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One dies, 8 injured in Czech military training area blast

18 Jun 2024 | 10:35 AM

Prague, June 18 (UNI) One person died and eight people injured in an ammunition explosion at a military training area in eastern Czech Republic, according to the Czech army.

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Eleven die in heavy rains in El Salvador, 800 displaced

18 Jun 2024 | 10:32 AM

San Salvador, June 18 (UNI) Torrential downpours hitting El Salvador since Friday have claimed 11 lives and forced over 880 people to evacuate, the National Civil Protection Commission said.

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4 missing after rain-triggered mountain torrents, landslides in China's Xinjiang

18 Jun 2024 | 10:02 AM

Urumqi, June 18 (UNI) Torrential rains triggered mountain torrents and landslides in the city of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at about 6:50 p.m. Monday, leaving roads clogged and four people missing, according to local emergency response and fire departments.

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One dead, over 11,000 homeless after storm hits south-central Chile

18 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Santiago, June 18 (UNI) An ongoing storm lashing south-central Chile has to date left one person dead and 11,126 people homeless after damaging more than 8,900 homes, authorities said.

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5.9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

5.9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Beijing, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted Northern Peru at 02:22 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Gaza, June 18 (UNI) At least eight Palestinian merchants were killed in an Israeli attack as they were waiting for commercial trucks along a road in the Gaza Strip, according to sources from the health authorities in Gaza.

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Landslide kills 4 in Vietnam's northern mountainous region

18 Jun 2024 | 9:08 AM

Hanoi, June 18 (UNI) A landslide on a hill slope left four people dead in Vietnam's northern province of Bac Kan early Tuesday morning, local media reported.

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Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

18 Jun 2024 | 8:45 AM

Jerusalem, June 18 (UNI) Israel's military said that its troops have defeated about half of the Hamas forces in Gaza's Rafah.

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11 dead, over 60 missing in shipwrecks off Italian coast

11 dead, over 60 missing in shipwrecks off Italian coast

18 Jun 2024 | 8:35 AM

Rome, June 18 (UNI) Two shipwrecks occurred Monday off the Italian coasts, killing at least 11 migrants, while another 66 remain missing, the Italian authorities said.

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5.2-magnitude quake hits 47 km E of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: USGS

5.2-magnitude quake hits 47 km E of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: USGS

18 Jun 2024 | 8:28 AM

New York, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 47 km E of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, at 20:49:58 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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New Zealand gov't allows granny flats to reduce housing costs

18 Jun 2024 | 12:36 AM

Wellington, June 17 (UNI) The New Zealand government has been working to make it easier to build granny flats to reduce the high housing costs, opening the door to new ways of living by unlocking the space in the backyards of family members.

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1 migrant dead, about 50 others missing, in shipwreck off Italian coasts

18 Jun 2024 | 12:35 AM

Rome, June 17 (UNI) One person is dead and about fifty others are missing after a shipwreck occurred 100 miles off Italy's southern coast, local media reported on Monday.

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Over 100 militants eliminated by Nigerian air force in overnight operation

18 Jun 2024 | 12:34 AM

Abuja, June 17 (UNI) Over 100 terrorist militants were eliminated during an overnight operation conducted by the Nigerian air force in the state of Katsina, the Nigerian newspaper Daily Post reported on Monday, citing the Katsina governor's spokesman, Dikko Umaru Radda.

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Norway boosts aid for UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees

17 Jun 2024 | 7:48 PM

Oslo, June 17 (UNI) Norway is set to increase financial support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) by 100 million Norwegian kroner (9.3 million U.S. dollars), the government announced on Monday.

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Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza strip reaches 37,347

17 Jun 2024 | 7:46 PM

Gaza, June 17 (UNI) The death toll from Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip since October 7, 2023, when the Israel-Hamas conflict escalated, has increased to 37,347, while 85,372 others have suffered injuries, the enclave's health ministry said on Monday.

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