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Kuwait names new PM

Kuwait names new PM

15 Apr 2024 | 9:18 PM

Kuwait City, April 15 (UNI) A Kuwaiti Emiri decree was issued on Monday appointing Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as the prime minister of Kuwait and authorizing him to nominate new cabinet members, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

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China launches new remote sensing satellite into orbit

15 Apr 2024 | 5:54 PM

Beijing, April 15 (UNI) China launched on Monday a new remote sensing satellite into space using the Long March-2D carrier rocket, Chinese media reported.

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EU Foreign Ministers may discuss sanctions against Iran on Tuesday

15 Apr 2024 | 5:41 PM

Brussels, April 15 (UNI) The EU foreign ministers may discuss sanctions targeting Iran during a virtual meeting on April 16, EU foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on Monday.

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58 people killed by heavy rains in Tanzania's 10 regions

15 Apr 2024 | 5:32 PM

Dar es Salaam, April 15 (UNI) At least 58 people have been killed by flash floods caused by heavy rains in 10 regions of mainland Tanzania in the past two weeks, an official has said.

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At least 6 killed in clashes between Sudanese army, paramilitary forces in N Darfur

15 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Khartoum, April 15 (UNI) At least six civilians were killed and 61 others injured in clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in El Fasher, the capital city of North Darfur State, the Sudanese Doctors' Union said.
The injured were still arriving at the hospital despite a shortage of equipment and blood donors, the non-governmental union said in a statement.

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Four killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar

15 Apr 2024 | 4:40 PM

Naypyidaw, April 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin, central Myanmar's Mandalay region, on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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Singapore's PM says will resign on May 15

15 Apr 2024 | 4:25 PM

Singapore, April 15 (UNI) Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday that he would step down on May 15, with his deputy and finance minister, Lawrence Wong, groomed to take over on the same day.

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Sixteen die, 28 injured as Kyiv attacks Tokmak in Zaporizhzhia region

15 Apr 2024 | 3:33 PM

Kyiv, Apr 15 (UNI) Sixteen people, including three children, were killed and another 28 injured as a result of Ukrainian forces' attack on the city of Tokmak in the Zaporizhzhia region, Yevgeny Balitsky, the region's governor, said on Monday.

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4 killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar's Pyin Oo Lwin

15 Apr 2024 | 2:01 PM

Yangon, Apr 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin of central Myanmar's Mandalay region on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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Biden's call forces Israel to abandon immediate counterattack against Iran

Biden's call forces Israel to abandon immediate counterattack against Iran

15 Apr 2024 | 1:48 PM

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) The Israeli government was ready to immediately counterattack Iran but decided to postpone the operation after a call from US President Joe Biden, Israeli media reported.

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CIA chief asks Turkey to become mediator b/w Israel, Iran

CIA chief asks Turkey to become mediator b/w Israel, Iran

15 Apr 2024 | 1:24 PM

Ankara, Apr 15 (UNI) US Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns held a phone call with Turkish National Intelligence Organisation Director Ibrahim Kalin and asked him to act as a mediator in the conflict between Israel and Iran, Turkish media reported.

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Israel urges UK, France to impose crippling sanctions on Iran

15 Apr 2024 | 1:05 PM

Jerusalem, Apr 15 (UNI) Israel wants its allies, the United Kingdom and France, to help it weaken Iran by imposing crippling sanctions on its missile programme, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said after calling his counterparts on Sunday.

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Arab officials concerned Israel may start war with Iran

Arab officials concerned Israel may start war with Iran

15 Apr 2024 | 1:01 PM

Abu Dhabi, Apr 15 (UNI) Arab officials are concerned that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may launch a wider military campaign against Iran, NBC News reported.

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Israel reserves right to retaliate after Iran’s attack

Israel reserves right to retaliate after Iran’s attack

15 Apr 2024 | 12:53 PM

United Nations, Apr 15 (UNI) Israel has the legal right to respond to Iran's recent attack on the Jewish state since it "crossed every red line," Israeli Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gilad Erdan said.

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Israel may respond to Iranian attack as early as Monday

Israel may respond to Iranian attack as early as Monday

15 Apr 2024 | 12:48 PM

Jerusalem, Apr 15 (UNI) Israel may take retaliatory measures against Iran's massive drone and missile attack on Israel as soon as Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing officials from the United States and other Western countries.

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