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Cross-party group to lead first UK COVID inquiry

Cross-party group organisers are hoping that findings of coronavirus inquiry will be used to inform response to potential second wave. The only UK inquiry to...

Foreign doctors in Canada hopes fading for fast-track licenses

Foreign doctors hopes fading as only about two dozen licenses approved in Ontario and none in British Columbia, according to medical colleges. Canada’s effort to...

To avoid gaining weight during lockdown, no need to stop eating

The researchers found that the resulting stress, anxiety, tiredness and boredom of lockdown are the main causes of unhealthy eating and sedentary behaviour. The novelty...

Canadian Work permit numbers remain steady since March

Canadian Work permit numbers have dipped from the same timeframe in 2019, but maintain consistent fluctuations seen in previous years. The number of work permit...

Singapore People’s Action Party on track to retain power

Singapore’s ruling party is on track to retain power comfortably, early counting of votes from Friday’s general election showed, but opponents make gains. Singapore People's...

Hassan Diab sues American University of Beirut for $1m

Hassan Diab's lawsuit for exit package claims comes as American University of Beirut struggling for its financial survival in COVID affected situation. Lebanese Prime Minister...

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...

Emmanuel Macron reshuffles government to rescue coronavirus-ravaged economy

Emmanuel Macron’s reshuffled government with conservatives given prominent roles in efforts to rescue France’s coronavirus-ravaged economy. Reappointed as finance minister, Bruno Le Maire promised a...

US Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down, setback to Trump

US federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is...

Ennahda Movement to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh’s government

Ennahda Movement decided to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh's government as opposition demanding Prime Minister to resign over alleged conflict of interest. Ennahdha, the biggest party...

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...

Dominican Republic party likely to lose coronavirus-hit vote

Dominican Liberation Party is set to lose power after 16 years over its mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak, presidential polls suggest. The Dominican Republic heads...

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend tested positive for coronavirus

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend and a top fundraising official in the president's re-election campaign Kimberly Guilfoyle contracts coronavirus. Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News...

Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns over political pressure

Ukraine's central bank chief Yakiv Smoliy has resigned over political pressure while IMF calls on Ukraine to keep its bank independent. Ukraine's central bank chief...

George Bush close officials endorse Biden

The '43 Alumni for Biden' super PAC seeks to unseat President Donald Trump, who they say is unfit to lead the United States. Hundreds of...

Healthcare workers staged protest across France demanding pay hikes

Healthcare workers rallies demanding pay hikes come as the French government prepares to wrap up weeks of talks on hospital overhauls. Doctors, nurses and other...

Bahrain to pay 50% of salaries for private firms

Bahrain’s government said that it would pay 50% of salaries for private company workers in sectors that hard-hit by pandemic, state news agency reported. The...

Samsung heir dodges corruption indictment

Samsung heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee scored a symbolic victory after a civilian review panel recommended against indicting billionaire on charges of corruption. In a major...

Belarus President accuses Russia of election meddling

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko says external forces stand behind his opponents, disseminating information to discredit him. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has accused Russia of meddling...

French territory to vote on independence from France on October 4

French Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on independence from France on October 4, a month later than originally planned. The...

US mulls new tariffs on $3.1bn of European,UK exports

US weighing new tariffs on $3.1 billion of exports from France, Germany, Spain and UK, adding to an arsenal Trump govt is threatening to...
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