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Greek PM reshuffles cabinet

14 Jun 2024 | 8:50 PM

Athens, June 14 (UNI) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet, a Greek government spokesperson announced Friday in a televised statement.

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Afghanistan to build new dam in national capital

14 Jun 2024 | 8:46 PM

Kabul, June 14 (UNI) Afghan authorities plan to build a new dam in its national capital of Kabul, local media reported.

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Hong Kong slams British judge for slanderous remarks

14 Jun 2024 | 7:26 PM

Hong Kong, June 14 (UNI) Hong Kong has firmly opposed remarks on its rule of law by Jonathan Sumption, a British judge who recently resigned as a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

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Putin calls US-Ukraine security agreement 'bluff'

Putin calls US-Ukraine security agreement 'bluff'

14 Jun 2024 | 7:09 PM

Moscow, June 14 (UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the security agreement signed between Ukraine and the United States is insignificant.

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Singaporean authority arrests 71 drug offenders

14 Jun 2024 | 6:58 PM

Singapore, June 14 (UNI) Singapore's Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said Friday that it arrested 71 suspected drug offenders, including a 15-year-old student, in an island-wide anti-drug operation from Monday to Friday.

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PLA Navy hospital ship to visit 13 countries in its 2024 mission

14 Jun 2024 | 6:58 PM

Beijing, June 14 (UNI) The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy hospital ship Ark Peace will carry out Mission Harmony-2024 from mid-June 2024 to mid-January 2025, said a Chinese defence spokesperson on Friday.

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Liaison office of central gov't in HKSAR strongly refutes smearing attacks on Hong Kong's rule of law

14 Jun 2024 | 6:57 PM

Hong Kong, June 14 (UNI) The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has firmly opposed and strongly denounced smearing remarks on Hong Kong's rule of law made by Jonathan Sumption, a British judge who recently resigned as a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

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China's railways handle 1.73 bln passenger trips in Jan-May

14 Jun 2024 | 3:49 PM

Beijing, June 14 (UNI) China's railways handled about 1.73 billion passenger trips in the first five months of this year, representing a year-on-year growth of 20.2 percent, data from the country's railway operator shows.

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Nearly 27,000 residents evacuated due to heavy rainfall in east China

14 Jun 2024 | 2:42 PM

Fuzhou, June 14 (UNI) As of 6 a.m. Friday, about 51,500 people in Nanping, Sanming and other cities in east China's Fujian Province were affected by the latest round of heavy rainfall, with nearly 27,000 residents evacuated, according to local authorities.

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Bird flu detected at 6th farm in Australia's Victoria

Bird flu detected at 6th farm in Australia's Victoria

14 Jun 2024 | 2:42 PM

Sydney, June 14 (UNI) Local authorities in the Australian state of Victoria have reported that the avian influenza virus was detected at a sixth farm, which was already in quarantine.

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Greek PM to reshuffle cabinet

14 Jun 2024 | 2:13 PM

Athens, June 14 (UNI) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will reshuffle the cabinet on Friday, according to Greek government sources.

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Ukraine comes under massive Russian air attacks

Ukraine comes under massive Russian air attacks

14 Jun 2024 | 1:06 PM

Kiev, June 14 (UNI) An air-raid alert was issued throughout Ukraine early Friday as the country was hit by a series of air attacks by Russian forces, the Ukrainian Air Force said in a statement.

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4 dead in Nepal landslide

4 dead in Nepal landslide

14 Jun 2024 | 12:45 PM

Kathmandu, June 14 (UNI) Four members of a family were killed on Thursday night in a landslide in Taplejung district in northeastern Nepal, a local official said Friday.

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Myanmar earns $91M exporting over 180,000T of rice

14 Jun 2024 | 12:26 PM

Yangon, June 14 (UNI) Once a thriving emerging economy Myanmar, now struggling amid a civil war and shrinking options, has managed to export over 180,000 tons of rice and broken rice in the first two months of the fiscal year 2024-25, earning over 91 million US dollars.

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Above-average "dead zone" expected in Gulf of Mexico this summer

14 Jun 2024 | 11:44 AM

Los Angeles, June 14 (UNI) An above-average "dead zone" is forecast to threaten fish and other marine life in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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