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France to deploy troops around public buildings in New Caledonia due to protests

21 May 2024 | 11:59 AM

Paris, May 21 (UNI) France will deploy military personnel around public buildings in France's overseas territory of New Caledonia due to the continuing unrest organised by supporters of the island's independence, French broadcaster BFMTV reported, citing the Elysee Palace.

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Ten people injured by lightning strikes in Germany’s Dresden

Ten people injured by lightning strikes in Germany’s Dresden

21 May 2024 | 11:33 AM

Berlin, May 21 (UNI) Ten people were injured, four of them seriously, as a result of lightning strikes in the eastern German city of Dresden, German media reported.

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Greek PM welcomes China-made electric buses onto streets

21 May 2024 | 10:26 AM

Athens, May 21 (UNI) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed on Monday the first batch of China-made electric buses which hit the streets of port city Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

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Grenade explosion in S. Korea leaves 1 into cardiac arrest

21 May 2024 | 9:56 AM

Seoul, May 21 (UNI) A grenade explosion during the army training in South Korea left one person in cardiac arrest and another hospitalized, Yonhap news agency said Tuesday.

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6.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Japan's Ogasawara Islands: JMA

6.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Japan's Ogasawara Islands: JMA

21 May 2024 | 9:34 AM

Tokyo, May 21 (UNI) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 on Tuesday struck near the Ogasawara Islands in the Pacific Ocean, south of Tokyo, with no tsunami warnings issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.

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Tanzania's weather authorities warn of strong winds, waves in Indian Ocean

21 May 2024 | 9:32 AM

Dar Es Salaam, May 21 (UNI) Tanzania's weather authorities on Monday issued a warning for periods of strong winds exceeding 40 kilometers per hour and waves exceeding 2 meters in the Indian Ocean, triggered by the presence of a moderate tropical storm called Ialy north of Madagascar Island.

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Hezbollah official killed in Israeli strike in S. Lebanon

Hezbollah official killed in Israeli strike in S. Lebanon

21 May 2024 | 9:06 AM

Beirut, May 21 (UNI) A Hezbollah official was killed and a civilian wounded on Monday evening in an Israeli attack on a motorcycle in the southern Lebanese village of Mansouri, according to Lebanese military sources.

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Raisi's remains to be laid to rest Thursday

Raisi's remains to be laid to rest Thursday

21 May 2024 | 9:02 AM

Tehran, May 21 (UNI) Iranian Vice President for Executive Affairs Mohsen Mansouri said on Monday that the body of President Ebrahim Raisi would be buried on Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad.

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Iran to hold presidential election on June 28

Iran to hold presidential election on June 28

21 May 2024 | 8:50 AM

Tehran, May 21 (UNI) Iran's government decided on Monday that the country's 14th presidential election would be held on June 28, the official news agency IRNA reported.

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2 police officers killed in terrorist attacks in SW Colombia

2 police officers killed in terrorist attacks in SW Colombia

21 May 2024 | 8:43 AM

Bogota, May 21 (UNI) Two police officers were killed and several others injured in two terrorist attacks on Monday in the municipalities of Morales and Jamundi in southwest Colombia, local authorities said.

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Raisi's body to be buried Thursday in Mashhad: Iranian VP

Raisi's body to be buried Thursday in Mashhad: Iranian VP

21 May 2024 | 8:34 AM

Tehran, May 21 (UNI) Iranian Vice President for Executive Affairs Mohsen Mansouri said on Monday that the body of President Ebrahim Raisi would be buried on Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad.

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5.2-magnitude quake hits 82 km S of Dampit, Indonesia: USGS

5.2-magnitude quake hits 82 km S of Dampit, Indonesia: USGS

21 May 2024 | 8:14 AM

New York, May 21 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 82 km S of Dampit, Indonesia, at 19:42:15 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Indonesia's Mount Ibu erupts again, sending 5 km of volcanic ash

20 May 2024 | 6:39 PM

Jakarta, May 20 (UNI) Ibu volcano in Indonesia's Halmahera Island erupted again on Monday, sending volcanic ash as high as 5,000 meters to its peak, the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation said on Monday.

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20 IS suspects detained in western Turkey

20 May 2024 | 6:21 PM

Ankara, May 20 (UNI) Turkish police detained on Monday 20 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) in a large operation in Turkey's western province of Izmir, local media reported.

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Iranian President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian killed in chopper crash; Iran declares 5 days' mourning

Iranian President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian killed in chopper crash; Iran declares 5 days' mourning

20 May 2024 | 6:15 PM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian along with some other senior Iranian officials have died in a helicopter crash in northwestern Iran, Iranian authorities confirmed on Monday after overnight searches located the wreckage of the missing crashed chopper in a mountainous area.

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