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Protesters vandalize US legislators homes

The homes of Democrat Nancy Pelosi and Republican Mitch McConnell were targeted after relief cheques were not increased. Police in the United States say they...

Senior Chinese leader meets Nepal PM amid political crisis

Senior Chinese Communist Party leader holds talks with Prime Minister Oli and President as the ruling communist party on the verge of split. A Chinese...

WHO-led COVID drug scheme doubles down on antibodies

WHO-led scheme to supply COVID-19 drugs to poor countries is betting on experimental monoclonal antibody treatments and steroids. The WHO draft document, seen by a...

One-month Lockdown in England could be extended

One-month lockdown for England announced by PM Boris Johnson this weekend could be extended as UK struggles to contain a second wave. After resisting the...

KSA allows foreign pilgrims to enter for Umrah

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ready to host about 10,000 foreign pilgrims to perform Umrah after a seven-month pause. Some 10,000 foreign pilgrims are arriving in...

Circuit judge blocks Kentucky governor’s Covid-19 executive orders

Circuit Judge ordered Kentucky Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 that Kentuckians must wear mask in public. A circuit judge...

Berlin expects breakthrough in EU migration dispute this year

Berlin said it wants EU nations to overcome a deadlock on how to handle refugees and migrants this year, dispute that divided the 27-member...

Kiwi Prime Minister launches election campaign with promises of jobs, financing

Kiwi PM Jacinda Ardern launched election campaign with promises of jobs and extra financing for small businesses as a severe economic downturn looms. With promises...

Covid cases surges on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, doctors warn deaths undetected

Covid cases and deaths are surging along Colombia’s Caribbean coast as the region becomes the epicenter of the pandemic in the Andean country. Latin America’s...

Boris Johnson father defends trip to Greece despite COVID-19 advisory

Boris Johnson father defended his decision to fly to Greece even though at that time government advice for UK nationals to avoid all but...

Public health report says Asian and Black more likely to die...

Public health report says Asian and Black people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with Covid,reinforcing previous...

Dubai real estate agencies decide to launch own listings portals

Dubai real estate agencies revived plans to launch their own jointly-owned property listings portals and apps and take on the dominance of Bayut Finder. Plans...

WHO and Thirty countries launch alliance to share COVID-19 tools

WHO and Thirty countries led by Costa Rica launched an initiative aimed at sharing vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle the global pandemic. While...

Saudi minister clarify the mechanism for the return of employees

Saudi Minister of Human Resource Ahmed bin Sulaiman Al Rajhi has announced that public sector employees can resume work gradually starting Sunday,May 31. The new...

Prime Minister Rutte did not visit dying mother due to lockdown...

Prime Minister Mark Rutte did not visit his 96-year-old mother dying mother until end due to coronavirus rules,Office says. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte did...

Oxford University vaccine trial 50% chance of success

Oxford University in charge of developing a Covid vaccine said a decline in the infection rate will make it difficult to prove whether it's...

British PM resists calls to sack senior adviser

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls from opposition parties to sack Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km to northern England. Cummings, who masterminded...

Creditors in Argentina ready to resume debt talks

Creditors in Argentina invited to sign a non-disclosure agreement by government, signaling that talks could be moving to the next phase. The Exchange Bondholder Group,...

Thailand starts Covid-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand has started testing a vaccine against the coronavirus on monkeys after positive trials in mice, an official said. The Thai vaccine uses messenger RNA,...

Bolivia minister arrested for ‘ventilator corruption’

Bolivia's health minister arrested on suspicion of corruption related to the overpriced purchase of ventilators to fight COVID-19. Police arrest Navajas, a day after President...

All private health facilities in Dubai will be able to resume

All private health facilities in Dubai will be able to resume most of their alternative medical therapies with immediate effect, except for dental and...

President Trump administration awards contract to make COVID-19 drugs

President Trump administration awarded a four-year, $354m contract to Phlow Corp to make COVID-19 drugs, other essential drugs and their ingredients. The pandemic has laid...