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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Lebanon: Huge explosions rock Beirut, many killed

 Twin explosions rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, injuring hundreds and caused extensive damage across the...

Google launches its first 5G phones

Google’s first 5G-enabled phones, Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5, will be available this fall at a starting price of $499, the...

COVID-19: Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medication

Rival drugmakers AbbVie Inc, Amgen Inc and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Inc on Monday said they have begun treating patients in a trial to...

Philippines Duterte puts Metro Manila back under strict lockdown

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a reimposition of a strict quarantine status in the country’s National Capital Region (NCR) and surrounding provinces.

India Reports Over 52,000 New Coronavirus Infections

India reported 52,972 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1.8 million, data from the Ministry of...

UAE Repatriation: Over 275,000 Indians fly back home

Out of 500,000 Indians in the UAE who had registered for repatriation, more than 275,000 have so far gone home, the Consulate...

WHO warns of ‘lengthy’ pandemic as global COVID-19 cases cross 18...

The number of global COVID-19 infections surged past 18 million on Sunday, August 2, while the death toll has crossed 688,939, according...

COVID-19: Russia plans to begin mass vaccinations in October

Russia is gearing up to begin mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus from October, the country's health minister said.Speaking...

Philippines losing COVID-19 war, doctors warn Duterte

Dozens of doctors’ groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a...

India suspends scheduled international flights until August 31

India extended the suspension of scheduled international flights to and from the country till August 31.However, this restriction...

British PM Boris Johnson postpones easing lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is postponing some planned measures to ease the lockdown because coronavirus cases are on the rise for...

Europe facing a second wave of COVID-19, says UK health minister

Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was worried about a second wave of coronavirus infections in Europe and that the government...

Philippines: Restrictions Extended in Manila as Cases Surge

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday extended coronavirus restrictions in the capital Manila until mid-August and said the Southeast Asian country would...

India enforces mandatory quarantine for international arrivals

Anticipating a steady rise in passenger arrivals at international airports from Aug. 1, India’s Civil Aviation Ministry here on Thursday reiterated that anyone traveling...

US records a COVID-19 death every minute as total passes 150,000

One person in the United States died about every minute from COVID-19 on Wednesday as the national death toll surpassed 150,000, the...

India: Record spike of 52,123 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

COVID-19 cases in India crossed the 50,000 mark in a single day for the first time, pushing the virus tally to 1,583,792,...

Emirates to resume flights to Clark from August 1

Emirates announces the resumption of passenger services to Clark with six weekly flights from 1 August, boosting its global network to 68...

Air travel not expected to recover until 2024

Global air travel is recovering more slowly than expected and it will take until 2024 to return to pre-pandemic levels, the trade...

India announces more repatriation flights from the Gulf

The Ministry of Civil Aviation here today released a full list of repatriation flights for August from the region to airports across...

Cat tests positive for coronavirus in England

A pet cat has tested positive in England for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the government said on Monday in the...
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