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JERUSALEM -- An Israeli was killed in a rocket attack on central Israel on Saturday, Israeli authorities said.

Carmel Shama-Ha'Cohen, mayor of Ramat Gan city outside Tel Aviv, told reporters that a 50-year-old man died after a rocket hit a road outside his residential building in Ramat Gan. (Israel-Gaza-Rocket)

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JAKARTA -- Nine people were reportedly missing after a boat with 20 people aboard capsized in Kedung Ombo Reservoir in Indonesia's Central Java province on Saturday, an official said.

As many as 11 people have been rescued. Passengers of the boat were reportedly taking selfies before the boat overturned in the reservoir, according to local authorities. (Indonesia-Boat Accident)

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ADDIS ABABA -- The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) disclosed Saturday it has decided to postpone the sixth general elections to an undetermined date.

Speaking to journalists, Chairperson of NEBE Birtukan Mideksa said repeated extensions of voters' registration dates, delay in nominating and training of electoral staff as well as delay in printing and distribution of ballots have forced postponement of the sixth general elections. (Ethiopia-Election-Postponement)

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FREETOWN -- The Parliament of Sierra Leone has ratified the China Kingho Company's Rail and Port Lease Agreement, the company told Xinhua Saturday.

The agreement will allow Kingho Railway and Port Company Limited to manage and operate the infrastructure of the railway and Pepel Port for haulage and export of Kingho Mining Company's iron ore out of the country, it said. (Sierra Leone-China-Railway-Port) Enditem

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