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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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Dozens killed after mosque attack in Burkina Faso

27 Feb 2024 | 8:35 AM

Ouagadougou, Feb 27 (UNI) Dozens of Muslim worshippers were killed on Sunday in an attack on a mosque in eastern Burkina Faso, announced the Federation of Islamic Associations of Burkina, giving a provisional toll in a statement issued on Monday.

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Boat capsize kills 2 Peruvian police officers on rescue mission

Boat capsize kills 2 Peruvian police officers on rescue mission

27 Feb 2024 | 8:26 AM

Lima, Feb 27 (UNI) Two members of the Peruvian National Police died after their boat capsized Sunday afternoon on a rescue mission in the Majes River in the southern Arequipa region, Peru's interior ministry said on Monday.

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EU's Borrell admits 'Era of western dominance' over amid rise of global south

26 Feb 2024 | 10:08 PM

Brussels, Feb 26 (UNI) EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, in a statement about the European Union's geopolitical priorities amid the rise of the Global South, has admitted that the "era of Western dominance" has come to an end.

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Bangladesh court bans gender detection of unborn

26 Feb 2024 | 9:55 PM

Dhaka, Feb 26 (UNI) A High Court Division bench in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, has banned gender detection of the foetus in a mother's womb.

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9 killed in terrorist attack in western Burundi

26 Feb 2024 | 8:44 PM

Burundi, Feb 26 (UNI) At least nine people, including six women and a soldier, have been killed in a terrorist attack in Bubanza province, near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in a terrorist attack, the Burundian government said Monday.

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4 workers rescued in mine collapse in eastern Turkey

26 Feb 2024 | 8:13 PM

Ankara, Feb 26 (UNI) The search teams have rescued all trapped workers after a collapse in a chromite mine on Monday in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig, according to the Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Ministry.

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Maryam Nawaz Sharif elected first female chief minister of Pak Punjab

Maryam Nawaz Sharif elected first female chief minister of Pak Punjab

26 Feb 2024 | 8:09 PM

Islamabad, Feb 26 (UNI) Maryam Nawaz Sharif, senior vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party, was elected on Monday as the first female chief minister for Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, Speaker of the provincial assembly Malik Muhammad Ahmad announced.

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Landslide stalls train in Greece, no injuries reported

26 Feb 2024 | 8:09 PM

Athens, Feb 26 (UNI) A landslide occurred near the mountain town of Kalavrita in southern Greece on Monday, stalling a train with 90 passengers on board, according to local authorities. No injuries have been reported, and an evacuation operation is underway.

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Hezbollah brings down Israeli drone in southern Lebanon

26 Feb 2024 | 8:07 PM

Beirut, Feb 26 (UNI) Hezbollah announced on Monday that it shot down an Israeli drone with a surface-to-air missile, and the drone was seen falling in flames in Iqlim al Tuffah, located over 20 km away from the border between Lebanon and Israel.

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New round of anti-polio campaign to benefit 7.6 mln children in Afghan

26 Feb 2024 | 8:03 PM

Kabul, Feb 26 (UNI) A new round of anti-polio campaigns was launched in 21 out of Afghanistan's 34 provinces on Monday, Ministry of Public Health spokesperson Sharafat Zaman Amar said.

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Israeli army presents operational attack plan in Gaza's Rafah

26 Feb 2024 | 8:01 PM

Jerusalem, Feb 26 (UNI) Israel's army presented the War Cabinet with an operational attack plan and an evacuation plan for civilians in the southern Gazan city of Rafah, a release from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Monday.

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Taiwanese tourist killed in Japan as car rams into crowd

26 Feb 2024 | 6:12 PM

Tokyo, Feb 26 (UNI) A passenger car has crashed into a crowd of tourists in Japan's western city of Nara, leaving two people with serious injuries that turned fatal for one of them, Japanese media have reported.

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US deploys 12 secret bases in Ukraine along Russian border over 8 years

26 Feb 2024 | 6:11 PM

Washington, Feb 26 (UNI) The United States created a network of spy bases in Ukraine over the past eight years, including 12 forward operating bases along the Russian border that engaged in operations against Russia, The New York Times reported, citing Ukrainian and US officials.

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IDF proposes plan to evacuate civilians from Gaza’s Rafah

26 Feb 2024 | 6:08 PM

Gaza, Feb 26 (UNI) The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) presented a plan to evacuate the civilian population from the southern Gazan city of Rafah ahead of a planned Israeli military operation in the city, The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported on Monday.

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