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Two civilians injured in shelling of Russia's Belgorod Governor

Moscow, May 15 (UNI) Russia's air defence systems have activated over the city of Belgorod and the Belgorod district, having shot several air targets, but two civilians have been injured, Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said on Wednesday.
"Our air defence system activated over Belgorod and the Belgorod district; several air targets were shot down on their approach to the city.
According to preliminary information, two civilians were injured. A detached residential house caught fire as a result of a direct hit by a shell in the village of Dubovoye.
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UNSC adopts resolution on protection of humanitarian personnel

25 May 2024 | 12:04 AM

United Nations, May 24 (UNI) The Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution that calls on all states to respect and protect humanitarian personnel and UN and associated personnel.

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Palestinians welcome UN court ruling on halting Israeli operations in Rafah

24 May 2024 | 11:50 PM

Ramallah, May 24 (UNI) The Palestinian presidency on Friday welcomed the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering Israel to stop its military offensive in Rafah with immediate effect.

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Finland records lowest ever birth rate in 2023

24 May 2024 | 11:03 PM

Helsinki, May 24 (UNI) The birth rate in Finland declined in 2023 to the lowest level since records began almost 250 years ago, announced the country's statistics agency on Friday.

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Death toll from protests in France's New Caledonia rises to 7 - Reports

24 May 2024 | 10:00 PM

Paris, May 24 (UNI) One more person has been killed in the ongoing protests against planned electoral reform in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia, bringing the total death toll up to seven, French broadcaster BFMTV reported on Friday, citing the prosecutor's office in the island's capital of Noumea.

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6 killed by falling tree branches during inclement weather in SL

24 May 2024 | 9:55 PM

Colombo, May 24 (UNI) Six people have died due to falling tree branches triggered by adverse weather conditions in Sri Lanka, an official said on Friday.

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