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Forest fires ravage 19 states in Mexico

Mexico City, Mar 28 (UNI) A total of 120 active forest fires have been recorded in Mexico, preliminarily affecting 7,137 hectares in 19 states, the Mexican government said on Wednesday.
According to a report by the National Forestry Commission (Conafor), there are 120 forest fires in 19 states, with the central state of Hidalgo being the being the worst hit, having so far burned 1,874 hectares.
Conafor's preliminary report said there are active fires where an estimate of the affected open field is still not available. In recent days, 42 fires have been extinguished, preliminarily affecting 2,608 hectares.
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Ukrainian drone attacks territory of Zaporizhzhia NPP plant

22 May 2024 | 7:45 PM

Kyiv, May 22 (UNI) The Ukrainian armed forces have attacked the territory of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (NPP) with a drone, the plant's press service said on Wednesday, adding that no casualties or damage were reported.

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Several dead in Iowa as tornados batter US midwest

22 May 2024 | 7:31 PM

Washington, May 22 (UNI) A tornado killed several people in a small Iowa town as powerful tornados swept through the Midwest.

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Bangladesh Home Minister says Awami League lawmaker's murder in Kolkata was premeditated

22 May 2024 | 7:03 PM

Dhaka, May 22 (UNI) Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said today that the murder of Awami League lawmaker Md Anwarul Azim Anar in Kolkata, India, was premeditated, and that "three people have been arrested in this connection”.

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Russia has no plans to revise state border line in baltic

22 May 2024 | 6:57 PM

Moscow, May 22 (UNI) Russia did not have and does not have any intentions to revise its state border line, economic zone, and continental shelf in the Baltic, a military-diplomatic source said.

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Sweden pledges $7 bln in military aid to Ukraine over 3 yrs

22 May 2024 | 6:48 PM

Stockholm , May 22 (UNI) Sweden's centre-right coalition government and the far-right Sweden Democrats party it leans on in parliament agreed to unlock 6.5 billion euros ($7 billion) in military aid for Ukraine over the next three years, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said Wednesday.

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