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Etiopia reports 437 fresh Covid cases

The Ethiopian government has been urging the public to implement precautionary measures so as to contain the Covid-19 spread.

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Xi Jinping expresses support to Moon for denuclearisation

Cheong Wa Dae announced Tuesday after the phone talks that Xi expressed hope for an "early visit" to South Korea,…

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US urges citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan, Bangladesh and not to visit Afghanistan

In another advisory, the state department asked Americans not to travel to Afghanistan due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest,…

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WHO’s Special Envoy on Covid-19 David Nabarro says people should expect to see more coronavirus mutations

Talking to a TV channel that scientists were now looking in more detail at the UK variant following reports that…

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Biden administration aims to have enough vaccine for most Americans by summertime

The previous purchase target was 400 million doses.

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Democrats fight off challenge to Trump trial, may lack votes to convict

By Arul Louis Five Republicans joined Democrats to fight off a challenge to the impeachment trial of former US President…

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India welcomes US President Joe Biden’s decision to remain part of WHO

The Minister said the post-COVID-19 world will be filled with challenges and to overcome them, the WHO needs to be…

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Italian PM Giuseppe Conte resigns following criticism over spending in coronavirus crisis

and it is not clear if he will be able to form and lead a new coalition government.

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UK becomes first European nation to surpass over one lakh Covid-19 deaths

Mr Johnson told at the Downing Street news conference that it was hard to compute the sorrow contained in this…

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Chinese mainland reports 55 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases

Of the locally transmitted cases, 29 were reported in Heilongjiang, 14 in Jilin, seven in Hebei, four in Beijing and…

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France tallies 22,086 Covid-19 infections, 612 deaths in one day

As of Tuesday, 11,84,510 people have received the first dose of vaccine against the coronavirus, according to the Health Ministry.

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UN ready to support Palestinian elections: Envoy

"The holding of elections in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem and Gaza, will be a crucial step towards…

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Global Covid-19 cases surpass 100mn: Johns Hopkins University (Lead)

The global caseload hit 50 million on November 8, 2020, and the number of cases doubled in just about two…

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Huge relief for spouses of H1B workers, Biden nixes Trump plan to kill H4 work permits (Lead)

The Trump government justified the move saying it is "economically significant" and aligns with the "Buy American and Hire American"…

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Biden admin delivers early win for H4 spouses of H1B workers

"We've had enough," said an Atlanta resident who has a valid H4 employment authorisation document.

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Senate confirms Blinken as Secretary of State with mission to redirect US diplomacy

At the Foreign Relations Committee hearings, Blinken said that there would be continuity in US relations with India which grew…

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Tunisian PM calls for political stability to resolve crisis

Speaking during a plenary session of the parliament for a vote of confidence in the new ministers proposed in the…

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Biden admin giving states 17% boost in vaccine supply next week

Latest figures updated on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website Tuesday show that the Biden government plans…

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