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Internet in Bangladesh nearly completely shut down amid unrest

Internet in Bangladesh nearly completely shut down amid unrest

19 Jul 2024 | 10:11 AM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Bangladesh is currently experiencing a near-total national internet shutdown, internet performance monitoring organisation NetBlocks said on Thursday.

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China launches new Earth observation satellite

China launches new Earth observation satellite

19 Jul 2024 | 9:53 AM

Beijing, July 19 (UNI) China on Friday sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.

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One dead in house fire in Philippine capital

19 Jul 2024 | 9:52 AM

Manila, July 19 (UNI) A 77-year-old woman died after a fire engulfed her house in the Philippine capital region at dawn on Friday, the Bureau of Fire Protection said.

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Trump says will end every global crisis created by Biden, including Ukraine conflict

Trump says will end every global crisis created by Biden, including Ukraine conflict

19 Jul 2024 | 9:50 AM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said during his speech at the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that he will end every single global crisis, including the conflict in Ukraine, if he is elected president of the United States in November.

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Houthis claim responsibility for 'military operation' in Israel

19 Jul 2024 | 9:18 AM

Tel Aviv, July 19 (UNI) Yemen's Ansar Allah movement, also known as the Houthis, vowed to reveal details about a "military operation" that targeted Tel Aviv against the background of the explosion in the Israeli city, Reuters reported on Friday, citing the movement's statement.

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Rarest whale found in New Zealand's Dunedin

Rarest whale found in New Zealand's Dunedin

19 Jul 2024 | 9:00 AM

Wellington, July 19 (UNI) A carcass believed to belong to a spade-toothed whale, the world's rarest whale, was found on the beach of New Zealand's Dunedin, and it reportedly died either on the day or a day or two before it was found.

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One killed, 7 injured in explosion in Israel

19 Jul 2024 | 8:57 AM

Tel Aviv, July 19 (UNI) One person has been killed and seven more have been wounded as a result of an explosion that rocked Tel Aviv, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday, citing emergency services.

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Mexico's president-elect picks three more cabinet members

Mexico's president-elect picks three more cabinet members

19 Jul 2024 | 8:42 AM

Mexico City, July 19 (UNI) Mexico's president-elect Claudia Sheinbaum, scheduled to take office on Oct. 1, presented three more members of her future cabinet on Thursday.

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Trump accepts Republican presidential nomination

19 Jul 2024 | 8:32 AM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) Ex-US President Donald Trump has officially accepted the nomination to be the Republican nominee for the US presidential election during the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Nigerian govt, labour unions agree on new minimum wage

Nigerian govt, labour unions agree on new minimum wage

19 Jul 2024 | 8:28 AM

Abuja, July 19 (UNI) The Nigerian government and the leadership of the country's organised labour agreed on a new minimum wage for local workers, ending months of bickering over the welfare of employees in the most populous African country.

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Kazakh National Bank for first time uses digital national currency to finance rail project

19 Jul 2024 | 8:20 AM

Almaty, July 19 (UNI) The National Bank of Kazakhstan has, for the first time, used the digital version of the national currency, the tenge, to finance the construction of a railway section between the towns of Dostyk and Moyinty from the National Fund, the regulator has said in a release.

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Policeman injured in Paris attack

19 Jul 2024 | 8:11 AM

Paris, July 19 (UNI) A policeman was wounded in an attack in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced on X.

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7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Chile

7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Chile

19 Jul 2024 | 8:06 AM

Santiago, July 19 (UNI) A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the port city of Antofagasta in northern Chile, data from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) has shown.

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Explosions shake Iraqi paramilitary forces' ammo depot

Explosions shake Iraqi paramilitary forces' ammo depot

19 Jul 2024 | 8:03 AM

Baghdad, July 19 (UNI) A series of explosions occurred on Thursday at an ammunition depot of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

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Egypt condemns Israeli far-right minister's visit to Al-Aqsa Mosque

18 Jul 2024 | 10:00 PM

Cairo, July 18 (UNI) Egypt on Thursday condemned Israel's far-right National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir's visit to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem.

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