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Australian police arrest 4 people for violating COVID-19 rules at funerals - Reports

Canberra, Sep 16 (UNI/Sputnik) The Australian police have arrested four people at a cemetery in Sydney for violating COVID-19 restrictions, the Australian broadcaster ABC reported on Thursday.
Australia's state of New South Wales allows no more than 10 close relatives at funerals due to a spike in cases of COVID-19.
According to the police, officers from four stations, as well as the riot squad, were deployed on Wednesday after reports of about 80 to 100 people at Rookwood Cemetery, where three funerals were taking place.
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India, EU discuss next steps on FTA negotiations at Brussels review meet

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19 Oct 2021 | 10:31 PM

Brussels/New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) India and the EU on Tuesday discussed the next steps to operationalise the decision of Indian and EU Leaders to resume negotiations for a balanced, ambitious, comprehensive and mutually beneficial trade agreement, and launch negotiations on a stand-alone investment protection agreement and on a separate agreement on geographical indications.

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Refrain from religious excesses, Bangladesh a country of secular spirit: Hasina tells people

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19 Oct 2021 | 9:48 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked people to refrain from engaging in religious excesses as the government wants to ensure peaceful coexistence of people from all religions.

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Turkey summons 10 foreign ambassadors over call for activist's release

Turkey summons 10 foreign ambassadors over call for activist's release

19 Oct 2021 | 9:16 PM

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Japan plans to build up defence capabilities in wake of North Korea's launches: Kishida

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19 Oct 2021 | 9:01 PM

Tokyo, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese government strongly condemns North Korea's missile launches, which violate resolutions of the the UN Security Council, and plans to build up the country's defence capabilities, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday.

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UNSC P5 have no right to dictate to other countries, not doing that: Lavrov

19 Oct 2021 | 8:17 PM

Moscow, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Commenting on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent statement about the UN Security Council, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized that the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have no right to dictate to other countries and do not do that.

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