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UAE president bolsters relations in Seoul

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan embarked on a significant state visit to Seoul, South Korea, where he engaged in crucial diplomatic discussions and cultural exchanges. During his meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and First Lady Kim Keon-hee, both parties expressed their commitment to strengthening bilateral…
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European Council approves updates to Schengen borders code

The European Council has approved a new Schengen Borders Code aimed at enhancing the management of internal and external borders within the EU. The code addresses border control procedures for individuals crossing external EU borders, marking a significant step in fortifying the Schengen area against current and future crises. This update ensures…
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Rising death toll in Papua New Guinea landslide disaster sparks alarm

A catastrophic landslide has left hundreds feared dead after engulfing dozens of homes and trapping families in a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea. According to reports from Reuters, the devastation occurred in Kaokalam village early on Friday, with residents recounting harrowing tales of destruction. Eyewitnesses revealed that more than…
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Iran’s government acts fast after helicopter crash claims president

Following the devastating helicopter crash that claimed the life of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and key members of his administration, Iran has promptly initiated a transfer of power. The crash, which also took the lives of Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian among others, has propelled Vice President Mohammad Mokhber into the presidency…
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Iceland welcomes largest carbon capture plant by Climeworks

Climeworks, a pioneering Swiss company, has marked a significant milestone in the fight against climate change by unveiling the world’s largest operational direct air capture (DAC) plant in Iceland. This mammoth facility, named “Mammoth,” dwarfs its predecessors, nearly ten times the size of the previous record-holder. The urgency of addressing…
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Flooding in Kenya claims 228 lives, displaces thousands

The relentless downpours across Kenya have now claimed 228 lives, with the Interior Ministry reporting a sharp rise in fatalities due to the devastating floods and associated landslides, according to an announcement made on Sunday, May 5th, 2024. This crisis has escalated as the nation grapples with infrastructure destruction and massive…
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Federal courts back SEC in cryptocurrency enforcement

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), led by Chair Gary Gensler, is intensifying its regulatory grip on the cryptocurrency market, with a series of court victories marking a significant turn in the ongoing battle between the federal watchdog and the digital currency industry. As federal courts increasingly side with the SEC, key…
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Heavy rains in southern Brazil leave 13 dead, dozens missing

The death toll resulting from relentless rains in Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul has surged to 13, announced local authorities on Thursday. The state government, grappling with the escalating crisis, has declared a state of public calamity to manage the unfolding emergency. The torrential storms, unleashing the worst havoc…
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Tragic highway collapse in China leaves 24 dead, 30 injured

In a tragic incident, 24 individuals lost their lives while 30 others sustained injuries following the collapse of a segment of a highway in Meizhou, located in the Guangdong province of China. The catastrophe unfolded on Wednesday morning, as confirmed by local authorities. Reports from China Daily reveal that the collapse, which occurred at…
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Flash floods wreak havoc in Kenya, leaving 42 dead and counting

A devastating flood triggered by a dam burst in central Kenya’s Mai Mahiu area has claimed the lives of at least 42 people, with authorities warning that the death toll could rise further. The deluge, which occurred early Monday, has left a trail of destruction, as revealed by images shared by Kenyan media, the Kenya Red Cross, and highway…
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