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Indonesia reports 454 new Covid cases

Jakarta, Jan 10 (UNI/Xinhua) Indonesia on Monday confirmed 454 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country's tally of infections to 4,266,649, according to the country's health ministry.
The ministry reported that the death toll from COVID-19 in the country rose by seven to 144,136, while 244 more people recovered from the disease during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,116,202.
As the Indonesian government is accelerating its national vaccination programs to curb the spread of the virus, more than 170.53 million people have received their first doses of vaccines, while over 116.99 million have taken the second doses.
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19 May 2022 | 11:26 PM

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Japan to allocate $2 1 mn to IAEA for deploying specialists to Ukrainian NPPs

19 May 2022 | 11:25 PM

Tokyo, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Japan will allocate $2.1 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send the agency's specialists to Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPP), with one more million dollars intended for studies of X-ray therapy as a treatment for cancer diseases, media reported on Thursday.

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Johnson, Zelenskyy discuss resumption of Ukraine's grain exports

19 May 2022 | 11:23 PM

London, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed options for opening sea and land routes for exports of Ukrainian grain, the Downing Street said on Thursday.

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US senate passes $40 bn Ukraine aid bill

19 May 2022 | 11:20 PM

Washington, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) The US Senate on Thursday passed a $40 billion Ukraine aid bill, sending the legislation to the White House to be signed by President Joe Biden.

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US passes bill to crack down on oil, gas companies for price gouging

19 May 2022 | 11:17 PM

Washington, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) The US House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday to crack down on oil and gas companies accused of keeping gasoline prices unnecessarily high for American consumers.

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