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8 Kenyan military officers killed in plane crash

Nairobi, Apr 18 (UNI) A military helicopter crashed in northwestern Kenya on Thursday, resulting in the deaths of at least eight senior officers, a security source has confirmed.
The Huey helicopter of the Kenya Defence Forces took off from a local primary school in Elgeyo Marakwet County before going down and bursting into flames.
The military officials onboard the helicopter had been at the school for its opening, which had been refurbished by the military. President William Ruto has called for an urgent meeting of the National Security Council at the State House, Nairobi, in response to the accident.
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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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