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South African govt employees set to begin strike action on Monday

PRETORIA, June 7 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- The Public Service Association, the union representing government employees in South Africa, has warned of a complete shutdown of essential services when its members begin their strike action on Monday, following a breakdown in wage negotiations with the government.


Baghdad explosion death toll rises to 14

BAGHDAD, June 7 (Bernama) -- The death toll of a huge explosion in eastern Baghdad on Wednesday has risen to 14 people, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a Ministry of Interior source.


Agreement between UN agencies and Myanmar aims to facilitate Rohingya return

Guterres urged Myanmar to take 'decisive steps to implement the agreement' and reiterated his call to put an end to the violence, and make the perpetrator accountable for their actions, redress for victims, provide humanitarian access to all areas in Rakhine.


Three killed in car bombing in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, June 7 (Bernama) -- Three people were killed and a dozen others were injured on Wednesday in a car bombing in eastern Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, Xinhua news agency reported, citing an Interior Ministry source.


Jordan's PM pledges dialogue on income tax bill as protests continue

AMMAN, June 7 (Bernama) -- The Jordanian government has pledged to start a comprehensive dialogue with all involved parties on the income tax law as protests against the bill continue, Xinhua news agency reported.