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26 Jan 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

BUDAPEST -- A special zodiac stamp issued by the Hungarian Post to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Tiger was presented at an online ceremony here on Tuesday.

Hungary has issued stamps commemorating the Chinese New Year for nine consecutive years. It was the fifth time that Hungary and the Chinese Embassy in Hungary jointly issue zodiac stamps. (Hungary-Post-Chinese Year of Tiger)

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MOSCOW -- Russia is deeply concerned about recent U.S. actions that are fueling tensions around Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

"We are watching the actions of the United States with great concern," TASS news agency said, citing the spokesman. (Russia-U.S.-Ukraine)

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SANAA -- Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched multiple airstrikes on military camps controlled by the Houthi militia in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Tuesday early morning, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported.

The airstrikes hit several camps in and around Sanaa, said the television without providing further details. (Yemen-Sanaa-Airstrikes)

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YAOUNDE -- At least eight people died and 38 others injured following a stampede at a stadium hosting ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon on Monday night, the country's Minister of Communication Rene Emmanuel Sadi said on Tuesday.

Seven people were seriously injured among the 38. The government was taking care of them in various hospitals in the capital Yaounde where the mishap occurred, said Sadi. (Cameroon-Stampede)

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