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Saudi Arabia to host 11th World Water Forum in 2027

Jakarta, May 24 (UNI) Saudi Arabia was formally appointed on Friday during the closing ceremony of the 10th World Water Forum on Indonesia's Bali to be the host country for the 11th World Water Forum in 2027.
Under Indonesia's chairmanship, the 10th World Water Forum has adopted a ministerial declaration that highlights three priorities.
The first priority is the establishment of a center of excellence for water security and climate resilience for capacity building, knowledge sharing and utilization of superior facilities. The second priority is to raise and promote the issue of integrated water resources management on small islands, and the third is the commemoration of the World Lakes Day proposal.
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Hezbollah claims biggest attack on Israel since outbreak of Gaza conflict

13 Jun 2024 | 9:24 PM

Beirut, June 13 (UNI) Hezbollah launched a barrage of missiles and drones at Israeli barracks and military centres on Thursday, two days after an Israeli strike in southeastern Lebanon killed a senior commander and three other members of the Lebanese armed group.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 37,232

13 Jun 2024 | 7:29 PM

Gaza, June 13 (UNI) Thirty more Palestinians died in the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours taking their total toll to 37,232, health authorities in the Palestinian enclave said on Thursday.

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EU countries ask Borrell to restrict movement of Russian diplomats

13 Jun 2024 | 6:07 PM

Brussels, June 13 (UNI) Foreign ministers of a number of European countries have asked EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell to limit the freedom of movement of Russian diplomats in the European Union as part of a future package of sanctions against Moscow "to narrow operational space for Russian agents," Politico reported on Thursday, citing the ministers' letter.

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42 Indians among 49 dead in Kuwait building blaze; MoS KV Singh visits injured in hospital

42 Indians among 49 dead in Kuwait building blaze; MoS KV Singh visits injured in hospital

13 Jun 2024 | 4:22 PM

New Delhi/Kuwait City, June 13 (UNI) At least 42 Indians are among the 49 people killed in a fire that engulfed a six-storeyed building housing Indian workers in Mangaf in Kuwait’s Ahmadi governorate. Minister of State for External Affairs KV Singh on Thursday visited one of the hospitals where the injured Indians have been admitted.

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3 youths killed after being hit by highway Bihar

3 youths killed after being hit by highway Bihar

13 Jun 2024 | 3:08 PM

Madhepura, June 13 (UNI) Three youths were killed when their bike collided with a truck in Bihar's Madhepura district, police said on Thursday.

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