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Biden urges people to get vaccinated, says Omicron will eventually get to US

Washington, Nov 29 (UNI/Sputnik) The newly-identified Omicron variant of the coronavirus will eventually get into the United States, which is why it is important to get vaccinated, US President Joe Biden said on Monday.
"Sooner or later we gonna have these cases in the United States ... You have to get your vaccine," Biden said in an address to the nation.
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UN faces record shortage in humanitarian aid funding

13 Aug 2022 | 12:47 AM

New York, August 12 (UNI) The UN is facing an unprecedented shortage of funds for delivering humanitarian assistance around the world this year, UN Humanitarian Office (OCHA) spokesman Jens Laerke said on Friday.

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Armed attacker kill 11 in random shootout in Montenegro: Reports

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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