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India, China seek to 'peacefully resolve' border face-off

India, China seek to 'peacefully resolve' border face-off

India and China have agreed to "peacefully resolve" a latest border flare-up that has heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said Sunday, after a high-level meeting between army commanders.

Global coronavirus cases near 7 million as outbreak grows in Brazil, India

Global coronavirus cases near 7 million as outbreak grows in Brazil, India

Global cases of the novel coronavirus neared 7 million on Saturday, as case numbers surge in Brazil and India, according to a Reuters tally.

Fujifilm says Covid-19 drug research may drag on into July

Fujifilm says Covid-19 drug research may drag on into July

Fujifilm Holdings Corp's research on Avigan as a potential treatment for Covid-19 may drag on until July, the company said on Sunday, a further setback in the Japanese firm's race to find a vaccine.

Fresh lockdown is not an option, says PM Imran

Fresh lockdown is not an option, says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has rejected the option of imposing another lockdown in the country.

Sicily launches inquiry into fire in ‘migrant boats graveyard’

Sicily launches inquiry into fire in ‘migrant boats graveyard’

Prosecutors in Sicily have launched an arson investigation into a fire on Friday night on the island of Lampedusa that destroyed the “migrant boats graveyard”, a key symbol of the migration crisis.

Madrid reopens its museums

Madrid reopens its museums

Madrid residents wearing face masks queued 2m apart to be among the first visitors back in the city’s famed galleries yesterday, as the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums reopened after nearly three months of coronavirus lockdown.

Moscow’s annual book fair draws crowds

Moscow’s annual book fair draws crowds

Hundreds of Moscow residents flocked to an open-air book fair in Red Square yesterday, though some publishing houses opted to stay away as city authorities keep most coronavirus restrictions in place.

Four soldiers killed in copter crash in Indonesia

Four soldiers killed in copter crash in Indonesia

Four soldiers were killed and five others were injured after a helicopter crashed during a training exercise on Indonesia’s Java island yesterday, an army official said.

Thousands march on the White House

Thousands march on the White House

Thousands of protesters marched in Washington yesterday as rallies across the United States to protest the killing of a black man in Minneapolis police custody entered a 12th day, and officials moved to rein in law enforcement tactics.

Trudeau takes a knee with protesters in front of parliament

Trudeau takes a knee with protesters in front of parliament

Prime Minster Justin Trudeau joined thousands on Friday in taking a knee in front of Canada’s parliament in solidarity with US protesters marching against racism and police brutality.

India reports record single day spike in Covid cases

India reports record single day spike in Covid cases

India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day yesterday and overtook Italy as the world’s sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship.

Fresh cases in South Block, army HQ to function with 33% staff

Fresh cases in South Block, army HQ to function with 33% staff

As an increasing number of Covid-19 positive cases has surfaced at the Ministry of Defence office at South Block on the Raisina Hill, the Indian Army headquarters stationed there has decided to function with a bare minimum staff of around 33%, sources said yesterday. It was also decided that no visi

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