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Hong Kong to suspend flight transits due to Corona :Airport authority

Hong Kong, Jan 14 (UNI/Xinhua) The Airport Authority Hong Kong said on Friday Hong Kong will ban the transit of flight passengers from more than 100 countries and regions from Sunday until February 15 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Passengers who have stayed in high-risk Group A specified places in the past 21 days will be banned from transferring via the Hong Kong International Airport during the designated period, according to the authority.
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Ukraine, US discuss security situation in Kiev

20 Jan 2022 | 7:34 AM

Kiev, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met in Kiev to discuss the security situation around Ukraine, Zelensky's press service said.

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WHO recommends lifting intl traffic bans

20 Jan 2022 | 7:19 AM

Geneva, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) The World Health Organization (WHO) advised its member states to lift or ease international traffic bans although it still considers the Covid-19 pandemic a major concern.

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Cuba reports 2,967 Covid cases

20 Jan 2022 | 6:54 AM

Havana, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Cuba recorded 2,967 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths, taking the national caseload to 1,008,616 and death toll to 8,348, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health informed.

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Biden defends US withdrawal from Afghanistan

20 Jan 2022 | 6:53 AM

Washington, Jan 20 (UNI) Commemorating the first year in office, US President Joe Biden said he was not apologetic on US withdrawal from Afghanistan there was no way easy way out after 20 years.

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AL killing democracy by appointing lobbyists: BNP Leader Mosharraf

20 Jan 2022 | 1:59 AM

Dhaka, Jan 19 (UNI) The Bangladesh ruling party Awami League(AL) government has killed democracy in Bangladesh by appointing lobbyists abroad over the last 14 years, alleged BNP standing committee member Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain here on Wednesday.

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