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EU provides US $14 mn to support UN activities in Libya

Tripoli |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 AM IST

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) has provided 13 million euros (US $14 million) to support UN activities in Libya.

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Indian-origin surgeon dies of COVID-19 in UK

London |Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

An "incredibly dedicated" Indian-origin surgeon has died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19, a media report said on Tuesday.

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Trump offers help to treat ailing UK PM

Washington |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

US President Donald Trump has offered help to treat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was moved to intensive care in a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms "worsened".

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Indian-American journalist dies of COVID-19 in New York

New York |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

Indian-American journalist Brahm Kanchibotla has died of COVID-19 that is ravaging New York, the epicentre of the pandemic in the US.

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US death toll likely much higher: Report

Washington |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

"The true death toll (in the US) is likely much higher" than what has been reported, a media report said, citing concerns expressed by hospital officials, doctors, public health experts and medical ex

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NZ Health Minister apologizes for breaking lockdown rules

Wellington |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

New Zealand Health Minister David Clark on Tuesday apologized for breaching the country's COVID-19 lockdown rules after he drove to a beach for a family outing and went to a public domain for a mounta

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California loans 500 ventilators to US national stockpile

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that his state will lend 500 ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory in order to help other hard-hit states like New York to fight the COVI

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Trudeau promises more aid for Canadians

Ottawa |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his government will soon make emergency benefits accessible for citizens who do not currently qualify.

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Philippines extends COVID-19 lockdown until April 30

Manila |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday approved the extension of a lockdown and strict quarantine measures for Luzon island until April 30 to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

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Great Barrier Reef undergoes worst mass bleaching event

Canberra |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system located in northeast Australia, has suffered its worst mass coral bleaching in recent years, a group of scientists said on Tuesday.

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Aus Cardinal freed after child sexual abuse convictions quashed

Canberra |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

Cardinal George Pell was freed from prison on Tuesday after the High Court of Australia overturned his convictions for the sexual abuse of two boys in the 1990s.

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Singapore-based Indian-origin appointed high court judge

Singapore |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST

Singapore President has appointed Indian-origin Judicial Commissioner Dedar Singh Gill as a judge of the High Court from August 1, the Prime Minister's Office said.

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