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Qatar denies Gulf bloc exit rumours New! 2020-05-29 11:09:51Qatar denied on Thursday that it plans to quit the Gulf Cooperation Council as it prepares to mark three years of isolation led by the regional bloc'

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Pakistan government says not taken any decision for New! 2020-05-29 10:42:59The Pakistan govt has not taken a decision to go for a stricter lockdown mode to fight the coronavirus, said information minister Shibli Faraz, even C

Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis as 'glorifying New! 2020-05-29 10:39:33Twitter on Friday flagged a post by US President Donald Trump on the unrest in Minneapolis as 'glorifying violence', saying the tweet violated its r

Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite coronavirus New! 2020-05-29 09:31:43The Greek Orthodox Church has continued the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion which consists of feeding an entire congregation with the same spoo

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 64,000-mark, death toll New! 2020-05-29 08:38:38The Ministry of National Health Services reported that 25,309 cases were diagnosed in Sindh, 22,964 in Punjab, 8,842 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 3,928 in B

Malaysia's Mahathir ousted from party amid power struggle New! 2020-05-29 08:33:44Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been ousted from his ethnic Malay political party in the latest twist of a power struggle with

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Coronavirus: France adds new cases, clusters as reopening New! 2020-05-29 17:48:41The country's national health agency clarified Friday that the surprising new figures were the result of a new accounting method, and not linked to a

U.S., Britain anger China at UN meeting after New! 2020-05-29 15:52:04China and Russia retaliated by criticizing the Unites States for excessive use of force against Black people.

Alberta outfitters decimated by COVID-19 restrictions, cost tourism New! 2020-05-29 15:40:36Tourism around the world has been hit hard by COVID-19 and Alberta is no exception. However, certain segments of the industry, like outfitters, who wh

‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts:’ Where New! 2020-05-29 15:13:48Multiple U.S. media reports have pointed out that the phrase was used by Miami Police Chief Walter Headley in 1967.

Coronavirus: Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization New! 2020-05-29 15:12:21He claims "China has total control over the World Health Organization."

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George Floyd: Scenes from protests in Minneapolis and New! 2020-05-29 14:25:23The fury over the death of an unarmed Black man in Minneapolis has thrust the city and other American cities into a state of upheaval and anger.

The one they gave away: Fishermen donate huge New! 2020-05-29 13:13:12The 220-pound tuna was immediately donated to a local hospital in Hawaii.

George Floyd case: 3rd-degree murder charge for officer New! 2020-05-29 12:42:03Derek Chauvin is the officer seen in a now-viral video kneeling on Floyd's neck.

Coronavirus: Feds exploring how to reunite families separated New! 2020-05-29 12:40:37Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said some premiers support the idea but others are concerned about the potential risk of COVID-19 cases being imported i

CNN reporter arrested live on television while covering New! 2020-05-29 08:02:17Black reporter Omar Jimenez had just shown a protester being arrested when about half a dozen white police officers surrounded him.

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