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  • Venezuela sends two former American soldiers to 20 years in prison over failed coup
  • COVID-19: MP CM orders sub-divisional CMGs
  • Two arrested for murder of blind man in Palghar
  • Covid-19: 629 patients discharged on 2nd day in Nashik
  • Imran thanks Mahathir for supporting Pakistan on Kashmir
  • Our victory means India's victory Our development means India's development, says BD FM Momen
  • Palestine takes issue of Israeli field executions against Palestinians to ICC
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane near 97K
  • Lebanese military expels protesters from foreign ministry building
  • ASEAN foreign ministers release statement on bloc's 53rd anniversary
  • PM has ushered in favourable changes: MP CM
  • Lebanese military deploys more forces in Central Beirut, takes situation under control
  • Over 230 people injured in ongoing clashes in Beirut
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US presidential election to be held in November as planned: Officials

US presidential election to be held in November as planned: Officials

03 Aug 2020 | 10:33 AM

Washington, Aug 3 (UNI) Officials from the White House said that the US presidential election will be held on November 3 as planned after President Donald Trump earlier raised the possibility of delaying it.

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Global COVID-19 tally exceed 18 mln - Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 tally exceed 18 mln - Johns Hopkins University

03 Aug 2020 | 9:27 AM

New York, Aug 3 (UNI) Global COVID-19 cases have surpassed 18 million reaching 18,002,567, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

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Brazil: Coronavirus death toll crosses 94k-mark

Brazil: Coronavirus death toll crosses 94k-mark

03 Aug 2020 | 7:58 AM

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 3 (UNI) Brazil on Sunday recorded 541 more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the national death toll to 94,104, according to the country's health ministry.

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Israel's central bank governor warns of further increase of budget deficit

Israel's central bank governor warns of further increase of budget deficit

02 Aug 2020 | 11:40 PM

Jerusalem, Aug 2 (UNI) Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron warned the government on Sunday against a further increase of the state's budget deficit, said a statement issued by the central bank.

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Berlin Police says 45 officers injured, 133 people detained in Saturday protests

02 Aug 2020 | 11:36 PM

Berlin, Aug 2 (UNI) Forty-five law enforcement officers sustained injuries and 133 people were detained during Saturday’s protests against the coronavirus restrictions and deportations in Berlin, the police said.

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Afghanistan: 2 civilians killed, 24 wounded in attack during Eid ceasefire

02 Aug 2020 | 11:29 PM

Jalalabad, Aug 2 (UNI) At least two civilians were killed and 24 other people wounded in a car bomb blast and ensuing gunfire outside a prison in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province Sunday, a local official confirmed.

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Erdogan assures support to Pakistan on Kashmir

02 Aug 2020 | 11:28 PM

Islamabad, Aug 2 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who last month led prayers at a sixth century monument converted into a Mosque in his country, on Sunday assured Turkey's support to Pakistan on Kashmir.

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Germany: 18 officers injured dispersing capital rally against coronavirus curbs

Germany: 18 officers injured dispersing capital rally against coronavirus curbs

02 Aug 2020 | 10:01 PM

Deutsche Welle, Aug 2 (UNI) Berlin police said that 18 of its officers were injured, while three were hospitalised in dispersing some 20,000 people protesting anti-pandemic measures with several participants dismissing the coronavirus as a "false alarm."

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Erdogan assures Pakistan of support on Kashmir

Erdogan assures Pakistan of support on Kashmir

02 Aug 2020 | 9:43 PM

Islamabad, Aug 2 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday assured his country's support for Pakistan's stance on the Kashmir issue.

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Khamenei's top aide praises Turkey's Hagia Sophia move

02 Aug 2020 | 8:23 PM

Tehran, Aug 2 (UNI) A close aid of Iranian supreme leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati, on Sunday praised Turkey for reopening the Hagia Sophia for Islamic prayers after a 86 year gap when it remained a museum.

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WHO warns of long drawn out virus pandemic as cases in Asia  spike

WHO warns of long drawn out virus pandemic as cases in Asia spike

02 Aug 2020 | 8:16 PM

United Nations, Aug 2 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Sunday that the fight against the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy one and could lead to "response fatigue", as countries with high population especially in Asia report record rise in new cases in recent days.

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World Bank increases financing for Bangladesh's food security project

World Bank increases financing for Bangladesh's food security project

02 Aug 2020 | 8:04 PM

Dhaka, Aug 2 (UNI) World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a 202 million US dollar additional financing package for Bangladesh's Modern Food Storage Facilities Project so as to increase the country's storage capacity.

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Philippines COVID tally exceeds 1 lakh

Philippines COVID tally exceeds 1 lakh

02 Aug 2020 | 7:24 PM

Manila, Aug 2 (UNI) Philippines's COVID-19 tally exceeded the one lakh mark on Sunday, as record 5,032 new infections were registered during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry disclosed.

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South Korea's growth rate second highest among 14 major countries

02 Aug 2020 | 6:10 PM

Seoul, Aug 2 (UNI) South Korea's economy contracted 3.3 percent in the second quarter from a quarter earlier, but it fared well compared with other major economies, data showed Sunday.

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COVID: Bangladesh's tally reaches 240,746

02 Aug 2020 | 6:05 PM

Dhaka, Aug 2 (UNI) Bangladesh registered 886 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, taking its infection tally to 240,746, the country's Health Ministry confirmed on Sunday.

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