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Latest COVID-19 watch, Aug. 9: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

Medical workers in personal protective equipment are on duty to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for taxi drivers in Sao Paolo, ...


China uses tech as tool of repression: US

Washington [US], Aug 8 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is committed to the production and use of technology that ...


US Delivering Critical Emergency Aid to Lebanon

The United States is delivering emergency aid to Lebanon, starting with food, water, and medical supplies, under the direction of ...


Iran Mocks Resignation Of U.S. Envoy, Appointment Of His Replacement

Iran has ridiculed the resignation of the U.S. government's point man on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, accusing the ...


Former US National Security Adviser Scowcroft Dies

Brent Scowcroft, a pragmatic three-star general who served as national security adviser to Republican U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George ...


Live COVID-19 Updates: Philippines reports record 6,958 new cases

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIRUT -- Lebanese environment minister submitted on Sunday his resignation following Beirut's blasts, MTV local TV channel reported. Demianos Kattar's ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Aug. 8

TEHRAN -- Iran's confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 324,692 on Saturday after an overnight registration of 2,125 new infections, official ...


Lebanese Security Forces Clash with Protesters in Beirut

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas Saturday at thousands of demonstrators who gathered in Beirut's main square to protest the ...


Mosul, Iraq- MSF on dual front of coronavirus COVID-19 and lifesaving care

Mosul, Iraq: MSF on dual front of coronavirus COVID-19 and lifesaving care Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) International ...


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Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...

11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...

Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...

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Ethos, spirits of Kashmiriyat destroyed

Amsterdam [Netherlands], August 10 (ANI): The ethos and spirit of Kashmiriyat were largely destroyed with the beginning of terrorism in ...

Why terrorism continues in Nigeria and how to turn the tide

For ten years, the Nigerian authorities have engaged the terror group Boko Haram in the northeast without making much headway. ...

Children's Book on the Hijab Puts Muslim Girls in Spotlight

ST. CLOUD, MINN. - Children want to see characters who look like them, said Hudda Ibrahim.Last year, her niece Fatima ...

6 French Aid Workers Among 8 Killed by Gunmen in Niger

NIAMEY, NIGER - Six French aid workers with the nongovernmental organization ACTED and their local guide and driver were killed ...

Twitterati outburst against Mahathir for targeting Kashmir

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 9 (ANI): Twitterati from across the world has lashed out against the former Malaysian Prime Minister ...

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Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...


Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...


Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt re-opens crossing with Gaza for 3 days

Cairo [Egypt], August 10 (ANI): Egypt has re-opened the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days amid the ...


Why terrorism continues in Nigeria and how to turn the tide

For ten years, the Nigerian authorities have engaged the terror group Boko Haram in the northeast without making much headway. ...


Laging Handa Network Briefing highlights WV measures vs. COVID-19

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 10 (PIA) -- The return of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Iloilo ...


WHO sends USD 1.7 million worth protective equipment to Lebanon

Geneva [Switzerland], August 10 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sent to Lebanon USD 1.7 million worth of protective ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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