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20 arrested, 7 injured at Dutch Covid rally

Amsterdam, Nov 20 (UNI/Sputnik) At least 20 protesters were arrested and seven injured, including policemen, during a rally against Covid-19 restrictions in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, media reported on Saturday.
The Rotterdam rally began on Friday against new restrictions announced last week, NL Times reported.
By Friday evening, police resorted to water cannons and fired warning shots to disperse the crowd. Local media reported several people injured during the clashes.
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WHO recommends boosting Covid vaccination

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US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo to visit India

US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo to visit India

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SKorea reports 129,411 Covid cases

20 Aug 2022 | 10:06 AM

Seoul, Aug 20 (UNI) South Korea reported 129,411 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Friday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 22,129,387, the health authorities said Saturday.

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