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Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade canceled over Omicron Coronvarius variant

Moscow, Nov 29 (UNI/Sputnik) The 2021 Winter Universiade, scheduled to take place in December in the Swiss city of Lucerne, has been canceled over the emergence of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, the Swiss University Sports Federation said on Monday.
The organizers said that the event is canceled due to "a very dynamic development of the pandemic and associated travel restrictions."
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FBI identifies Texas gunman as Malik Faisal Akram

17 Jan 2022 | 1:49 AM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) tonight identified the slain hostage-taker at Texas synagogue as British national Malik Faisal Akram.

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Russia not planning military action if security talks fail: Kremlin

17 Jan 2022 | 12:53 AM

Moscow, Jan 16 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia is not considering military action if security talks with the United States and NATO fail, but it will be ready to take counteractions if its concerns are ignored, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN.

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Displaced families in Afghanistan sell children, organs for survival

17 Jan 2022 | 12:28 AM

Kabul, Jan 16 (UNI) Displaced people living in a camp in Afghanistan's Balkh province have sold their children and their kidneys in order to keep their families afloat.

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B'desh: Ivy wins NCC Mayor polls for third time

B'desh: Ivy wins NCC Mayor polls for third time

16 Jan 2022 | 11:16 PM

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNI) Bangladesh's ruling party Awami League's nominated mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy on Sunday registered a landslide victory in the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) election.

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Myanmar reports 123 new Covid cases, daily positivity rate at 1 6 pc

16 Jan 2022 | 9:39 PM

Yangon, Jan 16 (UNI/Xinhua) Myanmar reported 123 new COVID-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 1.60 percent in the past 24 hours, a release from the health ministry showed Sunday.

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