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7 injured in blast outside school in Pakistan

05 Dec 2023 | 3:50 PM

Islamabad, Dec 5 (UNI) Seven people, including four children, were injured in a blast outside a school in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, rescue teams said.

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7 injured in blast outside school in NW Pakistan

05 Dec 2023 | 3:41 PM

Islamabad, Dec 5 (UNI) Seven people including four children were injured in a blast outside a school in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, rescue teams said.

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Military helicopter finds missing small plane in N Philippines

05 Dec 2023 | 1:21 PM

Manila, Dec 5 (UNI) A military helicopter on Tuesday spotted the wreckage of a missing small plane with two people on board, including the pilot, in Isabela province in the northern Philippines, a provincial spokesperson said.

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8 employees exposed to chemicals hospitalized in US city

05 Dec 2023 | 1:18 PM

Houston, Dec 5 (UNI) Eight employees were hospitalized on Monday after being exposed to chemicals at a facility in La Porte, a city near Houston, the largest city in the U.S. state of Texas, authorities said.

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Tourist arrivals in SL surge to monthly high in Nov

05 Dec 2023 | 1:16 PM

Colombo, Dec 5 (UNI) Sri Lanka welcomed 151,496 international tourists in November, the highest monthly number of visitors it received in 2023, according to the latest data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA).

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Japan's lower house passes bill to prevent Unification Church asset outflows

05 Dec 2023 | 1:12 PM

Tokyo, Dec 5 (UNI) Japan's lower house on Tuesday passed a bill to prevent the controversial Unification Church from moving assets as concerns grew that the religious group would attempt to hide its funds overseas as it faces compensation demands.

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Myanmar kicks off sports festival for basic education students

05 Dec 2023 | 1:02 PM

Yangon, Dec 5 (UNI) Myanmar has kicked off a sports festival for basic education students for the academic year 2023-2024 in its capital Nay Pyi Taw, the Myanmar News Agency reported on Tuesday.

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Policemen injured in house explosion near Washington DC

05 Dec 2023 | 10:56 AM

Washington, Dec 5 (UNI) Police officers received minor injuries following an explosion at a residential building on Monday near Washington, D.C., reported local media.

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Sudan cholera cases up 70 pct with 160 deaths: UN

Sudan cholera cases up 70 pct with 160 deaths: UN

05 Dec 2023 | 10:05 AM

United Nations, Dec 5 (UNI) UN humanitarians on Monday reported a 70 percent surge in cholera cases in strife-torn Sudan, which has prompted a scale-up of response.

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UK gets final pass to rejoining Horizon Europe program

05 Dec 2023 | 9:52 AM

Brussels, Dec 5 (UNI) A specialized committee of the European Union (EU) gave a final pass for the United Kingdom's (UK) rejoining the Horizon Europe program, the European Commission said in a press release on Monday.

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US Senate to vote on supplemental aid package for Ukraine, Israel

US Senate to vote on supplemental aid package for Ukraine, Israel

05 Dec 2023 | 9:43 AM

Washington, Dec 5 (UNI) US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer set up a final vote for Wednesday on President Joe Biden's $106 billion emergency supplemental request to provide additional aid Ukraine, Israel, border security and the Indo-Pacific region.

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Russian sends over 288 tonnes of humanitarian aid for Gaza

05 Dec 2023 | 9:43 AM

Moscow, Dec 5 (UNI) The Russian Emergencies Ministry has delivered more than 288 tonnes of humanitarian aid to residents of the Gaza Strip since the start of hostilities on October 7, Director of the Information Policy Department of the Emergencies Ministry Roman Okhotenko said on Monday.

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NASA's Mars helicopter completes 67 flights on Mars

NASA's Mars helicopter completes 67 flights on Mars

05 Dec 2023 | 9:32 AM

Los Angeles, Dec 5 (UNI) NASA's Mars helicopter completed its 67th flight on the Red Planet over the weekend, the agency said on Monday.

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Palestinian death toll rises to 15,899 in Gaza: ministry

Palestinian death toll rises to 15,899 in Gaza: ministry

05 Dec 2023 | 9:06 AM

Gaza, Dec 5 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll has risen to 15,899 as a result of the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip since Oct. 7, the Hamas-run health ministry said Monday.

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Russian AD destroys, intercepts 35 Ukrainian drones

05 Dec 2023 | 8:59 AM

Moscow, Dec 5 (UNI) Russian air defense destroyed 22 Ukrainian drones and intercepted 13 more over the Sea of Azov and Crimea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

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