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Australia's New South Wales state reports 2 cases of Omicron variant

Canberra, Nov 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Health authorities of Australia's state of New South Wales on Sunday afternoon confirmed two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant after conducting urgent genomic sequencing from overseas travelers.

The state, where the country's biggest international airport locates, said on Sunday morning that two of 14 arrivals from southern African countries have tested positive for Covid-19, and urgent genomic sequencing for the Omicron variant has begun.
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Pelosi says China will not be allowed to isolate Taiwan

09 Aug 2022 | 6:48 PM

Washington, Aug 9 (UNI) The United States will not allow China to isolate Taiwan, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NBC News.

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Several explosions hit Crimea

09 Aug 2022 | 6:44 PM

Simferopol, Aug 9 (UNI) Several explosions hit the Crimean peninsula on Tuesday, an aide to the region's head, Oleg Kryuchkov, said, adding that it is necessary to wait for official statements.

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US puts visa restrictions on 100 Belarusian officials

09 Aug 2022 | 5:44 PM

Washington, Aug 9 (UNI) The United states has imposed visa restrictions on 100 Belarusian officials and their affiliates for "undermining" democratic institutions, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday.

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100,000 tonnes of Nazi chemical weapons lie at bottom of Baltic Sea

09 Aug 2022 | 5:42 PM

Warsaw, Aug 9 (UNI) Up to 100,000 tonnes of chemical weapons of Nazi Germany left after World War II could be resting at the bottom of the Baltic Sea ready to trigger an environmental disaster due to inevitable corrosion, Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reported on Tuesday.

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3 Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in West Bank

09 Aug 2022 | 5:25 PM

Ramallah/Jerusalem, Aug 9 (UNI) Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others were injured early Tuesday in clashes with the Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian medics and eyewitnesses said.

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