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Victoria police arrest 62 anti-lockdown protesters in Melbourne

Melbourne, Sep 21 (UNI/Sputnik) Australia’s Victoria state police arrested 62 protesters for "criminal conduct" on Tuesday after a crowd of around 2,000 flooded the streets of Melbourne to protest COVID-19 restrictions, police commissioner Shane Patton said.
"We conducted over the day 62 arrests... We will continue to investigate and determine what other offenses people have committed, and we will seek to arrest other people and hold them to account for this disgraceful conduct," he told a news conference.
The commissioner said three police officers and a reporter were injured during the rally. Large groups of men converged on police cars, damaged police property and hurled flares, rocks and bottles at the officers.
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Taliban to allow door-to-door polio vaccination from November 8

18 Oct 2021 | 9:29 PM

Kabul, Oct 18 (UNI) The WHO and UNICEF have welcomed the decision by the Taliban to allow resumption of door-to-door polio vaccination to all children across Afghanistan.

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Dhaka University students, teachers protest against attacks on Hindus

Dhaka University students, teachers protest against attacks on Hindus

18 Oct 2021 | 9:09 PM

Dhaka, Oct 18 (UNI) Hundreds of students and teachers of Dhaka University and other institutions blocked a major road crossing in the Bangladesh capital on Monday to protest against the ongoing attacks on Durga Puja venues and Hindu temples and homes in different parts of the country.

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Jaishankar visits Kadavumbagam Synagogue from Kochi at Israel Museum

Jaishankar visits Kadavumbagam Synagogue from Kochi at Israel Museum

18 Oct 2021 | 8:38 PM

Jerusalem/New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday visited the Israel Museum where there is an original reconstructed synagogue of the Kadavumbagam Synagogue from Kochi.

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Toyota to invest $3 4bln in automotive electrical batteries production in US through 2030

18 Oct 2021 | 8:36 PM

Washington, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) Toyota announced on Monday that it will invest $3.4 billion to boost automotive electrical batteries production in the United States over next 10 years to meet the growing demand for green vehicles.

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Taliban rename Afghan Parliament's broadcaster, Air Islamic programs : Source

18 Oct 2021 | 8:27 PM

Kabul, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) The Taliban militia has renamed the official broadcaster of the Afghan parliament and made changes to its list of programs, a source in the broadcasting company told Sputnik.

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