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Total COVID-19 Cases In US Up By 30 Per Cent In One Month

<!-- -->The US is seeing more than 150,000 new cases a day (File)Washington: The cumulative total of Covid-19 cases surged by nearly 30 percent...

Hungarian Politician Resigns After Brussels Party Is Raided by Police

BRUSSELS — A senior conservative Hungarian politician abruptly announced his resignation from the European Parliament after the police broke up a party he attended...

China Says Close Ties With Nepal Will Not Affect “Any Third Party”

<!-- -->Beijing: China on Wednesday said that its close ties with Nepal, reinforced during the recent visit of its Defence Minister to the Himalayan...

Sri Lanka SC rejects petitions against COVID-19 cremation

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday dismissed petitions, including those filed by Muslim civil society members, challenging government regulations mandating cremation for...

Biden sets new demands for Iran nuclear deal return: NYT

The Times said the Biden administration would seek to extend the duration of “restrictions on Iran’s production of fissile material that could be used...

Dr. Michael Davidson, Who Studied Infectious Disease, Dies at 77

He was badly injured in a biking accident shortly after he relocated to New Jersey for a new job heading up an H.I.V./AIDS research...

UK Has Approved A Vaccine. Here’s What Happens Next

<!-- -->The UK has ordered enough doses of the two-shot Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to immunize 20 million. (File)Now that Britain has become the first western...

In world first, U.K. approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use

Britain approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, jumping ahead of the United States and Europe to become the West's first country to formally endorse...

Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Are Sentenced to Prison Over Hong Kong Protest

HONG KONG — Joshua Wong, a prominent pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong, was sentenced on Wednesday to more than a year in prison for...

Joe Biden Vows No Quick Rollback Of Donald Trump’s China Tariffs

<!-- -->Joe Biden has been a strident critic of China's human rights record (File)Washington, United States: Joe Biden will keep Donald Trump's trade-war tariffs...

Thai prime minister acquitted of ethics breach, retains post

The complaint alleged that he broke constitutional articles. Thailand’s highest court on Wednesday acquitted Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of breaching ethics clauses in the country’s...

Elderly, Care Givers To Get First Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine In UK

<!-- -->UK Health Secretary has set out how the vaccine will be rolled outLondon: Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world...
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UK PM urges public not to get carried away with vaccine ‘over optimism’

U.K. has approved of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use from next week. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday hailed the “searchlights...

Covid-19: Do not resuscitate orders may have been used without consent

There was a jump in complaints about such orders in the first wave of the pandemic, the care watchdog says.

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, Who Struggled to Transform France, Dies at 94

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, the modern-minded conservative who became president of France in 1974 vowing to transform his tradition-bound, politically polarized country, only to be...

U.S. tops ‘unfathomable’ milestone of 100,000 Covid hospitalizations: ‘We’re all on edge’

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