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Ukraine's losses since 2022 amount to almost 500,000 soldiers Russia's Shoigu

23 Apr 2024 | 4:02 PM

Kyiv, Apr 23 (UNI) Ukraine has lost almost half a million soldiers since the beginning of the special military operation in 2022, Russian Defence Ministry Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.

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Myanmar plans to cultivate 15 mln acres of monsoon paddy in FY 2024-25

23 Apr 2024 | 4:00 PM

Yangon, Apr 23 (UNI) Myanmar plans to cultivate over 15 million acres of monsoon paddy in fiscal year 2024-25, with an increase of over 8,000 acres from the previous year, a Department of Agriculture official said on Tuesday.

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Over 240 tremors recorded off Taiwan's east coast over past 24 hours

23 Apr 2024 | 3:56 PM

Taipei, Apr 23 (UNI) Taiwan's east coast was shaken by more than 240 tremors over the past day, with the largest one measuring 6.3 in magnitude, data from the Central Weather Administration (CWB) showed on Tuesday.

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42 officials punished over deadly fire in China's Shanxi

23 Apr 2024 | 3:47 PM

Taiyuan, April 23 (UNI) A total of 42 public servants have been punished over a fire that killed 26 people and injured 38 others at a coal mine company building in north China's Shanxi Province.

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Five dead trying to cross from France to Britain in small boats

23 Apr 2024 | 3:41 PM

Paris, Apr 23 (UNI) At least five people died while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain off the coast of northern France on Monday night, French media reported.

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At least 5 dead trying to cross from France to Britain in small boats

23 Apr 2024 | 3:31 PM

Paris, April 23 (UNI) At least five people died while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain off the coast of northern France on Monday night, French media reported.

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At least five migrants dead in attempt to cross English Channel from France

23 Apr 2024 | 2:50 PM

Paris, April 23 (UNI) At least five migrants died as they tried to cross the English Channel from France during the night from Monday to Tuesday, according to local media.

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5.3-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea region -- GFZ

23 Apr 2024 | 1:58 PM

Hong Kong, April 23 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 hit the Papua New Guinea region at 0759 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

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UK parliament passes Rwanda Deportation Bill

23 Apr 2024 | 1:38 PM

London, Apr 23 (UNI) The UK parliament has passed the Rwanda deportation bill that will allow putting some asylum seekers on one-way flights to the African nation, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday.

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4 missing after vessel hit bridge in China's Guangdong

23 Apr 2024 | 1:36 PM

Beijing, Apr 23 (UNI) A vessel on Monday night collided with a bridge in the city of Foshan, in south China's Guangdong Province, resulting in four people going missing.

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More than 50,000 displaced by clashes in northern Ethiopia - UN

More than 50,000 displaced by clashes in northern Ethiopia - UN

23 Apr 2024 | 1:21 PM

Nairobi, April 23 (UNI) The number of people displaced by the armed clashes in northern Ethiopia has reached more than 50,000, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs late Monday, citing local authorities.

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Rainstorm red alert in China's Shenzhen

23 Apr 2024 | 1:00 PM

Beijing, April 23 (UNI) A red alert was issued on Tuesday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen for a rainstorm after 100 mm rain was received in three hours in several other districts.

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Poland, S.Korea to continue military cooperation

23 Apr 2024 | 12:51 PM

Warsaw, April 23 (UNI) A Polish defence delegation led by State Secretary Pawel Bejda reaffirmed Warsaw's commitment to military cooperation with Seoul, according to South Korea's DAPA on Tuesday.

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Macron pushes for immediate lasting Gaza ceasefire

23 Apr 2024 | 11:42 AM

Paris, April 23 (UNI) President Emmanuel Macron reiterated France's call for an immediate and lasting ceasefire in Gaza during his phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday.

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250 cross-border telecom fraud suspects handed to China by Laos

23 Apr 2024 | 11:17 AM

Beijing, Apr 23 (UNI) Laos had handed 250 Chinese suspects of cross-border telecom fraud to China, China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said on Tuesday.

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