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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 10 (ANI/Xinhua): All state-owned schools across Sri Lanka reopened on Monday after being shut for over a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more than 2,800 people in the island country, the country's education ministry said.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Amsterdam [Netherlands], August 5 (Sputnik/ANI): Five staffers of the Dutch Embassy in Lebanon were injured in the dramatic explosion in the port of Beirut, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said.
Mexico City [Mexico], August 5 (ANI/Sputnik) The overall number of COVID-19 cases in Mexico has increased to 449,961 after 6,148 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
Melbourne [Australia], Aug 5 (ANI): The Australian state of Victoria has reported its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak after recording 725 fresh cases and 15 fatalities.
Seoul [South Korea], Aug 5 (ANI): At least 15 people died and nearly a dozen others went missing in flash floods caused by heavy rains in South Korea, the country's Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure confirmed on Wednesday.
Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 5 (ANI): Five UN human rights experts and expert bodies have raised concerns with the Chinese government about Tibet's "disappeared" Panchen Lama and Beijing's reincarnation rules, citing fears about Chinese interference in the succession of the Dalai Lama.
Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI) - Fully equipped field hospitals from Qatar and Iraq to assist victims of the Beirut port blast will arrive in Lebanon on Wednesday, Lebanon's National News Agency reported.
Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from a powerful explosion in the port of Beirut has increased to 78 people, more than 4,000 people were injured, the Al Jazeera television channel reported citing the Lebanese Health Ministry.
Atlanta [USA], Aug 5 (ANI): Officials of the US Defence Department have contradicted President Donald Trump, saying that there is no clear indication that the massive explosion in Beirut was an "attack".
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Hong Kong, June 24 (ANI): With China pushing ahead with the implementation of the national security law on Hong Kong, pastors including pro-democracy activists and religious leaders face a risk of being extradited to mainland China for trial, according to a US-based Christian watchdog.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], May 28 (ANI): The Department of Health and Human Services has said that it is too early to discuss the pricing of 'remdesivir', the drug which has raised everyone's hopes of treating the coronavirus.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
Dolkaha [Nepal], Nov 3 (ANI): At least eight people died, after a passenger bus plunged into Sunkoshi River here.