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COVID-19 cases in U.S. top 400,000: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK, April 8 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States reached 401,166 as of 12:20 local time on Wednesday...

Pakistan’s army shoots down Indian drone in Kashmir

Pakistan's military said Thursday its troops shot down a small Indian spy drone after it violated the country's airspace in the disputed Himalayan region...

China removes dogs from livestock list, heading toward ban on consumption

China has drawn up new guidelines to reclassify dogs as pets rather than livestock, the agriculture ministry said, part of a response to the...

Turkish Petroleum’s ‘Fatih drillship’ sails to Black Sea for drilling operations

Turkey's first drilling vessel, which was named after Istanbul's Ottoman conqueror Fatih Sultan Mehmet, is set to sail off to the Black Sea where...

Saudi-led coalition announces Yemen cease-fire to avoid COVID-19 outbreak

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels will begin a two-week cease-fire on Thursday in the face of a COVID-19 outbreak, senior Saudi...

Afghanistan says will release 100 Taliban prisoners

The Afghan government will release 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday, an official told Agence France-Presse (AFP), a day after the insurgents said they were...

Pope Francis likens some European leaders to Hitler over virus crisis

Some of Europe's politicians are peddling ideas similar to Nazi Germany dictator Adolf Hitler, Pope Francis said in a Wednesday interview. In written comments to...

UK records its highest daily Corona virus death toll at 938

UK. recorded on Wednesday its highest daily coronavirus death toll at 938, pushing total number of deaths to 7,097. Britain said on Wednesday it aimed...

Credibility of UN Security Council under spotlight during world health crisis

The U.N. Security Council (UNSC) will hold a session on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, amid rising questions over its credibility at times of...

Who has UK nuclear codes while Johnson receives coronavirus treatment?

The British government declined Tuesday to say who had responsibility for the United Kingdom's nuclear codes while Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated...