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Covid-19 fatality rate falls to 1.93%

Apart from effective treatment in hospitals, measures like supervised home isolation, use of non-invasive oxygen support and improved services of ambulances for ferrying patients for prompt and timely...

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Russian Federation begins production of COVID-19 vaccine

Russian Federation begins production of COVID-19 vaccine

Moscow's Gamaleya Institute, which developed the vaccine, said previously that Russian Federation would be producing about five million doses a month by December-January, Interfax said. It is becaus...

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'I'll Start Looking at' Pardoning Edward Snowden By Cointelegraph

'I'll Start Looking at' Pardoning Edward Snowden By Cointelegraph

There are many many people, it seems to be a split decision", Trump said Saturday during a news briefing at his Bedminster club in New Jersey. Snowden's revelations about the NSA, Britain's GCHQ, an...

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New COVID-19 cases continue to plunge

New COVID-19 cases continue to plunge

There are 7,468 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 3 new deaths reported. The latest numbers show 307 patients were hospitalized, compared with 313 on Friday; 140 patients required ...

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The coronavirus from China is new, and that makes everything dicier

Later in the day, South Korea's foreign ministry raised the travel advisory level for Wuhan and the Hubei region to "red alert" and recommended its citizens to evacuate the region. There are no repo...

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Holidaymakers arrive back in UK with minutes to spare before quarantine deadline

Holidaymakers arrive back in UK with minutes to spare before quarantine deadline

British Airways is charging 452 pounds (about 592 USA dollars) for the cheapest tickets to fly direct from Paris to London Heathrow, while the same journey on Saturday can be made for just 66 pounds (...

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NSW Premier apologises for Ruby Princess COVID-19 fiasco

NSW Premier apologises for Ruby Princess COVID-19 fiasco

The 320-page report from the Special Commission of Inquiry into Ruby Princess, launched on April 15, was sent to New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian. He found the NSW government also erred by a...

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Multiple Officers Shot in Texas, Suspect Barricaded in Home

Multiple Officers Shot in Texas, Suspect Barricaded in Home

Police in Texas say "multiple" officers have been injured in a shooting in Cedar Park, 20 miles outside downtown Austin. Police later issued an update saying that three officers had been hit, but ...

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Officer in Floyd Arrest: I Was a 'Human Traffic Cone'

Officer in Floyd Arrest: I Was a 'Human Traffic Cone'

In the video , Thao tells FBI investigators and representatives from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension he did not see all of the actions of his fellow officers, including his partner Dere...

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On Independence Day, Kamala Harris Discusses Her Indian Heritage, Love for Idli

On Independence Day, Kamala Harris Discusses Her Indian Heritage, Love for Idli

The President's latest remarks on the conspiracy came a day after his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner denied to CBS News that the President's remarks were "promoting it", but that "at the end of ...

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United States financial aid to Lebanon depends on reforms

United States financial aid to Lebanon depends on reforms

The current situation in Lebanon made it impossible to organize elections "that would enable a genuine representation of the people", Aoun said in an interview, speaking mostly through a translator....

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With 63,490 new cases, India`s coronavirus tally nears 2.6 million mark

With 63,490 new cases, India`s coronavirus tally nears 2.6 million mark

What is surprising, of course, is that India has implemented one of the most stringent lockdowns in the world. And yet, the number of cases is climbing up in an nearly unstoppable fashion, month after...

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Still Unknown: Where Did New Zealand Outbreak Originate?

Still Unknown: Where Did New Zealand Outbreak Originate?

The opposition National Party would like it delayed, they said, in the hope that Ardern loses some of her lustre once hardships caused by the lockdown begin to bite. Hipkins said 23,682 tests had been...

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Ardern Delays New Zealand Election by Four Weeks to October 17

At a press conference hold on Monday, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield expressed that "The case from the managed isolation is a child returning New Zealand from Afghanistan via Dubai on Au...

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Former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan dies of COVID-19

Former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan dies of COVID-19

He worked to strengthen the BJP in UP along with public service. Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Chetan Chauhan , one of Indian cricket's most well-known openers, died on Sunday from COVID-19 re...

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Australia: Husband saves wife by punching shark

Australia: Husband saves wife by punching shark

An Australian man managed to save his wife from a shark attack by jumping off his surfboard and punching the shark repeatedly until it went away, according to multiple reports. a tremendous act of bra...

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Russian Federation produces first batch of virus vaccine: ministry

Russian Federation produces first batch of virus vaccine: ministry

There are now more than 30 COVID-19 vaccines in human trials around the world, including Imperial's candidate. Russian Federation said Saturday that it has produced the first batch of its coronav...

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Ship leaking oil off Mauritius splits in half

Ship leaking oil off Mauritius splits in half

Last week, Mr Jugnauth declared a state of emergency and appealed for worldwide help. After bad weather delayed their efforts earlier in the weekend, two tug boats were underway Sunday, officials told...

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Cong accuses BJP of controlling Facebook; saffron party hits back

Cong accuses BJP of controlling Facebook; saffron party hits back

Singh is BJP's only MLA in Telanagan assebly and is infamous for for making communally provocative statements. In the report published on Friday, the U.S. Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken, at a vi...

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New Zealand Extends Auckland Lockdown as Virus Cluster Grows

There are two investigations underway on global travellers - one who turned up in Japan with COVID-19 on arrival and one who travelled to Belgium and tested positive on arrival. All have a connection ...

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Lake Hughes Fire: California bull greets crews

Lake Hughes Fire: California bull greets crews

Affiliate KCAL in Los Angeles reported , "The Lake Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest between Santa Clarita and Palmdale reached 17,482 acres and was 12% contained as of Friday night"....

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Somalia's Elite Hotel in Mogadishu hit by vehicle bomb and gun attack

Somalia's Elite Hotel in Mogadishu hit by vehicle bomb and gun attack

Medical workers and other Somalis help a civilian woman, who was wounded when a powerful vehicle bomb blew off the security gates to the Elite Hotel, as she arrives at a hospital in Mogadishu, Somali...

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Israel says Bahrain, Oman may follow UAE deal

Israel says Bahrain, Oman may follow UAE deal

The deal to normalize UAE-Israel ties was announced by U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, forestalling Israel's controversial plans to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank. "There...

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Thai protests: Thousands gather in Bangkok to demand reforms

Thai protests: Thousands gather in Bangkok to demand reforms

Anti-government protests first emerged late past year after courts banned Future Forward, the most vocal party opposing the government of former junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha and one that drew strong...

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Kamala Harris On Her Proud Indian Heritage,Love For Idli,Long Walks in Chennai

Kamala Harris On Her Proud Indian Heritage,Love For Idli,Long Walks in Chennai

She also spoke about the "long walks" she took with her grand-father P.V. Gopalan, an Indian freedom-fighter, who became a civil servant and was assigned by the Indian government to help Zambia deal w...

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S.Korea accuses religious sect leader as COVID-19 cases surge - International

S.Korea accuses religious sect leader as COVID-19 cases surge - International

It appears the protests organized by conservative activist and church groups mainly involved people over 60, who are considered at higher risk for complications linked to COVID-19. The outbreak has no...

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India delivers 58 MT of relief material to blast-hit Lebanon

India delivers 58 MT of relief material to blast-hit Lebanon

Iran is also ready to help with reconstruction and the crumbling electricity sector, he said. Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Saturday that worldwide aid pledged following a massive explosion...

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Trump says universal mail-in voting would be 'catastrophic'

Trump says universal mail-in voting would be 'catastrophic'

Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich on Thursday joined other Senate Democrats in signing a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expressing concern about policy changes they say are causing mail delive...

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Stranded tanker breaks in two off the coast of Mauritius

Stranded tanker breaks in two off the coast of Mauritius

Unfortunately, things are expected to get much worse. The fuel has now been transferred to shore by helicopter and to another ship owned by the same Japanese firm, Nagashiki Shipping. Local coast ...

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South Korea, U.S. delay military drills over COVID-19 concerns

South Korea, U.S. delay military drills over COVID-19 concerns

The new cases bring the country's tally to 15,318 infections, with 305 deaths. Officials also anxious about demonstrations by thousands of anti-government protesters in Seoul on Saturday, the 75th...

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Belarus leader Lukashenko talks to Russian President Putin, discusses protests

Belarus leader Lukashenko talks to Russian President Putin, discusses protests

However, Kate Shmatsina, an analyst at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, told DW that Lukashenko was warning that the instability could have a spill-over effect in Russian Federation. An...

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75th anniversary of VJ Day - the day WWII ended with Japan's surrender

75th anniversary of VJ Day - the day WWII ended with Japan's surrender

Mr Abe last visited the shrine in December 2013 to mark his first year in power, sparking fury in China and South Korea and earning a rare diplomatic rebuke from Japan's close ally, the United States....

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Ex-lawyer reveals Trump's tax fraud, back channel to Putin

Ex-lawyer reveals Trump's tax fraud, back channel to Putin

His book has been the center of controversy for months now. As with testimony he gave to Congress before heading to prison, Cohen writes in the book that Trump was interested in pursuing a hotel pro...

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North Korean Leader Replaces Premier and Lifts Virus Lockdown

North Korean Leader Replaces Premier and Lifts Virus Lockdown

It said many streets, bridges, and railroad sections were ruined along with a dam of an uncanny energy station gave way. On July 26, meanwhile, KCNA said a person who defected to South Korea three...

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School boards 'frustrated and concerned' by Ford government's reopening plan

School boards 'frustrated and concerned' by Ford government's reopening plan

The Ontario government is providing more than half a billion dollars in supports to school boards to ensure schools across the province will reopen safely in September and to protect students and ...

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