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Environmentalists upset by possible water cuts in Australia over state gas field project

Canberra, Sep 23 (UNI/Sputnik) Environmentalists have expressed concerns about a plan to develop a gas field in the Australian state of Queensland that is designed to provide 5,500 new jobs by 2030, calling it a major threat to local water resources, the ABC News broadcaster reported on Thursday.
The federal government allocated 20.7 million Australian dollars (
15 million) to gas well trials and 10 million Australian dollars to the feasibility study of the project.
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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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