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Two killed, 10 foreign inmates hospitalized after consuming sanitizer in Sri Lankan prison

Two killed, 10 foreign inmates hospitalized after consuming sanitizer in Sri Lankan prison

Colombo, Oct 14 (UNI/Xinhua) Two Iranian inmates detained at the Colombo Remand Prison in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo were killed after consuming an alcohol based sanitizer, local media reported here Thursday.

Prisons Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake said 10 other Iranian inmates jailed in the facility were hospitalized after they drank the same sanitizer.

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S Korea reports 3,032 more Covid-19 cases

30 Nov 2021 | 10:59 AM

Seoul, Nov 30 (UNI/Xinhua) South Korea reported 3,032 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight Monday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 447,230.

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Magdalena Andersson re-elected as Sweden's first female PM

30 Nov 2021 | 10:57 AM

Stockholm, Nov 29 (UNI) Sweden's first female Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has been re-appointed days after she was forced to resign within hours of her taking the post.

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Number of injured in methane blasts at Siberian mine rises to 96: Emergencies Services

30 Nov 2021 | 10:47 AM

Novosibirsk, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) The number of those injured in methane explosions at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Siberia's Kemerovo Region has risen to 96, a spokesman for the emergency services told Sputnik.

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US de facto expelling Russian diplomats: Russian Ambassador Antonov

US de facto expelling Russian diplomats: Russian Ambassador Antonov

30 Nov 2021 | 10:38 AM

Washington, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said Washington is distorting facts regarding the demand that Russian diplomats leave the US, and that it is actually expulsion.

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Ecuador banning entry from some African countries, including Egypt over new Omicron strain

30 Nov 2021 | 10:34 AM

Quito, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Ecuador, amid the emergence of a new COVID strain, Omicron, is introducing a number of measures both at the border and in cities, President Guillermo Lasso said.

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