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Abe vows stepped-up measures against coronavirus

Abe vows stepped-up measures against coronavirus

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo says he will work to prevent the elderly and other vulnerable...

Tokyo reports 331 coronavirus cases on Sunday

Tokyo reports 331 coronavirus cases on Sunday

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says 331 new cases of the coronavirus had been confirmed as of...

Abe vows to stand by atomic bomb survivors

Abe vows to stand by atomic bomb survivors

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo pledged to stand by aging atomic bomb survivors in his speech...

Hope to remain 'last atomic-bombed city'

Hope to remain 'last atomic-bombed city'

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: Hopes for peace have been shared in Nagasaki. People are holding various events to remember what...

Remembering atomic bomb victims in Nagasaki

Remembering atomic bomb victims in Nagasaki

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: People in Japan are remembering the victims of a catastrophic event during World War Two. Exactly...

COVID-19: Cases identified from seven resorts since border reopening

COVID-19: Cases identified from seven resorts since border...

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Health Protection Agency, HPA on Friday said nine resort workers and six tourists have tested...

Over 20 patients travel to India for treatment

Over 20 patients travel to India for treatment

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: Additional patients requiring urgent medical care not available in the Maldives have departed to neighbouring India.

State of public health emergency extended

State of public health emergency extended

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Minister of Health has extended the duration of the State of Public Health Emergency declared...

Maldives suffers quarterly loss in GDP growth rate

Maldives suffers quarterly loss in GDP growth rate

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Maldives' GDP showed a negative 5.9 percent growth during the first quarter of the current...

Flooding in Kurendhoo causes damage

Flooding in Kurendhoo causes damage

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: Several houses in Lh. Kurendhoo have been damaged due to floods caused by continuous rainfall.

Two more arrested over Pirojpur triple murder

Two more arrested over Pirojpur triple murder

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Police on Saturday arrested two people for their alleged involvement in the killings of three of...

Prisoner missing from Kashimpur jail: 2 more jail guards suspended

Prisoner missing from Kashimpur jail: 2 more jail...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: The authorities of Kashimpur Central Jail has suspended two more jail guards on Saturday for their...

30 killed, 6,000 displaced due to weeklong heavy downpours; further heavy rains in store on typhoon

30 killed, 6,000 displaced due to weeklong heavy...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: Heavy downpours, landslides and floods in South Korea have killed at least 30 in the...

HMM tipped to report profit in Q2 for 1st time in 5 years on rising freight rates

HMM tipped to report profit in Q2 for...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: South Korea's leading shipper HMM Co. is forecast to return to the black in the...

S. Korea sees growing signs of economic recovery: KDI

S. Korea sees growing signs of economic recovery:...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: South Korea's economic sluggishness has eased on diminishing negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a...

Thousands of Israelis join in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

Thousands of Israelis join in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

Jerusalem (Israel), Aug 9: Thousands of demonstrators have once again filled the streets near the official residence of Israeli Prime...

Belarus heads to polls as protests rattle Lukashenko

Belarus heads to polls as protests rattle Lukashenko

Minsk (Belarus), Aug 9: Polls have opened in Belarus in an election pitting President Alexander Lukashenko against a former teacher...

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's PM after record victory

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's PM...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Aug 9: Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the country's prime minister...

Protesters raid gov't buildings as fury grows over Beirut blast

Protesters raid gov't buildings as fury grows over...

Beirut (Lebanon), Aug 9: Angry protesters have stormed government buildings in Beirut as tens of thousands of people rallied against...

Secretaries for south Punjab secretariat soon: Buzdar

Secretaries for south Punjab secretariat soon: Buzdar

Islamabad (Pakistan), Aug 9: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that fully empowered secretaries of various departments will soon...

NAB chief asked to resign in wake of SC verdict, HRW report

NAB chief asked to resign in wake of...

Islamabad (Pakistan), Aug 9: Continuing their onslaught on the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the country's major opposition parties - the...

Pakistan to appeal against EU air agency restrictions

Pakistan to appeal against EU air agency restrictions

Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Aug 9: Federal Minister for Aviation Ghu¬lam Sarwar has announced that Pakistan will appeal against the restrictions of...

COVID-19 deaths in Chile top 10,000

COVID-19 deaths in Chile top 10,000

Santiago (Chile), Aug 9: The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that 53 more deaths from COVID-19 were registered...

U.S. Ohio governor tests negative again after initially testing positive for coronavirus

U.S. Ohio governor tests negative again after initially...

Washington DC (USA), Aug 9: Governor Mike DeWine of U.S. midwestern state of Ohio said on Saturday he tested negative...

EU removes Morocco from its "safe list" for entry

EU removes Morocco from its "safe list" for...

Brussels (Belgium), Aug 9: The European Union (EU) starts on Saturday to allow travelers from eleven non-EU countries to enter...

S.Korea's death toll from heavy rain rises to 30, with 12 missing

S.Korea's death toll from heavy rain rises to...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: South Korea's death toll from heavy rain, which continued over the past seven days, rose...

45 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

45 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese...

Beijing (China), Aug 9: The National Health Commission said Sunday that 45 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery...