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21 bodies found at the crash site of Nepali plane

Twenty-one bodies have been recovered from the crash site of a Nepali passenger plane in a remote hilly area in Nepal’s Mustang district, a local government official said on Monday. Reports said: “Twenty-one dead bodies have been recovered while one remains missing,” Netra Prasad Sharma, chief district official of Mustang. …

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North Korea Fires Missile Into Japanese Sea

The South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, The latest launch came just three days after Pyongyang last fired a missile, as warnings grew that it may conduct a nuclear test. Japan’s coast guard, …

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Biden Appoints First Black White House Press Secretary

US President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House press secretary, the first Black person to hold the high-profile post. Jean-Pierre, who will also be the first openly LGBTQ+ person in the role, will replace Jen Psaki, under whom she served as deputy, from May …

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No Harry, Meghan Or Andrew On Queen’s Jubilee Balcony

Queen Elizabeth’s son Prince Andrew, her grandson Harry and his wife Meghan will not join her on the Buckingham Palace balcony for this year’s Trooping the Colour, royal officials said on Friday. Instead, the 96-year-old monarch has decided to limit numbers for the traditional set-piece appearance on her official birthday …

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Zelensky Vows Russia Won’t Succeed In War Against Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed that Russia will not succeed in its war against Ukraine. Zelensky said in two months, Russian armed forces had used more than 1,100 rockets, countless aerial bombs and artillery against Ukraine. Zelensky said this in his nightly video speech published on Telegram late Monday …

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UN Chief Denounces Russia Offensive, Calls For Four-Day Truce

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday denounced Russia’s fresh offensive in eastern Ukraine and called for a four-day truce to mark Orthodox Holy Week. “Instead of a celebration of new life, this Easter coincides with a Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine,” Guterres told reporters. “The intense concentration of forces and …

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Police Shoot Protester Dead, Injure 24 Others In Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka police shot dead a protester and wounded 24 others on Tuesday in the first fatal clash with residents demonstrating against the government over the island nation’s crippling economic crisis. The South Asian country is in the grip of its most painful economic downturn since independence in 1948, with …

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Libya Oil Firm Closes Major Oil Field

Libya’s National Oil Corporation announced Sunday the closure of production at a major oil field in the country’s south, declaring a “force majeure”. “On Saturday… the Al-Fil field was subjected to arbitrary closure attempts, due to the entry of a group of individuals and the prevention of the field’s workers …

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