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Israel's air force strikes Hezbollah's military objects in Lebanon

22 May 2024 | 12:55 PM

Jerusalem, May 22 (UNI) Israeli fighter jets have carried out an air strike against the military infrastructure and equipment of Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has said.

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To Lam elected as Vietnam's new president

To Lam elected as Vietnam's new president

22 May 2024 | 12:12 PM

Hanoi, May 22 (UNI) Lam, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam, was elected as Vietnam's new president on Wednesday, local media reported.

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12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

22 May 2024 | 10:04 AM

Mexico City, May 22 (UNI) At least 12 people were murdered in the span of a few hours in the latest spate of violence in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, local media reported Tuesday.

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People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president

People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president

22 May 2024 | 9:13 AM

Tehran, May 22 (UNI) People in Tehran on Tuesday attended, in large numbers, a farewell ceremony held for Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi, late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and others after their bodies were transferred from the northwestern city of Tabriz to the capital city.

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Brazil surpasses record 5 mln dengue cases

Brazil surpasses record 5 mln dengue cases

22 May 2024 | 9:08 AM

Rio De Janeiro, May 22 (UNI) Brazil has surpassed a record 5 million cases of dengue so far this year, with nearly 3,000 confirmed deaths from the disease, the Ministry of Health said Tuesday.

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Death toll from S Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161

Death toll from S Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161

22 May 2024 | 8:43 AM

Sao Paulo, May 22 (UNI) The discovery of four more bodies in the last few hours in south Brazil's weather-battered Rio Grande do Sul state has pushed the death toll to 161, the Civil Defense agency said Tuesday.

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DR Congo to hold election for parliament leadership after failed coup attempt

DR Congo to hold election for parliament leadership after failed coup attempt

22 May 2024 | 8:36 AM

Kinshsa, May 22 (UNI) The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will hold on Wednesday the postponed election for the leadership of the National Assembly - the country's lower house of parliament, two days after a failed yet deadly coup attempt.

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Dozens killed in inter-communal clashes in DR Congo: UN

Dozens killed in inter-communal clashes in DR Congo: UN

22 May 2024 | 8:31 AM

United Nations, May 22 (UNI) Dozens of civilians have been killed so far this month in intercommunal clashes over land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday.

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SCO Foreign Ministers Meet begins in Astana, observes moment of silence for late Iranian President, FM

SCO Foreign Ministers Meet begins in Astana, observes moment of silence for late Iranian President, FM

21 May 2024 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi/Astana, May 21 (UNI) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Foreign Ministers Meeting began in Astana, Kazakhstan, today. India is being represented by Dammu Ravi, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs.

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At least one died, 30 injured after Singapore airliner hits severe turbulence

21 May 2024 | 4:53 PM

Singapore, May 21 (UNI) Severe turbulence on the Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 from London to Singapore has left at least one passenger dead and 30 injured, forcing an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday, local media reported.

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5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

21 May 2024 | 4:36 PM

Jakarta, May 21 (UNI) A 5.3-magnitude earthquake, with its epicenter located on land, rocked off Indonesia's eastern Papua province on Tuesday, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

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Two injured in Cessna plane crash in Philippines

21 May 2024 | 4:23 PM

Manila, May 21 (UNI) Two people aboard a Cessna 172 plane were injured after their aircraft crashed into the waters of La Union province, north of Manila, on Tuesday morning, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said.

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Philippine troops kill 1 suspected rebel in clash

21 May 2024 | 3:52 PM

Manila, May 21 (UNI) Philippine troops killed a suspected rebel in a clash in Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines on Tuesday morning, the military said.

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5 killed in China coal mine accident

21 May 2024 | 3:50 PM

Beijing, May 21 (UNI) Five people were killed in a coal mine accident in the Chinese northeastern province of Heilongjiang, the country's media reported on Tuesday, citing sources.

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Malaysia's deputy PM to visit China

21 May 2024 | 2:46 PM

Beijing, May 21 (UNI) Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Rural and Regional Development Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid bin Hamidi will pay an official visit to China from May 22 to June 1, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced on Tuesday.

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