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India Becomes World’s Second Worst-Hit Country By Coronavirus

India becomes world’s second worst-hit country by coronavirus

NEW DELHI – Coronavirus infections in the South Asian subregion surpassed the grim 15 million mark over the weekend, while India reported a record increase on Monday to overtake Brazil as the second country most affected by the pandemic in the world. India reported a record 168,912 Covid-19 infections overnight, …

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Countries Worldwide Hit New Records for Virus Cases, Deaths

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

WASHINGTON – Nations around the world have set new records for Covid-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections in recent weeks. Brazil this week became the third country in the world, after the United States and Peru, to report a 24-hour tally of Covid-19 deaths exceeding 4,000. India peaked at nearly …

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MoPH Reports 62 COVID-19 Cases, 4 Deaths in 24 Hrs

MoPH reports new cases of covid-19 in 24 hrs

KABUL – The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 62 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 2,035 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 4 deaths and 17 recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period. The new cases were reported in provinces of Kabul …

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Stability in S. Asia Linked to Kashmir: Pakistan

Stability in S. Asia linked to Kashmir, says Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, said peace and stability in South Asia is linked to resolving all outstanding issues, primarily the long-simmering dispute in Kashmir, which has been a bone of contention between two rivals with nuclear weapons. Responding to the congratulatory message from his Indian counterpart, Narendra …

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China, Russia Call for More Cooperation on Global Governance

China and Russia call for more cooperation on global governance

BEIJING – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, welcomed his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, to the tourist town, Guilin, from March 22 to 23. Guilin, in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is known in China for its unparalleled scenery on the planet. The year 2021 marks the …

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India Records 56,211 New Cases of The Coronavirus

India records 56,211 new cases of the coronavirus

NEW DELHI – India has registered 56,211 new cases of the coronavirus, a slight drop from the country’s record figures in the past three days, data from the Indian Ministry of Health showed on Tuesday. The country’s death toll fell below 60,000 after three days, a Reuters tally showed, with …

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WHO Report Says Covid-19 Most Likely Originated from Animals

WHO report says COVID-19 most likely originated from animals

GENEVA – A joint World Health Organization (WHO)-China study on the origins of Covid-19 indicates that transmission of the virus from bats to humans by another animal is the most likely scenario and that a laboratory leak is “extremely unlikely”, according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press …

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