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US, its allies conduct strikes against 18 Houthi targets in Yemen

25 Feb 2024 | 10:03 AM

Washington, Feb 25 (UNI) The United States and its allies, including Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, have carried out strikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels, hitting 18 military targets of the movement, the US Defence Department said on Sunday.

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G7 Leaders threaten Russia with sanctions over Navalny's death

G7 Leaders threaten Russia with sanctions over Navalny's death

25 Feb 2024 | 9:21 AM

Moscow, Feb 25 (UNI) The leaders of the G7 countries have pledged to impose sanctions on Russia in connection with the death of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, according to a joint statement.

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Former US President Trump, Argentine President Milei meet in Washington

Former US President Trump, Argentine President Milei meet in Washington

25 Feb 2024 | 8:49 AM

Washington, Feb 25 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump held a meeting with Argentine President Javier Milei in Washington, according to former US presidential aide Dan Scavino.

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US, Arab officials trying to soften Israeli-Hamas differences

25 Feb 2024 | 8:44 AM

Washington, Feb 25 (UNI) US and Arab officials are seeking to narrow the differences between Israel and the Palestinian movement Hamas to reach an agreement to pause hostilities in Gaza and release Israeli hostages, The Wall Street Journal reported citing Egyptian officials.

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Yemen's Houthi group claims attacking U.S. oil tanker, warships

Yemen's Houthi group claims attacking U.S. oil tanker, warships

25 Feb 2024 | 8:40 AM

Sanaa, Feb 24 (UNI) Yemen's Houthi group said on Sunday it attacked a U.S. oil tanker and U.S. navy ships in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea with missiles and drones, while the U.S. military responded with airstrikes.

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Papual New Guinea hit by 5.0-magnitude quake

Papual New Guinea hit by 5.0-magnitude quake

25 Feb 2024 | 8:37 AM

Washington, Feb 25 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 44 km South South East of Tari in Papua New Guinea early on Sunday, , the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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5th Senate election kicks off in Cambodia

25 Feb 2024 | 8:30 AM

Phnom Penh, Feb 25 (UNI) Cambodia's Senate election for the fifth legislative term kicked off on Sunday, with four political parties taking part in the race, a National Election Committee (NEC) spokesperson said.

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Somalia records more deaths from cholera amid surge in cases

24 Feb 2024 | 11:53 PM

Mogadishu, Feb 24 (UNI) A total of 2,943 new cholera cases and 26 deaths have been reported in Somalia since January 2024 as cases surge following intense flooding caused by El Nino rains in late 2023, the Ministry of Heath said on Saturday.

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Iraqi intelligence arrests 2 key IS members outside Iraq

24 Feb 2024 | 11:46 PM

Baghdad, Feb 24 (UNI) The Iraqi National Intelligence Service (INIS) on Saturday announced the arrest of two local leaders of the extremist Islamic State (IS) militant group in an operation outside Iraq.

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Ukraine not expected to launch new counter offensive earlier than in 2025

24 Feb 2024 | 10:09 PM

Kyiv, Feb 24 (UNI) Ukraine will focus on defence and rebuilding this year and will not try to launch a new counteroffensive earlier than in 2025, which is the best-case scenario, The New York Times reported on Saturday, citing officials familiar with closed briefings by NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Gen. Christopher Cavoli.

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Macron to skip G7 Summit for Paris agricultural show amid farmers' protests

24 Feb 2024 | 9:42 PM

Paris, Feb 24 (UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron will not attend Saturday's virtual G7 meeting chaired by Italy and held on the occasion of the second anniversary of the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, Italian news agency Ansa reported, citing sources from the French presidency.

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5 killed in road accident in Iran

5 killed in road accident in Iran

24 Feb 2024 | 9:41 PM

Tehran, Feb 24 (UNI) Five people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in a six-vehicle chain-reaction pileup in the western Iranian province of Ilam, the official news agency IRNA reported.

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Russia's Chief Justice Lebedev dies aged 80

24 Feb 2024 | 8:49 PM

Moscow, Feb 24 (UNI) Chief Justice of the Russian Supreme Court, Vyacheslav Lebedev, has died at age 80, the court said on Saturday.

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2 dead in residential fire in Philippine capital

2 dead in residential fire in Philippine capital

24 Feb 2024 | 7:39 PM

Manila, Feb 24 (UNI) Two people died after a fire gutted a crowded residential community in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, the city's disaster risk reduction and management office said on Saturday.

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Trump, Haley face off in S Carolina Republican primary

24 Feb 2024 | 7:36 PM

Washington, Feb 24 (UNI) Polls opened across South Carolina for Republican primary voters on Saturday morning as former US President Donald Trump and the state's former governor, Nikki Haley, faced off.

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