Day: November 8, 2021

Russia welcomes results of Nicaraguan general elections

November 8, 2021

The elections were held in an organized manner, in full compliance with Nicaraguan legislation in this area, Lavrov said at a news conference in Moscow, following a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Felix Plasencia.   Lavrov condemned the US appeal not to recognize the results of the election, stressing that only the people of Nicaragua […]

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Christchurch terrorist gets legal advice to appeal against sentence

November 8, 2021

Brenton Tarrant, the Australian white supremacist who was sentenced to life for carrying out the 2019 Christchurch attacks in New Zealand, has been advised by his newly appointed attorney to appeal against his ruling, his lawyer said on Monday.   “I advised my client to appeal his sentence and conviction,” Tony Ellis told Radio New […]

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Qatar ruler receives message from Saudi crown prince

November 8, 2021

Amid continued reconciliation efforts, Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, received a message from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Monday.   The letter focused on ways to strengthen bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments, the emir’s office, the Amiri Diwan, said in a statement.   The message was delivered […]

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US-Canada border opens after 20 months

November 8, 2021

The US opened its borders to Canadians Monday after being mothballed for almost 20 months, but there are a few catches.   American border guards will ask Canadians if they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and the personnel will do random checks requiring proof of inoculations.   “We are going to ask you if […]

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Kavalan Launches ‘Triple Sherry Cask’

November 8, 2021

Rare combination of 3 exquisite sherry oak casks TAIPEI, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kavalan has launched its Triple Sherry Cask, a rare combination of Oloroso, Pedro Ximénez (PX) and Moscatel-aged casks with Kavalan’s velvety texture and signature sweetness. Pedro Ximénez is known as the king of sweet sherry and Moscatel is the queen of sweet sherry. […]

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Turkey’s president commemorates Azerbaijan’s Victory Day

November 8, 2021

Turkey’s president on Monday marked Azerbaijan’s Victory Day on the first anniversary of the liberation of a key city in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.   “I sincerely congratulate the Victory Day of Azerbaijan and this glorious day that heralds the liberation of the lands of Karabakh,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter.   He also […]

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First polio vaccination campaign under Taliban kicks off in Afghanistan

November 8, 2021

The first-ever nationwide polio immunization campaign under the Taliban commenced in Afghanistan on Monday, set to continue for four days.   About 10 million children across the country under the age of five will be vaccinated against the disease, according to the Taliban-run Ministry of Public Health.   The head of the ministry’s immunization program, […]

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Informal referendum on Spanish monarchy scheduled for May

November 8, 2021

The Monarchy or Republic Popular Consultation Platform has announced that it will hold an informal referendum on Spain’s monarchy in May.   “We are aware that this consultation will be non-binding, but it’s a space for expression, citizen participation and is an act of democracy,” the organization said in a statement on Sunday.   The […]

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