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5.5-magnitude quake hits 161 km NW of Fangale'ounga, Tonga -- USGS

Beijing, April 24 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 161 km NW of Fangale'ounga, Tonga at 0553 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 232.0 km, was initially determined to be at 18.90 degrees south latitude and 175.56 degrees west longitude.
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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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