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EU leaders concerned over France's idea to send troops to Ukraine

01 Mar 2024 | 12:08 AM

Vienna, Feb 29 (UNI) Russia sees some serious concern among many European leaders following French President Emmanuel Macron's statements earlier this week about the possibility of sending NATO troops to help Ukraine, Russia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the OSCE Maxim Buyakevich said on Thursday.

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WHO chief says climate crisis, pollution escalate disease burden

29 Feb 2024 | 10:50 PM

Nairobi, Feb 29 (UNI) The unfolding climate emergencies combined with pollution and habitat loss have worsened the disease burden, especially in the Global South, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization (WHO) director-general, Thursday.

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302 lawmakers take oath in inaugural session of Pak's 16th National Assembly

29 Feb 2024 | 8:17 PM

Islamabad, Feb 29 (UNI) A total of 302 newly elected lawmakers took oath in the inaugural session of the 16th National Assembly of Pakistan here on Thursday, a notification by the National Assembly Secretariat.

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One killed in Indonesia's West Java landslides

29 Feb 2024 | 7:35 PM

Jakarta, Feb 29 (UNI) One person was killed and hundreds of others had to flee home due to landslides that occurred on Thursday morning in West Java Province of Indonesia.

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One dead in Norway helicopter crash

29 Feb 2024 | 6:29 PM

Oslo, Feb 29 (UNI) A woman was confirmed dead following a helicopter crash in western Norway on Wednesday evening, local police said on Thursday.

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Russia launches new hydrometeorological satellite

29 Feb 2024 | 6:21 PM

Moscow, Feb 29 (UNI) Russia launched a new hydrometeorological satellite, Meteor-M No. 2-4, into space on Thursday from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region of the Far East, said Russian State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS.

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WHO seeks more funds to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia

29 Feb 2024 | 5:56 PM

Mogadishu, Feb 29 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for more funds to scale up response activities to contain a cholera outbreak in Somalia as the number of cases continues to rise.

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2 killed, 5 wounded in Israeli strikes in southern Lebanon

29 Feb 2024 | 5:50 PM

Beirut, Feb 29 (UNI) Israeli air strikes killed two people and wounded five others in southern Lebanon on Thursday, Lebanese military sources said, as cross-border tensions escalated between the Jewish state and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group.

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Afghanistan seeks closer relations with new gov't in Pak: Afghan FM

29 Feb 2024 | 5:09 PM

Kabul, Feb 29 (UNI) The Afghan caretaker government's Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has said that his country wants to have further improved and closer relations with Pakistan with the formation of a new government in Islamabad.

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70 killed in Israeli bombing of Palestinians waiting for aid in Gaza

29 Feb 2024 | 4:53 PM

Gaza, Feb 29 (UNI) At least 70 people were killed on Thursday in an Israeli bombing of a gathering of Palestinians waiting to receive aid on the coastal road west of Gaza City, according to Palestinian medical sources and eyewitnesses.

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Indonesia warns of heavy rains in capital for next 8 days

29 Feb 2024 | 3:22 PM

Jakarta, Feb 29 (UNI) Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) on Thursday issued a warning for potential heavy rains across the capital of Jakarta and its satellite cities for the next eight days.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza exceeds 30,000: sources

Palestinian death toll in Gaza exceeds 30,000: sources

29 Feb 2024 | 3:09 PM

Gaza, Feb 29 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip from ongoing Israeli attacks has exceeded 30,000, Palestinian medical sources said on Thursday.

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Mongolia's plan to build metro line in capital advances with consultant tender

29 Feb 2024 | 2:53 PM

Ulan Bator, Feb 29 (UNI) Mongolia on Thursday launched an international consultancy tender for the construction of a metro line in its capital here, marking a crucial step in implementing the project to build the 17.7-kilometer-long metro line from the east to the west of Ulan Bator.

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36 people injured in bus accident in Sri Lanka

29 Feb 2024 | 2:50 PM

Colombo, Feb 29 (UNI) Thirty-six people, including 24 schoolchildren, were injured when a state-owned passenger transport bus toppled over in Siyambalanduwa, southeast Sri Lanka's Uva province, on Thursday, police spokesman Nihal Thalduwa said.

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6 terrorists die in clash with SFs in NW Pak

6 terrorists die in clash with SFs in NW Pak

29 Feb 2024 | 2:24 PM

Islamabad, Feb 29 (UNI) Six terrorists were killed during a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the military said.

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