handled about 1.73 billion passenger trips in the first five months of this year, representing a year-on-year growth of 20.2 percent, data from the country's railway operator shows.

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Nearly 27,000 residents evacuated due to heavy rainfall in east China

14 Jun 2024 | 2:42 PM

Fuzhou, June 14 (UNI) As of 6 a.m. Friday, about 51,500 people in Nanping, Sanming and other cities in east China's Fujian Province were affected by the latest round of heavy rainfall, with nearly 27,000 residents evacuated, according to local authorities.

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Bird flu detected at 6th farm in Australia's Victoria

Bird flu detected at 6th farm in Australia's Victoria

14 Jun 2024 | 2:42 PM

Sydney, June 14 (UNI) Local authorities in the Australian state of Victoria have reported that the avian influenza virus was detected at a sixth farm, which was already in quarantine.

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Greek PM to reshuffle cabinet

14 Jun 2024 | 2:13 PM

Athens, June 14 (UNI) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will reshuffle the cabinet on Friday, according to Greek government sources.

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Ukraine comes under massive Russian air attacks

Ukraine comes under massive Russian air attacks

14 Jun 2024 | 1:06 PM

Kiev, June 14 (UNI) An air-raid alert was issued throughout Ukraine early Friday as the country was hit by a series of air attacks by Russian forces, the Ukrainian Air Force said in a statement.

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4 dead in Nepal landslide

4 dead in Nepal landslide

14 Jun 2024 | 12:45 PM

Kathmandu, June 14 (UNI) Four members of a family were killed on Thursday night in a landslide in Taplejung district in northeastern Nepal, a local official said Friday.

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Myanmar earns $91M exporting over 180,000T of rice

14 Jun 2024 | 12:26 PM

Yangon, June 14 (UNI) Once a thriving emerging economy Myanmar, now struggling amid a civil war and shrinking options, has managed to export over 180,000 tons of rice and broken rice in the first two months of the fiscal year 2024-25, earning over 91 million US dollars.

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Above-average "dead zone" expected in Gulf of Mexico this summer

14 Jun 2024 | 11:44 AM

Los Angeles, June 14 (UNI) An above-average "dead zone" is forecast to threaten fish and other marine life in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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6.1-magnitude quake hits southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge- GFZ

6.1-magnitude quake hits southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge- GFZ

14 Jun 2024 | 11:33 AM

Beijing, June 14 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 jolted southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 0426 GMT on Friday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

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South's minister says N. Korea's socialist rationing system has collapsed

14 Jun 2024 | 10:36 AM

Seoul, June 14 (UNI) South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yung-ho Friday said that North's socialist rationing system has completely collapsed, leading people to rely on local "jangmadang" markets for survival.

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Japan to begin deep-sea search for crashed MSDF helicopters in July

14 Jun 2024 | 10:34 AM

Tokyo, June 14 (UNI) The Japanese government said Friday that a deep-sea search will begin next month for the two Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopters that crashed into the Pacific in April.

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3 people still missing after boat capsize in Ghana

14 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Accra, June 14 (UNI) Three people continue to remain missing despite an ongoing search and rescue operation since Tuesday when a boat capsized in eastern Ghana's Oti region, an official said.

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3 Palestinians killed in Israeli raid in West Bank

3 Palestinians killed in Israeli raid in West Bank

14 Jun 2024 | 9:33 AM

Ramallah, June 14 (UNI) Three Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli raid in the town of Qabatiya, south of Jenin in the northern West Bank, a Palestinian official said Thursday.

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Philippines confirms Filipino crew aboard ship attacked in Red Sea

Philippines confirms Filipino crew aboard ship attacked in Red Sea

14 Jun 2024 | 9:01 AM

Manila, June 14 (UNI) The Philippines on Friday said Filipino sailors were among the crew on board a commercial ship attacked by Houthi militants in the Red Sea on June 12.

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