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Brazil starts voting in general election

Brasilia, Oct 2 (UNI) A general election started in Brazil on Sunday, with the list of presidential candidates including 11 nominees.
The polling stations began their operation at 11:00 GMT and will remain open until 20:00 GMT. The election results are expected to be announced on Sunday evening.
The main election competition will be between two presidential hopefuls- Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and incumbent Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro.
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US, NATO interfering in Iraq's domestic affairs

08 Dec 2022 | 2:55 PM

Moscow, Dec 8 (UNI) The United States and NATO are not occupying Iraq, but they are interfering in the country's internal affairs, Russian Ambassador to Iraq Elbrus Kutrashev told Sputnik.

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China possibly surpasses US in number of nuclear warheads

08 Dec 2022 | 2:39 PM

Beijing, Dec 8 (UNI) China may have surpassed the United States in the number of nuclear warheads on intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), the Defense News portal reported on Thursday.

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About 10 oil tankers from Kazakhstan stuck in Turkish straits

08 Dec 2022 | 2:32 PM

Astana, Dec 8 (UNI) Up to 10 tankers carrying oil from Kazakhstan remain stranded in the Turkish straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles, the head of the KazMunayGas Kazakh oil and gas company, Magzum Mirzagaliev, said on Thursday.

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Situation in Peru's Lima stable after President's impeachment

08 Dec 2022 | 2:29 PM

Lima, Dec 8 (UNI) Small groups of supporters and opponents of impeached Peruvian President Pedro Castillo held demonstrations in the country's capital, Lima, but the atmosphere in the city remains calm and the traffic has been restored, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Thursday.

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Saudi approves 2023 budget with 4 26-bn-USD surplus

Saudi approves 2023 budget with 4 26-bn-USD surplus

08 Dec 2022 | 2:14 PM

Riyadh, Dec 8 (UNI) The Saudi cabinet approved the state budget with a surplus of 16 billion Saudi riyals (4.26 billion US dollars).

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