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Europe coronavirus death toll tops 30,000: AFP tally

PARIS: The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 30,000 people in Europe, more than three-quarters of the deaths registered in Italy and Spain, according...

US virus deaths pass 4,000: Johns Hopkins University

WASHINGTON: The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000 early Wednesday, more than double the number from three days earlier, according...

Harry and Meghan embark on new life in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: Every starry-eyed ingenue arriving in Los Angeles faces the same question: how to catch that big break in Hollywood? For Prince Harry...

6.5 magnitude quake hits US state of Idaho

LOS ANGELES: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the western US state of Idaho on Tuesday with no immediate reports of damage or fatalities.The strong quake,...

Tokyo bans indoor smoking from today

TOKYO: Patrons of Tokyo restaurants and bars will be able to light up indoors for the last time on Tuesday as one of the...

‘Epidemiologic models show we need aggressive measures in the early phase … lockdown buys...

Statistical modelling provided an insight into the likely global spread of Covid-19 and catalysed action on the part of governments. Two scholars who worked...

Five things we still don’t know about the coronavirus

PARIS: Despite extensive study by doctors and scientists across the world since the new coronavirus first appeared in China three months ago, much about...

CNN reporter Cuomo, brother of NY governor, has coronavirus

NEW YORK: CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, whose brother Andrew is the high-profile governor of New York state, said Tuesday that he has contracted coronavirus...

Fare enough: It’s not just the Chinese who eat strange things, so do lots...

One of the side effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which is wreaking havoc on the world’s physical and economic health and which supposedly originated...

The war against coronavirus: The lockdown keeps it at manageable scale, but there will...

On March 24 last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a complete lockdown of the nation. He did not have a choice. If India...

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