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Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...


Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...


Health minister calls on PMO to discuss nCoV related issues

New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday discussed issues related to the novel coronavirus ...


Genetic test developed to predict onset of glaucoma

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 25 (ANI): A group of researchers from Australia has formulated a genetic test that could detect ...


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New cases of hog virus reported on Philippine island of Luzon

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 24 (PIA) - As China is grappling to contain an outbreak of coronavirus, in the Philippipines, the ...

Coronavirus spreading rapidly, 13 Chinese cities now in lockdown

BEIJING, China - The death toll and infected rate from the Wuhan coronavirus in China has increased dramatically, while the ...

US, Taliban Urged to End Attacks on Afghan Civilians

ISLAMABAD - An international rights group Friday demanded that peace talks between the United States and the Afghan Taliban must ...

As China virus spreads, fear spreads faster

Inflamed by past scares and Hollywood disaster blockbusters, few things feed collective panic like a virus, experts said on Thursday, ...

First case of coronavirus confirmed in Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 24 (ANI): Nepal Health Ministry on Friday confirmed its first case of infection caused by the corinavirus ...

Nepal 'eager', 'in hurry' to hand over SAARC chairmanship: FM Gyawali

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 24 (ANI): Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday said that his country is not only ...

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Turkish earthquake caused scores of casualties, interior minister say

ANKARA, Turkey - The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake which struck in eastern Turkey keeps rising, the country's interior ...

New cases of hog virus reported on Philippine island of Luzon

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 24 (PIA) - As China is grappling to contain an outbreak of coronavirus, in the Philippipines, the ...

Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

District of Columbia goes after Trump, files lawsuit

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent more than $1 million to book a ballroom at the ...

Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...

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Study says Dublin Airport supporting or facilitating 130,000 jobs

DUBLIN, Ireland - The importance of the tourism industry to Ireland has been highlighted in a report which has examined ...


Chinese stocks sink as investors panic over spreading virus

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in China dropped sharply on Friday as two populous cities in the country went into lockdown ...


Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...


Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...


Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...


Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...


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