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Turkey’s Erdogan accuses UN of failing to stop Gaza bloodshed

Ankara, May 29 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United Nations on Wednesday for failing to stop the bloodshed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, saying the spirit of the UN was dead.
"What use is the UN if you cannot stop a genocide? What use are these buildings if the fate of the world rests in the hands of five countries?
The UN cannot even protect its own staff. The spirit of the UN is dead," Erdogan said in parliament.
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Extreme weather leaves 126 homeless in Ecuador

18 Jun 2024 | 10:46 AM

Quito, June 18 (UNI) Some 126 people in Ecuador have been left homeless since mid-June when extreme weather hit the country, especially its central and Amazonian provinces, said the National Risk Management Secretariat.

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One dies, 8 injured in Czech military training area blast

18 Jun 2024 | 10:35 AM

Prague, June 18 (UNI) One person died and eight people injured in an ammunition explosion at a military training area in eastern Czech Republic, according to the Czech army.

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Eleven die in heavy rains in El Salvador, 800 displaced

18 Jun 2024 | 10:32 AM

San Salvador, June 18 (UNI) Torrential downpours hitting El Salvador since Friday have claimed 11 lives and forced over 880 people to evacuate, the National Civil Protection Commission said.

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4 missing after rain-triggered mountain torrents, landslides in China's Xinjiang

18 Jun 2024 | 10:02 AM

Urumqi, June 18 (UNI) Torrential rains triggered mountain torrents and landslides in the city of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at about 6:50 p.m. Monday, leaving roads clogged and four people missing, according to local emergency response and fire departments.

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One dead, over 11,000 homeless after storm hits south-central Chile

18 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Santiago, June 18 (UNI) An ongoing storm lashing south-central Chile has to date left one person dead and 11,126 people homeless after damaging more than 8,900 homes, authorities said.

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