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Iran, Russia agree to speed up nuclear projects: Iranian Official

Tehran, Sep 29 (UNI/Sputnik) Mohammad Eslami, the head of Iran’s state nuclear agency AEOI, announced on Wednesday an agreement with Russia to put their joint nuclear projects on the fast track.
"We agreed to establish different mechanisms during a new round of talks that will speed up proceedings," he was quoted by the Irna news agency as saying at a press conference, following a meeting with Russian nuclear chief Alexei Likhachev in Moscow.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has been cooperating with Russia’s Rosatom on nuclear medicine and power generation. Russia helped Iran build its first nuclear power plant, Bushehr, and is supplying the facility with fuel.
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Bangladesh suspends entry of travelers from South Africa over new COVID-19 variant

27 Nov 2021 | 10:41 PM

Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNI/Xinhua) Bangladesh on Saturday suspended entry of travelers from South Africa amid the spread of a new variant of COVID-19.

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Indian IT major HCL opens new facility in Colombo, to accommodate 4,000 employees

Indian IT major HCL opens new facility in Colombo, to accommodate 4,000 employees

27 Nov 2021 | 10:40 PM

Colombo/New Delhi, Nov 27 (UNI) Leading Indian IT firm HCL Technologies (HCL) opened its new facility in the Sri Lankan capital at the state-of-the-art Cinnamon Life complex. The new facility will be HCL's largest in Sri Lanka, accommodating 4,000 employees.

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South Africa to share Omicron strain samples with foreign biosecurity bodies - Official

27 Nov 2021 | 9:38 PM

Johannesburg, Nov 27 (UNI/Sputnik) - South Africa will share the samples of the new Omicron coronavirus variant with biosecurity agencies of other nations, the director of the country's Centre for Epidemic Response and Innovation, Tulio de Oliveira, said on Saturday.

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Two workers die in accident preparing Spanish stadium for cup game

27 Nov 2021 | 9:32 PM

Madrid, Nov 27 (UNI/Xinhua) Two workers have died at the La Solana football ground in the town of Marchamalo in central Spain after an accident as they were preparing the ground for a Copa del Rey knockout game next Tuesday.

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Five bodies recovered from Listvyazhnaya mine - Russian Emergencies Ministry

27 Nov 2021 | 9:23 PM

Moscow, Nov 27 (UNI/Sputnik) Rescuers found five bodies of miners at Listvyazhnaya mine in southwestern Siberia while conducting emergency rescue operations, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations said Saturday.

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