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US Congress passes bill on same-sex marriage

09 Dec 2022 | 8:28 AM

Washington, Dec 9 (UNI) The US Congress approved a bill on same-sex marriage and sent it to the White House.

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Outgoing Ambassador of China to Bangladesh calls on Foreign Minister Dr Momen

Outgoing Ambassador of China to Bangladesh calls on Foreign Minister Dr Momen

08 Dec 2022 | 8:15 PM

Dhaka, Dec 8 (UNI) The outgoing Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Bangladesh Li Jiming paid a farewell call on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka Thursday.

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Saudi Arabia and China sign 34 investment deals, reports say

08 Dec 2022 | 6:58 PM

Doha, Dec 8 (UNI) Saudi and Chinese companies have signed 34 investment agreements as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia, Saudi state media reported on Thursday.

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US condoles death in Dhaka Wednesday

08 Dec 2022 | 6:57 PM

Dhaka, Dec 8 (UNI) The US embassy has extended its condolences to the families of those killed and injured in Dhaka on Wednesday.

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3 Palestinians killed in West Bank clash

08 Dec 2022 | 4:23 PM

Jenin, West Bank, Dec 8 (UNI) Three Palestinian militants were killed on Thursday morning in exchange of fire with Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, according to an official Palestinian statement.

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Saudi Arabia, China sign 34 investment deals

Saudi Arabia, China sign 34 investment deals

08 Dec 2022 | 3:59 PM

Doha, Dec 8 (UNI) Saudi and Chinese companies have signed 34 investment agreements as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Thursday.

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1 killed in SKorean plant fire

08 Dec 2022 | 3:16 PM

Seoul, Dec 8 (UNI) One person was killed and three others injured in a fire that occurred at a South Korean ferroalloy plant, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday citing firefighting authorities.

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China possibly surpasses US in number of nuclear warheads

08 Dec 2022 | 2:39 PM

Beijing, Dec 8 (UNI) China may have surpassed the United States in the number of nuclear warheads on intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), the Defense News portal reported on Thursday.

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About 10 oil tankers from Kazakhstan stuck in Turkish straits

08 Dec 2022 | 2:32 PM

Astana, Dec 8 (UNI) Up to 10 tankers carrying oil from Kazakhstan remain stranded in the Turkish straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles, the head of the KazMunayGas Kazakh oil and gas company, Magzum Mirzagaliev, said on Thursday.

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Saudi approves 2023 budget with 4.26-bn-USD surplus

Saudi approves 2023 budget with 4.26-bn-USD surplus

08 Dec 2022 | 2:14 PM

Riyadh, Dec 8 (UNI) The Saudi cabinet approved the state budget with a surplus of 16 billion Saudi riyals (4.26 billion US dollars).

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Seven killed in armed clashes in Mexico

Seven killed in armed clashes in Mexico

08 Dec 2022 | 12:59 PM

Mexico City, Dec 8 (UNI) At least seven people were killed in a series of clashes between armed civilians and soldiers in Nuevo Laredo, a city in northeastern Mexico's Tamaulipas state that borders the United States, the state Secretariat of Public Security said.

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Dina Boluarte swears in as Peru's new president

08 Dec 2022 | 12:34 PM

Lima, Dec 8 (UNI) Peru's Congress swore in Vice President Dina Boluarte as the country's new president, complying with the line of succession, after voting to impeach Pedro Castillo for alleged "permanent moral incapacity."

"I, Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra, swear by God, by the homeland and by all Peruvians, that I will faithfully exercise the office of President of the Republic that I assume in accordance with the Political Constitution of Peru, from this moment until July 26, 2026," she said.

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TikTok sued over security, safety concerns

TikTok sued over security, safety concerns

08 Dec 2022 | 12:33 PM

Indiana, Dec 8 (UNI) The popular social media app TikTok has been sued by the US state of Indiana.

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First coin featuring King Charles

First coin featuring King Charles

08 Dec 2022 | 12:28 PM

London, Dec 8 (UNI) The first ever coin featuring King Charles III appeared in people's change on Thursday.

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Arkansas elects youngest black mayor in US

08 Dec 2022 | 12:16 PM

Arkansas, Dec 8 (UNI) An 18-year-old college student in the state of Arkansas has reportedly become the youngest black mayor to be elected in the US.

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