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Israeli envoy says 19 UNRWA staff participated in Oct 7 attack

Jerusalem, April 30 (UNI) At least 19 employees at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) took active part in the October 7 attack on Israel by Palestinian movement Hamas, Israeli Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Adi Farjon Israel said on Tuesday.

At the same time, over 2,135 UNRWA employees in Gaza are members of either Hamas or the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, and one-fifth of all UNRWA school administrators are members of Hamas, the diplomat added.
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Philippines tallies 197 dengue deaths since January

15 Jun 2024 | 1:06 PM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) The Philippines has tallied 197 deaths due to dengue from January to June 1 this year, the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday.

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Cuba rejects US naval presence in its territory

Cuba rejects US naval presence in its territory

15 Jun 2024 | 12:58 PM

Havana, June 15 (UNI) Cuba has strongly condemned the presence of a U.S. nuclear submarine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, located in the southeastern part of the island, which Cuba considers illegally occupied territory.

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Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

15 Jun 2024 | 12:26 PM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) Twenty-one of the 22 Filipino seafarers on board a commercial ship attacked in the Red Sea earlier this week have been rescued and safe, the Philippines' Department of Migrant Workers chief said Saturday.

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China renews yellow alert for high temp

China renews yellow alert for high temp

15 Jun 2024 | 12:21 PM

Beijing, June 15 (UNI) China's National Meteorological Center on Saturday morning continued to issue a yellow alert for high temperatures as multiple regions are experiencing sweltering heat.

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1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

15 Jun 2024 | 9:44 AM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) A female bus passenger died and 34 others were injured, 11 critically, in a road accident in Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines, a local official said Saturday.

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