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Forest fire in western Turkey contained

20 Jun 2024 | 2:50 PM

Ankara, June 20 (UNI) A forest fire in western Turkey's Canakkale province has been contained, said Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ibrahim Yumakli on Thursday.

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Japan's oppn party submits no-confidence motion against Kishida

20 Jun 2024 | 2:14 PM

Tokyo, June 20 (UNI) Japan's opposition Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP) submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Kishida's cabinet on Thursday, with the voting expected to take place later in the day, Japanese media reported, citing the draft resolution.

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Male shooter charged after death of woman in Australia's Queensland

20 Jun 2024 | 2:08 PM

Canberra, June 20 (UNI) A male was charged on Thursday after he fatally shot a woman and seriously injured one man in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Wildfire breaks out near Greek capital, settlements evacuated

20 Jun 2024 | 1:30 PM

Athens June 20 (UNI) A wildfire broke out at the outskirts of Koropi, a suburban town in east Attica region, near Athens, forcing the evacuation of at least two settlements, Greek authorities said.

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Bhutan to hire 100 Indian teachers in July: Report

Bhutan to hire 100 Indian teachers in July: Report

20 Jun 2024 | 11:51 AM

Thimphu, June 20 (UNI) The Bhutan government will hire at least 100 teachers from India in July to address the shortages of STEM teachers in the country, as per a report in local media.

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7 injured in North Philadelphia shooting

20 Jun 2024 | 11:44 AM

New York, June 20 (UNI) Seven people were wounded in a shooting in North Philadelphia in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, local media reported.

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China issues blue alert for rainstorms in various regions

20 Jun 2024 | 10:35 AM

Beijing, June 20 (UNI) China's national observatory issued a blue alert for rainstorms on Thursday, expecting heavy rainfall in several regions of the country.

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10 Palestinian security personnel of merchant trucks killed by Israeli army in Rafah: sources

10 Palestinian security personnel of merchant trucks killed by Israeli army in Rafah: sources

20 Jun 2024 | 9:49 AM

Gaza, June 20 (UNI) At least 10 Palestinian security personnel of merchant trucks were killed by the Israeli army in Rafah City in the south of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian security and medical sources said.

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1 dead as wildfires rage in U.S. New Mexico

20 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

San Francisco, June 20 (UNI) One person was killed in the South Fork and Salt fires in the U.S. state of New Mexico as the blazes remained active and uncontained, officials said.

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Moroccan navy rescues 91 migrants off Atlantic coast

20 Jun 2024 | 8:54 AM

Rabat, June 20 (UNI) The Moroccan navy rescued 91 sub-Saharan migrants off the Atlantic coast on Wednesday, the official MAP news agency reported, citing a statement from the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces.

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2 presumed dead in small plane crash in U.S. Alaska

2 presumed dead in small plane crash in U.S. Alaska

20 Jun 2024 | 8:39 AM

San Francisco, June 20 (UNI) Two men were presumed dead after a small plane crashed Tuesday afternoon into Crescent Lake on the Kenai Peninsula, U.S. state of Alaska, state troopers said.

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Bolivia issues

Bolivia issues "orange alert" for forest fires in 74 towns

20 Jun 2024 | 8:23 AM

La Paz, June 20 (UNI) Bolivia has declared an "orange alert" in 74 towns due to the growing risk of forest fires caused by arson or clearing for crops, Deputy Civil Defense Minister Juan Carlos Calvimontes said here.

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Google to implement AI Solutions for Japan's 47 Prefectures by 2027 - Reports

19 Jun 2024 | 10:52 PM

Tokyo, June 19 (UNI) Google Japan President Shinji Okuyama on Wednesday unveiled the company's plans to create artificial intelligence (AI) models for 47 Japanese prefectures by 2027, the NHK broadcaster reported.

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Canada to list Iran's IRGC as terrorist group

19 Jun 2024 | 10:38 PM

Ottawa, June 19 (UNI) The government of Canada is preparing to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, CBC News reported on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arriving on two-day state visit

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arriving on two-day state visit

19 Jun 2024 | 9:24 PM

Dhaka/New Delhi, June 19 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a two-day state visit to India from June 21 at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

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