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Thai court to give verdict on main opposition party dissolution

17 Jul 2024 | 5:02 PM

Bangkok, July 17 (UNI) Thailand's Constitutional Court announced on Wednesday it will deliver its verdict for a case seeking to disband the main opposition Move Forward Party on Aug. 7.

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1 million new voters can participate  in upcoming Sri Lanka prez poll

1 million new voters can participate in upcoming Sri Lanka prez poll

17 Jul 2024 | 4:36 PM

Colombo, July 17 (UNI) Around one million new voters out of the total 17.1 million eligible voters are expected to take part in the next Presidential poll in Sri Lanka, a senior Election Commission official said on Wednesday.

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Russia to provide additional materials to OPCW on use of toxic substances by Kiev-Envoy

17 Jul 2024 | 1:50 PM

Moscow, July 17 (UNI) Russia will provide additional materials to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Ukraine's use of toxic substances on the battlefield, Russian Permanent Representative to the OPCW Vladimir Tarabrin said on Wednesday.

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Hungary urges EU to resume contact with Moscow while maintaining it with Kiev:Szijjarto

Hungary urges EU to resume contact with Moscow while maintaining it with Kiev:Szijjarto

17 Jul 2024 | 12:27 PM

United Nations, July 17 (UNI) Budapest urges the European Union to reopen channels of communication with Russia while maintaining contact with Ukraine, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has told RIA Novosti.

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Latest Israeli strikes in Gaza kill, one attack near humanitarian HQ: UN

Latest Israeli strikes in Gaza kill, one attack near humanitarian HQ: UN

17 Jul 2024 | 11:44 AM

United Nations, July 17 (UNI) The latest strikes across Gaza reportedly killed and injured dozens of people, and one attack was uncomfortably close to the UN operations base, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

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Rain-triggered landslides, mudflows halt traffic in northwest China province

Rain-triggered landslides, mudflows halt traffic in northwest China province

17 Jul 2024 | 11:36 AM

Xi'an, July 17 (UNI) Heavy downpours have caused roadside landslides and mudflows, leading to traffic disruptions in Baoji, a city in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said on Wednesday.

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez found guilty in corruption case

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez found guilty in corruption case

17 Jul 2024 | 10:04 AM

Washington, July 17 (UNI) U.S. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, who was accused of receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, including cash, gold bars and a Mercedes-Benz, was found guilty on all counts Tuesday in his federal corruption trial.

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Drones hit airbase housing U.S. forces in W. Iraq

Drones hit airbase housing U.S. forces in W. Iraq

17 Jul 2024 | 9:59 AM

Baghdad, July 17 (UNI) Two drones attacked the Ayn al-Asad Airbase in Iraq's western Anbar province on Tuesday, where U.S. troops are stationed, an Iraqi army officer said.

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Heavy rain watch issued across S Korea's metropolitan area

17 Jul 2024 | 9:46 AM

Seoul, July 17 (UNI) A heavy rain watch was issued across South Korea's metropolitan area, which was battered by downpours overnight, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

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Hand, foot, mouth disease cases in Japan surge to decade high

Hand, foot, mouth disease cases in Japan surge to decade high

17 Jul 2024 | 9:05 AM

Tokyo, July 17 (UNI) The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in Japan is increasing at a record pace, reaching the highest levels seen in the past decade, data from the country's National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) showed.

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3 Syrian children killed in Israeli strike on S. Lebanese town: sources

17 Jul 2024 | 8:41 AM

Beirut, July 17 (UNI) Three Syrian children were killed on Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike on the town of Umm Al-Tut in Lebanon's southern Tyre district, Lebanese military sources reported.

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Death toll rises to 26 in bus accident in southern Peru

Death toll rises to 26 in bus accident in southern Peru

17 Jul 2024 | 8:34 AM

Lima, July 17 (UNI) The death toll from an interprovincial bus accident Tuesday morning on a highway in southwestern Peru's Ayacucho region has risen to 26, local media reported.

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China with Hungary ready to contribute to political settlement in Ukraine: Wang Yi

China with Hungary ready to contribute to political settlement in Ukraine: Wang Yi

17 Jul 2024 | 8:30 AM

Beijing, July 17 (UNI) China is ready to cooperate with Hungary to contribute to the development of the situation in Ukraine toward a political settlement, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said during a phone conversation with his Hungarian counterpart, Peter Szijjarto.

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At least 44 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks across Gaza

At least 44 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks across Gaza

17 Jul 2024 | 8:15 AM

Gaza, July 17 (UNI) At least 44 Palestinians were killed and dozens of others wounded to varying degrees in Israeli airstrikes in the southern, central, and northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Palestinian sources said.

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21 killed in bus accident in southern Peru

17 Jul 2024 | 12:14 AM

Lima, July 16 (UNI) At least 21 people were killed and nearly 20 others injured in a passenger bus accident in the southern Peruvian region of Ayacucho on Tuesday, local authorities said.

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