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The Latest: Russia, Uzbekistan evacuate nationals from China

The Latest: Russia, Uzbekistan evacuate nationals from China

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Russia and Uzbekistan have evacuated hundreds of people from China, most of them from the epicenter of a viral outbreak in the city of WuhanByThe Associated PressFebruary 5, 2020, 9:46 AM3 min readBEIJING -- The Latest on a virus outbreak that began in China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Russia and Uzbekistan have evacuated hundreds of people from China, most of them from the epicenter of a viral outbreak in the city of Wuhan. All evacuees will be quarantined for 14 days. In Russia, two military planes with a total of 144 people — Russians and nationals of Belarus, Ukraine and Armenia — landed in Tyumen on Wednesday. The Defense Ministry says none of the evacuees has shown signs of being infected with the virus. Russia has reported two cases of coronavirus, both Chinese nationals who a...
Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

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Carlos Queiroz has guided Iran to two successive World Cup finalsMonday, June 12, 2017Iran have become the second team to advance through qualifying to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tehran.Goals from Sardar Kazmoun and Mehdi Taremi earned a victory which secures the Iranians top spot in Asian qualifying group A with two games still to go.Led by former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz, Iran booked their place in next year's finals alongside Brazil and hosts Russia.Kazmoun opened the scoring in the 23rd minute and then produced the cross from which Taremi sealed the victory in injury time.It marks the fifth time Iran have qualified for the World Cup finals and the first time they have achieved the feat twice in succession.Let's block ads! (Why?)...