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GLOBALink | Ukraine proposes new sanctions on Russia

Xinhua 09 Aug 2022
KIEV, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- According to the Interfax-Ukraine news agency, the Ukrainian parliament on Monday unveiled a draft law to impose new sanctions on Russia. The bill, which was submitted by President Volodymyr Zelensky, envisages 10 new restrictive measures to be introduced against Russia for the next 10 years ... Produced by Xinhua Global Service.
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Lebanese Prez agrees on initial steps for Syrian refugees’ repatriation

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Hajjar assured that coordination with Syria on the matter is still ongoing and has never stopped, reports Xinhua news agency. On July 4, Lebanon announced a plan to repatriate 15,000 displaced Syrians monthly but is yet to secure a written approval from the UN Refugees Agency (UNHCR) which insisted that Syria is not safe for return ... .
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Italy kicks off monkeypox vaccination campaign

India TV 09 Aug 2022
Italy. Spallanzani Hospital, Rome's main infectious disease hospital, said that 10 people were vaccinated on Monday, and it is expected to vaccinate more than 200 people, reports Xinhua news agency ... Read Also .
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Ukraine proposes new sanctions on Russia

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Kiev ... The bill, which was submitted by President Volodymyr Zelensky, envisages 10 new restrictive measures to be introduced against Russia for the next 10 years,reports Xinhua news agency ... Also Read ... .
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Israel records highest monthly tourist arrivals since Covid outbreak

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Tel Aviv ... Israel has logged a total of 1.26 million foreign tourists since the beginning of 2022, about eight times higher than the 156,200 tourists in the January-July period last year, reports Xinhua news agency ... Also Read ... .
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Joe Biden authorises largest weapons assistance to Ukraine

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
... System (HIMARS), 75,000 rounds of 155 mm artillery ammunition, 20 120 mm mortar systems and 20,000 rounds of 120 mm mortar ammunition, as well as munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS), Xinhua news agency reported.
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Japan marks 77th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Tokyo. Japan on Tuesday commemorated the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki during the Second World War. The annual ceremony allowed for more people to attend, owing to the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, reports Xinhua news agency ... Also Read. Japan marks 77th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing ... .
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Australia names over 100 new species in "win for biodiversity"

China.dot.org 09 Aug 2022
CANBERRA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Australia's national science agency has revealed that it named and described more than 100 new species over the last year in a "win for biodiversity" ... According to the CSIRO, approximately 25 percent of Australia's species are known to science ... "The ant species we've now named needs to be nesting in a mature bulloak.
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US: Three charged with federal hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery murder

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Washington. Three US white men were sentenced for federal hate crimes over the murder of African-American man Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 ... The three of them were already serving life sentences for the murder that took place in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23, 2020, reports Xinhua news agency ... “A young man is dead. Ahmaud Arbery will be forever 25 ... .
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China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan

The Crescent News 09 Aug 2022
Meanwhile, Taiwan’s official Central News Agency reported that Taiwan’s army will conduct live-fire ...China’s firm stance” is aimed at “earnestly safeguarding peace across the Taiwan Strait and regional stability,” Wang was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua News Agency.
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China Locks Down Part of Tibet’s Capital in Covid Zero Push

Business Day 09 Aug 2022
The second-largest city of Shigatse was locked down for three days, CCTV reported, along with areas deemed mid- and high-risk for the virus in Lhasa, the capital.  ... State news agency Xinhua published a commentary Monday outlining China’s economic achievements, such as a record trade surplus and low inflation, under Xi’s directive of Covid Zero.
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China's Hainan beach resort expands COVID-19 lockdowns

Springfield News-Sun 08 Aug 2022
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, volunteers deliver fruits to a trapped tourist at a hotel in Sanya in south China's Hainan Province on Sunday, Aug ... In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, volunteers deliver fruits to a trapped tourist at a hotel in Sanya in south China's Hainan Province on Sunday, Aug.
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China names new senior security chief for Hong Kong-Xinhua

FX Empire 08 Aug 2022
... Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Committee for safeguarding the national security of the city, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
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Zambia arrests 3 foreigners over heroin trafficking

Xinhua 08 Aug 2022
8 (Xinhua) -- Zambia's national narcotics agency, the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC), on Monday said it has arrested three foreigners suspected to have trafficked heroin in Lusaka, the country's capital ... Mathias Kamanga, the Spokesperson of the narcotics agency, said the ...
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9 mn int'l migrants live in Egypt: IOM

Suryaa 08 Aug 2022
In a statement, the IOM said the number of international migrants residing in Egypt is 9,012,582, which constitutes 8.7 per cent of the country's population, reports Xinhua news agency ... in the two sectors and the heavy economic costs, the UN agency added.

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