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Saudi embassy in Philippines begins receiving work visa applications

The Saudi embassy in the Philippines has said it will start receiving applications for work visas as of Monday (21st September) from...

Philippines: Manila Bay gets makeover; crowds flock amid pandemic

The Manila Bay drew a crowd along Roxas Boulevard in Manila on Sunday as people hoped to experience walking on the synthetic...

Facebook Accused of Watching Instagram Users Through Cameras

Facebook Inc.is being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorized use of their mobile phone cameras.

AstraZeneca denies COVID-19 vaccine trial subject had nerve ailment

AstraZeneca Plc, the drugmaker working with the University of Oxford on a COVID-19 vaccine, contradicted a report that a volunteer in U.K. tests of...

UAE: Wanted international drug kingpin arrested in Dubai

The Dubai Police have arrested Denis Matoshi, a leader of the Albanian-speaking "Kompania Bello" gang, a transnational organised crime syndicate involved in...

Worldwide cases exceed 30 million, deaths surpass 945,000

Global coronavirus cases has now infected a total of over 30 million people worldwide, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing.

India accuses China of violating pacts, militarising border

India’s defence minister accused China on Tuesday of violating past border agreements and expanding its troop deployments along a disputed mountainous frontier...

Emirates A380 flights to Moscow resumed due to increased demand

Dubai's Emirates Airlines has announced it will resume its A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport, DME, following an increase in market demand.

Astronomers find possible signs of life on Venus

Astronomers announced on Monday that they have identified rare molecules in the clouds of Venus that provide "hints of life" on Earth's...

Trump holds campaign rally indoors despite COVID-19 concerns

President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor...

India: Coronavirus cases surge to 4.85 million

India has recorded 92,071 new cases of the coronavirus, taking total cases to 4.85 million, the federal health ministry said on Monday.

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move...

Air Bubble Agreement: Indians can now return to Bahrain

The Air Bubble arrangement between India and Bahrain has been operationalized to facilitate travel between the two countries, revealed the Indian Embassy...

WHO: World should learn from Pakistan on dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

Pakistan’s successful handling of the coronavirus pandemic is getting international recognition and even the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom, has...

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial set to recommence

Advanced trials of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine developed by a team at Oxford University in partnership with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca are set...

Virus cases top two million in wider Middle East, says WHO

Coronavirus cases in the wider Middle East from Morocco to Pakistan have topped two million, the World Health Organization said. The caseload...

India-Bahrain agree to operate ‘air bubble’ flights

An agreement between India and Bahrain to operate flights via an "air-bubble" has been finalised.The Indian Embassy on...

India: 3.5 magnitude earthquake hits Mumbai

An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale occurred 98-km north of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Friday, said National Centre for Seismology...

India, China border tensions ease after deal is struck

India and China have agreed to "disengage as soon as possible" after troops engaged in a series of clashes at their disputed...

Beirut fire: Large blaze erupts in port a month after explosion

A fire at Beirut port on Thursday sent up a large column of black smoke into the sky over the Lebanese capital...
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