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Brazil reports 22,000 new COVID-19 cases, 700 fatalities

Brazil reports 22,000 new COVID-19 cases, 700 fatalities

11 Aug 2020 | 1:57 PM

Brasilia, Aug 11 (UNI) Brazil's number of cases of the novel Coronavirus has increased by more than 22,000 over the last 24 hours, with over 700 deaths, the country's Health Ministry said in a statement.

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B'Desh Prez Hamid, PM Hasina greet Hindu Community on Janmashtami

B'Desh Prez Hamid, PM Hasina greet Hindu Community on Janmashtami

11 Aug 2020 | 1:05 PM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in separate messages, on Tuesday greeted members of the Hindu community on the occasion of Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna.

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Lebanese PM resigns after demonstrations rock Beirut

Lebanese PM resigns after demonstrations rock Beirut

11 Aug 2020 | 12:24 PM

Beirut, Aug 11 (UNI) Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab resigned following public outrage and widespread anti-government demonstrations in the wake of the August 4 massive blast that shook capital Beirut and killed nearly 160 people and wounded thousands others.

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 20mln

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 20mln

11 Aug 2020 | 11:51 AM

Washington, Aug 11 (UNI) The total number of global novel Coronavirus cases has surpassed the 20 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 734,000 on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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New Zealand reports one new case of COVID-19

New Zealand reports one new case of COVID-19

11 Aug 2020 | 10:16 AM

Wellington, Aug 11 (UNI) New Zealand reported one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with the number of active cases in the country being 22, all in managed isolation or quarantine facilities, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Chinese mainland reports 44 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 44 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

11 Aug 2020 | 9:04 AM

Beijing, Aug 11 (UNI) Chinese mainland has reported 44 new confirmed COVID-19 cases including 31 imported cases and 13 locally-transmitted ones on Monday, Chinese health authority said on Tuesday.

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Trump abruptly leaves coronavirus briefing after shooting near White House

Trump abruptly leaves coronavirus briefing after shooting near White House

11 Aug 2020 | 8:07 AM

Washington, Aug 11(UNI) President Trump abruptly left the coronavirus press briefing in the White House on Monday after someone fired shots outside the White House, media reported on Tuesday.

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Belarus opposition disputes Lukashenko landslide win

11 Aug 2020 | 1:25 AM

Minsk, Aug 10(UNI) Belarus's main challenger President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday refused to accept the election results which showed that the long serving autocratic president got 80% of the vote in Sunday's election.

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Wrestling heel 'Kamala' no more

10 Aug 2020 | 11:17 PM

Washington, Aug 10 (UNI) Wrestling legend James Harris, better known by his ring name 'Kamala the Ugandan giant,' passed away at the age of 70 years.

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Lebanese gov't resigns after deadly Beirut blast

Lebanese gov't resigns after deadly Beirut blast

10 Aug 2020 | 11:06 PM

Beirut, Aug 10 (UNI) Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday announced the resignation of his government, after a deadly explosion in capital Beirut that has triggered anti-government protests.

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B’desh: EC changing names of local government institutions at behest of PM, alleges BNP

B’desh: EC changing names of local government institutions at behest of PM, alleges BNP

10 Aug 2020 | 11:04 PM

Dhaka, Aug 10 (UNI) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday alleged that the Election Commission is going to unilaterally change the names of local government institutions and their posts at the ‘behest’ of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Lebanon PM  quits

Lebanon PM quits

10 Aug 2020 | 11:01 PM

Beirut, Aug 10 (UNI) Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday announced the resignation of his government in the backof the devastating Beirut port explosion that took place on August 4.

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Academy award winner Antonio Banderas tests positive for COVID-19

10 Aug 2020 | 10:54 PM

Washington, Aug 10 (UNI) Academy Award-winning Spanish actor Antonio Banderas announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

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China protests against Azar's Taiwan visit

10 Aug 2020 | 9:04 PM

Beijing, Aug 10 (UNI) Chinese foreign ministry on Monday expressed its displeasure at United States health secretary Alex Azar 's visit to Taiwan.

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Mutated COVID-19 strains detected in S Korea

Mutated COVID-19 strains detected in S Korea

10 Aug 2020 | 7:19 PM

Seoul, Aug 10 (UNI) South Korea's public health authorities on Monday disclosed that they have discovered three new mutated genome sequences of the novel coronavirus among the imported cases.

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