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Kremlin says Putin, Erdogan thoroughly discussed Syria at meeting in Sochi

Moscow, Sep 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had an in-depth discussion on Syria during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.
"Regional conflicts were also on the agenda. They exchanged views on Syria in detail. They spoke about Afghanistan, spoke about Libya," Peskov told reporters.
When asked whether the retreat of the Turkish army from Idlib is connected with the agreements at the meeting between the leaders, the official said he could not go into details, noting that he does not have this information in full.
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HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai convicted for Tiananmen vigil last year

09 Dec 2021 | 2:41 PM

Hong Kong, Dec 9 (UNI) Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai along with two other activists were convicted on Thursday for taking part in an unlawful assembly, which was held in June last year to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.

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US Police arrest two suspects in huge California wildfire case: Attorney

US Police arrest two suspects in huge California wildfire case: Attorney

09 Dec 2021 | 2:31 PM

California, Dec 9 (UNI/Sputnik) Two people were arrested on suspicion of committing arson that triggered the Caldor, believed to be the 15th largest wildfire in California history, El Dorado County District Attorney said on Thursday.

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January 6 panel to vote on contempt charges against Trump ex-Chief of Staff next week

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09 Dec 2021 | 2:25 PM

Washington, Dec 9 (UNI/Sputnik) The US House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot will vote next week on contempt charges against Mark Meadows, former chief of staff to President Donald Trump, despite his suit against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the panel's members, the committee said on Thursday.

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Russia confirms 30,209 new Covid-19 cases over past 24 hours: Response Center

09 Dec 2021 | 2:18 PM

Moscow, Dec 9 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia has confirmed 30,209 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,925,806, the federal response center said on Thursday.

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B'desh PM Hasina distributes Begum Rokeya Padak-2021

B'desh PM Hasina distributes Begum Rokeya Padak-2021

09 Dec 2021 | 1:14 PM

Dhaka, Dec 9 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday distributed Begum Rokeya Padak-2021 to five eminent women for their outstanding contribution to women empowerment and social development.

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