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Georgia's COVID-19 cases top 700,000

Europe | October 28, 2021 1:16:37 AM IST

Tbilisi [Georgia], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Georgia on Wednesday reported 4,337 new COVID-19 cases, taking its total to 703,281, according to the country's National Center for Disease Control and Publ

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France to impose sanctions against UK for fisheries dispute

Europe | October 28, 2021 1:46:49 AM IST

Paris [France], October 28 (ANI/Sputnik): France will impose the first sanctions against the UK on November 2 for non-compliance with an agreement on licenses for French fishermen, French government s

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Pakistan Rangers called in for 60 days after clashes with TLP

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Wednesday that the Rangers were being called in to maintain law and order in the Punjab province for 60 days after recent clashes with the proscr

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UK records another 43,941 new coronavirus cases

Europe | October 28, 2021 2:46:39 AM IST

London [UK], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Another 43,941 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 8,897,149, according to offic

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Iran reports 10,644 new COVID-19 cases

Middle East | October 28, 2021 3:16:51 AM IST

Tehran [Iran], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Iranian health ministry reported on Wednesday 10,644 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,888,100.

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Africa's COVID-19 cases near 8.48 mln: Africa CDC

Others | October 27, 2021 9:46:40 PM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,476,312 cases as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Preventi

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African Union suspends Sudan's participation in organization's activities

Europe | October 27, 2021 6:16:52 PM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan's participation in the activities until the country's civilian transitional government is restored.

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French companies mull ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

French investors have voiced a deep interest in building ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan, finding the region ideal for developing ski tourism, which has a multi-billion dollar international market, Th

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BTS's 'Permission To Dance' and 'DNA' certified platinum in Japan

Asia | October 27, 2021 12:46:59 PM IST

Seoul [South Korea], October 27 (ANI/Global Economic): K-pop group BTS's two songs have been newly certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.

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US Senators urge Biden administration to waive sanctions against India for purchase of Russian arms

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

US Senators and India Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Warner and John Cornyn sent a letter to President Biden encouraging him to waive Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions a

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Canada's first Hindu minister Anita Anand gets defence portfolio

Toronto |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

Canada's first Hindu Cabinet minister Anita Anand made history on Tuesday by becoming the country's second-ever woman defence minister by replacing fellow Indo-Canadian Harjit Sajjan as Prime Minister

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Threat message causes Moscow-bound flight to return to Cairo

Others | October 27, 2021 8:16:56 PM IST

Cairo [Egypt], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A Moscow-bound EgyptAir flight returned to Cairo shortly after takeoff on Wednesday due to a threatening message found onboard, the airlines said in a statement

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