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Court in Ecuador to consider appeal of Wikileaks founder Assange,says lawyer

Quito, Dec 12 (UNI) An Ecuadorian court will consider the appeal submitted by the defense of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange against the demand of the country's government to comply with a protocol containing rules specially developed for him, Assange’s lawyer in Ecuador, Carlos Poveda said.
The whistleblower has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012.
Assange has repeatedly suggested he might be apprehended outside the embassy and extradited to the United States,reported Sputnik.
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Russia imposes travel restrictions on some EU officials, EU criticises

29 Jan 2022 | 10:15 AM

Brussels, Jan 29 (UNI/Sputnik) The European Union has deplored the Russian decision to extend the list of EU officials that will be subject to travel restrictions, the EU External Action Service said.

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New Zealand reports 97 new community cases of Covid-19

29 Jan 2022 | 9:39 AM

Wellington, Jan 29 (UNI/Xinhua) New Zealand reported 97 new community cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

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Chinese mainland reports 37 new local Covid-19 cases

29 Jan 2022 | 9:07 AM

Beijing, Jan 29 (UNI/Xinhua) The Chinese mainland on Friday recorded 37 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

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Pakistan: SBP bill narrowly passed in Senate

29 Jan 2022 | 8:54 AM

Islamabad, Jan 29 (UNI) In a major success for the Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government the crucial State Bank of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill was narrowly passed in the opposition-controlled Senate on Friday raising several eyebrows, Dawn reported on Saturday.

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Russia deploys 12 Pantsir-S missile systems to Belarus

29 Jan 2022 | 8:16 AM

Moscow, Jan 29 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia has deployed 12 Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile systems to Belarus as part of the inspection of the Union State forces, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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