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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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Turkey condemns drone attack against Abu Dhabi

17 Jan 2022 | 11:44 PM

Ankara, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) Turkey on Monday condemned the drone attack in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which killed at least three people.

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Lebanon's minister denies claims about terrorist attack at Beirut Airport

17 Jan 2022 | 11:41 PM

Beirut, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi on Monday denied claims about a terrorist attack that allegedly happened on Jan. 10 at Beirut airport causing damage to a Greek aircraft.

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12 killed in Afghan earthquake

17 Jan 2022 | 10:30 PM

Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and many others injured after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said.

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12 killed in Afghan earthquake

12 killed in Afghan earthquake

17 Jan 2022 | 8:26 PM

Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and many others wounded after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said.

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Two Indians killed in Houthi drone strike in UAE; Houthis warn of more attacks

Two Indians killed in Houthi drone strike in UAE; Houthis warn of more attacks

17 Jan 2022 | 7:54 PM

Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (UNI) Two Indians and a Pakistani national were killed when three petroleum tankers exploded in Abu Dhabi in a Houthi drone attack on Monday. This comes even as seven Indian crew members continue to be in the captivity of Houthi rebels who seized a UAE-flagged ship on January 2 in the Red Sea.

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