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UK to hold general election on July 4: PM

UK to hold general election on July 4: PM

23 May 2024 | 12:10 PM

London, May 23 (UNI) British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced on Wednesday that the country will hold a general election on July 4.

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5 die as Mexican prez candidate's stage collapses

23 May 2024 | 12:03 PM

Mexico City, May 23 (UNI) At least five people were killed and 50 injured after a structure collapsed during a political event where Mexico's presidential candidate, Jorge Alvarez Maynez, was present, local media reported.

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Six killed in Pakistan road accident: Police

23 May 2024 | 12:02 PM

Islamabad, May 23 (UNI) At least six people died and five injured on Wednesday evening after a jeep fell into a ditch in the mountainous area of Abbottabad district in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said police.

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Armed forces of Ukraine to rebuild 6,200 miles of fortifications

Armed forces of Ukraine to rebuild 6,200 miles of fortifications

23 May 2024 | 11:14 AM

Kyiv, May 23 (UNI) The Armed Forces of Ukraine plan to rebuild 10,000 kilometres (6,200 miles) of fortifications along the front line, Ukrainian publication Liga reported.

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Israel allegedly abandoned major invasion of Rafah in favor of targeted raids

23 May 2024 | 10:48 AM

Jerusalem, May 23 (UNI) Israel has allegedly abandoned its plans for a major invasion of Rafah in the Gaza Strip in favour of targeted incursions after talks with the United States, The Telegraph has reported, citing a senior US official.

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Kamerhe elected speaker of DR Congo lower house

23 May 2024 | 10:00 AM

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.

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10 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza City gathering

23 May 2024 | 9:59 AM

Gaza, May 23 (UNI) At least 10 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a gathering in southern Gaza City, medical sources and eyewitnesses said Wednesday.

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4 people killed in S Venezuela mine collapse

23 May 2024 | 9:52 AM

Caracus, May 23 (UNI) At least four people were killed after a mine collapsed in southeast Venezuela's Bolivar state, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Xi sends congratulatory letter to China-GCC Countries Forum

Xi sends congratulatory letter to China-GCC Countries Forum

23 May 2024 | 9:42 AM

Beijing, May 23 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a congratulatory letter to the China-GCC Countries Forum on Industrial and Investment Cooperation held in Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province.

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French president visits riot-hit New Caledonia

French president visits riot-hit New Caledonia

23 May 2024 | 9:32 AM

Sydney, May 23 (UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in New Caledonia on Thursday, hoping for peace and security to return to the Pacific archipelago "as quickly as possible" after recent deadly riots.

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PLA conducts joint military drills surrounding Taiwan Island

PLA conducts joint military drills surrounding Taiwan Island

23 May 2024 | 9:30 AM

Nanjing, May 23 (UNI) The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) started joint military drills surrounding the island of Taiwan from 7:45 a.m. Thursday.

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Maldives police urge public to avoid traveling to uninhabited islands due to monsoon rains

22 May 2024 | 10:30 PM

Colombo, May 22 (UNI) The Maldives Police Service on Wednesday urged the public not to travel to uninhabited islands and sandbanks for picnics, or go swimming in the sea, as severe monsoon rains persist across the country.

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Ukrainian drone attacks territory of Zaporizhzhia NPP plant

22 May 2024 | 7:45 PM

Kyiv, May 22 (UNI) The Ukrainian armed forces have attacked the territory of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (NPP) with a drone, the plant's press service said on Wednesday, adding that no casualties or damage were reported.

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Several dead in Iowa as tornados batter US midwest

22 May 2024 | 7:31 PM

Washington, May 22 (UNI) A tornado killed several people in a small Iowa town as powerful tornados swept through the Midwest.

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Bangladesh Home Minister says Awami League lawmaker's murder in Kolkata was premeditated

22 May 2024 | 7:03 PM

Dhaka, May 22 (UNI) Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said today that the murder of Awami League lawmaker Md Anwarul Azim Anar in Kolkata, India, was premeditated, and that "three people have been arrested in this connection”.

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