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Bangladesh, Indian agencies working together to probe MP Anar's murder: Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud

Bangladesh, Indian agencies working together to probe MP Anar's murder: Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud

23 May 2024 | 5:59 PM

Dhaka, May 23 (UNI) Intelligence agencies of both Bangladesh and India are working together to investigate the murder in Kolkata, India, of Awami League lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said today.

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Czech court rejects Indian national Nikhil Gupta's plea against extradition to US in Pannun case

Czech court rejects Indian national Nikhil Gupta's plea against extradition to US in Pannun case

23 May 2024 | 5:52 PM

London, May 23 (UNI) The Czech Constitutional Court has rejected the petition of Indian national Nikhil Gupta against his extradition to the US over an alleged plot to kill US-based Khalistani separatist leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

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Billions of cicadas emerge in the US

23 May 2024 | 5:06 PM

Washington, May 23 (UNI) When thousands of cricket fans from around the world flock to the US in June for the T20 World Cup they will also be treated to the cicada cacophony.

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SKorea, China, Japan to hold trilateral summit on May 27

23 May 2024 | 4:44 PM

Seoul, May 23 (UNI) South Korea, China and Japan will hold a trilateral summit on May 27 for the first time in over four years, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Thursday, citing its country's presidential office.

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Kiev loses over 490 soldiers in DPR in battles with Russian southern troops

23 May 2024 | 4:38 PM

Kyiv, May 23 (UNI) Ukraine has lost more than 490 soldiers in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in battles with Russia's Yug (South) Group of Forces over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

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Russia open to nuclear-tug-powered space mission with BRICS partners

23 May 2024 | 4:31 PM

Moscow, May 23 (UNI) Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is open to the realisation of a scientific mission in deep space using a nuclear tug together with BRICS partners, Roscosmos executive director Aleksandr Bloshenko said on Thursday.

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Palestine Red Crescent says 29 employees killed in Gaza since Oct 7

23 May 2024 | 4:23 PM

Jerusalem, May 23 (UNI) The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said on Thursday that 29 of its staffers have been killed since the start of the escalation of the conflict in Gaza, including 17 who were targeted while performing their humanitarian duties.

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French arrest man in suspected Olympic torch relay plot

23 May 2024 | 4:20 PM

Paris, May 23 (UNI) A man was detained on suspicion of planning an attack on the Olympic torch relay in Bordeaux on Thursday, French Interior Minister GĂ©rald Darmanin has said.

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Late Iranian President Raisi to be buried in Mashhad; late FM Amir-Abdollahian's body interred in Rey city

23 May 2024 | 4:05 PM

Tehran, May 23 (UNI) The family members of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi gathered at Mashhad on Thursday for the funeral ceremony of the late president even as the body of late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian was buried in the Shah Abdol-Azim shrine in Rey city of Tehran province.

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Indian among 5 jailed in Brunei for immigration offences

23 May 2024 | 2:50 PM

Bandar Seri Begawan, May 23 (UNI) An Indian senior citizen is among five foreigners jailed in Brunei and fined for immigration violations, according to the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD) of Brunei Darussalam.

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Child among 9 dead in Mexico election rally

Child among 9 dead in Mexico election rally

23 May 2024 | 2:01 PM

Mexico City, May 23 (UNI) Nine people have died so far, including a child, while another 50 have been injured after portion of a stage crashed at an election rally in Mexico's northern Nuevo Leon state, the local governor has said.

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1 killed, 3 injured in NE China residential building blast

23 May 2024 | 12:49 PM

Harbin, May 23 (UNI) One person was killed and three others injured in an explosion in a residential building in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province Thursday morning, local authorities said.

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At least 16 people die in IDF's strike on mosque in Gaza: Media

At least 16 people die in IDF's strike on mosque in Gaza: Media

23 May 2024 | 12:41 PM

Gaza, May 23 (UNI) At least 16 people were killed, 10 of them children, in an air strike on the Fatima al-Zahra Mosque in northern Gaza City by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera reported on Thursday.

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Ukraine's courts start releasing convicts who wished to join armed forces

23 May 2024 | 12:35 PM

Kyiv, May 23 (UNI) Ukrainian courts have started releasing on parole jailed convicts who wished to join the Ukrainian armed forces under the new law, Ukrainian news portal Strana.ua has reported.

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Over 20 explosions heard in Russian city of Belgorod

Over 20 explosions heard in Russian city of Belgorod

23 May 2024 | 12:20 PM

Moscow, May 23 (UNI) Over 20 explosions was heard in the center of Belgorod, a Russian city some 40 km north of the border with Ukraine, amid a reactivated missile warning alert, Russia's RIA Novosti reported on Thursday.

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