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Coronavirus cases surge in US, but slow in China, South Korea

World Health Organization reported largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours

22 Jun 2020 1:27 PM

Oil prices drop on demand worries as coronavirus cases rise

A rise in US crude stockpiles to a record high for a second week in a row also weighed on sentiment

18 Jun 2020 9:27 AM

Despite disagreements, US offers help in cleaning huge Russian oil spill

President Vladimir Putin declared an emergency and said he expects the company to pay for the clean up, which could take years

07 Jun 2020 12:34 PM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledges USD 37 million to fight racism

Pichai also urged his employees to stand together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to honour

04 Jun 2020 2:38 PM

Oil hits three-month high over hopes for output cuts

OPEC countries including Russia may extend production cuts of 9.7 million barrels per day, or about 10% of global output into July or August

03 Jun 2020 11:35 AM

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 3,75,000

United States recorded most deaths, with 105,160, ahead of Britain with 39,045, Italy with 33,475, Brazil with 29,937 and France at 28,833

02 Jun 2020 1:23 PM

Violence won't bring back Floyd, says victim’s brother

The crowd chanted, “What's his name? George Floyd!” and “One down, three to go!” in reference to four officers involved in Floyd's arrest

02 Jun 2020 12:12 PM

Amid racial unrest, Trump brands himself 'president of law and order'

Trump vowed to deploy the US military to America’s own cities to quell a rise of violent protests

02 Jun 2020 11:03 AM

WHO seeks good ties with US despite Trump's exit move

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he hoped his organisation could continue its longstanding collaboration with the United States

02 Jun 2020 10:13 AM

Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Apart from Indian firms, 18 other companies, including 8 American and 3 Brazilian are selected to manufacture critical breathing devices

30 May 2020 2:33 PM

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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll surpasses Spain's

Brazil is second in the number of confirmed cases, though trailing far behind the United States which has 1.7 million infections

30 May 2020 11:02 AM

US slams China for Sikkim, Ladakh aggression

Indian and Chinese troops had clashed in early May, resulting in injuries to both sides

21 May 2020 2:59 PM

Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million with over 3,26,000 deaths

Latin America accounted for around a third of the 91,000 cases reported earlier this week

21 May 2020 1:32 PM

Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule, asserts independence

China views Taiwan as part of its territory and has vowed to seize it by force if necessary

20 May 2020 2:02 PM

Johnson & Johnson stops selling baby powder in US, Canada

J&J faces more than 16,000 lawsuits from consumers claiming its talc products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, caused their cancer

20 May 2020 9:32 AM

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WHO to review covid response after Trump attack

WHO Director-General Tedros us acknowledged there had been shortcomings and told the virtual assembly he welcomed calls for a review

19 May 2020 1:12 PM

Just don't want to talk to Xi Jinping right now: Trump

The US’s criticism on how Chinese leadership handled the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spat between both the countries

16 May 2020 12:51 PM

US blames Islamic State on Kabul maternity hospital attack

Afghan president orders military to switch to “offensive mode” against the Taliban following the hospital attack and another suicide bombing

15 May 2020 12:18 PM

US unveils 18-point plan to hold China accountable for coronavirus outbreak

The prominent suggestions include moving manufacturing chain from China and deepening military-strategic ties with India, Vietnam and Taiwan

15 May 2020 9:22 AM

Chinese hackers stealing research on coronavirus vaccine: FBI

The hackers are also targeting information and intellectual property on treatments and testing for COVID-19

12 May 2020 11:27 AM

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