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10 killed in road accident in Egypt's capital

Cairo, Oct 8 (UNI/Xinhua) Ten people of one family, including five children, were killed on Friday in a van accident in the desert road in south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, state-run Ahram newspaper reported.
Ambulances have transferred the only survivor, a nine-month baby, to the nearest hospital, and teams were immediately sent to clear debris that halted the traffic, said the report.
Daily road accidents are common in Egypt because of poorly maintained road infrastructure and loosely applied traffic regulations.
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Myanmar reports 521 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths

02 Dec 2021 | 8:33 PM

Yangon, Dec. 2 (UNI/Xinhua) Myanmar reported 521 new COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Thursday.

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UK urged to build on international climate diplomacy after COP26

02 Dec 2021 | 8:19 PM

London, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The UK Climate Change Committee (CCC) advised the government on Thursday to build on, “rather than dissolve,” its international climate diplomacy and activities in order to deliver on the agreements reached at the UN Climate Conference (COP26) held in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November.

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Cyprus introduces mandatory Covid-19 tests for passengers on arrival

02 Dec 2021 | 8:03 PM

Nicosia, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) Cyprus says all passengers aged 12 years and over are obliged to test for Covid 19 upon their arrival in the country through January 10, 2022, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Omicron coronavirus strain, the Press and Information Office of Cyprus announced on Thursday.

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Russia announces quarantine for travellers from South Africa

02 Dec 2021 | 7:48 PM

Moscow, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia will require travellers arriving from South Africa and neighboring countries to self-isolate for two weeks over coronavirus concerns, the national consumer rights watchdog said Thursday.

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YouTube restricts minors' access to video of French presidential Bidder Zemmour

02 Dec 2021 | 7:29 PM

Paris, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) YouTube has restricted access to the video address of French far-right journalist, writer and presidential candidate Eric Zemmour for minors, a YouTube France spokesperson told BFMTV broadcaster on Thursday.

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