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US firms in Hong Kong awake to 'sad day' as Trump vows to curb economic ties

Trump said Beijing had broken its word over Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy by proposing new national security legislation

30 May 2020 8:32 AM

WHO to review covid response after Trump attack

WHO Director-General Tedros us acknowledged there had been shortcomings and told the virtual assembly he welcomed calls for a review

19 May 2020 1:12 PM

Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria: Khamenei

Khamenei say America’s actions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria had led to them being hated

18 May 2020 11:35 AM

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

US, meant to pay 27.89% of the peacekeeping budget in UN, cut it to 25% in 2017 and now runs up an annual shortfall of USD 200 million

16 May 2020 9:35 AM

SEBI extends deadline for stock brokers to submit reports till 30 June

This is the second instance when the regulator has extended the deadline for compliance

15 May 2020 3:59 PM

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France calls foul as Sanofi announce that US will get virus vaccine first

Sanofi sparked controversy after announcing that US patients would get their vaccine first as US government was helping to fund the vaccine

14 May 2020 4:44 PM

Indian nationals stuck in US after H-1B visa cards suspended

Last month, H-1B visa holders launched a petition urging President Trump to extend their permissible stay from 60 to 180 days after job loss

12 May 2020 1:23 PM

Eased restrictions bring new cases in South Korea, virus fears in Italy

4 million people have been confirmed infected by the virus so far, and more than 279,000 have died worldwide

10 May 2020 9:57 AM

Italy tops 30,000 coronavirus deaths

Compared to Italy, only United States and Britain have seen more deaths from the virus

09 May 2020 3:43 PM

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

The resoltuion had called for a 90-day "humanitarian pause" to allow governments to better address the pandemic among those most suffering

09 May 2020 2:00 PM

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US gives India key role in Afghan peace process

Strengthening its ties with Kabul, New Delhi meanwhile dispatched a consignment of 10,000 tonnes of wheat on Thursday to Afghanistan

09 May 2020 9:25 AM

US to temporarily ban immigrant visas including H-1B

Nearly 500,000 migrant workers are employed in the US in the H-1B status

09 May 2020 8:44 AM

Even as lockdown eases, countries see surge in virus infections

Governments have reported 3.5 million infections and more than 247,000 deaths, including more than 67,000 dead in the United States alone

04 May 2020 2:58 PM

Trump administration suspends immigration court hearings due to virus concerns

The Justice Department estimated in late February that there were 25,000 people waiting in Mexico for hearings in US court for immigration

01 May 2020 9:26 AM

South Korea is an example world should follow on COVID-19 fight: UN

UN Secretary-General Guterres said recovery from the pandemic needs to go hand-in-hand with climate action, just as South Korea is doing now

01 May 2020 8:49 AM

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Latest coronavirus updates from around the world

More than 2.97 million people have been reported to be infected and 205,948 have died, according to a Reuters tally, as of on Monday

27 Apr 2020 1:47 PM

Governments across globe under pressure to control covid19 economic damage

Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities

19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Rebuffed by UK, US pitches 'big tent' for Huawei rivals in Europe

Huawei has repeatedly and vehemently denied the espionage allegations.

17 Feb 2020 7:13 AM

World War III trends on Twitter and gathers steam

There have been memes and commentary on social media platforms with the possibility of a war that could affect the entire globe.

06 Jan 2020 9:16 AM

‘Several stabbed at synagogue in New York,’ says Jewish Affairs Group

Police in the US have been battling a rash of attacks against Jewish targets in recent years.

29 Dec 2019 11:11 AM

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