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COVID-19 death toll in Brazil surpasses 65,000

COVID-19 death toll in Brazil surpasses 65,000

Brasilia [Brazil], July 7 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Brazil increased by 620 over the past...

US looking at banning TikTok, other Chinese apps: Mike Pompeo

US looking at banning TikTok, other Chinese apps:...

Washington [US], July 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (local time) confirmed that the White House...

Donald Trump, Joe Biden campaigns use coronavirus pandemic to shape upcoming presidential election

Donald Trump, Joe Biden campaigns use coronavirus pandemic...

Washington DC [USA], July 7 (ANI): In the run-up to the presidential election scheduled for November, Donald Trump and Joe...

Torrential rains claim at least 52 lives in Japan

Torrential rains claim at least 52 lives in...

Kyushu [Japan], July 7 (ANI): As more torrential rains hit Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu on Tuesday, the death toll...

US hospitals may soon overflow with patients amid spike in COVID-19 cases

US hospitals may soon overflow with patients amid...

Washington DC [USA], July 7 (ANI): With US President Donald Trump promoting re-opening the economy, the country has now four...

2 guards including police commander killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack

2 guards including police commander killed in Afghanistan...

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 7 (ANI): Two guards, including a police commander, have been killed in a car bomb attack at...

TikTok, Zoom to exit from 'new' Hong Kong

TikTok, Zoom to exit from 'new' Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 7 (ANI): With China continuing to strangle Hong Kongers' of their freedom of speech and expression, TikTok...

TikTok, Zoom to exit from 'new' Hong Kong

TikTok, Zoom to exit from 'new' Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 7 (ANI): With China continuing to strangle Hong Kongers' of their freedom of speech and expression, TikTok...

US Democratic VP hopeful tests positive for virus

US Democratic VP hopeful tests positive for virus

Washington DC (USA), July 7: A potential vice presidential candidate of the US Democratic Party says she has tested positive...

Scholar critical of China leadership detained

Scholar critical of China leadership detained

Beijing (China), July 7: A scholar who repeatedly criticized the Chinese leadership's handling of the coronavirus outbreak has been detained.

COVID-19 study: 30% of medical staff depressed

COVID-19 study: 30% of medical staff depressed

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: A survey has found that nearly 30 percent of healthcare workers in Japan who have had...

Louvre museum reopens after virus shutdown

Louvre museum reopens after virus shutdown

Paris (France), July 7: France's iconic Louvre Museum reopened on Monday following a shutdown of nearly four months linked to...

"1st meeting of committee on HK security law

"1st meeting of committee on HK security law

Hong Kong (China), July 7: Hong Kong's government has convened its first meeting of a committee to decide how to...

Japan to ease restrictions on events as scheduled

Japan to ease restrictions on events as scheduled

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: The Japanese government plans to ease restrictions later this week on holding events based on experts'...

N.Korea again rules out dialogue with the US

N.Korea again rules out dialogue with the US

Pyongyang (North Korea), July 7: North Korea's Foreign Ministry has reiterated that the country has no intention of engaging...

Global coronavirus cases approach 11.5 million

Global coronavirus cases approach 11.5 million

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has topped 11.49 million.

UNAIDS: Pandemic could worsen HIV/AIDS deaths

UNAIDS: Pandemic could worsen HIV/AIDS deaths

Geneva (Switzerland), July 7: A United Nations body is warning of a possible rise in deaths from HIV and AIDS...

UK may review Huawei role in 5G network

UK may review Huawei role in 5G network

London (United Kingdom), July 7: China's ambassador to the UK has reacted sharply to reports that the government plans to...

Household spending sees biggest drop on record

Household spending sees biggest drop on record

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: Japan's household spending plunged in May, posting its biggest decline on record, as the coronavirus outbreak...

Macron reshuffles Cabinet

Macron reshuffles Cabinet

Paris (France), July 7: French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his Cabinet on Monday, seeking reelection in 2022.

Deluge forces automakers to halt production

Deluge forces automakers to halt production

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: Japanese automakers are halting production in the Kyushu and Chugoku regions due to torrential rain.

Officials urge continued caution for Kyushu

Officials urge continued caution for Kyushu

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: The intense rain in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu is leaving dozens of people dead. Weather...

Google, Facebook stop handling HK's data requests

Google, Facebook stop handling HK's data requests

Washington DC (USA), July 7: Officials from Google and Facebook have told NHK that they have temporarily stopped handling requests...

Suga hints at 'extraordinary disaster' declaration

Suga hints at 'extraordinary disaster' declaration

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: Japan's chief cabinet secretary says the government may declare the torrential rain in Kyushu an "extraordinary...

Brazil's president tested for COVID-19

Brazil's president tested for COVID-19

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), July 7: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has been experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus...

Hospitals, care facilities affected in Kyushu

Hospitals, care facilities affected in Kyushu

Tokyo (Japan), July 7: Torrential rains in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu have left dozens of hospitals and other facilities...

Fauci: Coronavirus situation 'really not good'

Fauci: Coronavirus situation 'really not good'

Washington DC (USA), July 7: US infectious disease chief Anthony Fauci says the reopening of businesses is leading to a...