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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, ...


Aus to ease restrictions

Victoria, Australia's second most populous state and the epicenter of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, will accelerate the easing of social distancing restrictions as infections slow to fewer than 20 cases a day, its premier said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/27 18:33:42

'Disorder, debacle, rebellion': Backers turn on Britain's PM

Described as dejected and dogmatic even by his partisans, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is enduring a torrid time in his tumultuous premiership, and worse may lie ahead.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/27 18:33:41

DPRK warns S.Korea against any possible intrusions into its territory

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday warned South Korea against entering the DPRK's territorial waters when searching for the missing body of a South Korean civilian.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 18:33:40

Child, woman caught in crossfire

An Armenian woman and child were killed Sunday when heavy fighting erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, with the two foes accusing each other of starting fighting that led to casualties on both sides.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/27 18:28:40

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 990,000 -- Johns Hopkins University

The United States remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with 7,065,019 cases and 204,249 deaths, making up more than 20 percent of the global death toll.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 17:46:37

Swiss voters clearly reject curbs on EU immigration

Swiss voters decide on Sunday whether to annul a pact with the European Union on the free movement of people, an important test of attitudes towards foreigners who make up a quarter of the population.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/27 17:43:40

USDA funds $1 mln research project studying COVID-19 in US beef supply chain

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the virus that causes COVID-19 might be transmitted in the nation's beef supply chain, from cattle on the farm to the packages of meat inside a person's refrigerator.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/27 17:33:41

Audi fulfills promise and plans for next Golden Decade growth in China

Audi showcased a line-up of new debuts at Auto China 2020 on Saturday, highlighting the brand power and “In China, For China” commitment. Audi revealed future plan including carbon neutral pledge, electronic vehicle development, and autopilot. Audi will also deepen cooperation with FAW Group by increasing locally produced models.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 17:28:40

Back to Venus: Upstart company wants to beat NASA in search for life

Can a small US aerospace company get to Venus before NASA returns to our superheated planetary neighbor?
Source: AFP | 2020/9/27 17:23:40

Trump puts forward right-wing judge Barrett

US President Donald Trump named Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, setting in motion a rush by Republicans to cement a conservative majority on the court on the eve of a tense and potentially disputed US election.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/27 17:13:42

Peru not to repeat early difficulties of COVID-19 outbreak: president

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Saturday that the country is not looking to repeat the difficult situation it faced with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in March when the health crisis first began in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 13:54:37

Over 500 arrested for violating COVID-19 rules in Myanmar in a week

A total of 525 people were arrested in Myanmar in a week for violating the COVID-19 rules, state-run media quoted Myanmar Police Force as saying on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 13:51:08

Iran confirms 3,204 new COVID-19 cases, 443,086 in total

The total number of COVID-19 infections confirmed in Iran reached 443,086 on Saturday, after an overnight registration of 3,204 cases, Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/27 11:23:03