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Israeli air base struck by Hezbollah missile: Army

28 Feb 2024 | 10:20 AM

Jerusalem/Beirut, Feb 28 (UNI) The Israeli army reported Tuesday that an anti-tank missile launched by Hezbollah militants in Lebanon hit an air base in northern Israel on Monday night, prompting new Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon.

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4 killed in Nigeria boat mishap

28 Feb 2024 | 9:54 AM

Abuja, Feb 28 (UNI) At least four bodies were recovered after a boat capsized late on Monday in Nigeria's southwestern state of Lagos, the local waterways authority said on Tuesday.

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Canada's mass killer might die from cocaine overdose: pathologist

28 Feb 2024 | 9:51 AM

Ottawa, Feb 28 (UNI) A forensic pathologist told a public coroner's inquest on Tuesday that the man who killed 11 people and injured 17 others in 2022 might die from an acute cocaine overdose, local media reported.

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Norwegian King hospitalised in Malaysia: Royal House

28 Feb 2024 | 9:48 AM

Oslo, Feb 28 (UNI) Norwegian King Harald V has been hospitalised in Malaysia due to an infection, the Royal House of Norway said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Ongoing famine in Gaza alerts UN

Ongoing famine in Gaza alerts UN

28 Feb 2024 | 9:38 AM

United Nations, Feb 28 (UNI) The permanent observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, on Tuesday told the Security Council that Gaza is currently experiencing a famine, which worsens daily due to the ongoing "criminal aggression" by Israel.

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31 dead in Mali road accident

31 dead in Mali road accident

28 Feb 2024 | 9:32 AM

Bamoka, Feb 28 (UNI) Thirty-one people were killed and 10 others injured when a bus traveling toward Burkina Faso fell off a bridge in southeastern Mali, the Malian Ministry of Transport said Tuesday.

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120 patients need evacuation from Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis: ministry

28 Feb 2024 | 9:17 AM

Gaza, Feb 28 (UNI) At least 120 patients needed to be evacuated from the Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Younis city in the southern Gaza Strip, the Gaza-based Health Ministry said Tuesday.

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Japan starts 4th ocean discharge of Fukushima nuclear-tainted wastewater despite opposition

28 Feb 2024 | 9:06 AM

Tokyo, Feb 28 (UNI) Japan on Wednesday started the fourth-round of release of nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean.

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Morocco rescues 56 sub-Saharan migrants off coast

28 Feb 2024 | 9:01 AM

Rabat, Feb 28 (UNI) The Moroccan navy rescued 56 sub-Saharan migrants bound for the Canary Islands on Monday off the Atlantic coast, the official news agency MAP reported on Tuesday.

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6 killed in Nigeria building collapse

6 killed in Nigeria building collapse

28 Feb 2024 | 8:47 AM

Abuja, Feb 28 (UNI) A building under construction at a market in Nigeria's southeastern state of Anambra collapsed Monday night, killing at least six and injuring some 20 others.

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South Sudan says blockade on Red Sea disrupts oil export

27 Feb 2024 | 9:52 PM

Juba, Feb 27 (UNI) The South Sudanese government stated on Tuesday that it is struggling to export crude oil to international markets due to a blockade imposed on the Red Sea by Houthi militants, who have been attacking cargo ships since January.

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Israeli air strikes kill 3 militants, wound 4 civilians in Lebanon

27 Feb 2024 | 7:23 PM

Beirut, Feb 27 (UNI) Israeli warplanes carried out three air strikes on a village in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, killing a Hezbollah fighter and two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad's al-Quds Brigades and wounding four civilians, Lebanese military sources said.

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Sri Lanka to upgrade health facilities at major entry points

27 Feb 2024 | 7:23 PM

Colombo, Feb 27 (UNI) Sri Lanka's information department said on Tuesday that the government has approved a proposal to upgrade health facilities at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake and the Colombo Port.

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Russia-NATO clash inevitable if West sends troops to Ukraine

27 Feb 2024 | 6:52 PM

Moscow, Feb 27 (UNI) A direct confrontation between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will be inevitable if Western nations decide to send troops to Ukraine, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

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Egypt makes airdrops of aid in Gaza

27 Feb 2024 | 6:22 PM

Cairo, Feb 27 (UNI) Egyptian air forces airdropped humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Egypt's Al-Qahera News TV reported.

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