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US sees biggest yet single-day surge in coronavirus cases

The worst-affected in the world right now, US’s daily tally reported 45,242 new cases today

27 Jun 2020 8:41 PM

Hong Kong police ban protest against China's national security law

The law is expected to be voted on during a National People's Congress Standing Committee meeting to be held from Sunday to Tuesday

27 Jun 2020 2:53 PM

Pakistan ready to reopen Kartarpur corridor from Monday

India had temporarily suspended the pilgrimage and registration for the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan in view of coronavirus outbreak

27 Jun 2020 1:38 PM

Food markets become virus hotspots in Latin America

Every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus

27 Jun 2020 12:17 PM

Sri Lanka Telugu community fears decline of traditional ways

The pause in livelihoods due to COVID-19 has only accelerated the decline of their traditional arts, say community elders

27 Jun 2020 10:55 AM

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China, South Korea report new cases in double digits

A recent report said testing found only a few cases without a link to Beijing market and the steps taken mean the risk of spread is low

27 Jun 2020 10:35 AM

Even before virus, communities in US feel loss of newspapers

Digital outlets also have limitations, since many people in poor and rural areas are unable to count on reliable high-speed Internet

27 Jun 2020 9:58 AM

Coronavirus posts on Facebook will come with a notification on its source and published time

“Our goal is to make it easier for people to identify content that’s timely, reliable and most valuable to them,” a Facebook official said.

26 Jun 2020 7:25 PM

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare

The legal push is sure to be an important political battleground in the presidential election in a November vote

26 Jun 2020 3:31 PM

Virus taking stronger hold in the US

The US, which counts the most infections in the world, is seeing daily jumps in COVID-19 cases nearing the peak reached during late April

26 Jun 2020 2:07 PM

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Mexican president slammed after comments on women staying at home

President Obrador suggested the tradition of women staying at home to take care of older family members was key to battling the coronavirus

26 Jun 2020 12:27 PM

Australia starts virus testing blitz to stop second wave in Melbourne

30 new COVID-19 infections reported in Melbourne overnight in a continuing outbreak that has raised fears of a second wave in Australia

26 Jun 2020 12:09 PM

Fuel prices hiked for 20th day; Petrol, diesel price crosses Rs 80-mark in Delhi

Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 80.13 per litre from Rs 79.92 while diesel rates were increased to Rs 80.19 a litre from Rs 80.02

26 Jun 2020 11:12 AM

Authoritarian regimes are using virus to silence its critics, ex-leaders warn

500 signatories, including more than 60 former leaders, wrote an open letter organised by Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

25 Jun 2020 3:16 PM

Who hasn't heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

UN says scores of migrants arriving in Somalia every day are unaware of the pandemic that's wreaking havoc all over the world

25 Jun 2020 2:54 PM

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Arunachal Pradesh reports first COVID-19 death

The 43-year-old woman succumbed to the disease was suffering from chronic kidney disease and had returned from Delhi on June 11

25 Jun 2020 2:00 PM

Australia reports biggest daily rise in two months

Family get-togethers might have played a big role in the surge as it comes just weeks after Australia began easing social distancing

25 Jun 2020 11:36 AM

Fuel prices hiked for 19th day, diesel remains higher than petrol in Delhi

In 19 straight days, diesel price has gone up by Rs 10.63 per litre. Petrol price hiked on 18 occasions and now totals to Rs 8.66 a litre

25 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Americans not allowed into 30+ European countries

As Europe reopens its borders, American visitors will not be welcome owing to surging virus numbers in USA and Trump’s recent ban

25 Jun 2020 10:39 AM

Infections spike among youngsters as US reopens

A disturbing generational shift can be observed in US’s coronavirus surge, but it poses danger to older people who cross youngsters’ paths

25 Jun 2020 9:43 AM

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