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Vietnam's Covid-19 cases tops 2 mn, 35,480 deaths in total :Health ministry

Hanoi, Jan 15 (UNI/Xinhua) The number of Covid-19 cases in Vietnam surpassed the 2-million mark on Saturday, reaching 2,007,862, with 35,480 deaths, according to its Ministry of Health.

The Southeast Asian country reported 16,378 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, including 16,305 locally transmitted and 73 imported, the ministry said.
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China calls on EU, NATO to conduct comprehensive dialogue with Russia

19 May 2022 | 11:29 PM

Beijing, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Beijing expressed hope that Russia and Ukraine would overcome difficulties and continue negotiations, calling for NATO and the European Union to conduct a multilateral dialogue with Moscow, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.

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Twitter introduces policy to prevent spreading of misinformation during crises

19 May 2022 | 11:26 PM

Washington, May 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Twitter announced on Thursday that it has introduced a new global policy to address the spread of misinformation during crisis situations.

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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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