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British RAF pilot dies after aircraft crash

26 May 2024 | 8:17 AM

London, May 26 (UNI) A British Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot was killed after a Spitfire crashed near an RAF base in Lincolnshire, an RAF spokesperson said on Saturday.

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Two killed in east China house collapse

26 May 2024 | 8:13 AM

Beijing, May 26 (UNI) Two people were killed after a house partly collapsed in east China's Zhejiang Province, while another person was injured and is under medical treatment, said local authorities on Sunday.

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6.3-magnitude quake hits Vanuatu

6.3-magnitude quake hits Vanuatu

26 May 2024 | 8:12 AM

Suva, May 26 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted 83 km north-northwest of Port-Vila, capital of Vanuatu at 09:23 local time on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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China, Nepal reopen traditional border trade points

25 May 2024 | 7:56 PM

Lhasa, May 25 (UNI) China and Nepal reopened their traditional border trade points on Saturday, marking a step forward in enhancing bilateral economic and trade ties.

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Bangladesh detective team to fly to Kolkata to probe Awami League MP's grisly murder

Bangladesh detective team to fly to Kolkata to probe Awami League MP's grisly murder

25 May 2024 | 7:36 PM

Dhaka, May 25 (UNI) A three-member team of detectives of Bangladesh Police is to leave for Kolkata, India, on Sunday to investigate the murder of Awami League parliamentarian Anwarul Azim Anar, the police said. Several influential businessmen are believed to be involved in Anar's killing, investigators said.

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Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

25 May 2024 | 6:21 PM

Tehran, May 25 (UNI) Marking a further thaw in relations, Iran’s interim president Mohammad Mokhber received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman offering condolences on the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a chopper crash and underlining that the cordial relations between Tehran and Riyadh will continue.

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Some 12 students injured in school rooftop collapse in Russia

25 May 2024 | 3:19 PM

Moscow, May 25 (UNI) About 12 children were injured at a school in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Saturday, where the wind blew off a part of the roof, and received shrapnel wounds of varying severity, the Krasnodar Territory prosecutor's office said.

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Four missing after China mined-out section collapses

25 May 2024 | 1:44 PM

Hohhot, May 25 (UNI) Four people are missing following a ground collapse at a mined-out section in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said Saturday morning.

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Australian minister urges Israel to abide by ICJ Rafah ruling

25 May 2024 | 1:03 PM

Canberra, May 25 (UNI) A senior Australian government minister has urged Israel to abide by an order from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to halt its military offensive in southern Gaza.

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Car bomb explosion kills one in Syria

25 May 2024 | 12:35 PM

Damascus, May 25 (UNI) An explosive device affixed under a car went off in the Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday morning, killing one person, state news agency SANA said.

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'God’s influencer' Italian teen to be first millennial saint

'God’s influencer' Italian teen to be first millennial saint

25 May 2024 | 11:41 AM

Vatican City, May 25 (UNI) Italian teenager and computer prodigy who earned the nickname “God’s influencer” is set to become the Catholic Church’s first millennial saint, as per the Vatican.

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Fire guts hundreds of shanties in Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

25 May 2024 | 11:32 AM

Dhaka, May 25 (UNI) A devastating fire swept through a camp of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district Friday, destroying hundreds of shanties and leaving thousands of people homeless.

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NASA sets June 1 for crewed Starliner flight despite ongoing Helium leak

NASA sets June 1 for crewed Starliner flight despite ongoing Helium leak

25 May 2024 | 10:44 AM

Washington, May 25 (UNI) NASA has worked through the latest problems that have repeatedly postponed the first crewed flight of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station (ISS) and has now set June 1 as the next date for its planned launch, the space agency said on Friday.

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IDF strikes back after 20 launches from Lebanon

25 May 2024 | 10:15 AM

Jerusalem, May 25 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it struck back after 20 launches from Lebanon.

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Over 300 people buried after huge landslide hits PNG: media

Over 300 people buried after huge landslide hits PNG: media

25 May 2024 | 9:30 AM

Sydney, May 25 (UNI) Local media reported on Saturday that more than 300 people were buried after a massive landslide hit a remote region in northern Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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