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Landslides claim at least 9 lives in SE Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 19 (UNI) At least nine were killed in a landslide at Rohingya camps and many dwellings were damaged in rain-triggered landslides in their camps in southeastern Bangladesh early Wednesday, a senior official said.
Mohammad Samsudduza, additional refugee relief and repatriation commissioner, told journalists that the landslides took place in camps no. 9 and 10 in Cox's Bazar district, some 292 km southeast of Dhaka.
According to the official, Rohingya people have been living in 33 camps of Cox's Bazar district, which has been witnessing heavy rainfall since Tuesday.
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Soldier wounded in knife assault in Paris

16 Jul 2024 | 8:51 AM

Paris, July 16 (UNI) A French soldier was attacked with a knife while patrolling Monday night at Paris' Gare de l'Est (East Train Station), French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin confirmed on his X account.

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Yemen's Houthis target 3 ships in Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea

16 Jul 2024 | 8:37 AM

Sanaa, July 16 (UNI) Yemen's armed Houthi group on Monday said it carried out three military operations targeting three ships in the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea, using ballistic missiles, drones, and unmanned boats.

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2 killed, 4 injured in Israeli airstrikes in S Lebanon

16 Jul 2024 | 8:29 AM

Beirut, July 16 (UNI) Two civilians were killed and four others wounded on Monday in Israeli airstrikes on border villages in southern Lebanon, Lebanese military sources told Xinhua.

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9 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on central Gaza

9 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on central Gaza

16 Jul 2024 | 8:22 AM

Gaza, July 16 (UNI) At least nine Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources said Monday.

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Bangladesh: More than 100 injured as BCL activists attack protesters

16 Jul 2024 | 1:10 AM

Dhaka, July 15 (UNI) At least 100 students suffered injuries after activists from the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) - the students arm of the country's ruling Awami League - attacked demonstrators seeking reforms in the job quota system at Dhaka University's VC campus on Monday afternoon, officials said.

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