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  • Croatia to hold parliamentary elections on Sunday amid Coronavirus pandemic
  • Trump signs temporary extension of emergency federal loan program for small businesses
  • WHO halts trials of HCQ, lopinavir/ritonavir for COVID-19 treatment
  • Brazil confirms almost 38,000 new COVID-19 cases in Past 24 hours - Health Ministry
  • Texas reports record 8,258 new COVID19 cases amid July 4 celebrations - Health Services
  • War against COVID-19: MP CM issues directives to collectors
  • 19-yr-old girl killed in lightning strike in Nashik
  • Young man, worried over uncertainty of his job, ends life in Thane hotel
  • Rs 781 cr for Chambal Express Way
  • Global COVID-19 tally rises by record 212,326 cases over day - WHO
  • Oppn leader Fadnavis takes swipe at Maha Govt
  • Reliance Foundation Young Champs conferred two-star academy status by AFC
  • Saudi Arabia reports 4,128 new coronavirus cases, 205,929 in total
  • Assam records massive COVID-19 spike; tally at 11,001
  • Jharkhand reports 3 deaths on Saturday as 36 fresh cases detected, overall tally at 2,739
World

COVID-19: Confirmed cases in Bangladesh stands at 1,49,258‬; Death toll spikes to 1,888

01 Jul 2020 | 2:46 PM

Dhaka, July 1 (UNI) COVID-19 infected 3,775 persons and claimed 41 more lives in the last 24 hour on Wednesday in Bangladesh.

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Amid controversial security law, Hong Kong marks handover anniversary

Amid controversial security law, Hong Kong marks handover anniversary

01 Jul 2020 | 2:19 PM

Beijing, Jul 1 (UNI) Hong Kong on Wednesday marked the 23rd anniversary of the territory's return to China, hours after Beijing imposed its new Security Law to alter the status of the “Fragrant Harbour''.

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EU critical of presence of foreign mercenaries in Libya

EU critical of presence of foreign mercenaries in Libya

01 Jul 2020 | 2:04 PM

Tripoli, Jul 1 (UNI) The European Union (EU) delegation, currently on Libya visit, on Wednesday condemned the presence of foreign mercenaries in the country and called on all Libyan and regional players to make efforts to lift the oil blockade.

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COVID-19: S Korea's tally reaches 12,850

COVID-19: S Korea's tally reaches 12,850

01 Jul 2020 | 12:34 PM

Seoul, Jul 1 (UNI) South Korea's COVID-19 tally has reached 12,850 as 51 more cases were registered during the past 24 hours, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Wednesday.

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UN express dissatisfaction with Iran’s defiance

UN express dissatisfaction with Iran’s defiance

01 Jul 2020 | 11:28 AM

United Nations, Jul 1 (UNI) The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that Iran continues to use its arsenal of conventional weapons to destabilise the Middle East and foment sectarian violence and terrorism across the region.

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China reports 3 new cases of coronavirus

China reports 3 new cases of coronavirus

01 Jul 2020 | 8:59 AM

Beijing, Jul 1 (UNI) Chinese health authority said Wednesday that it received reports of three newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Tuesday, all domestically transmitted ones.

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Russian Bounties row: No consensus among intelligence community, says White House official

Russian Bounties row: No consensus among intelligence community, says White House official

01 Jul 2020 | 8:54 AM

Washington, Jul 1 (UNI) White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday said that there has been no consensus among the intelligence community over the unsubstantiated media reports about allegations that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to assassinate US soldiers in Afghanistan.

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Biden for renewal of ties with WHO

Biden for renewal of ties with WHO

01 Jul 2020 | 8:38 AM

Washington, Jul 1 (UNI) Former US Vice President Joe Biden pledged that one of his first actions if elected president will be to restore the United States’ relationship with the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and take a leading role in a global response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Facebook bans US based extremist network 'Boogaloo'

Facebook bans US based extremist network 'Boogaloo'

01 Jul 2020 | 8:35 AM

Washington, Jul 1 (UNI) Facebook banned a violent anti-government network from its platform, the social media giant said in a statement.

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Won't stand idly whilst China swallows Hong Kong: US

01 Jul 2020 | 6:19 AM

Washington, Jul 1 (UNI) Taking a strong exception over China's enactment of national security legislation, the United States on Wednesday said that it will not stand idly by while China swallows Hong Kong into its authoritarian maw.

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Iran: Blast in medical facility claims 13

01 Jul 2020 | 1:02 AM

Tehran, Jun 30 (UNI) At least 13 people were killed in an explosion and a fire that occurred in a medical facility in the north of the Iranian capital on Tuesday.

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Pompeo calls Taliban Deputy Mullah Baradar

01 Jul 2020 | 12:13 AM

Washington, Jun 30 (UNI) US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has met via video conference with Taliban Deputy and chief negotiator Mullah Baradar to discuss implementation of the US-Taliban Agreement, Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said on Tuesday.

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US announces additional humanitarian assistance to Syria

30 Jun 2020 | 6:52 PM

Washington, Jun 30 (UNI) United States on Tuesday announced additional humanitarian assistance of more than USD 696 million to Syria in response to the ongoing crisis caused by the Assad regime, Russian, and Iranian forces.

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Prez Xi Jinping signs Hong Kong Security Law

Prez Xi Jinping signs Hong Kong Security Law

30 Jun 2020 | 5:00 PM

Beijing, Jun 30 (UNI) China President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed the national security legislation Beijing has tailor-made for Hong Kong into law.

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China passes controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China passes controversial Hong Kong Security Law

30 Jun 2020 | 4:59 PM

Beijing, Jun 30 (UNI) Beijing on Tuesday unanimously passed the controversial security law for Hong Kong that will not only criminalise secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces, but also effectively curtail protests and freedom of speech.

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