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6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Indonesia - EMSC

A 6.2-magnitude quake has hit the Tanimbar region of Indonesia, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (ESMC).There are no immed...


Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, ousted by popular revolt in 2011, dies aged 91

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a popular uprising against corruption and autocracy, died on Tu...


UNSC renews its sanctions regime on Yemen for another year

The UN Security Council has renewed its sanctions regime on Yemen for another year, after tense negotiations between Britain and Russia. Russia threat...


Egypt's former President Mohammed Hosni Mubark passes away

Egypt's former President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak, who ruled the country for 30 years, died yesterday. He was 91. A former air force chief, Mubarak beca...


3,000 kilometre long power grid from Myanmar-Thailand to India: BIMSTEC

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is working on connecting about 3,000-kilometre long power gri...


Bahrain suspends its flights to Dubai over fears about spread of coronavirus

Bahrain has suspended its flights to Dubai, yesterday, over fears about the spread of novel coronavirus.  The move by Bahrain, a small island off...


Covid-19: Dubai cancels flights to Iran over coronavirus fears

Dubai has cancelled all flights to and from Iran until further notice amid fears of rising number of infected cases of COVID-19.A Dubai Airports spoke...


South Korea to launch mass coronavirus testing, U.S. pledges $1 billion for vaccine

South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge in coronavirus cases, as countries stepped up efforts to stop ...


Saudi Arabia warns against travel to Italy, Japan

Saudi Arabia has advised citizens and residents to avoid traveling to Italy and Japan amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak, state-owned Al Arabiya TV ...


Somalia prepares for its first democratic election in 50 years

President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a historic federal law that will lay the foundation for the country’s first democratic elect...


United Arab Emirates civil aviation officials ban all flights from Iran for at least a week amid coronavirus outbreak

United Arab Emirates civil aviation officials ban all flights from Iran for at least a week amid coronavirus outbreak.


Virus delivers blow to Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong: The new coronavirus has handed Beijing an unexpected gift — an end to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy rallies. But for protesters like Sam it is ...


At least 12 die from new coronavirus in Iran

At least 12 people have died from the new coronavirus in Iran. But a lawmaker from Qom, Ahmad Amirabadi Farahani claimed that the death toll has reach...


South Korea reports 161 new coronavirus cases

South Korea reported 161 more coronavirus cases yesterday, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world's largest total outside China. T...


China postpones annual session of Parliament

China, in an unprecedented move, today postponed the annual session of Parliament scheduled to begin in Beijing from the 5th of next month due to the ...


Democrat Bernie Sanders slams Trump for selling weapons to India

Washington: Democratic presidential front-runner Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for selling weapons to India, saying ...


Malaysia's PM Mahathir submits resignation, his party quits ruling coalition

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted his resignation to the king, the prime minister's office said Monday, amid talks of forming a ...


Kuwait, Bahrain announce first COVID-19 cases

Dubai: Kuwait and Bahrain confirmed on Monday their first novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  cases, health ministries in the two Gulf states announced...


South Korea becomes biggest COVID-19 centre outside China

Seoul: South Korea reported 161 more coronavirus (COVID-19) cases Monday, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world’s largest total o...


Death toll from coronavirus rises to 8 in Iran

Iran confirmed death toll from the new coronavirus rose to eight, the highest outside China. The rising death toll sent neighbouring countries scrambl...


Israeli strikes kill two in Syria

Damascus: Israeli aircraft struck the Islamic Jihad militant group in both the Gaza Strip and Syria late Sunday, killing two fighters after the group ...


Coronavirus death toll crosses 2,500 in China

Beijing: Experts from the World Health Organisation have visited the locked-down central Chinese city at the epicentre of the deadly global coronaviru...


China allows non-residents of Wuhan to leave virus centre

Beijing: Non-residents of Wuhan may leave the quarantined city at the epicentre of China's virus epidemic if they show no symptoms and have never had ...


New virus has infected nearly 78,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected nearly 78,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referri...


Saudi Arabia plans $110bn investment in Al-Jafurah unconventional gas field

Saudi Aramco plans to invest $110 billion to develop unconventional gas reserves in Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jafurah field, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported...


Four Indians on board cruise ship test positive for COVID-19, total number of infected Indians rises to 12: Embassy

Four Indian crew members, who underwent tests for the coronavirus along with others still on board the cruise ship moored off the Japan coast, have te...


‘Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 strikes Turkey-Iran border region’

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the Turkey-Iran border region early on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, alth...


Pakistan stays in FATF 'Grey List'; warned of action if it fails to check terror funding

Global terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday decided continuation of Pakistan in the "Grey List" and warned the country that stern action will be t...


'China delaying permission to India to send flight carrying relief materials to Wuhan'

China is delaying grant of clearance to India's proposal to send an Indian Air Force flight to carry relief material for people affected by coronaviru...


Coronavirus spreads in Middle East as death toll hits 4 in Iran

Baghdad: New coronavirus cases surged across the Middle East on Friday, after a rapid spread in Iran, where authorities say the death toll from the vi...

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