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Thailand to allow in Chinese fruit traders, sports spectators amid lockdown ease

Thailand to allow in Chinese fruit traders, sports...

Bangkok (Thailand), Aug 10: Thailand's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced on Monday that its panel had decided to...

Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza: army

Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza: army

Jerusalem (Israel), Aug 10: Israel struck a military post in the northern Gaza Strip overnight between Sunday and Monday after...

Australia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 300 after highest number of deaths reported in single day

Australia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 300 after highest...

Canberra (Australia), Aug 10: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has described the deaths of 19 Australians on the nation's deadliest...

Namibia's dairy industry fighting for survival amid COVID-19

Namibia's dairy industry fighting for survival amid COVID-19

Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 10: The Namibian dairy industry has been in the midst of a serious crisis for years and...

China's agricultural product wholesale prices edge up

China's agricultural product wholesale prices edge up

Beijing (China), Aug 10: The wholesale prices of China's agricultural products edged up Monday, according to the Ministry of Agriculture...

5 killed, 15 injured in blast in Pakistan's Balochistan

5 killed, 15 injured in blast in Pakistan's...

Islamabad (Pakistan), Aug 10: A blast triggered by an improvised explosive device hit a government vehicle in Pakistan's southwest Chaman...

Kyrgyzstan cancels virus tests for arrivals, COVID-19 cases reach 40,177

Kyrgyzstan cancels virus tests for arrivals, COVID-19 cases...

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Aug 10: Kyrgyzstan's tally of COVID-19 cases reached 40,177 on Monday with 258 new cases reported in the...

Road accident kills 8 in Indonesia

Road accident kills 8 in Indonesia

Jakarta (Indonesia), Aug 10: A total of eight people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on a toll...

New Zealand to start charging people in managed isolation

New Zealand to start charging people in managed...

Wellington (New Zealand), Aug 10: Managed isolation charges for returnees will come into force from Tuesday, said New Zealand Housing...

Indonesia reports 1,687 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 42 new deaths

Indonesia reports 1,687 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 42 new...

Jakarta (Indonesia), Aug 10: The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,687 within one day to 127,083, with the death...

Biz groups join relief efforts for victims of heavy rains

Biz groups join relief efforts for victims of...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 10: South Korea's major business groups are providing donations to support relief efforts for those affected...

3 new mutated COVID-19 strains detected in S. Korea: KCDC

3 new mutated COVID-19 strains detected in S....

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 10: South Korea's public health authorities said Monday they have found three new mutated genome sequences...

S. Korea lowers travel alert for China's Hubei as pandemic eases

S. Korea lowers travel alert for China's Hubei...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 10: South Korea lowered the travel alert Monday for the Chinese province of Hubei, the original...

Four new Dh50 Covid-19 test centres open in UAE, two of them in Dubai

Four new Dh50 Covid-19 test centres open in...

Abu Dhabi (UAE) Aug 10: Four new rapid Covid-19 testing facilities have been opened in Dubai, Fujairah and Ras Al...

Covid-19 tests must for Sharjah students before campus return

Covid-19 tests must for Sharjah students before campus...

Abu Dhabi (UAE) Aug 10: All students, teachers and staff of private schools in Sharjah must test negative for Covid-19...

After Gaza incendiary balloon attacks, Israel strikes Hamas observation post

After Gaza incendiary balloon attacks, Israel strikes Hamas...

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 10: Israeli Air Force planes struck a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday,...

How techies used Bluetooth's most annoying trait to build Israel's new COVID app

How techies used Bluetooth's most annoying trait to...

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 10: Exploiting Bluetooth's biggest downside to their benefit, Israeli programmers say they have built a state coronavirus...

Cabinet delivers new directives in effort to stop coronavirus spread

Cabinet delivers new directives in effort to stop...

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 10: Israelis once again have a new set of directives, which were rolled out by the coronavirus...

Compromise proposal gives hope of avoiding elections

Compromise proposal gives hope of avoiding elections

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 10: In a potentially dramatic development, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Sunday night to grant the...

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice...

Washington DC (USA) Aug 10: The United States will introduce a resolution this week to extend the arms embargo on...

Khalilzad Expects Prisoners' Release in 'Next Few Days'

Khalilzad Expects Prisoners' Release in 'Next Few Days'

Kabul (Afghanistan) Aug 10: The US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Twitter welcomed the Loya Jirga's declaration and President Ghani's...

Notices issued to 193 pilots after scrutiny

Notices issued to 193 pilots after scrutiny

Rawalpindi (Pakistan) Aug 10: The Pak­is­tan Civil Aviation Autho­rity (PCAA) has completed the scrutiny process of the record of 262...

Fireworks in NA likely over more FATF-related bills

Fireworks in NA likely over more FATF-related bills

Islamabad (Pakistan) Aug 10: The National Assembly is set to witness fiery proceedings on Monday (today) as the government plans...

Textbook board MD removed for 'banning books'

Textbook board MD removed for 'banning books'

Lahore (Pakistan) Aug 10: The Punjab government has removed Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board Managing Director (MD) Manzoor Hussain...

Dozhd journalists released from police station in Minsk return to Russia

Dozhd journalists released from police station in Minsk...

Moscow (Russia) Aug 10: Journalists of the Russian television channel Dozhd, who were detained in Minsk on Sunday, have returned...

Protesters clashing with riot police in central Minsk

Protesters clashing with riot police in central Minsk

Minsk (Belarus) Aug 10: Clashes between protesters and riot police began in central Minsk on Sunday evening, a TASS correspondent...

Lukashenko leading in presidential election - Central Election Commission

Lukashenko leading in presidential election - Central Election...

Minsk (Belarus) Aug 10: Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko is leading in the Belarus presidential election, according to data coming from...