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India's COVID-19 recovery rate leaps past 83 pct: gov't


India's COVID-19 recovery rate leaped past 83 percent on Tuesday, as the number of recovered cases exceeded the new confirmed cases once again during the past 24 hours, said the federal health ministry.

Mongolia authorities confirms teenage boy died of plague

A suspected case of plague in western Mongolia has been confirmed by lab test results, the country's health ministry reported on Tuesday.

Filming locations of hit suspense show become popular tourist attractions

The filming locations of the Chinese hit crime/suspense drama The Bad Kids have become popular tourist attractions among its fans, with many Chinese netizens saying that the well-received TV series not only brings joy to audiences, but can also boost ...


Riding pedal boat made from recycled materials

Palestinian fisherman Sary Alrdeea, 21, rides a pedal boat near the coast of the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia, Sept. 29, 2020. Sary and his older brother Mohammed ...

Show of unity

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen (2nd from right) and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (2nd from left) talk after the presentation of Europe' s Recovery and Resilience Plan, ...


1m COVID-19 global deaths

More than 1 million people have died from coronavirus, according to an AFP toll, after the deadly disease emerged less than a year ago and swept around the globe.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/28 15:38:40

Trump assails NYT investigation alleging he didn't pay income tax for years

US President Donald Trump assailed a New York Times investigation on Sunday that alleged he paid no income taxes for years.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 13:28:57

Childcare centers reopen as strict COVID-19 restrictions eased in Australia's hardest-hit state

Childcare centers reopened for all children as Australia has made a progress in its fight against a second wave of COVID-19 infections with strict restrictions in Melbourne eased on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 13:15:20

Warring parties agree on largest prisoner release in Yemen

Delegates representing the government of Yemen and Ansar Allah (Houthi group) announced on Sunday that they have agreed to immediately release a first group of 1,081 conflict-related detainees and prisoners, the largest prisoner release in the country's history.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 12:53:25

India's COVID-19 recoveries higher than number of new cases: health ministry

The number of recovered COVID-19 cases in India has been higher than the number of fresh cases registered over the past nine consecutive days, confirmed an official in the federal health ministry on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 12:50:02

India's COVID-19 tally surpasses 6 mln

India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 6 million on Monday, said the federal health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 12:08:13

Most Chinese students in Canada dislike online learning amid pandemic: report

Nearly 70 percent of Chinese students said they greatly or somewhat dislike online learning at Canadian universities, according to the latest report by Easy Group.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 11:10:11

Wildfires in California grow to 3.6 mln acres

More than 3.6 million acres of land have burned from wildfires in California so far this year, and 26 people have died and nearly 7,630 structures have been damaged or destroyed, according to the Sunday update by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 11:08:22

Assailants massacre 11 people at bar in central Mexico

Eleven people were killed early Sunday morning after armed assailants opened fire in a bar in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato, according to the local prosecutor's office.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 11:04:14

Novel coronavirus "happened naturally": WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated the natural origin of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 23:02:23

China-Nepal relations robust despite fake Indian media reports: Nepalese Ambassador

In India's media outlets, many reports tarnished China-Nepal relations and accused the good development of bilateral relations as harming India's national security. How does the new Nepalese ambassador to China, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey view these claims? How does he assess the development of China-Nepal cooperation? What's the latest development of Nepal-India border tensions?
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 22:06:54

UK Labour heads polls

Britain's Labour Party on Sunday registered its first polling lead since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in 2019 as support for his crisis-wracked Conservative government continued to plunge.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/27 18:33:43

Prisoner swap agreed

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange some 1,000 prisoners, including 19 Saudi soldiers, at UN-sponsored talks as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process, sources said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/27 18:33:42