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Oxford vaccine trial on hold over safety concern

AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine because of an...

Cebu Pacific to increase weekly flights between Manila and Dubai

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, will increase its flight frequency between Manila and Dubai to thrice weekly from the...

UAE, Israel to sign peace deal on September 15

The UAE and Israel will sign their historic peace deal known as the Abraham Accord in Washington D.C., on September 15, a...

Philippines pardons US Marine for killing transgender woman

A United States Marine convicted of killing a transgender woman in the Philippines in 2014 has been granted an "absolute pardon" by President Rodrigo...

Djokovic disqualified from US Open for accidentally hitting judge

Novak Djokovic was dramatically disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after accidentally striking a female lines judge with a ball in...

Coronavirus: India becomes second worst-hit country

India's increasing caseload made it the pandemic's second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday.The 90,802 cases added...

UK sees highest spike in COVID-19 cases since May

Britain has recorded its highest daily number of new coronavirus cases since May, with 2,988 new infections announced on Sunday.

Bangladesh Mosque Blast: Death toll rises to 24

The death toll from a gas pipeline explosion in a mosque outside Bangladesh's capital rose to 24 on Sunday while authorities were...

India tops four million virus cases as pandemic rages

India has become the third country to pass four million coronavirus infections, setting a new record daily surge in cases on Saturday...

China’s first reusable spacecraft lands after 2-day flight

China’s first reusable spacecraft landed Sunday after two days in orbit, a possible step toward lower-cost space flight, the government announced.

Emirates employees to be paid in full from October

Emirates airline will restore full salaries of its employees from next month, its spokesperson confirmed to Khaleej Times on Saturday, September 5.

Amman to rejoin Emirates network from September 8

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Amman, Jordan from 8 September. The resumption of flights to the Jordanian capital...

WHO: No widespread COVID-19 vaccinations until mid-2021

The World Health Organization does not expect widespread vaccinations against COVID-19 until the middle of next year, a spokeswoman said.

Russian vaccine is safe and induces antibody response, says report

According to an article published in The Lancet journal, Sputnik V, the world’s first registered coronavirus vaccine, approved by Russia last month,...

Ban on 118 Chinese apps will hurt India’s economy, says Beijing

China on Thursday accused India of “abusing” the concept of national security by harming the rights of Chinese investors and the interests...

India reports daily jump of 83,341 coronavirus cases

India reported a daily jump of 83,341 coronavirus infections on Friday, taking its tally to 3.94 million, health ministry data showed, as...

Over 40 crew missing after cattle ship capsizes in Japan

More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in...

United Airlines will furlough 16,000 of its employees

United Airlines on Wednesday said 16,000 of its employees face an involuntary furlough as early as next month, as the aviation industry...

Flights from Russia to UAE, Egypt and Maldives resumed

Russia has resumed international flights with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, a government order published on Thursday showed.

India becomes the world’s new coronavirus epicenter

India, a nation of 1.4 billion people, is fast becoming the world’s coronavirus epicenter.Daily cases have been...
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