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Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government declared Friday to expand the COVID-19 state of emergency to Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama, as well as the western prefecture of Osaka, after the country confirmed over 10,000 cases for the first time on Thursday.
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Niamey [Niger], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Nineteen civilians were killed on Wednesday in an armed attack in western Niger near the border with Mali, the Interior Ministry announced Thursday evening.
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Brussels [Belgium], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): China opposes any attempts to manipulate the study of the COVID-19 origin in the name of open and transparent scientific study, the spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) has said.
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Brasilia [Brazil], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil registered 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 554,497, the health ministry said on Thursday.
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Alaska [US], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted 146 km south east of Chignik, Alaska at 20.32 (GMT) on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.
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Ramallah [Palestine], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine condemned Israeli soldiers for killing two of its nationals, including a child, in the West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Thursday.
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Ramallah [Palestine], July 29 (ANI): A Palestinian boy was killed on Wednesday by Israeli soldiers north of the West Bank city of Hebron, Xinhua reported quoting Palestinian medics and eyewitnesses.
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Addis Ababa [Ethiopia] July 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Around two million Ethiopians are vulnerable to flooding during the ongoing rainy season, the Ethiopia National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) disclosed on Wednesday.
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Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 17,405 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike since the outbreak, bringing the national total to 1,061,476, the health ministry said Wednesday.
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Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo reached 3,177 for the first time in a single day, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday.
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Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 28 (ANI/Xinhua): At least five children of the same family were killed after a rain-triggered devastating landslide struck their house in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district early Wednesday.
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Sydney [Australia], July 28 (ANI/Xinhua): As daily case numbers in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) continued to hover in triple digits, the state government announced on Wednesday a four-week extension to the lockdown on Greater Sydney and surrounding areas.