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Singapore revises electoral boundaries as election looms

SINGAPORE: Singapore has revised its electoral boundaries, an official report said on Friday, a move usually seen as a precursor to...

On mission to eradicate virus germs, China firms see the...

BEIJING: Ultraviolet light is being beamed through public buses and lifts in China to wipe out any possible germs as part of efforts...

Coronavirus testing will soon happen on 'large scale':...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Friday morning that coronavirus testing in the United States will soon happen on a large...

Kuwait asks Muslims to pray at home to halt coronavirus...

DUBAI: Kuwait's religious authorities asked Muslims to pray at home on Friday as Gulf Arab states stepped up measures to fight the...

Australian minister who met with Ivanka Trump in US diagnosed...

MELBOURNE: A senior Australian minister has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus and was placed under quarantine in a Brisbane...

Coronavirus: Thai health minister warns citizens against...

BANGKOK: Thailand's health minister has ignited a controversy by warning about the possible spread of the coronavirus from vacationing...

Several US states close schools to halt coronavirus

WASHINGTON: At least six US states have ordered schools to close in an attempt to curb the spread of the new coronavirus which has...

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka bans arrivals from Iran, Italy,...

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Friday temporarily banned entry of people coming from Iran, Italy and South Korea as a precaution against the...

Pak probes owner of largest media group on graft charges

LAHORE (PAKISTAN): A Pakistani court on Friday allowed an anti-corruption body to investigate the owner of the country's largest media...

US strikes Iran-backed group that hit Iraq base: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US launched airstrikes on Thursday in Iraq, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible...

China says it wants to offer virus assistance

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has told the UN that his nation wants to conduct joint research on drugs and vaccines and offer...

Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife test positive...

TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for the new coronavirus.Trudeau's office said Thursday...

Coronavirus: Impact of pandemic stretches from schools...

NEW YORK: Schools shut down across much of Europe. Gatherings were canceled or banned from California to Germany. And the coronavirus...

Florida could be knockout punch for Sanders' 2020 campaign

MIAMI: Florida has never been known as a place of stability, especially in its politics.And yet stability is what has been on the...

Covid 19: China suspends expeditions on its side of Mt...

BEIJING: China suspended foreign expeditions on the north side of Mount Everest in Tibet during the spring climbing season of 2020...

Will Italy's shutdown beat the coronavirus?

ROME: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is convinced that the swingeing measures taken by his government will succeed...