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Saudi Arabia to host 11th World Water Forum in 2027

Jakarta, May 24 (UNI) Saudi Arabia was formally appointed on Friday during the closing ceremony of the 10th World Water Forum on Indonesia's Bali to be the host country for the 11th World Water Forum in 2027.
Under Indonesia's chairmanship, the 10th World Water Forum has adopted a ministerial declaration that highlights three priorities.
The first priority is the establishment of a center of excellence for water security and climate resilience for capacity building, knowledge sharing and utilization of superior facilities. The second priority is to raise and promote the issue of integrated water resources management on small islands, and the third is the commemoration of the World Lakes Day proposal.
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At least 2 killed in mine collapse in central Iran

17 Jun 2024 | 8:11 AM

Tehran, June 17 (UNI) At least two people were killed and another two remained trapped after a mine collapsed in the central Iranian province of Markazi on Sunday, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.

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5 0-magnitude quake hits Fiji Islands Region

16 Jun 2024 | 11:25 PM

Suva, June 16 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted the Fiji Islands Region at 13:48 GMT on Sunday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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5 9-magnitude quake hits Near Coast of Peru

16 Jun 2024 | 11:09 PM

Lima, June 16 (UNI) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter scale jolted the Near Coast of Peru at 9 am on Sunday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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Attacker with Roofer's hammer subdued ahead of Euro match

16 Jun 2024 | 11:05 PM

Berlin, June 16 (UNI) Police opened fire on a man with a roofer's hammer during a march of Dutch football fans in the German city of Hamburg on Sunday, local media reported.

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349 prisoners pardoned in Afghanistan before Eid

16 Jun 2024 | 7:02 PM

Kabul, June 16 (UNI) The Afghan caretaker government's Supreme Leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, has pardoned 349 inmates before Eid ul-Adha, according to a statement from the country's Supreme Court on Saturday.

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