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China renews yellow alert for severe convection weather

13 Jun 2024 | 9:20 AM

Beijing, June 13 (UNI) China's meteorological authority on Thursday renewed a yellow alert for severe convection weather, forecasting thunderstorms, gales and hail as well as heavy rain in some parts of the country.

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Iran, Qatar sign agreements on legal, judicial cooperation

13 Jun 2024 | 9:18 AM

Tehran, June 13 (UNI) Iran and Qatar on Wednesday signed an agreement on legal assistance in criminal matters as well as a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on judicial cooperation between their governments, the Mizan news agency of the Iranian judiciary reported.

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Macron says Iran released French national Louis Arnaud arrested in 2022

Macron says Iran released French national Louis Arnaud arrested in 2022

13 Jun 2024 | 8:41 AM

Paris, June 13 (UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Iran has released French national Louis Arnaud, who was arrested in September 2022 and had been held since.

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SKorea supports inclusion of Kazakhstan in IAEA far east group

13 Jun 2024 | 8:30 AM

Seoul, June 13 (UNI) South Korea supported the inclusion of Kazakhstan in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Far East group, which should increase the chances of Kazakh representatives to join the organization’s Board of Governors, according to a joint statement by Presidents Yoon Suk-yeol and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev after their meeting in Astana on Wednesday.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 37,202

Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 37,202

13 Jun 2024 | 8:23 AM

Gaza, June 13 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll as a result of the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 37,202, Gaza health authorities said in a press statement on Wednesday.

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South Africa on high alert after 5 cases of monkeypox confirmed

13 Jun 2024 | 8:22 AM

Johannesburg, June 13 (UNI) South Africa is on high alert following the outbreak of monkeypox in May, with five laboratory-confirmed cases including one death, Minister of Health Joe Phaahla said on Wednesday.

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World Intelligence Expo to be held in Tianjin

13 Jun 2024 | 8:20 AM

Tianjin, June 13 (UNI) The 2024 World Intelligence Expo, scheduled to be held in Tianjin from June 20 to 23, aims to aggregate AI-related resources both nationwide and worldwide, according to a news conference on Wednesday.

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Massive blaze breaks out at oil refinery in Iraq - Reports

Massive blaze breaks out at oil refinery in Iraq - Reports

13 Jun 2024 | 8:17 AM

Baghdad, June 13 (UNI) A massive fire has broken out at the asphalt storage facility of an oil refinery in Iraq's Erbil Governorate in the country's north, the Rudaw broadcaster has reported.

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to skip G7 summit in Italy

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to skip G7 summit in Italy

13 Jun 2024 | 8:14 AM

Riyadh, June 13 (UNI) Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has informed Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni that he will not attend the upcoming G7 summit in Italy, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has reported.

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700 kg of drugs seized in eastern Myanmar

13 Jun 2024 | 8:11 AM

Yangon, June 13 (UNI) Myanmar authorities have seized 500 kg of methamphetamine and 200 kg of ketamine in a recent operation in eastern Myanmar, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control said on Wednesday.

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11 killed in north Afghanistan road accident

11 killed in north Afghanistan road accident

13 Jun 2024 | 8:09 AM

Kabul, June 13 (UNI) At least 11 people lost their lives and four others were injured in a road accident on Wednesday in north Afghanistan's Faryab province, according to a local official.

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Hamas denies proposing new ideas for Gaza ceasefire proposal

13 Jun 2024 | 8:08 AM

Gaza, June 13 (UNI) Hamas on Wednesday denied claims that it has proposed new ideas for the UN-backed ceasefire proposal in the Gaza Strip, a source said.

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163 Bangladeshi migrants deported from Libya

13 Jun 2024 | 8:06 AM

Tripoli, June 13 (UNI) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday that it had assisted 163 migrants to return to their home country, Bangladesh, from Libya this week.

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5.9-magnitude quake hits Talaud Islands, Indonesia: GFZ

5.9-magnitude quake hits Talaud Islands, Indonesia: GFZ

12 Jun 2024 | 11:36 PM

New York, June 12 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted Talaud Islands, Indonesia, at 17:01:24 GMT on Wednesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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Cargo ship attacked in Red Sea, crew member missing

12 Jun 2024 | 10:47 PM

Aden, Yemen, June 12 (UNI) A commercial cargo ship was struck twice in attacks in the Red Sea off Yemen's western coast on Wednesday, leaving one crew member missing and the vessel adrift, Yemeni and maritime officials reported.

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