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Former Malaysian PM Mahathir hospitalised over persistent coughing

18 Jul 2024 | 8:40 PM

Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (UNI) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been hospitalised, according to his office on Thursday.

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Six more killed, over 150 injured as quota unrest intensifies in Bangladesh

Six more killed, over 150 injured as quota unrest intensifies in Bangladesh

18 Jul 2024 | 6:32 PM

Dhaka, July 18 (UNI) Six more persons were killed and more than 150 injured in widespread clashes between quota protestors and the police in Bangladesh on Thursday.

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U.S. Senator J.D. Vance accepts Republican vice presidential nomination

18 Jul 2024 | 3:13 PM

Milwaukee, United States, July 18 (UNI) J.D. Vance, a senator from the U.S. state of Ohio and author of the bestselling memoir "Hillbilly Elegy," accepted the nomination for vice president at the ongoing Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Wednesday night.

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19 schools closed amidst flooding in southern Myanmar

18 Jul 2024 | 3:04 PM

Yangon, July 18 (UNI) Nineteen schools in Pandaung township, located in southern Myanmar's Bago region, have been closed due to the rising water level of the Ayeyarwady River, state-run Myanmar Alinn Daily reported on Thursday.

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Canadian FM Joly on two-day visit to China

Canadian FM Joly on two-day visit to China

18 Jul 2024 | 2:30 PM

Beijing, July 18 (UNI) Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly will visit China from July 18 to 20 at the invitation of Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, foreign ministry spokesperson Lin Jian announced on Thursday.

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Security beefed up in Bangladesh amid shutdown call by quota protesters

Security beefed up in Bangladesh amid shutdown call by quota protesters

18 Jul 2024 | 2:25 PM

Dhaka, July 18 (UNI) With the aim to maintain law and order amid a shutdown called on Thursday by quota reform protesters, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has deployed 229 platoons across the country, including Dhaka, media reports said.

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7 killed in fire in Nice in southern France

7 killed in fire in Nice in southern France

18 Jul 2024 | 2:02 PM

Paris, July 18 (UNI) Three children were among the seven people killed in a fire overnight Wednesday in Nice, France, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on social media X.

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Canadian FM to visit China

18 Jul 2024 | 1:32 PM

Beijing, July 18 (UNI) Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly will visit China from July 18 to 20 at the invitation of Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, foreign ministry spokesperson Lin Jian announced on Thursday.

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Multiple injured in bus crashes in New Zealand

Multiple injured in bus crashes in New Zealand

18 Jul 2024 | 1:26 PM

Wellington, July 18 (UNI) Four Chinese tourists were injured due to bus crashes on State Highway in South Island, New Zealand in Thursday morning's foggy weather, said the Chinese Consulate General in Christchurch.

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Europe must be 'more responsible' for its own security: Czech PM

18 Jul 2024 | 12:38 PM

Brussels, July 18 (UNI) Petr Fiala, the prime minister of the Czech Republic, said Europe must be more responsible for its own security rather than relying on the United States, where the presidential election will take place in November.

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Ukraine Peace talks could start this year if Trump wins US Presidential Race: Szijjarto

Ukraine Peace talks could start this year if Trump wins US Presidential Race: Szijjarto

18 Jul 2024 | 11:39 AM

United Nations, July 18 (UNI) Peace talks to resolve the conflict in Ukraine will likely begin this year if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wins the 2024 US presidential election, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto told RIA Novosti.

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B'desh Shiite Muslims hold Ashura mourning procession

18 Jul 2024 | 10:45 AM

Dhaka, July 18 (UNI) Shiite Muslims in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Wednesday held the Ashura mourning procession to commemorate the martyrdom of a grandson of the Islam Prophet, who was killed in the "Battle of Karbala" in present-day Iraq.

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Fireworks light up Taipei skies as local summer festival begins

18 Jul 2024 | 10:43 AM

Taipei, July 18 (UNI) As the city of Taipei in China's Taiwan kicked off its iconic "Taipei Summer Festival" on Wednesday evening, around 66,000 people gathered at Dadaocheng Wharf to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show.

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200 million Chinese women benefit from cervical, breast cancer screenings

18 Jul 2024 | 10:28 AM

Beijing, July 18 (UNI) As screening for high-incidence cancers has become increasingly common in China, nearly 200 million women have benefited from cervical and breast cancer screenings since 2009, a health official said.

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Rescue operation completed at department store fire site in SW China

Rescue operation completed at department store fire site in SW China

18 Jul 2024 | 10:15 AM

Chengdu, July 18 (UNI) The rescue operation at the site of the department store fire in Zigong City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, was completed as of 3 a.m. on Thursday, according to the local fire and rescue headquarters.

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