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About 35,000 people rally against COVID-19 restrictions in Vienna : Police

Vienna, Nov 20 (UNI/Sputnik) About 35,000 people have gathered in Vienna on Saturday to protest against new COVID-19 restrictions, a city police spokesperson told Sputnik.
The organizers have announced that 11 demonstrations in total will take place in Vienna on Saturday, mostly against the new restrictions. The largest rally started out from the Human Rights Square, where 5,000 people were expected to gather, according to the organizers. A Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene that thousands of people have been marching down the streets of the Austrian capital.
"About 35,000 people have taken part in the demonstration," the police said.
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12 Aug 2022 | 11:54 PM

Belgrade, Aug 12 (UNI) Eleven people have been killed and six injured in a killing spree in the Montenegrin city of Cetinje, local public broadcaster RTCG reported on Friday afternoon. A 34-year-old armed attacker was killed while exchanging gunfire with police, RTCG added.

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Tension between pro-government forces flares up in Yemen

12 Aug 2022 | 11:44 PM

Aden, Yemen, Aug 12 (UNI) Tension between units of the Yemeni government forces flared up on Friday as the newly-formed Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) insisted on removing rebellious security officers from their positions in the oil-rich province of Shabwa, an official told Xinhua.

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Finland, Estonia plan to create common missile defense system

12 Aug 2022 | 10:59 PM

Helsinki, August 12 (UNI) Tallinn and Helsinki are negotiating the creation of a common missile defense system, Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur said on Friday.

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Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

12 Aug 2022 | 10:24 PM

New York, August 12 (UNI) Renowned author Salman Rushdie, who facing death threats for years after writing 'The Satanic Verses', has been attacked on stage during an event of the Chautauqua Institution in New York, police said.

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Xi planning  to meet Biden in November : Reports

Xi planning to meet Biden in November : Reports

12 Aug 2022 | 9:58 PM

Washington, August 12 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping is planning to meet face-to-face with US President Joe Biden in Southeast Asia in November, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources.

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