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Voting of Hong Kong's Election Committee elections wraps up

Hong Kong, Sep 19 (UNI/XINHUA) Voting of the 2021 Election Committee's subsector ordinary elections in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) ended at 6:00 p.m. local time on Sunday.
This is the first election after the improvements to Hong Kong's electoral system earlier this year.
According to election arrangements, the voting hours began at 9:00 a.m. local time at five ordinary polling stations and one dedicated polling station in Hong Kong. Voters and staff members followed epidemic prevention requirements and the voting was carried out in an orderly manner.
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Blinken briefed Israeli Prime Minister on Iran nuclear talks in Vienna – State Dept

03 Dec 2021 | 1:38 AM

Washington, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett discussed the ongoing talks in Vienna on the Iran nuclear deal, State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Thursday.

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Johnson gets COVID-19 booster shot

03 Dec 2021 | 1:28 AM

London, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that he has been vaccinated with a COVID-19 booster shot.

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New York Police detains man armed with shotgun near UN headquarters

03 Dec 2021 | 1:26 AM

United Nations, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The New York Police Department (NYPD) detained the man armed with a shotgun in front of the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, the NYPD told Sputnik on Thursday.

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Germany's Merkel, Scholz announce new curbs for un vaccinated, back mandatory shots

03 Dec 2021 | 1:24 AM

Berlin, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The outgoing German chancellor and her successor announced sweeping new restrictions for the unvaccinated and backed mandatory anti-coronavirus shots on Thursday.

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Man dressed as Ninja with sword injures 2 Police Officers in Northwestern France : Reports

03 Dec 2021 | 1:23 AM

Paris, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) A man in a ninja costume injured two police officers with a sword on Thursday in France's northwestern town of Cherbourg, France Bleu reported.

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