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Torrential rains kill at least 11 in Cote d'Ivoire's Abidjan

Torrential rains kill at least 11 in Cote d'Ivoire's Abidjan

19 Jun 2024 | 8:45 AM

Abidjan, June 19 (UNI) At least 11 people were killed in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire's economic capital, in torrential rains late last week, authorities said.

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China issues yellow alert for rainstorms

18 Jun 2024 | 12:55 PM

Beijing, June 18 (UNI) China's meteorological authority on Tuesday issued a yellow alert for rainstorms in some areas of the country.

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Quake measuring 6.0 hits 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga: USGS

Quake measuring 6.0 hits 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga: USGS

18 Jun 2024 | 12:52 PM

Hong Kong, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga at 06:40 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Putin to visit NKorea for first time in 24 yrs

Putin to visit NKorea for first time in 24 yrs

18 Jun 2024 | 11:50 AM

Moscow, June 18 (UNI) Ahead of his first visit to Pyongyang in 24 years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has showered praises on the Kim Jong-un regime of North Korea for "firmly supporting" Moscow's war in Ukraine.

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Water-related accidents claim 26 lives in Mongolia so far this yr

18 Jun 2024 | 11:43 AM

Ulan Bator, June 18 (UNI) Twenty-six people have been killed in water-related accidents across Mongolia since the beginning of this year, the country's National Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday.

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Defeated half of Hamas forces in Rafah: Israeli Army

18 Jun 2024 | 11:02 AM

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Jerusalem, June 18 (UNI) Israel's military said that its troops have defeated about half of the Hamas forces in Gaza's Rafah.

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Extreme weather leaves 126 homeless in Ecuador

18 Jun 2024 | 10:46 AM

Quito, June 18 (UNI) Some 126 people in Ecuador have been left homeless since mid-June when extreme weather hit the country, especially its central and Amazonian provinces, said the National Risk Management Secretariat.

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One dies, 8 injured in Czech military training area blast

18 Jun 2024 | 10:35 AM

Prague, June 18 (UNI) One person died and eight people injured in an ammunition explosion at a military training area in eastern Czech Republic, according to the Czech army.

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Eleven die in heavy rains in El Salvador, 800 displaced

18 Jun 2024 | 10:32 AM

San Salvador, June 18 (UNI) Torrential downpours hitting El Salvador since Friday have claimed 11 lives and forced over 880 people to evacuate, the National Civil Protection Commission said.

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4 missing after rain-triggered mountain torrents, landslides in China's Xinjiang

18 Jun 2024 | 10:02 AM

Urumqi, June 18 (UNI) Torrential rains triggered mountain torrents and landslides in the city of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at about 6:50 p.m. Monday, leaving roads clogged and four people missing, according to local emergency response and fire departments.

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One dead, over 11,000 homeless after storm hits south-central Chile

18 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Santiago, June 18 (UNI) An ongoing storm lashing south-central Chile has to date left one person dead and 11,126 people homeless after damaging more than 8,900 homes, authorities said.

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5.9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

5.9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Beijing, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted Northern Peru at 02:22 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

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8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Gaza, June 18 (UNI) At least eight Palestinian merchants were killed in an Israeli attack as they were waiting for commercial trucks along a road in the Gaza Strip, according to sources from the health authorities in Gaza.

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Landslide kills 4 in Vietnam's northern mountainous region

18 Jun 2024 | 9:08 AM

Hanoi, June 18 (UNI) A landslide on a hill slope left four people dead in Vietnam's northern province of Bac Kan early Tuesday morning, local media reported.

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Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

18 Jun 2024 | 8:45 AM

Jerusalem, June 18 (UNI) Israel's military said that its troops have defeated about half of the Hamas forces in Gaza's Rafah.

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