100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand to leave as rules ease
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100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand to leave as rules ease

While most of the stranded tourists are from the U.K. and Europe, officials said about 2,700 tourists from Asia and 3,800 from North and South America combined had…

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Pak court’s verdict in Daniel Pearl murder case ‘affront’ to victims of terror: US
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Pak court’s verdict in Daniel Pearl murder case ‘affront’ to victims of terror: US

FILE – This file photo obtained on Jan. 30, 2002, shows Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in captivity by Pakistani militants. (AP) The US on Friday criticised…

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Israel arrests Palestinian official in east Jerusalem
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Israel arrests Palestinian official in east Jerusalem

. Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally. (Representational image) Israeli police arrested the Palestinian minister for Jerusalem…

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UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity, cooperation to fight COVID-19
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UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity, cooperation to fight COVID-19

The UN Security Council is yet to discuss the coronavirus outbreak, even as the total number of coronavirus cases across the world crossed one million. The United Nations…

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As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency
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As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adjusts a protective face mask during a plenary session at the parliament’s upper house Friday, April 3, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)…

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Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows
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Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows

With 117,710, Spain is now second only in numbers of infected to the United States, which has a population some seven times larger. Spain reported more deaths from…

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Trump’s contradictory views on China shift as crisis grows
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Trump’s contradictory views on China shift as crisis grows

There are calls in Congress to hold China accountable for initially covering up the outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China…

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Indian-origin Singaporean jailed for shouting ‘corona, corona’, spitting on hotel floor
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Indian-origin Singaporean jailed for shouting ‘corona, corona’, spitting on hotel floor

This is the first conviction of its kind related to the current coronavirus outbreak (Representational Image) An Indian-origin Singaporean was sentenced to two months’ jail on Thursday for…

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A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount
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A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

We know that the nature and incidence of unemployment, for example, differs from state to state. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment…

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Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies to combat coronavirus
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Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies to combat coronavirus

The move to buy medical equipment from Russia comes after a telephonic conversation between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on March 30. A…

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