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Death toll in Türkiye from earthquakes surpasses 12k: Agency

Death toll in Türkiye from earthquakes surpasses 12k: Agency

Ankara, Feb 9 (UNI) The number of people who died in powerful earthquakes in southern Türkiye has surpassed 12,000, a government agency said on Thursday.

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Mumbaikars will be provided with the facilities they deserve: Shinde

Mumbaikars will be provided with the facilities they deserve: Shinde

Mumbai, Feb 9 (UNI) Maharashtra state chief minister Eknath Shinde assured that Mumbaikars will be provided with the facilities they deserve.

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HP: 4 children were burnt alive in a fire in the Una

HP: 4 children were burnt alive in a fire in the Una

Hamirpur/Una (HP), Feb 9 (UNI) Four children including a girl were burnt alive in a fire that broke out in the Amb sub-division of the Una district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday night.

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Biden says intends to run for reelection in 2024 but has not made final decision

Biden says intends to run for reelection in 2024 but has not made final decision

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) President Joe Biden said during an interview that he plans on running for re-election in 2024 despite his age but he has not yet made a firm decision.

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Guterres to send UN emergency relief chief Griffiths to quake-hit Turkey - Source

Guterres to send UN emergency relief chief Griffiths to quake-hit Turkey - Source

United Nations, Feb 9 (UNI) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will send his emergency relief coordinator Martin Griffiths to Turkey to assess the country's needs as it recovers from a deadly earthquake that hit earlier this week, a UN source told Sputnik.

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Death toll from gas explosion in Russia's Novosibirsk region rises to 2 - Governor

Death toll from gas explosion in Russia's Novosibirsk region rises to 2 - Governor

Moscow, Russia, Feb 9 (UNI) The number of people that have been killed in a household gas explosion in the city of Novosibirsk in Russia's Novosibirsk region has risen to two, Governor Andrey Travnikov said on Thursday.

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IFRC estimates initial quake response at $130mln for Turkey, $87mln for Syria - Official

IFRC estimates initial quake response at $130mln for Turkey, $87mln for Syria - Official

United Nations, Feb 9 (UNI) The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) estimates its cumulative initial response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria at 200 million Swiss francs ($217 million), IFRC Under-Secretary-General for Operations Coordination Xavier Castellanos told Sputnik.

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Former Croatia football coach Blazevic dies

Former Croatia football coach Blazevic dies

Zagreb, Feb 9 (UNI) Miroslav Ciro Blazevic, former Croatian national football team manager, passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, only two days ahead of his 88th birthday.

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Over 200 NBC, MSNBC employees plan walkout to protest layoffs - Statement

Over 200 NBC, MSNBC employees plan walkout to protest layoffs - Statement

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) More than 200 NBC, MSNBC and Today Show employees will walk off the job on Thursday to protest company layoffs of union workers, the NBC news guild said in a statement.

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Constructive criticism vital for a strong democracy: PM Modi

Constructive criticism vital for a strong democracy: PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Amid Opposition's allegation of shielding billionaire businessman Gautam Adani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said constructive 'criticism' is vital for a strong democracy but in the last nine years of his tenure, only accusations and abuses have been hurled on the ruling dispensation.

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