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Vietnam battles second pandemic wave

1 hour 6 min ago
Vietnam has placed a second city into lockdown due to a rise in coronavirus infections after being virus-free for months.

Philippines closes in on Indonesia for most SE Asian COVID-19 cases

1 hour 6 min ago
The Philippines has reported more than 3,200 new coronavirus infections, pushing it close to Indonesia as the worst-hit county in Southeast Asia.

Uzbekistan lifts 'ban' on minors attending prayers in mosques

2 hours 6 min ago
Interior ministry says Muslim minors accompanied by 'close relatives' can attend mosques, ending a de facto ban.

Ukraine: Man threatens to detonate bomb in Kyiv business centre

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:54
A man carrying a backpack enters a bank in the Leonardo business centre in central Kyiv, claiming he had a bomb.

Downsized Hajj begins amid coronavirus restrictions

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:51
Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, has begun under very different circumstances amid the coronavirus pandemic

German sniffer dogs show promise at detecting coronavirus

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:50
German sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus in people after a week of training, study shows.

#JerusalemaDanceChallenge goes viral

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:49
Social media users say #JerusalemaDanceChallenge is bringing much-needed positivity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Gaza grape farmers struggle with Israeli blockade, pandemic

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:48
Farmers in Gaza say they are struggling to survive between the Israeli blockade and coronavirus.

Displaced Syrians prepare for Eid al-Adha in Idlib camp

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:47
Internally displaced Syrians living in a camp in Idlib prepare for Eid al-Adha amid coronavirus pandemic.

Rare tiger sighting in Thailand raises conservation hopes

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:46
Sighting of tigers in western Thailand for first time in four years rekindles hope for species' revival in the region.

India bootleg alcohol death toll crosses 100, dozens arrested

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:27
The death toll from poisoning linked to toxic liquor in northern state of Punjab rose to 105 on Monday, as police said.

Landslides bury construction workers near Nepal's capital

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:21
At least 10, including eight construction workers, killed in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Himalayan nation.

Torrential rains pound South Korea, causing deadly mudslides

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 23:18
Relentless rain hit most of South Korea on Sunday, leaving six people dead and seven others missing.

North Macedonia's first sign language cafe opens

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:56
The cafe welcomes and caters to people with speech and hearing impediments.

Firefighters try to contain California fire, thousands evacuated

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:55
Hundreds of firefighters backed by helicopters, water-dumping planes and trucks working to put out the blaze.

Australia's wildfires 'killed or displaced three billion animals'

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:44
Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by bushfires in 2019 and 2020, tripling previous estimates.

Coronavirus: UK to roll out millions of 90-minute 'rapid tests'

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:41
Two new 'rapid tests' will be able to produce results within 90 minutes, health ministry says.

Lebanon foreign minister resigns citing risks of a 'failed state'

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:30
Nassif Hitti submits resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab, saying the nation risks becoming a 'failed state'.

Beware of the looming chaos in the Middle East

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 22:16
The region in 2020 is in much worse shape than in 2010.

Facebook bans French comedian Dieudonne for anti-Semitism

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 21:57
Some of Dieudonne's posts used 'dehumanising terms against Jews', says Facebook as it permanently bans him.