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Beijing raises NEV quota in 2022 new car plate allocation

Beijing, Dec 29 (UNI/Xinhua) Beijing Municipality will raise the quota of new-energy vehicles (NEVs) in the new car license plate allocation next year, authorities announced Wednesday.
The city will allocate 100,000 new car plates in 2022, and the quota for NEVs will be increased from 60,000 to 70,000, according to the municipal office for car quota allocation management.
The quota for traditional fuel cars will be reduced from 40,000 to 30,000.
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BRICS countries to expand cooperation on climate change

17 May 2022 | 7:39 PM

Moscow, May 17 (UNI/Sputnik) The BRICS countries' delegations have conducted a high level meeting, during which they have decided to strengthen and expand multilayered cooperation in field of climate change, the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said on Tuesday.

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Musk insists Twitter deal cannot move forward

17 May 2022 | 7:37 PM

Washington, May 17 (UNI/Sputnik) SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the deal to acquire Twitter "cannot move forward" until the company proves the accuracy of its estimate of bot numbers.

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Pakistan: ECP reserves decision on disqualification of dissident PTI members

17 May 2022 | 7:22 PM

Islamabad, May 17 (UNI) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday reserved its decision on the disqualification references for the 25 dissident Punjab MPAs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Express Tribune reported.

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Turkey threatens to block Finland and Sweden NATO bids

17 May 2022 | 6:43 PM

Ankara, May 17 (UNI) Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday that his country will oppose the admission of Finland and Sweden into NATO, just hours after they declared that they would seek the membership.

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Iconic image of Ukraine's pregnant women used to spread lies about war: Report

17 May 2022 | 6:39 PM

Kyiv, May 17 (UNI) A moving photograph of a pregnant woman fleeing a bombed maternity hospital in Ukraine was widely circulated and became the most iconic images of the Russia-Ukraine war.

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