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Kamerhe elected speaker of DR Congo lower house

Kinshasa, May 23 (UNI) Vital Kamerhe, deputy prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was on Wednesday elected president of the National Assembly, the country's lower house of parliament.
Kamerhe won 371 of the 407 votes cast.
According to the Congolese army, Kamerhe was one of the targets of a failed coup attempt in the Central African country on Sunday.
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Forest fire in western Turkey contained

20 Jun 2024 | 2:50 PM

Ankara, June 20 (UNI) A forest fire in western Turkey's Canakkale province has been contained, said Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ibrahim Yumakli on Thursday.

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Japan's oppn party submits no-confidence motion against Kishida

20 Jun 2024 | 2:14 PM

Tokyo, June 20 (UNI) Japan's opposition Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP) submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Kishida's cabinet on Thursday, with the voting expected to take place later in the day, Japanese media reported, citing the draft resolution.

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Male shooter charged after death of woman in Australia's Queensland

20 Jun 2024 | 2:08 PM

Canberra, June 20 (UNI) A male was charged on Thursday after he fatally shot a woman and seriously injured one man in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Wildfire breaks out near Greek capital, settlements evacuated

20 Jun 2024 | 1:30 PM

Athens June 20 (UNI) A wildfire broke out at the outskirts of Koropi, a suburban town in east Attica region, near Athens, forcing the evacuation of at least two settlements, Greek authorities said.

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Bhutan to hire 100 Indian teachers in July: Report

Bhutan to hire 100 Indian teachers in July: Report

20 Jun 2024 | 11:51 AM

Thimphu, June 20 (UNI) The Bhutan government will hire at least 100 teachers from India in July to address the shortages of STEM teachers in the country, as per a report in local media.

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