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Global coronavirus death toll tops 67,000

Spain’s coronavirus death toll rises by 674 to 12,418 INP WASHINGTON The total number of global fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic soared past 67,000 on Saturday...

South Sudan confirms first case of coronavirus

Monitoring desk JUBA South Sudan reported its first coronavirus case on Sunday, one of the last African nations to confirm the presence of COVID-19 within its borders....

Chile drought causing water shortage amidst virus crisis

With historically low river flows and reservoirs running dry due to drought, people in central Chile have found themselves particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus...

Pakistan govt convenient targets when world powers are helpless against

INP WASHINGTON Pakistan’s ambassador to United States Asad Majeed Khan Sunday said that Pakistani embassy and consulate were providing their services online due to the...

Malaysia intercepts boat ferrying 202 suspected Rohingya

Monitoring desk KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian authorities on Sunday said they had intercepted a boat ferrying a group of 202 people believed to be ethnic Rohingya. The boat was...

French police arrest Sudanese man linked to stabbing near Lyon

Monitoring desk PARIS French police have arrested a third suspect, another Sudanese national, in an expanding terror probe after a knife attack in the country’s...

US welcomes Pakistan’s statement in Daniel Pearl murder case

INP WASHINGTON The United States has welcomed Pakistan’s actions in the murder of Wall Street Journal journalist after the Sindh High Court overturned the death...

Jordan to use drones, cameras to monitor curfew

MOnitoring desk AMMAN Jordan said it is to use drones and surveillance cameras to monitor compliance with a nationwide curfew imposed to curb the spread of the novel...

US death toll surpasses 7,000, global tally rises to 57,000

Coronavirus outbreak Europe accounts for the lion’s share of the dead, with Italy and Spain bearing the brunt Online Islamabad The US government has begun advising...

China mourns thousands who died in country’s coronavirus epidemic

INP BEIJING China on Saturday mourned the thousands of “martyrs” who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the...