27 injured, 19 detained as Tbilisi Police disperses post-election rally

Tbilisi [Georgia], November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Twenty-seven people were injured and 19 others were detained during an overnight protest outside the Central Election Commission’s (CEC) building in Tbilisi, the Georgian Interior Ministry said on Monday. “During the rally, up to 14 law enforcement officers, three media workers and up to 10 protesters sustained various injuries. Some […]

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New Zealand strengthens support to small businesses for economic recovery

Wellington [New Zealand], November 9 (ANI/Xinhua): The first cabinet decision of New Zealand’s new Labor government made on Monday will provide stronger support to small businesses in the country as part of its efforts to accelerate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Cabinet decided today to extend the scheme, which was due to expire at […]

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Production of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine begins in Australia

Canberra [Australia], November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): The CSL Limited company started production of the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Monday, Australian media report. Thirty million doses of the vaccine will enter manufacturing in Victoria on Monday, according to Sydney’s 2GB radio. “[The vaccine] is going to be voluntary but we will encourage as many people […]

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