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Trump appears at Republican Convention for 1st time since assassination attempt

16 Jul 2024 | 9:04 AM

Milwaukee, July 16 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump took the stage in front of delegates at the Republican National Convention, which is his first appearance since the assassination attempt, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.

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Trump picks Ohio senator J.D. Vance as running mate

16 Jul 2024 | 8:54 AM

Washington, July 16 (UNI) Former U.S. President Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, announced on Monday via his social media platform Truth Social that he has chosen Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate, ending months of speculation on his vice president pick.

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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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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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SL testing IUDs to curb monkey births

16 Jul 2024 | 12:28 AM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka is contemplating a second round of testing OF Intra-Uterine Devices (IUDs) on red-faced monkeys as a means of reducing their population following farmers' demands to exterminate the simians for regularly destroying crops.

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35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

15 Jul 2024 | 11:59 PM

Kabul, July 15 (UNI) At least 35 people were killed and 250 others were injured as rainstorms and flash floods swept through east Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon, a local official said.

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Syrians vote for new parliament

15 Jul 2024 | 10:01 PM

Damascus, July 15 (UNI) Syrians queued at polling stations on Monday to cast their votes in the parliamentary elections, hoping for changes that could help the country overcome its current difficulties.

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Uganda police warn of planned protest in capital

15 Jul 2024 | 9:33 PM

Kampala, July 15 (UNI) The Uganda Police Force on Monday warned against a planned protest on the streets of Kampala, the country's capital, and a march to parliament scheduled for July 23.

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Seven killed in van-trailer collision in Pakistan

15 Jul 2024 | 9:01 PM

Islamabad, July 15 (UNI) A fatal road crash occurred in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Monday, leaving at least seven people killed and four others injured, police said.

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SL reduces average electricity tariff by over 20 pct

15 Jul 2024 | 8:58 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Minister of Power and Energy, Kanchana Wijesekera, announced on Monday that the electricity tariff on average will be reduced by 22.49 percent, effective July 16.

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Thailand allows visa-free entry for Sri Lankans starting today

15 Jul 2024 | 8:46 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Thailand will offer visa-free entry to travelers from 93 countries and territories, including Sri Lanka, starting July 15, officials said on Monday.

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Sri Lanka plans to provide land for 176K families residing on plantations

15 Jul 2024 | 7:04 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka's cabinet has approved drafting of a law to establish village communities in areas where former workers' descendants reside on plantations, officials said on Monday.

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Flash floods kill 5 in east Afghanistan

15 Jul 2024 | 6:43 PM

Kabul, July 15 (UNI) At least five people were killed as flash floods swept through most parts of eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province on Monday morning, a local official said.

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