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US Northrop Grumman to produce ammunition in Ukraine

19 Jun 2024 | 5:18 PM

Moscow, June 19 (UNI) US defense giant Northrop Grumman plans to produce medium-caliber ammunition in Ukraine, Director of International Business for Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Dave Bartell said.

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NKorean leader calls Russia 'most honest friend, ally' of Asian Nation

19 Jun 2024 | 5:16 PM

Pyongyang, June 19 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Russia "the most honest friend and ally" of the Asian nation and President Vladimir Putin the dearest friend of the Korean people during the Russian leader's visit to Pyongyang on Wednesday.

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Australian police declares emergency situation after fatal shooting in Queensland

19 Jun 2024 | 3:11 PM

Sydney, June 19 (UNI) Australian police declared an emergency situation after a shooting killed one woman in Queensland on Wednesday.

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Landslides claim at least 9 lives in SE Bangladesh

19 Jun 2024 | 2:45 PM

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.

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Maldives tourism sees 2.5 pc decline in Indian footfall

19 Jun 2024 | 12:54 PM

Maldives, June 19 (UNI) Although Maldives experienced a significant rise in its June tourist figures, there was a clear dip of 2.5 percent among Indians visiting the South Asian archipelago, official data shows.

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Teen Indian trucker arrested in Nepal with 270kg marijuana

Teen Indian trucker arrested in Nepal with 270kg marijuana

19 Jun 2024 | 12:19 PM

Bara (Nepal), June 19 (UNI) A 19-year-old from Bihar, carrying 270 kg of contraband marijuana, was arrested by Bara police in Nepal from Amalekhgunj in Jeetpur Simara sub-metropolitan city.

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China renews yellow alerts for rainstorms, high temp

19 Jun 2024 | 11:34 AM

Beijing, June 19 (UNI) China's meteorological authority continued to issue both a yellow alert for rainstorms and a yellow alert for high temperatures on Wednesday.

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Quake measuring 5.1 quake jolts east Afghanistan

19 Jun 2024 | 11:26 AM

KABUL, June 19 (UNI) A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted east Afghanistan at 8:47 a.m. local time at a depth of 35 km on Wednesday, with the epicenter 33 km northeast of Mehtarlam, capital of Laghman Province, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported.

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At least 550 Hajj pilgrims die in scorching heat

At least 550 Hajj pilgrims die in scorching heat

19 Jun 2024 | 11:06 AM

Mecca, June 19 (UNI) The Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has witnessed at least 550 deaths due to scorching heat in the desert region.

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Senior journalist shot dead in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Senior journalist shot dead in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

19 Jun 2024 | 10:31 AM

Peshawar, June 19 (UNI) Khalil Jibran, a senior journalist of Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was killed by unidentified gunmen near his residence in Landi Kotal town, police said Wednesday.

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Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire in West Bank

19 Jun 2024 | 10:09 AM

Ramallah, June 19 (UNI) A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

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Egypt continues to search for missing Egyptian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

19 Jun 2024 | 9:44 AM

Cairo, June 19 (UNI) Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is intensively coordinating with Saudi authorities to track down Egyptian citizens who have gone missing during the Hajj pilgrimage.

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Merchant vessel sinks in Red Sea after Yemen's Houthi attack

Merchant vessel sinks in Red Sea after Yemen's Houthi attack

19 Jun 2024 | 9:42 AM

Aden, Yemen, June 19 (UNI) A merchant vessel struck by the Yemeni Houthi group days ago has sunk in the Red Sea, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), a facility of the British navy for handling international shipping emergencies, reported.

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Knife attack injures 3 at Shanghai metro station

19 Jun 2024 | 9:18 AM

Shanghai, June 19 (UNI) A knife-wielding man has been apprehended by Shanghai police, after he attacked people at the Hechuan Road Station on the city's No. 9 metro line on Wednesday morning, leaving three injured.

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Torrential rains kill at least 11 in Cote d'Ivoire's Abidjan

Torrential rains kill at least 11 in Cote d'Ivoire's Abidjan

19 Jun 2024 | 8:45 AM

Abidjan, June 19 (UNI) At least 11 people were killed in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire's economic capital, in torrential rains late last week, authorities said.

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