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Aug 31 2020

Victoria records lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in two months

New Zealand reported two more cases in the past 24 hours, raising its count to 1,729, including 22 deaths and 1,570 recoveries. Metropolitan Melbourne is subject to ano...

Aug 31 2020

Dallas County reports nearly 400 children contracted COVID-19 last week

There have been 2,878 cases in the Fraser Health Region, 1,791 in Vancouver Coastal, 433 in the Interior, 174 on Vancouver Island, 142 in the North and 78 cases were non-...

Aug 31 2020

India records single-day spike of 76,472 new covid-19 cases

They stand at 30,044 today. India is now three lakh cases shy of Brazil on the list of worst-affected nations; the South American country is second on that list, some 2...

Aug 30 2020

German court permits Berlin protests against coronavirus curbs By Reuters

Meanwhile on Saturday, a large crowd of protesters gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to demonstrate against the UK's government's coronavirus measures, with video and...

Aug 30 2020

Trump offers 'highest respect' to Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

The 65-year-old prime minister has suffered from the disease ulcerative colitis , a chronic condition impacting the large intestine. Abe played a key role in gaining I...

Aug 29 2020

NM records 5 new virus deaths, 205 new cases

The Minnesota Department of Health says 1,158 new cases have been confirmed with 46 of them in Stearns County, 21 in Sherburne County, and 16 in Benton County. Public Hea...

Aug 29 2020

Severe Weather Possible on Saturday as remnants of Laura impact North Carolina

SATURDAY: Lingering early morning showers, otherwise drying out and becoming partly cloudy. The hurricane is now a tropical depression that could still deliver severe we...

Aug 29 2020

Japan PM Shinzo Abe announces plan to step down, citing health issues

However, on Friday, Japanese media quoted government sources as saying that Abe would consult doctors again - possibly over the phone - before he is due to speak at a pre...

Aug 29 2020

New COVID-19 Cases, Exposure Warning in the Area

In Iran, the hardest-hit country in the Middle East, the total COVID-19 cases climbed to 367,796 on Thursday, after 2,190 new cases were reported overnight, the Iranian...

Aug 28 2020

Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech

Her speech, which emphasized the anxieties the Trump campaign seeks to invoke in voters, ended with the loudly declared lines "LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, LEADERS AND FIGHTER...

Aug 27 2020

TROPICS: Laura becomes major hurricane ahead of 'potentially catastrophic' US landfall

Scientists predict up to 13 feet of storm surge , which could inundate the coastline. 4 AM: Hurricane Laura rapidly strengthened, expected to be Cat. If the surge pe...

Aug 27 2020

France joins Greece's naval exercises amid Turkey row

Turkey and Greece vowed Wednesday to defend their competing claims in the eastern Mediterranean as the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies remained locked in a...

Aug 27 2020

United States imposes sanctions on Chinese individuals involved in militarising South China Sea

China is also staging naval drills in the South China Sea , which it claims virtually in its entirety but over which five other governments also exercise claims. The U...

Aug 27 2020

Mother appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Two people are dead and a third was injured in Kenosha , Wisconsin , following a shooting late Tuesday night, police said. Kenosha has been rocked by protests sin...

Aug 26 2020

Hurricane Laura Forms; Forecast To Hit Gulf Coast As A Major Hurricane

A tropical storm watch is issued for "south of Port Bolivar to San Luis Pass Texas and from Morgan City to the Mouth of the Mississippi River", forecasters say. "This s...

Aug 26 2020

Kim Jong Un is in a coma, says a South Korean diplomat

NK News dismissed the new information as merely rumors, though it confirmed that "some authority" has been tranferred to Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , attributing the pow...

Aug 25 2020

Donald Trump to announce emergency COVID-19 plasma treatment

After encouraging results of the initial trials of plasma therapy in critical COVID-19 patients, the Delhi government then requested the Centre to allow plasma therap...

Aug 24 2020

Asia Today: South Korea imposes stricter measures to stem spread

Most of the cases appear to be originating in the capital city of Seoul , but infections have been reported in most major cities and towns. At the same time, before wh...

Aug 24 2020

Area universities track positive COVID-19 cases among incoming students

The University of New Orleans and the Louisiana State University system are relying on students, faculty and staff to self-report if they test positive for COVID-19 , ...

Aug 24 2020

India tests over 10 lakh people for COVID-19 in a day

The COVID19 case tally in the country rises to 30,44,941 including 7,07,668 active cases, 22,80,567 cured/discharged/migrated, according to Ministry of Health. Keeping a ...