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U.S. to study China's crackdown on Uyghurs

Washington, Dec 25, (UNI)
U.S. administration would closely study the Chinese government's crackdown on its Uyghur ethnic minority and may consider labeling it "genocide," said a government official.
As per a report by Kyodo news agency Ambassador-at-large for global criminal justice Morse Tan has been assigned the job of studying this issue by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Tan will study the issue and report the outcome, though the timeframe for the report is not known.
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US sanctions upper house of Russian parliament

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30 Sep 2022 | 9:08 PM

Washington, Sep 30 (UNI) The United States is sanctioning the upper house of the Russian parliament as part of the Biden administration’s newest round of sanctions over the decision of several former parts of Ukraine to accede to Russia, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said on Friday.

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Ukraine attacks convoy of cars, killing 23

Ukraine attacks convoy of cars, killing 23

30 Sep 2022 | 5:13 PM

Kiev, Sep 30 (UNI) A total of 23 civilians were killed and 34 others were injured as a result of a strike by Ukrainian military on a convoy of cars on their way in the Zaporizhzhia region, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the Zaporizhzhia regional administration, said on Friday.

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Russia reports 37,286 Covid cases

Russia reports 37,286 Covid cases

30 Sep 2022 | 5:06 PM

Moscow, Sep 30 (UNI) Russia has registered 37,286 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its national tally to 20,985,756, the official monitoring and response center said on Friday.

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Taiwan's first amphibious assault ship deployed in navy

30 Sep 2022 | 4:35 PM

Taipei, Sep 30 (UNI) Taiwan's first amphibious assault ship, the Yu Shan, has entered service in the island's navy, the head of the Taiwanese administration, Tsai Ing-wen, said on Friday.

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Death toll from blast at Kabul rises to 32

Death toll from blast at Kabul rises to 32

30 Sep 2022 | 4:31 PM

Kabul, Sep 30 (UNI) The death toll from an explosion at an education center in the Afghan capital has increased to 32, with 40 people left injured, the Al Jazeera broadcaster reported on Friday.

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