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Korean War hero Paik Sun-yup dies at 99

Korean War hero Paik Sun-yup dies at 99

Seoul (South Korea), July 11: Paik Sun-yup, a famous Korean War hero and South Korea's first four-star general, has died,...

S. Korea reports 35 new virus cases, number down for 4th straight day

S. Korea reports 35 new virus cases, number...

Seoul (South Korea), July 11: South Korea reported 35 more cases of the new coronavirus Saturday, the fourth consecutive day...

Agriculture ministry: Rain damage tops $110 mil.

Agriculture ministry: Rain damage tops $110 mil.

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: Japan's agricultural ministry has warned of devastating damage to the farming, forestry and fisheries industries due...

Japan to grant re-entry to some foreign residents

Japan to grant re-entry to some foreign residents

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: NHK has learned that the Japanese government plans to allow foreign nationals with certain residency statuses,...

Central, Tokyo govts commit to more testing

Central, Tokyo govts commit to more testing

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: Nishimura Yasutoshi, Japan's minister in charge of the country's response to the coronavirus, and Tokyo Governor...

Tokyo Disneyland events canceled through March

Tokyo Disneyland events canceled through March

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: The operator of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea has removed 12 events and programs from its...

Japan reports more than 400 new coronavirus cases

Japan reports more than 400 new coronavirus cases

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: Japan's health authorities reported 413 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday. It's the first time...

Japan on alert for more torrential rain

Japan on alert for more torrential rain

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: Devastating rain continues to lash Japan's southwestern Kyushu region, prompting officials to issue more flood and...

WHO says aerosol virus spread possible

WHO says aerosol virus spread possible

Geneva (Switzerland), July 11: The World Health Organization says the possibility of aerosol transmission of the coronavirus cannot be ruled...

Turkey turns iconic museum into mosque

Turkey turns iconic museum into mosque

Istanbul (Turkey), July 11: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that a historic building in Istanbul used as a...

Rain continues to lash western, eastern Japan

Rain continues to lash western, eastern Japan

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: Heavy rain continues to pound parts of Kyushu in Japan's southwest and elsewhere, prompting landslide warnings...

COVID-19 deaths on rise in parts of US

COVID-19 deaths on rise in parts of US

Washington DC (USA), July 11: Some states in the southern and western United States are reporting higher numbers of deaths...

Trump commutes friend's prison sentence

Trump commutes friend's prison sentence

Washington DC (USA), July 11: US President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of a longtime ally who was convicted...

Father of former N.Korea abductee dies

Father of former N.Korea abductee dies

Tokyo (Japan), July 11: The father of a Japanese man who was abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and...

Watchdog: 'Practical Steps' Needed to Reduce Violence

Watchdog: 'Practical Steps' Needed to Reduce Violence

Kabul (Afghanistan) July 11: As the conflict intensifies in different parts of the country, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights (AIHRC)...

CAA warns pilots against smoking in aircraft

CAA warns pilots against smoking in aircraft

Rawalpindi (Pakistan) July 11: The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has expressed concern over smoking in aircraft, especially in the...

Cynthia complainant didn't come to record statement, IHC told

Cynthia complainant didn't come to record statement, IHC...

Islamabad (Pakistan) July 11: The Ministry of Interior on Friday informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that the complainant against...

Pakistan ensuring completion of FATF action plan: Shaikh

Pakistan ensuring completion of FATF action plan: Shaikh

Islamabad (Pakistan) July 11: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Friday said...

Federal, provincial govts must get ready to counter locusts: PM

Federal, provincial govts must get ready to counter...

Islamabad (Pakistan) July 11: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday approved phase-II of the National Action Plan for Locust Control...

Zardari lashes out at PM over 'incompetence'

Zardari lashes out at PM over 'incompetence'

Karachi (Pakistan) July 11: Top leadership of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) vowed on Friday...

Justice Isa's wife makes public her reply to FBR

Justice Isa's wife makes public her reply to...

Islamabad (Pakistan) July 11: Cerina Isa, the wife of Justice Qazi Faez Isa, on Friday released the statement she had...

95pc licences of pilots serving in seven countries cleared

95pc licences of pilots serving in seven countries...

Rawalpindi (Pakistan) July 11: The Aviation Division has cleared 95 per cent licences of Pakistani pilots serving in different airlines...

France passes 30,000 deaths as officials call for vigilance to prevent second wave

France passes 30,000 deaths as officials call for...

Paris (France) July 11: France passed the grim toll of more than 30,000 deaths due to coronavirus on Friday, as...

Macron under pressure over appointment of new French Interior Minister accused of rape

Macron under pressure over appointment of new French...

Paris (France) July 11: Pressure is mounting on French president Emmanuel Macron after he backed a newly-appointed minister facing investigation...

Rising COVID-19 cases make US cities 'seriously look' at shutting down again

Rising COVID-19 cases make US cities 'seriously look'...

Washington DC [USA], July 11 (ANI): Surging cases of coronavirus infections in the United States has pressurised governors across the...

Russian Orthodox believers grieve over Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque

Russian Orthodox believers grieve over Turkey's decision to...

Washington [US], July 11 (Sputnik/ ANI): Russian Orthodox believers grieve over Turkey's decision to turn Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, stagnating economy, racial unrest; Trump puts self-victimisation on full public display: Report

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, stagnating economy, racial unrest; Trump...

Washington DC [USA], July 11 (ANI): With a deadly coronavirus pandemic onboard, a stalled economy as well as racial unrest...