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Pro-Palestinian protesters storm NBC lobby to disrupt Biden's show appearance

27 Feb 2024 | 12:39 PM

Washington, Feb 27 (UNI) Pro-Palestinian protesters have gathered in the lobby of the corporate media outlet NBC in New York to interrupt President Joe Biden's upcoming appearance on the Late Night with Seth Meyers segment, RawsAlerts reported.

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Emir of Qatar to visit France to discuss Gaza conflict

27 Feb 2024 | 12:39 PM

Doha, Feb 27 (UNI) The Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, will pay on Tuesday an official visit to France to discuss, among other things, the situation in the Gaza Strip, Qatari media reported.

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Australia makes breakthrough in breeding disease-resistant crops

27 Feb 2024 | 12:26 PM

Canberra, Feb 27 (UNI) Scientists from Australia's national science agency have made a breakthrough in breeding disease-resistant crops.

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5.3-magnitude quake hits Timor Region

5.3-magnitude quake hits Timor Region

27 Feb 2024 | 11:56 AM

Beijing, Feb 27 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted the Timor Region at 0449 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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NATO countries did not make decision to send their military to Ukraine

27 Feb 2024 | 11:22 AM

Warsaw, Feb 27 (UNI) NATO countries disagree on sending their military to Ukraine and have not made a decision to do so, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday.

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5.3 magnitude quake hits Timor Region

5.3 magnitude quake hits Timor Region

27 Feb 2024 | 10:58 AM

Beijing, Feb 27 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted Timor Region at 0449 GMT on Tuesday.

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McConnell says Congress has enough time this week to avert US govt shutdown

27 Feb 2024 | 10:55 AM

Washington, Feb 27 (UNI) Congress has enough time to avert a government shutdown this week, US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said during remarks on the Senate floor.

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Floods in North-western Brazil leave over 5,5000 people homeless

27 Feb 2024 | 10:50 AM

Brasília, Feb 27 (UNI) More than 11,200 people were forced to leave their homes due to severe floods that hit the Brazilian state of Acre, Brazilian news portal G1 reported on Monday, adding that at least 5,578 of them lost their homes.

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Investigation launched after man shot dead in Sydney's southwest

27 Feb 2024 | 10:29 AM

Sydney, Feb 27 (UNI) Australian police have launched an investigation after a man was shot dead on Tuesday in Sydney's southwest.

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Death toll from Egypt's capsized ferryboat rises to 10

27 Feb 2024 | 10:24 AM

Cairo, Feb 27 (UNI) The death toll from the ferryboat capsized in Egypt's Nile River on Sunday has climbed to 10, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Labor on Monday.

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Madrid knows from 1st day about presence of Russian defector Kuzminov in country

27 Feb 2024 | 10:23 AM

Madrid, Feb 27 (UNI) The Spanish authorities knew "from the first day" about the presence in the country of defected Russian soldier Maxim Kuzminov, who is believed to have been murdered in Spain earlier in February, El Mundo newspaper reported, citing sources.

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2 killed, 4 injured by Houthi landmine explosion in N. Yemen

27 Feb 2024 | 9:56 AM

Aden, Yemen, Feb 27 (UNI) The Yemeni government said on Monday that a landmine explosion killed two people and seriously injured four others in Yemen's northern province of Al-Jawf.

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Hezbollah official killed, 4 civilians wounded in Israeli strikes in S. Lebanon

Hezbollah official killed, 4 civilians wounded in Israeli strikes in S. Lebanon

27 Feb 2024 | 9:37 AM

Beirut, Feb 27 (UNI) A Hezbollah official was killed and four civilians were injured in Israeli strikes across different areas of southern Lebanon on Monday, said Lebanese military sources.

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Jordan sends 4 relief air drops to Gaza

27 Feb 2024 | 9:29 AM

Amman, Feb 27 (UNI) The Jordanian Armed Forces announced on Monday that they conducted four air drops to deliver humanitarian aid to the people in the Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 29,782: ministry

Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 29,782: ministry

27 Feb 2024 | 9:26 AM

Gaza, Feb 27 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll from ongoing Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip has risen to 29,782, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said in a press statement on Monday.

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