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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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Indonesia to double taxes for textile imports

25 Jun 2024 | 9:25 PM

Jakarta, June 25 (UNI) The Indonesian government said Tuesday that it would issue two protection policies, namely Safeguard Measures Import Duty (BMTP) and Anti-Dumping Import Duty (BMAD), for textiles and textile products as an effort to protect the local industry from surging imported textiles.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 37,658: health authorities

Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 37,658: health authorities

25 Jun 2024 | 8:44 PM

Gaza, June 25 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll from the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 37,658, health authorities in the enclave said on Tuesday.

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Laos plans to offer visa exemption for Chinese visitors

25 Jun 2024 | 7:57 PM

Vientiane, June 25 (UNI) The Lao government is set to introduce a visa-free policy for Chinese visitors to promote tourism in the second half of Visit Laos Year 2024.

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At least 4 killed in protest against tax hike in Kenyan capital

25 Jun 2024 | 7:40 PM

Nairobi, June 25 (UNI) At least four protesters were shot dead on Tuesday by anti-riot police outside parliament buildings in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, during a demonstration against a proposed tax hike.

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From broken dreams to glory: Afghanistan celebrates T20 WC SF berth

From broken dreams to glory: Afghanistan celebrates T20 WC SF berth

25 Jun 2024 | 7:26 PM

Kabul, June 25 (UNI) Afghanistan's stunning triumph in the T20 World Cup on Tuesday (local time) sparked an explosion of joy across the nation, weaving a tale of resilience and unity amidst adversity.

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