Sunday, August 9, 2020

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

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One protester was killed early Monday in Iraq’s flashpoint city of Nasiriyah, a medic told AFP, as gunmen...

Heavy security in Beirut as parliament convenes on budget

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Lebanese security forces scuffled Monday with protesters near the parliament building in downtown Beirut, where lawmakers are scheduled...

Mongolia closes China border to cars, shuts schools over virus fears

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Mongolia has closed its border crossing with China to cars and pedestrians and shut schools in an effort...

Basketball star Kobe Bryant, daughter among nine dead in copter crash

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Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age...

Iranians should not let Trump harm national unity: Rouhani

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Iranians should not allow US President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary...

China orders public holiday extended to curb epidemic

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Chinese authorities have ordered the extension of a public holiday in an effort to contain an epidemic that...

France to repatriate citizens from Wuhan as virus spreads

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France’s government announced Sunday it will repatriate up to hundreds of French citizens from the Chinese city of...

Iranian passenger plane skids off runway in Iran’s Ahwaz

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An Iranian passenger plane with 130 people on board skidded off the airport runway in Iran’s Machour city...

Chinese premier visits city at epicenter of virus

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Premier Li Keqiang on Monday became the most senior Chinese leader to visit Wuhan since the city was...

China death toll spikes to 80, over 2,700 cases confirmed

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China said on Monday that the death toll from a deadly viral outbreak spiked to 80 as the...

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One dead in fire at market on Iran’s Kish island

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A major fire broke out at a market in southern Iran on Sunday killing one, the official IRNA...

ICC World Test Championship Points Table (Updated) as on 9th August 2020

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After winning The Wisden Trophy, England continued their momentum in the ICC World Test Championship by recording a close victory over Pakistan in the...

5.1 magnitude earthquake rocks western Iran: State TV

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck the province of Kermanshah in western Iran on Sunday, Iranian state TV...