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Trump hails ‘exceptional’ Modi at huge India rally

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US President Donald Trump received a red-carpet welcome in the world’s biggest democracy Monday, addressing a huge rally at a ...

Italy reports fourth coronavirus death as infections mount

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Italy reported Monday its fourth death from the new coronavirus, an 84-year old man in the northern Lombardy region, as the number ...

‘No one cares’: Locked-in Wuhan residents adapt to find food

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The lockdown of Guo Jing’s neighbourhood in Wuhan – the city at the heart of China’s new coronavirus epidemic – came ...

Seoul bears brunt as Asia, European markets dive on pandemic fear

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Seoul led a sharp drop across Asian and European equity markets Monday as South Korea announced a surge in COVID-19 infections, ...

Armani holds closed-door runway show as virus cases spike in Italy

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Giorgio Armani held its Milan Fashion Week show behind closed doors Sunday after Italy announced a spike in coronavirus cases and ...

Britain starts hearing US case for extraditing Assange

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Britain on Monday starts hearing Washington’s extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in (picture) a test ...

Over 760 COVID-19 cases registered in South Korea, seven deaths reported

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SEOUL – The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has gone up to 763 in South Korea, with seven deaths from the novel ...

Death toll from COVID-19 in China approaching 2,600

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BEIJING  – The death toll from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has gone up to 2,592 in mainland China, with the total ...

Therapeutic trial results against COVID-19 expected in 3 weeks: WHO

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GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Thursday that preliminary results from clinical trials of therapeutics ...

Week-long Afghanistan ‘reduction in violence’ to start Saturday

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KABUL – A week-long “reduction in violence” between the Taliban, the US, and Afghan security forces will commence ...
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Russia meddling in US election to boost Trump, lawmakers told

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WASHINGTON – Russia is interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get Donald Trump (picture) re-elected, US intelligence ...

Tourists brave sub-zero temperatures for a night at Sweden’s ice hotel

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SWEDEN – High above the Arctic Circle and nestled in the snow-dusted forests of northern Sweden, gaggles of tourists gathered ...