Thai newspaper reprimanded over headline

Bangkok |Friday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST

A Central government agency tasked with managing Thailand's Covid-19 response has reprimanded a newspaper for its "poor choice" of headline.

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Covid: Sri Lanka records first 'Omicron' case

Colombo |Friday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST

Sri Lanka health officials announced on Friday that the first Covid-19 infected carrying 'Omicron' variant was identified in Sri Lanka.

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Anti-Imran song shared from Pak embassy in Serbia's official account

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST

A 56-second music video criticising the Pakistan government and Prime Minister Imran Khan over soaring inflation and alleged non-payment of salaries went viral online from the official Twitter, Facebo

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5 killed, 15 injured in Philippines road accident

Manila |Friday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST

At least five persons were killed and 15 others injured on Friday in an accident on a busy road in the central Philippine Cebu province, according to police, and local media reports.

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China's Shijiazhuang reports 4 new COVID-19 cases

Asia | December 3, 2021 11:49:28 PM IST

Shijiazhuang [China], December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): The Luquan District in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, reported four new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Friday, according t

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UK records more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases

Europe | December 3, 2021 11:49:36 PM IST

London [UK], December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Britain registered 50,584 new COVID-19 infections bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,379,647, according to official figures relea

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France announces new travel restrictions

Europe | December 3, 2021 11:49:39 PM IST

Paris [France], December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): The French government announced new travel restrictions on Friday that will enter into force on December 4.

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UN excludes N. Korea from humanitarian aid plans again

Seoul |Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST

The United Nations has excluded North Korea from its global humanitarian assistance plan for 2022, its recent report showed, apparently due to the impoverished country's prolonged border lockdown agai

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Facebook removes accounts of Chinese network which promoted fake Swiss Covid expert

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST

Facebook owner Meta Platforms has removed more than 500 accounts linked to an online disinformation network, primarily based in China, BBC reported.

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Violence impacts over 7L children due to school closures in Cameroon

New York |Friday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST

Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school closures due to violence in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon, according to recent analysis by the United Nations humanitarian arm, U

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Google, Meta face 10pc of annual profit fine: Moscow Court

Asia | December 3, 2021 5:19:44 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): A Moscow district court will hear on December 24 new case protocols against Google and Meta that are facing fine of up to 10% of their annual revenue for rep

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US House approves short-term funding bill ahead of govt shutdown deadline

Washington |Friday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST

The US House of Representatives has approved a short-term spending Bill that would keep federal agencies running through February, averting a partial shutdown just a day before government funding was

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