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Russia has no plans to revise state border line in baltic

22 May 2024 | 6:57 PM

Moscow, May 22 (UNI) Russia did not have and does not have any intentions to revise its state border line, economic zone, and continental shelf in the Baltic, a military-diplomatic source said.

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Sweden pledges $7 bln in military aid to Ukraine over 3 yrs

22 May 2024 | 6:48 PM

Stockholm , May 22 (UNI) Sweden's centre-right coalition government and the far-right Sweden Democrats party it leans on in parliament agreed to unlock 6.5 billion euros ($7 billion) in military aid for Ukraine over the next three years, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said Wednesday.

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Ayatollah Khamenei leads funeral prayers of President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian

Ayatollah Khamenei leads funeral prayers of President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian

22 May 2024 | 6:45 PM

Tehran, May 22 (UNI) Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday led the funeral prayers of late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and six others killed in a chopper crash.

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Kiev loses up to 420 soldiers in DPR

22 May 2024 | 5:40 PM

Moscow, May 22 (UNI) Ukraine has lost up to 420 soldiers in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in battles with Russia's Tsentr (Centre) Group of Forces over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Israel recalls envoy as Spain recognises Palestine

Israel recalls envoy as Spain recognises Palestine

22 May 2024 | 4:18 PM

Jerusalem, May 22 (UNI) Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz has ordered recalling of the country's ambassador to Spain for consultations following Madrid's decision to officially recognise the Palestinian state, the ministry said on Wednesday.

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Ireland to recognise Palestinian state: Irish PM

Ireland to recognise Palestinian state: Irish PM

22 May 2024 | 4:08 PM

Dublin, May 22 (UNI) Irish Prime Minister Simon Harris said on Wednesday that the country would recognise Palestine as a state.

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China hits 12 US defence firms with sanctions

22 May 2024 | 3:53 PM

Beijing, May 22 (UNI) In a tit for tat, China has decided to impose sanctions against 12 US defence companies and 10 of their top managers for selling weapons to Taiwan as a response to sanctions against Chinese enterprises for cooperation with Russia.

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Eliminating armed conflict best protection for civilians: Chinese envoy

22 May 2024 | 3:53 PM

United Nations, May 22 (UNI) Eliminating armed conflict is the best protection for civilians, said a Chinese envoy on Tuesday.

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Afghan security forces seize 135 kg illicit drugs

22 May 2024 | 3:49 PM

Kabul, May 22 (UNI) Security forces in Afghanistan have seized 135 kg of illicit drugs from southern Kandahar province, provincial police spokesman Mullah Asadullah Jamshidi said Wednesday.

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One dies in US as tornadoes rip through Iowa

22 May 2024 | 3:48 PM

Washington, May 22 (UNI) Multiple tornadoes ripped through the western part of the US state of Iowa leading to at least one death besides causing major damages to properties, local media reported.

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More Australians to be evacuated from New Caledonia

22 May 2024 | 3:48 PM

Canberra, May 22 (UNI) More Australians will be evacuated from New Caledonia on Wednesday, the federal government confirmed.

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EU sanctions against frozen Russian assets effective May 23

22 May 2024 | 2:16 PM

Moscow, May 22 (UNI) The EU's decision on frozen Russian assets as part of the package of economic sanctions against Moscow will be effective starting May 23, according to a document published in the EU's Official Journal on Wednesday.

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Israel's air force strikes Hezbollah's military objects in Lebanon

22 May 2024 | 12:55 PM

Jerusalem, May 22 (UNI) Israeli fighter jets have carried out an air strike against the military infrastructure and equipment of Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has said.

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To Lam elected as Vietnam's new president

To Lam elected as Vietnam's new president

22 May 2024 | 12:12 PM

Hanoi, May 22 (UNI) Lam, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam, was elected as Vietnam's new president on Wednesday, local media reported.

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12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

22 May 2024 | 10:04 AM

Mexico City, May 22 (UNI) At least 12 people were murdered in the span of a few hours in the latest spate of violence in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, local media reported Tuesday.

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