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Outbreak soars, active Covid cases cross 5M mark in India

India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world’s second-most populous country has added more than 1 million cases this month alone and is expected to become the pandemic’s worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the […]...Read More

Ailing, Abe steps down, Yoshihide Suga enters as new Japan PM

Former chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga became Japan’s new prime minister on Wednesday, and is expected to closely champion Shinzo Abe’s policies during his record-breaking tenure. Suga, 71, won an easy victory in a parliamentary vote, where his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) held a commanding majority. His new cabinet was announced shortly after the […]...Read More

Trump, Biden clash at #USfires climate-front, ‘it’s cooling’ says one, ‘climate-arson’ accuses other.

Joe Biden branded President Donald Trump a “climate arsonist” on Monday for refusing to acknowledge global warming’s role in deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, while Trump blamed lax forestry and declared, “I don’t think science knows.” Dozens of conflagrations have raged with unprecedented scope across some 4.5 million acres in Oregon, California and […]...Read More

Chants of ‘resignation’ as thousands gather to boo Netanyahu’s poor response to pandemic

Thousands gathered outside the residence of the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in Jerusalem, chanting for his step-down due to his lacklustre response to the spread of coronavirus in Israel. The protests come a day after the ‘historic’ Israel-Bahrain peace talks, the latter being the second Arab country to normalise ties, backed by the […]...Read More

Bluewaters restaurant shut-down for violating Covid-measures: Dubai Economy

A restaurant in Bluewaters that was found to have violated precautionary guidelines was ordered closed by Dubai Economy yesterday in cooperation with Dubai Tourism.  The action followed field inspections, wherein a violation notice was also issued to a commercial establishment inside a shopping centre after employees failed to wear masks. Four other outlets were let […]...Read More