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WHO sounds alarm as coronavirus cases rise by 1 million in 5 days

WHO sounds alarm as coronavirus cases rise by 1 million in 5 days

The number of coronavirus infections around the world hit 13 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, climbing by a million in just five days.

The pandemic has now killed more than half a million people in six-and-a-half months, and World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there would be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future, especially if preventive measures were neglected.

“Let me be blunt, too many countries are headed in the wrong direction, ...Details»

Trump wears mask for first time in public

Trump wears mask for first time in public

International Desk: U.S. President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public on Saturday (July 11 while he toured the ...Details»

India's DAC clears proposal to buy 21 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29s, 12 Sukhoi Su-30MKIs from Russia

India's DAC clears proposal to buy 21 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29s, 12 Sukhoi Su-30MKIs from Russia

International Desk: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Thursday approved the proposal for procurement of 21 MIG-29 along with upgradation of ...Details»

Northern Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 120

Northern Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 120

At least 126 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, officials say.

Rescue ...Details»

US has 'serious problem' with corona: Fauci

US has 'serious problem' with corona: Fauci

The United States has a "serious problem" as 16 states reel from a spike in Covid-19 cases, said the country’s ...Details»