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Latvia's Saeima adopts budget for 2022, expenses exceed revenues by over 1.7 billion euros

Riga, Nov 24 (UNI/Sputnik) Latvia's parliament, Saeima, at an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday adopted in the final reading the law "On the state budget for 2022", which envisions state budget revenues in the amount of almost 10.7 billion euros (
12 billion), and expenses - 12.4 billion euros (
13.9 billion), a spokesman for the parliament presidium told Sputnik.
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US revokes China Unicom's authority to operate in America

28 Jan 2022 | 7:06 AM

Washington, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it revoked China Unicom's ability to provide its services in the United States due to national security concerns.

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Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan agree to cease all border hostilities

28 Jan 2022 | 7:01 AM

Bishkek, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have agreed on a full cessation of hostilities on the border, the Kyrgyz border service told Sputnik on Friday.

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US Senators preparing bill to boost anti-Russia sanctions

28 Jan 2022 | 6:55 AM

Washington, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) Eight Republican and Democratic senators are preparing a new bipartisan, veto- and filibuster-proof bill to impose compulsory economic sanctions on Russia and new measures to counter alleged Russian propaganda and cyberattacks if Moscow invades Ukraine, Politico reported.

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Three police officers shot in Texas

28 Jan 2022 | 6:51 AM

Washington, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) Three police officers were shot in an altercation near downtown Houston, Texas, by a suspect who fled the scene in a white Mercedes, the Houston Police Department (HPD) said in a statement.

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Number of Covid-19 cases in Brazil rises by record 228,954 to over 24 7Mln

28 Jan 2022 | 6:49 AM

Brasilia, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by record 228,954 to more than 24.7 million within the past 24 hours, the National Ministry of Health said on late Thursday.

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