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Djokovic brushes aside Struff to advance in New York

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Top seed Novak Djokovic continued his dominance of Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win to advance to the fourth round of the U.S. Open.

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 10:04 GMT

Russia’s “Sputnik-V” COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials.

FDA approves expanded emergency use of remdesivir in moderate COVID-19 patients

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 11:37 GMT

The drug can now be used to treat all hospitalized patients with COVID-19, in addition to patients with a severe form of the illness.

US records more than 46,000 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 09:42 GMT

There were 976 new coronavirus-related deaths recorded, according to Johns Hopkins, with the US death toll now 181,800 overall.

Sisi says fruitful meeting with Jordanian King, Iraqi PM meets aspirations of our peoples

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 09:09 GMT

Sisi thanked King Abdullah II for his warm reception and hospitality.

Greece announces joint military drills with other countries in Eastern Med.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 08:51 GMT

According to Radio France Internationale, the drills will be held with France, Italy and Cyprus in the Island of Crete.

Pompeo flies to Sudan direct from Israel as U.S. pushes stronger links

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 11:28 GMT

Pompeo landed in Sudan after flying non-stop from Israel on Tuesday, on what he said was the first official direct flight between the two countries.

17 people killed in plane crash in South Sudan

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 11:33 GMT

At least 17 people were killed and one survived after a cargo plane crashed after takeoff from Juba airport in South Sudan on Saturday morning, witnesses said.

Russia becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:39 GMT

Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing.

Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rocked Beirut

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Some Lebanese called on Sunday for a sustained uprising to topple their leaders amid public fury over this week’s devastating explosion in Beirut.

Libyan-US agree on need for de-escalation and reopening of oil, resumption of political track

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 12:52 GMT

Correa and Ambassador Norland emphasized the need for a Libyan-led process to reclaim the country’s sovereignty and eject foreign forces.

Lebanon's Kataeb Party says its three MPs resigning from parliament

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

The decision was announced by party chief Samy Gemayel during the funeral of a leading member of the group who died in the catastrophic explosion at the port of Beirut on Tuesday, which destroyed parts of the Lebanese capital.

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

Russia confirms 5,862 COVID-19 cases, 789,190 in total

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:49 GMT

Also, 165 people died from coronavirus on July 22. Most fatalities are reported in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Germany's COVID-19 registered cases reach 198,556

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 02:32 GMT

The death toll grew by six to 9,060 people within the same period of time. Some 184,400 people have recovered since the start of the outbreak.

Russia reports 6,611 new coronavirus cases

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 02:29 GMT

The number of recovered patients diagnosed with coronavirus increased in Russia by 8,378 over the day, a total of 497,446 people recovered.

Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 11:10 GMT

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice of their marginalisation, was shot dead by unknown attackers on Monday of last week.

India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 11:16 GMT

“All centrally protected monuments & sites shall be bound by the protocols like sanitization, social distancing & other health protocols,” the federal tourism ministry said.

Friends and lovers reunite as Singapore lifts coronavirus lockdown

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 01:38 GMT

Friends and lovers reunited in Singapore on Friday as the city-state lifted strict curbs on socialising, shopping and dining out after more than two months of coronavirus lockdown.

Chinese capital reinstates curbs as coronavirus resurfaces

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 10:50 GMT

Several districts of the Chinese capital put up security checkpoints, closed schools and ordered people to be tested for the coronavirus on Monday.

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