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Australia to target 28 Russians with fresh sanctions

Canberra, Oct 2 (UNI) Australia plans to introduce more sanctions against Russian officials following referendums held in several Ukrainian regions on becoming part of Russia, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said in a statement.
"The Australian Government will impose further costs on Russia… Additional targeted financial sanctions and travel bans will be imposed on 28 Russian-appointed separatists, ministers and senior officials," Wong said in a Sunday statement.
She emphasized that Australia does not recognize the referendums held in the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR, LPR), as well as Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions.
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Japan holds military drill in Fukui amid concerns over NKorea's recent launches

Japan holds military drill in Fukui amid concerns over NKorea's recent launches

28 Nov 2022 | 6:55 PM

Tokyo, Nov 28 (UNI) The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) conducted a missile interceptor drill near a nuclear plant on the Sea of Japan coast in Fukui prefecture on Monday, amid concerns over North Korea's recent test launches.

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Sri Lanka inflation to plunge by 2023 end

Sri Lanka inflation to plunge by 2023 end

28 Nov 2022 | 6:52 PM

Colombo, Nov 28 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor Nandalal Weerasinghe said on Monday that the headline inflation in the battered economy would plunge significantly to 4 or 5 percent by the end of 2023.

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Russia remains largest investor in Kazakhstan's economy: Putin

Russia remains largest investor in Kazakhstan's economy: Putin

28 Nov 2022 | 6:50 PM

Moscow, Nov 28 (UNI) Russia is one of the largest investors in the economy of Kazakhstan with the total volume of Russian capital investments amounting to almost $17 billion, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.

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EU to cover half of Ukraine's budget deficit in 2023

28 Nov 2022 | 6:23 PM

Kyiv, Nov 28 (UNI) Almost half of Ukraine's budget deficit next year will be covered by EU funds, Ukrainian Deputy Finance Minister Olga Zykova said on Monday.

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B'desh postpones Hasina visit to Japan

B'desh postpones Hasina visit to Japan

28 Nov 2022 | 4:33 PM

Dhaka, Nov 28 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to Japan has been postponed, Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen said on Monday.

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