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Japan's daily Covid cases hit record high of 250,403

Tokyo, Aug 10 (UNI) Japan logged 250,403 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a daily record high, amid concerns over a strain on the medical system due to a new wave of the pandemic.
Fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron BA.5 subvariant, the daily tally surpassed the previous record of 249,830 on Aug. 3. A total of 251 new fatalities linked to COVID-19 were confirmed nationwide.
The health ministry said that the number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms went up by 16 from Tuesday to 597, much less than last summer's peak when serious cases exceeded 2,000 for weeks.
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Bangladesh: RAB arrests seven youths of a new militant group

Bangladesh: RAB arrests seven youths of a new militant group

06 Oct 2022 | 10:29 PM

Dhaka, Oct 6 (UNI) The elite security force of Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested seven youth including four, who had left their homes to join a newly formed militant group named ‘Jamatul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya’.

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India supports rule based international order: LS Speaker

India supports rule based international order: LS Speaker

06 Oct 2022 | 8:37 PM

Jakarta, Oct 6 (UNI) India has always supported a rules-based international order, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Thursday addressing Presiding Officers of G-20 Parliaments on the theme "Effective Parliament, Vibrant Democracy".

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Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature

Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature

06 Oct 2022 | 8:33 PM

Stockholm, Oct 6 (UNI) French author Annie Ernaux has won the Nobel Prize in literature, organizers announced in Stockholm on Thursday.

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RAB formed on USA's advice: Sheikh Hasina

06 Oct 2022 | 8:24 PM

Dhaka, Oct 6 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) was formed on the advice of the US and as they trained, the RAB worked.

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Swiss authorities urge citizens to get Covid booster shots

Swiss authorities urge citizens to get Covid booster shots

06 Oct 2022 | 7:19 PM

Moscow, Oct 6 (UNI) The Swiss Federal Council on Thursday urged citizens aged 16 and over to get revaccinated against COVID-19 starting from October 10 due to an increase in the number of reported cases.

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