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Coronavirus: Democrats delay presidential...

Coronavirus: Democrats delay presidential...

North America

Fri, Apr 3 2020

The Republican Party had already planned to hold their nominating convention in August

How an old tuberculosis vaccine might...

How an old tuberculosis vaccine might...

World

Fri, Apr 3 2020

Scientists say it will take several months to get results from trials testing the BCG vaccine to fight...

Facebook launches desktop version for...

Facebook launches desktop version for...

World

Thu, Apr 2 2020

The move comes as use of videoconferencing apps like Zoom have soared

Mecca, Medina get 24-hour curfew; Gulf...

Mecca, Medina get 24-hour curfew; Gulf...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

'The expat labourers had been under precautionary quarantine in their residence and yesterday were...

China's Shenzhen bans the eating of...

China's Shenzhen bans the eating of...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

'There is no evidence showing that wildlife is more nutritious than poultry and livestock'

Under pressure, British PM vows 'massive'...

Under pressure, British PM vows 'massive'...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

Antibody tests detect signs of an immune response while antigen tests detect whether the coronavirus...

UN: World food prices fall sharply in...

UN: World food prices fall sharply in...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

'The price drops are largely driven by demand factors, not supply, and the demand factors are influenced...

Indian farmers feed strawberries to...

Indian farmers feed strawberries to...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 2 2020

Indian grapes are also exported to Europe, which has sharply cut purchases in the past few weeks as the...

British American Tobacco working on...

British American Tobacco working on...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

The company’s US biotech subsidiary can produce between one million and three million doses per...

'Shoot them dead' - Philippine president...

'Shoot them dead' - Philippine president...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 2 2020

“Is that understood? Dead! Instead of causing trouble, I will bury you”

Italy coronavirus death rate slows,...

Italy coronavirus death rate slows,...

Europe

Thu, Apr 2 2020

Italy accounts for around 30% of all global deaths from the highly infectious respiratory illness

Four new US states enforce lockdown...

Four new US states enforce lockdown...

North America

Thu, Apr 2 2020

US president considering a plan to halt flights to coronavirus hot spots

WHO accused of suppressing information...

WHO accused of suppressing information...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Taiwan's government has said that keeping it out of the WHO during the outbreak amounts to playing...

Moscow unveils coronavirus tracking...

Moscow unveils coronavirus tracking...

Europe

Wed, Apr 1 2020

A Moscow city official said that authorities had developed a smartphone app for residents who have contracted...

Amnesty: US air strikes killed civilians...

Amnesty: US air strikes killed civilians...

Africa

Wed, Apr 1 2020

A US airstrike in the town of Jilib on February 2 hit a family having a meal

Scientists seeking potential Covid-19...

Scientists seeking potential Covid-19...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Among the first 20 or so antibodies tested, four were able to block viral entry and of those, two were...

In Taiwan, anger at China over virus...

In Taiwan, anger at China over virus...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Taiwan has been debating for years who it is and what exactly its relationship should be with China -...

Coronavirus: India scours mosques to...

Coronavirus: India scours mosques to...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

2,335 people were taken out of the Tablighi centre and its mosque over a 36-hour period that ended on...

Malaysia calls on women to 'stop nagging,...

Malaysia calls on women to 'stop nagging,...

World

Tue, Mar 31 2020

The ministry also urged women to dress up and wear their makeup while working from home

Facebook commits $100m to support news...

Facebook commits $100m to support news...

World

Tue, Mar 31 2020

Facebook's donation include $25 million in emergency grant funding for local media, and $75 million...

Indian doctors fight Covid-19 with raincoats,...

Indian doctors fight Covid-19 with raincoats,...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 31 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Monday said India was trying to procure bulk quantities...