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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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Cambodia confirms Chikungunya virus outbreak in 12 provinces, sickening over 1,000 people

01 Aug 2020 | 7:03 PM

Phnom Penh, Aug 1 (UNI) Cambodia confirmed on Saturday an outbreak of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in 12 provinces, sickening more than 1,000 people, according to Health Ministry's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine.

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More than half of Hong Kongers in line with my decision to postpone Legislative Council polls: Carrie Lam

More than half of Hong Kongers in line with my decision to postpone Legislative Council polls: Carrie Lam

01 Aug 2020 | 7:00 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 1 (UNI) Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has said she believes public opinion is on her side in the government’s decision to postpone next month's Legislative Council elections by a year.

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'Chernobyl' chosen for  BAFTA Award as Best Mini-Series

'Chernobyl' chosen for BAFTA Award as Best Mini-Series

01 Aug 2020 | 6:39 PM

London, Aug 1 (UNI) HBO's Chernobyl received the award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) as the best mini-series, an online awarding ceremony showed.

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Ready to push for continued advancement of China-Nepal ties: Xi

01 Aug 2020 | 5:23 PM

Beijing, Aug 1 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said that he attaches great importance to the development of China-Nepal relations and is willing to work with them.

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Working on 'big immigration bill' : Trump

01 Aug 2020 | 5:03 PM

Washington, Jul 31 (UNI) United States President Donald Trump has declared that his administration is working on a 'big immigration bill.'
Interacting with reporters at the White House on Friday prior to his departure for Florida, Trump said the bill will be "merit-based."
The US president added that the administration is working with representatives of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that grants undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children permissions to live and work lawfully.

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UAE launches Arab world's first NPP

01 Aug 2020 | 4:58 PM

Dubai, Aug 1 (UNI) UAE has announced the commencement of operations of the Barakah Neucler Power Plant on Saturday, which is the Arab world's first commercial nuclear power station.
Taking to his twitter handle, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the start of the Barakah NPP.

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Wild fire: 200 homes evacuated in Southern California

01 Aug 2020 | 4:17 PM

Washington, Aug 1 (UNI) Officials have evacuated about 200 homes in Southern California because of a wild fire burning along the Riverside County.

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Trump visits Florida as Hurricane Isaias nears

01 Aug 2020 | 4:08 PM

Washington, Jul 31 (UNI) US President Donald Trump visited the state of Florida on Saturday as Hurricane Isaias approached its southeast coast.

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Nangarhar flash floods claim 16 lives

Nangarhar flash floods claim 16 lives

01 Aug 2020 | 3:59 PM

Kabul, Aug 1 (UNI) Flash floods in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar has killed 16 people, most of them being children.

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S Korea sect leader arrested on charges of obstructing anti-virus response

01 Aug 2020 | 3:56 PM

Seoul, Aug 1 (UNI) Leader of a South Korea Cristian sect was arrested on Saturday for allegedly obstructing government's efforts to contain the spread of the Corona virus.

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Chinese treatment of Muslim minorities 'stain of the century':  Pompeo

Chinese treatment of Muslim minorities 'stain of the century': Pompeo

01 Aug 2020 | 1:52 PM

Washington, Aug 1 (UNI) Coming down heavily on China's treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities of China, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called the Chinese actions as 'stain of the century'.

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Nepal: 30 detained for anti-Govt protest

Nepal: 30 detained for anti-Govt protest

01 Aug 2020 | 12:06 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 1 (UNI ) Nepal police detained 30 activists to disperse an anti-government protest in the capital of Kathmandu, local media reported on Saturday.

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Trump to ban Tik Tok from US

Trump to ban Tik Tok from US

01 Aug 2020 | 10:57 AM

Washington, Aug 1 (UNI) US President Donald Trump to ban TikTok from operating in the US over concerns about the social media platform's ties with China.
"As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States," Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One as he returned from Florida late Friday, local media reported.

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US Supreme Court Justice discharged from hospital

US Supreme Court Justice discharged from hospital

01 Aug 2020 | 10:46 AM

Washington, Aug 1 (UNI) US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a New York City hospital after undergoing a non-surgical procedure.

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Hong Kong police hunt for the pro democracy activists

Hong Kong police hunt for the pro democracy activists

01 Aug 2020 | 10:21 AM

Beijing Aug 1 (UNI) Hong Kong police are after the six pro-democracy activists living in exile in Western countries.

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