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Qatar announces new LNG expansion project

26 Feb 2024 | 9:42 AM

Doha, Feb 26 (UNI) Qatar's energy minister on Sunday announced a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion project to further raise the nation's production capacity to 142 million tons per annum by 2030.

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Feleti Teo elected as Tuvalu's new PM: local media

26 Feb 2024 | 9:07 AM

Funafuti, Feb 26 (UNI) Feleti Teo has been appointed as the new prime minister of Tuvalu, one month after the general election in the country, local media Tuvalu TV reported on Monday.

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1 dead, 3 injured in German asylum center fire

1 dead, 3 injured in German asylum center fire

26 Feb 2024 | 8:51 AM

Berlin, Feb 26 (UNI) One person died and three others suffered minor to serious injuries on Sunday following a fire in an asylum center in Nordlingen, a town in the southern German state of Bavaria, authorities said.

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3 killed in Philippine residential fire

3 killed in Philippine residential fire

26 Feb 2024 | 8:46 AM

Manila, Feb 26 (UNI) Three women, including a person with disability, died on Sunday night when a fire burned down their house in Rizal province, east of Metro Manila, a firefighter said on Monday.

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Cambodian king, Queen Mother visit China for routine health checkup

26 Feb 2024 | 8:46 AM

Phnom Penh, Feb 26 (UNI) Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, along with his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, left here on Monday for Beijing, capital of China, for a regular medical checkup.

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India-Japan joint exercise Dharma Guardian begins in Rajasthan

India-Japan joint exercise Dharma Guardian begins in Rajasthan

25 Feb 2024 | 2:40 PM

New Delhi Feb 25 (UNI) The 5th edition of joint military exercise - Dharma Guardian - between the Indian Army and the Japan Ground Self Defence Force commenced on Sunday at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan.

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UK indefinitely extends prisoners' early release scheme due to overcrowding

25 Feb 2024 | 2:26 PM

London, Feb 25 (UNI) The UK authorities have indefinitely extended an early release scheme for prisoners because of a lack of space in prisons, the Sky News broadcaster reported on Sunday, citing a guidance to prisons.

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Early voting for Russian presidential election begins in remote areas of Far East

25 Feb 2024 | 2:24 PM

Moscow, Feb 25 (UNI) Early voting in remote areas for the Russian presidential election has begun in the regions of the Far East, local media reported on Sunday.

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EU still undecided about confiscating revenues from Russia's frozen assets

25 Feb 2024 | 12:44 PM

Brussels (Belgium), Feb 25 (UNI) US President Joe Biden has again raised the issue of using revenues from Russia's frozen assets for Ukraine's reconstruction at the G7 virtual summit, but the European Union is still undecided about the possible confiscation, the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera reported on Sunday.

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SL President highlights plans to link Hambantota with Myanmar

25 Feb 2024 | 12:42 PM

Colombo, Feb 25 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has highlighted plans to link the Hambantota port in the country's south to Myanmar, the President's Media Division (PMD) said on Sunday.

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Japan to impose additional sanctions against Russian organisations, individuals

25 Feb 2024 | 12:21 PM

Tokyo, Feb 25 (UNI) Japan is planning to impose additional sanctions against Russian organisations and individuals and continue support for Ukraine, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported, citing Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

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Ten people die in Mexico road accident

25 Feb 2024 | 12:20 PM

Mexico City, Feb 25 (UNI) At least ten people died and as many were injured after a van crashed into a trailer in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, Mexican media reported.

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China's Xinjiang hit by 5.8-magnitude quake

China's Xinjiang hit by 5.8-magnitude quake

25 Feb 2024 | 11:26 AM

Beijing, Feb 25 (UNI) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Akqi County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 12:14 p.m. Sunday, Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

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Eight police officers injured at agricultural exhibition in Paris

25 Feb 2024 | 10:58 AM

Paris, Feb 25 (UNI) Eight police officers were injured in Paris while providing security at the Paris International Agricultural Show, French media reported on Saturday, citing police.

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UK Navy says ship attacked in Gulf of Aden, no damage reported

25 Feb 2024 | 10:57 AM

London, Feb 25 (UNI) The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Sunday that it had received information about an attack on a ship in the Gulf of Aden.

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