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Australia sees daily Covid deaths hit 15-month high

Australia sees daily Covid deaths hit 15-month high
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Canberra, Jan 12 (UNI/Xinhua) Australia has recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus deaths in more than 15 months.

There were 42 Covid-19 deaths reported across Australia on Wednesday -- 21 each in the country's two biggest states, New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria.

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Sweden follows Finland in applying to join NATO

16 May 2022 | 7:48 PM

Stockholm, May 16 (UNI) Sweden on Monday confirmed that it will be applying for membership of NATO, joining fellow Nordic neighbour Finland which confirmed its intention to join on Sunday, The Guardian reported.

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McDonald's to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

16 May 2022 | 7:19 PM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) American fast food giant McDonald announced that it had started the process of selling its Russian business, Khaleej Times reported on Monday.

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Imran given foolproof security

16 May 2022 | 6:57 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday gave direction to the concerned authorities to ensure that his predecessor Imran Khan was provided with foolproof security after the PTI chairperson claimed on multiple occasions that there was a threat to his life, Dawn reported.

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Pakistan: Shehbaz resolves to fast track CPEC projects

16 May 2022 | 6:32 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif spoke on the telephone with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday in which he affirmed his government's "firm resolve" to fast track China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, Dawn reported.

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India to send 65,000 MT of urea to SL

16 May 2022 | 5:37 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, May 16 (UNI) India has pledged to supply 65,000 metric tons (MT) of urea fertiliser to Sri Lanka, for the current harvesting season under the existing $1 billion Indian line of credit.

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