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Sun, 01 Aug 2021

Even amid Delta surge, Fauci says US not headed back to lockdown

"I don't think we're going to see lockdowns," says Fauci ...
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Sun, 01 Aug 2021

Turkey wildfires death toll rises to eight

Turkey has suffered the worst fires in at least a decade, official data show, with nearly 95,000 hectares (235,000 acres) burned so far this year ...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Pak vs WI: Muhammad Rizwan becomes batsman with most T20 runs in a year

Hits record on 43rd run of today's innings against West Indies ...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2021

US president appoints Pakistan-born Khizr Khan as religious freedom commission chief

"Today's announcement underscores the president's commitment to build an administration that looks like America and reflects people of all faiths," says White House. ...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Saudi Arabia allows entry to fully vaccinated tourists

Tourists must show vaccination cards and PCR reports to enter the kingdom ...
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Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Biden steps up efforts to fight virus surge fueled by Delta variant

The White House said ahead of the address that all four million federal employees and on-site contractors "will be asked to attest to their vaccination status ...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Covax expecting 250 million donated doses in 6-8 weeks: WHO

The WHO has raged against the drastic imbalance in access to COVID-19 vaccines between rich and poor nations ...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2021

4 billion anti-COVID shots injected worldwide

Forty percent (1.6 billion) of the four billion shots have been administered in China ...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Poor village school teacher Pedro Castillo becomes Peru's president

Pedro Castillo was born to peasants in the tiny village of Puna in the historic Cajamarca region, where he worked as a teacher for 24 years ...
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Afghanistan will not be base for separatists: Taliban tell China

"The Islamic Emirate assured China that Afghanistan's soil would not be used against any country's security," Taliban say ...
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Wearing facemasks mandatory even for vaccinated people in high-risk US areas

President Joe Biden said the announcement showed that America needs to "do better" on vaccinations ...
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Several hurt in blast at German chemical site

The explosion could be heard far and wide and sent a thick column of black smoke into the air ...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Thousands of Afghan families escape fighting in former Taliban bastion

Since early May, violence has surged across several provinces, forcing people to flee ...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Anti-Covid restrictions protests held in many countries

"Freedom, freedom", chanted demonstrators in France, carrying placards denouncing "Macron, Tyrant", "Big Pharma shackles freedom ...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Protests across Italy against Covid certificates

The Green Pass is an extension of the EU´s digital Covid certificate ...
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Sat, 24 Jul 2021

India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 115

Torrential downpours have lashed India's western coast in recent days, leaving dozens missing near the financial capital Mumbai ...
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Sat, 24 Jul 2021

Blinken to raise human rights issues during India visit next week

This will be US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's first trip to India since taking office ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Swedish prisoners demand pizzas in exchange for prison guard hostages

Inmates, both doing time for murder, made two demands -- a helicopter to escape and 20 pizzas for other inmates ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2021

With strategic momentum, Taliban offensive far from assured: US general

US President Joe Biden has also said that a Taliban takeover is "not inevitable ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2021

France launches controversial vaccine pass as fourth wave hits

In France, the number of new infections over 24 hours shot up to 21,000 on Wednesday, the highest level since early May ...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Severe rainstorms kill 12 in flooded China subway

Around 200,000 city residents have been evacuated, local government officials say ...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Asia witnesses re-surge in Covid infections as Delta variant unsettles world

Nearly 3.7 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered globally ...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021

France witnesses sharp increase in Covid-19 infections due to Delta variant

The French authorities said an increase has been witnessed in the spread of the virus of around 150 percent in the last week which was never seen before ...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Vaccinated White House official tests positive for Covid: spokeswoman

Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki said a fully vaccinated White House official tested positive for Covid-19 off campus ...
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Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Iran registers record daily coronavirus caseload

In last 24 hours, Iran registered a record 27,444 new infections, bringing total number of positive cases to 3,576,148 ...
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Tue, 20 Jul 2021

After conquering Earth, Jeff Bezos completes new mission in space

The Amazon founder spent a few minutes in space on reusable rocket built by his firm Blue Origin as part of a four-member crew ...
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Tue, 20 Jul 2021

India's coronavirus deaths 10 times higher than official data, study shows

The study suggests that between 3.4 million and 4.7 million people had died from the virus ...
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Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Iraq market blast kills at least 21, injures 33: medical source

Blast in the densely-populated suburb of Sadr City came as shoppers crowded market buying food ahead of Eidul Adha ...
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Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Turkey planning talks with Taliban over Kabul airport, says Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said they were planning talks with the Taliban over the refusal to let Ankara run Kabul airport following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan ...
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Mon, 19 Jul 2021

US, allies condemn China for 'malicious' cyber activity: US official

China's Ministry of State Security "uses criminal contract hackers to conduct unsanctioned cyber operations globally," says US official ...
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