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Biden-Putin talks could help solve Ukraine conflict: US Congressman Massie

Washington, May 25 (UNI) Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden could help solve the conflict in Ukraine, and even lower-level discussions between top diplomats could help achieve progress, US Congressman Thomas Massie told Sputnik on Friday.
"I think it could help," Massie said when asked whether talks between Biden and Putin could help solve the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. "Although, even lower-level negotiations would help as well, I think."
When asked at what level such discussion should be held, Massie said, "Maybe at the secretary of state level, for instance."
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Cargo ship attacked in Red Sea, crew member missing

12 Jun 2024 | 10:47 PM

Aden, Yemen, June 12 (UNI) A commercial cargo ship was struck twice in attacks in the Red Sea off Yemen's western coast on Wednesday, leaving one crew member missing and the vessel adrift, Yemeni and maritime officials reported.

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Witnesses recount harrowing scenes of fire tragedy that killed 50, mostly Indians, in Kuwait City

Witnesses recount harrowing scenes of fire tragedy that killed 50, mostly Indians, in Kuwait City

12 Jun 2024 | 10:18 PM

Kuwait City, June 12 (UNI) Eyewitnesses and survivors of the fire that engulfed the Al-Mangaf building in Kuwait City, claiming nearly 50 lives mostly of Indian nationals, recounted harrowing scenes of the tragedy. The passages on the ground floor of the six-storey building were shut, due to which people could not escape from the building, according to reports.

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49 dead, mostly Indians, in fire at workers' camp in Kuwait; PM Modi, Kuwait Amir condole tragedy

12 Jun 2024 | 8:47 PM

Kuwait City/New Delhi, June 12 (UNI) At least 49 people have died, mostly Indian nationals, in a fire that broke out at a six-storey workers' accommodation in Mangaf in Kuwait's southern Ahmadi governorate on Wednesday, local media reports said.

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Explosion occurs at factory in northern Athens, no injury reported

12 Jun 2024 | 8:43 PM

Athens, June 12 (UNI) An explosion occurred at a factory in the northern suburb of Athens on Wednesday and no injury has been reported so far.

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US defence officials privately admit possibility of Gaza pier destruction

12 Jun 2024 | 8:16 PM

Washington, June 12 (UNI) US defence officials have privately admitted the possibility of the floating pier for delivering humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip being destroyed but do not consider such a scenario inevitable, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

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