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New York State declares disaster emergency amid COVID-19 resurgence

New York, Nov 26 (UNI/Xinhua) New York State Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday declared a disaster emergency for the entire state through January 15, 2022 amid a new wave of COVID-19 infections, it was reported on Saturday.

New York State is now experiencing COVID-19 transmission at rates unseen since April 2020, Hochul said in an executive order.
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Lebanon's minister denies claims about terrorist attack at Beirut Airport

17 Jan 2022 | 11:41 PM

Beirut, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi on Monday denied claims about a terrorist attack that allegedly happened on Jan. 10 at Beirut airport causing damage to a Greek aircraft.

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12 killed in Afghan earthquake

17 Jan 2022 | 10:30 PM

Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and many others injured after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said.

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12 killed in Afghan earthquake

12 killed in Afghan earthquake

17 Jan 2022 | 8:26 PM

Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and many others wounded after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said.

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Two Indians killed in Houthi drone strike in UAE; Houthis warn of more attacks

Two Indians killed in Houthi drone strike in UAE; Houthis warn of more attacks

17 Jan 2022 | 7:54 PM

Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (UNI) Two Indians and a Pakistani national were killed when three petroleum tankers exploded in Abu Dhabi in a Houthi drone attack on Monday. This comes even as seven Indian crew members continue to be in the captivity of Houthi rebels who seized a UAE-flagged ship on January 2 in the Red Sea.

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