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4 gov't officials killed in terrorist attack in NW Pakistan

Islamabad, Apr 18 (UNI) Four officials of Pakistan Customs were killed and two other people injured in a terrorist attack in the country's northwest Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday, police officials said.
Unknown assailants riding motorcycles opened fire on the vehicle of an anti-smuggling squad of the Pakistan Customs during a routine patrol in the Saggu area of the district, killing four officials while injuring two passersby, Muhammad Adnan, a senior police official from Dera Ismail Khan Police, told Xinhua.
He said that the customs officials' vehicle collided with several other vehicles before veering off the road following the shooting, adding that the passersby got injured due to the collision of vehicles, with one of them sustaining critical injuries.
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Pieces of flesh found in septic tank of Kolkata apartment complex where Awami League MP was murdered: Police

Pieces of flesh found in septic tank of Kolkata apartment complex where Awami League MP was murdered: Police

29 May 2024 | 6:33 PM

Dhaka/New Delhi, May 29 (UNI) Pieces of flesh have been found in the septic tank of the apartment complex in Kolkata where Awami League parliamentarian Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered, police said today.

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Turkey’s Erdogan accuses UN of failing to stop Gaza bloodshed

29 May 2024 | 6:02 PM

Ankara, May 29 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United Nations on Wednesday for failing to stop the bloodshed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, saying the spirit of the UN was dead.

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France ends TikTok ban in New Caledonia after lifting state of emergency

29 May 2024 | 5:45 PM

Paris, May 29 (UNI) French authorities have lifted the ban on social media platform TikTok on its island territory of New Caledonia after ending the state of emergency introduced amid public unrest sparked by an electoral reform and organized by the supporters of the island's independence, the territory's high commission said on Wednesday.

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Türkiye ranks 11th in renewable energy capacity worldwide

29 May 2024 | 5:19 PM

Ankara, May 29 (UNI) Türkiye's installed renewable energy capacity has reached 58,462 megawatts, rising to 11th place in the world ranking, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar said Wednesday, citing data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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Police raid European Parliament offices in Russian interference investigation - Reports

29 May 2024 | 5:00 PM

Moscow, May 29 (UNI) Police raided European Parliament offices in Belgium's Brussels and France's Strasbourg on Wednesday on suspicion that a staffer helped promote what federal Belgian prosecutors described as "Russian interference."
"These searches are part of a case of interference, passive corruption and participation in a criminal organization related to indications of Russian interference," the prosecutor’s office said in a statement quoted by multiple Belgian media.

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