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Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

Philippines says 21 of 22 Filipino crew on attacked ship in Red Sea rescued, safe

15 Jun 2024 | 12:26 PM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) Twenty-one of the 22 Filipino seafarers on board a commercial ship attacked in the Red Sea earlier this week have been rescued and safe, the Philippines' Department of Migrant Workers chief said Saturday.

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China renews yellow alert for high temp

China renews yellow alert for high temp

15 Jun 2024 | 12:21 PM

Beijing, June 15 (UNI) China's National Meteorological Center on Saturday morning continued to issue a yellow alert for high temperatures as multiple regions are experiencing sweltering heat.

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1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

15 Jun 2024 | 9:44 AM

Manila, June 15 (UNI) A female bus passenger died and 34 others were injured, 11 critically, in a road accident in Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines, a local official said Saturday.

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Russia, Egypt to conduct joint naval exercises in Mediterranean

Russia, Egypt to conduct joint naval exercises in Mediterranean

15 Jun 2024 | 9:11 AM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) Two warships of the Russian Pacific Fleet will participate in joint naval exercises with the Egyptian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday.

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Ukrainian shelling kills 4 people in Russia

Ukrainian shelling kills 4 people in Russia

15 Jun 2024 | 8:38 AM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) Ukrainian shelling has killed four people and injured another seven in Shebekino, a town within Russia's Belgorod region, local authorities said on Saturday.

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Ramaphosa reelected as South African president

Ramaphosa reelected as South African president

15 Jun 2024 | 8:13 AM

Cape Town, June 15 (UNI) Cyril Ramaphosa, leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), was reelected by the National Assembly on Friday as the nation's president for the next five years.

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US wants to wage war with Russia until last Ukrainian - Kremlin

14 Jun 2024 | 11:52 PM

Moscow, June 14 (UNI) The United States and some European countries want to wage war with Russia by hands of Ukrainians and until last Ukrainian, and that is why they have rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin’s peace initiative, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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Pakistan's anti-narcotics force recovers around 784 kg of drugs

14 Jun 2024 | 10:10 PM

Islamabad, June 14 (UNI) The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan has recovered about 784 kg of narcotics and arrested eight drug traffickers during separate operations in the country, the ANF said in a statement on Friday.

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Separatist commander killed in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region

14 Jun 2024 | 10:07 PM

Yaounde, June 14 UNI) The Cameroonian army announced Friday that its troops have killed a separatist commander in the country's war-torn English-speaking region of Southwest.

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2 terrorists killed in NW Pakistan

14 Jun 2024 | 9:46 PM

Islamabad, June 14 (UNI) Two terrorists, including one in police custody, were killed in a shoot-out in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said in a statement on Friday.

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2 hostages killed in Israeli bombing in Rafah: Hamas

14 Jun 2024 | 9:10 PM

Gaza, June 14 (UNI) Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, announced on Friday that two Israeli hostages were killed in Israeli bombing in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Riga Airport briefly shut down due to flying object

14 Jun 2024 | 9:07 PM

Riga, June 14 (UNI) Riga International Airport was shut down for half an hour on Friday afternoon because of a flying object spotted over the airfield, LETA news agency reported, citing the airport's representatives.

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Greek PM reshuffles cabinet

14 Jun 2024 | 8:50 PM

Athens, June 14 (UNI) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet, a Greek government spokesperson announced Friday in a televised statement.

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Afghanistan to build new dam in national capital

14 Jun 2024 | 8:46 PM

Kabul, June 14 (UNI) Afghan authorities plan to build a new dam in its national capital of Kabul, local media reported.

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