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Polish Prez vows to veto adoption law for same-sex couples

Warsaw, June 21(UNI) Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday promised to veto a law allowing same-sex couples to adopt children.
"It is not a secret to anyone that I am a resolute opponent of such decisions for children to be adopted by people of the same sex. So what are we even talking about?" Duda told Poland's RadioZET, answering the question about whether he would veto such a bill.
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Evan Gershkovich sentenced to 16 yrs in Russian prison

19 Jul 2024 | 11:35 PM

Moscow, July 19 (UNI) A Russian court has sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich to 16 years in a maximum-security prison after finding him guilty of espionage, local media reported here on Friday.

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3 IS militants killed in airstrike in N Iraq

19 Jul 2024 | 11:25 PM

Baghdad, July 19 (UNI) Iraqi warplanes conducted an airstrike on Friday morning in northern Iraq, killing three Islamic State (IS) militants in a mountainous area between Kirkuk and Saladin provinces, the military said.

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Elon Musk says just deleted Crowdstrike from 'all our systems'

19 Jul 2024 | 11:17 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) US billionaire entrepreneur said on Friday that he has completely removed the cybersecurity company CrowdStrike from all systems, halting any further rollouts.

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Biden after sentencing says US to keep ‘pushing hard’ for release of Gershkovich

19 Jul 2024 | 10:36 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) President Joe Biden said on Friday that the United States will continue "pushing hard" to secure the release of Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich after he was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Russian court earlier in the day.

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Vietnam Communist Party chief passes at 80

19 Jul 2024 | 8:22 PM

Hanoi, July 19 (UNI) Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, has died at the age of 80, the VNA news agency reported on Friday, citing the board responsible for the health and care of senior officials.

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