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US says forces destroyed 4 Houthi boats, 2 drones in Red Sea

21 Jun 2024 | 5:03 PM

Washington, June 21 (UNI) The U.S. Central Command said on Friday that its forces destroyed four Houthi boats and two drone aircraft in the Red Sea during the past 24 hours.

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Armenia officially recognises Palestinian state

21 Jun 2024 | 4:38 PM

Yerevan, June 21 (UNI) Armenia officially recognised the State of Palestine on Friday, the former soviet Republic's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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3 killed, 4 injured in traffic accident in Afghanistan

21 Jun 2024 | 4:31 PM

Kabul, June 21 (UNI) At least three commuters were killed and four others injured in a road accident in north Afghanistan's Badakhshan province on Thursday evening, the provincial police said on Friday.

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4 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia

4 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia

21 Jun 2024 | 2:16 PM

Moscow, June 21 (UNI) A pilot and three passengers aboard a Robinson R-66 helicopter died as the plane crashed in the Amur region of Russia's Far East, local media reported on Friday.

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Forest fire kills 5, injures 44 in Turkey

21 Jun 2024 | 1:43 PM

Ankara, June 21 (UNI) Five people were killed, and 44 others injured in a forest fire in southeastern Turkey, Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said Friday.

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S. Korea's military fires warning shots as N. Korea's troops cross border

21 Jun 2024 | 11:01 AM

Seoul, June 21 (UNI) The South Korean military have fired warning shots as North Korean soldiers patrolling in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas have crossed the border into the South, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday, citing the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

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Mongolia sees rare summer snow

21 Jun 2024 | 10:14 AM

Ulan Bator, June 21 (UNI) Rare summer snow is falling in parts of Mongolia, including the national capital Ulan Bator here on Friday.

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7 killed in armed attack in Brazil

7 killed in armed attack in Brazil

21 Jun 2024 | 9:00 AM

Rio De Janeiro, June 21 (UNI) At least seven people were killed and two injured early Thursday morning when armed assailants attacked a celebration at a town square in Brazil's northeast Ceara state, Military Police confirmed.

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15 shot during Juneteenth celebration in US

15 shot during Juneteenth celebration in US

21 Jun 2024 | 8:34 AM

San Francisco, June 21 (UNI) A shooting during a Juneteenth celebration at Lake Merritt in Oakland, U.S. state of California, left 15 people injured, police said on Thursday.

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5.7-magnitude quake hits off eastern Indonesia

5.7-magnitude quake hits off eastern Indonesia

21 Jun 2024 | 8:24 AM

Jakarta, June 21 (UNI) A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted off Indonesia's eastern Highland Papua province on Friday morning without generating large waves, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

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Trump says talk of NATO expansion to Russia's border 'provocative

Trump says talk of NATO expansion to Russia's border 'provocative

21 Jun 2024 | 8:04 AM

Washington, June 21 (UNI) Former President Donald Trump said in an interview with the All-In podcast that the possibility of NATO expanding to Russia's border has always been understood to be off the table and such rhetoric now is provocative.

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Indian farm labourer dies in Italy after arm severed

Indian farm labourer dies in Italy after arm severed

21 Jun 2024 | 7:58 AM

Rome, June 21 (UNI) An Indian farm labourer has died in Italy after he was allegedly left on the roadside following an accident in which his arm was severed and his legs crushed, as per media reports.

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4 injured in Russia's Krasnodar in drone attack

21 Jun 2024 | 7:17 AM

Moscow, June 21 (UNI) A bus station and a boiler room in the Russian city of Krasnodar were damaged in a massive drone attack, and falling debris injured four people, the region's operational headquarters said on Friday.

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NKorea building border walls, satellite images show

21 Jun 2024 | 7:06 AM

Seoul, June 21 (UNI) New satellite images have revealed that North Korea is building sections of what appears to be a wall in several places near its border with South Korea inside the Demilitarised Zone in violation of a long-standing truce with South Korea.

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US state orders every classroom to display Ten Commandments

20 Jun 2024 | 4:15 PM

Washington, June 20 (UNI) Louisiana became the first US state to order that every public school classroom up to university-level must display a poster of the Ten Commandments.

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