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HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai convicted for Tiananmen vigil last year

Hong Kong, Dec 9 (UNI) Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai along with two other activists were convicted on Thursday for taking part in an unlawful assembly, which was held in June last year to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.

Lai, Gwyneth Ho and Chow Hang Tung were among the large number of people who decried a ban and participated in a vigil held last June.
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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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Russia’s transneft confirms suspension of oil delivery via Ukraine

09 Aug 2022 | 5:22 PM

Moscow, Aug 9 (UNI) Russian’s Transneft company confirms that Ukrtransnafta, a company providing oil transportation services via Ukraine, has suspended delivery of oil via the southern stream of the Druzhba pipeline to Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia as the Russian side is unable to pay due to the EU sanctions, Igor Demin, an aide to the president of Transneft, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

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Spanish study reveals 40pc have severe form of monkeypox

09 Aug 2022 | 5:08 PM

Madrid, Aug 9 (UNI) A study conducted by Spanish scientists has found that four out of ten infected with monkeypox endure it in a severe form and need medical care, Spanish media reported on Tuesday.

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