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Germany's Merkel, Scholz announce new curbs for un vaccinated, back mandatory shots

Berlin, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The outgoing German chancellor and her successor announced sweeping new restrictions for the unvaccinated and backed mandatory anti-coronavirus shots on Thursday.
Both Angela Merkel and Olaf Scholz, who will soon replace her at the helm of the government, said vaccination was "the way out" of the pandemic as virus cases continued to surge nationwide.
"It is imperative that compulsory vaccination be adopted. If I were in the German Bundestag, I can say, I would vote for it," Merkel told a press conference after meeting regional governors.
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Armed attacker kill 11 in random shootout in Montenegro: Reports

12 Aug 2022 | 11:54 PM

Belgrade, Aug 12 (UNI) Eleven people have been killed and six injured in a killing spree in the Montenegrin city of Cetinje, local public broadcaster RTCG reported on Friday afternoon. A 34-year-old armed attacker was killed while exchanging gunfire with police, RTCG added.

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Tension between pro-government forces flares up in Yemen

12 Aug 2022 | 11:44 PM

Aden, Yemen, Aug 12 (UNI) Tension between units of the Yemeni government forces flared up on Friday as the newly-formed Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) insisted on removing rebellious security officers from their positions in the oil-rich province of Shabwa, an official told Xinhua.

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Finland, Estonia plan to create common missile defense system

12 Aug 2022 | 10:59 PM

Helsinki, August 12 (UNI) Tallinn and Helsinki are negotiating the creation of a common missile defense system, Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur said on Friday.

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Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

12 Aug 2022 | 10:24 PM

New York, August 12 (UNI) Renowned author Salman Rushdie, who facing death threats for years after writing 'The Satanic Verses', has been attacked on stage during an event of the Chautauqua Institution in New York, police said.

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Xi planning  to meet Biden in November : Reports

Xi planning to meet Biden in November : Reports

12 Aug 2022 | 9:58 PM

Washington, August 12 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping is planning to meet face-to-face with US President Joe Biden in Southeast Asia in November, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources.

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