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Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

August 12 2020
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WILMINGTON, Del. Aug 12: Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black vot

Mexico to trial China, US COVID-19 vaccines, may produce some

August 12 2020
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MEXICO CITY: Mexico aims to conduct late-stage clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines in development by US and Chinese companies, two of which might base some of their vaccine production in the country, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

JFA mourns demise of veteran journalist Bijay Prakash Barua

August 11 2020
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Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses its profound grief over the demise of veteran journalist Bijay Prakash Barua, 86, who breathed his last on 10 August 2020 in the city. The forum terms him as a sincere and honest journalist, wh

JFA demands probe into scribe’s mysterious death

August 10 2020
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Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA), while expressing shock over the mysterious death of Tinsukia based scribe Bijendeep Tanti, demands a high level probe into the incident. Engaged with a private channel (NewsTimeAssam), Bijendeep was fou

Rajapaksa sworn in as PM in Sri Lanka, cementing family rule

August 09 2020
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 9: Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth time Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that cemented his family’s hold on pow

New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination

August 09 2020
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Aug 9: New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease.

Let pandemic cast no pall on I-Day spirit: Sangbadik Sangha Purbanchal

August 09 2020
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Guwahati, 8 August 2020: India is waging a rousing battle against Covid-19 with the world brought to its knees by the pandemic. Indians have been saluting their Covid warriors and with the country's 74th Independence Day drawing near, now is the

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel

August 08 2020
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JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8: The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling tons of fuel.

Air India repatriation flight crash-lands, at least 17 killed

August 08 2020
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KOZHIKODE, India (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic overshot the runway in heavy rain near the southern city of Ko

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

August 07 2020
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 7: Sri Lanka’s powerful Rajapaksa brothers secured a landslide victory in the country’s Parliamentary election, according to results released Friday.

Lebanon mourns victims of devastating blast, searches for missing

August 06 2020
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BEIRUT: Aug 6: Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit the country that was already being crushed by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion that flattened Beirut port and

India’s Modi to launch construction of Hindu temple on site of razed mosque

August 05 2020
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AYODHYA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the construction of a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly three decades ago to spark deadly riots

Militants attack in Indian Kashmir as it locks down for anniversary

August 05 2020
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SRINAGAR: Militants attacked Indian security forces with a grenade and gunfire in Kashmir on Wednesday, defying a strict security lockdown on the first anniversary of the government’s scrapping of the disputed Himalayan region’s autonomy.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

August 05 2020
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BEIRUT, Aug 5: A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodie

Heavy rains in South Korea displace more than 1,000 people, 13 dead

August 04 2020
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SEOUL, Aug 4: Days of heavy rain caused floods in South Korea that have forced more than 1,000 people from their homes, killing at least 13 with another 13 missing, authorities said on Tuesday.