Japan to release Fukushima water into sea amid oppn (Ld)

Tokyo |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

The Japanese government on Tuesday announced its decision to start releasing radioactive water accumulated at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea after treatment, amid domestic and intern

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Aus island state to get 1st int'l flight service

Canberra |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

The Australian island state of Tasmania is set to get its first regular international flight service in 23 years starting from next week.

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Australia's island state to get first direct international flight service in 23 years

Pacific | April 13, 2021 11:13:54 AM IST

Sydney [Australia], April 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The Australian island state of Tasmania is set to get its first regular international flight service in 23 years with the launch of direct flights to New Zea

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At least 20 dead in bus accident in Peru

Others | April 13, 2021 7:43:57 AM IST

Lima [Peru], April 13 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 20 people were killed and 14 others injured in Peru after an interprovincial bus skidded and overturned in Sihuas province in the northern Ancash region, a

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China: 8 killed, 1 injured in coal mine gas outburst in Guizhou

Asia | April 13, 2021 3:43:46 PM IST

Guizhou [China], April 13 (ANI/Xinhua): Eight people were found dead and one injured following a coal and gas outburst in a coal mine in southwest China's Guizhou Province.

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Results of Ecuadorian prez runoff to take few days

Quito |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) will take a few days to officially announce the winner of the presidential runoff due to procedural requirements, a top official said here

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Negligence led to deadly Egypt train accident

Cairo |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST

Egypt's Public Prosecution has revealed that human errors and gross negligence by railway staff led to the deadly collision of two trains last month in Sohag province, which claimed the lives of 20 pe

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3 US policemen hurt, 1 suspect dead in car chase

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST

At least three police officers were shot and injured during a car chase in the US state of Georgia, authorities said, adding that one suspect was dead and another has been taken into custody.

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Putin suggests hiking cosmonauts' salaries by 50-70%

Moscow |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST

During a meeting on the development of Russia's space sector, President Vladimir Putin suggested that the salaries for cosmonauts should be increased by 50-70 per cent.

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Biden says looting, violence unjustified after police killing in Minnesota

US | April 13, 2021 2:43:53 AM IST

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden said on Monday that there is no justification for looting and violence in the United States, commenting on the recent killing of the Afr

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US not involved in Iran nuclear facility incident: White House

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 12:45:07 PM IST

The White House said that the United States was not involved in a recent attack on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility.

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Gaza Strip to tighten measures during Ramadan

Gaza |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

The Islamic Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip, has decided to tighten the precautionary measures during the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan in an effort to curb Covid-19 spread.

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