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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Kunsthistorisches museum in Vienna reopens

    Visitors visit the Kunsthistorisches museum in Vienna, Austria, May 30, 2020. As one of the most famous museums in the world, Kunsthistorisches museum reopened on Saturday...

  • Nursing homes account for staggering share of US COVID-19 deaths

    Nursing homes account for a staggering share of US COVID-19 deaths, with many questioning whether the US is shifting away from “All men are created equal.”...

  • India records 182,143 COVID-19 cases, 5,164 deaths

    The total number of COVID-19 cases in India surpassed the 180,000-mark, reaching 182,143, on Sunday, as the death toll crossed the 5,000-mark, reaching 5,164, said the...

  • Belgian tourism affected by COVID-19 pandemic

  • New York officials urge stop of violence in George Floyd protests

    New York officials on Saturday denounced acts of violence in the city’s protests over George Floyd‘s death, after about 300 protesters were arrested in days. Mayor...

  • S. Korea reports 27 more COVID-19 cases, 11,468 in total

    South Korea reported 27 more cases of COVID-19 compared to 24 hours ago as of 0:00 a.m. Sunday local time, raising the total number of infections...

  • New Yorkers continue to protest over George Floyd’s death

    Protesters angry with police brutality have returned to the streets of New York for a third straight day, demanding justice over the death of #GeorgeFloyd in...

  • U.S. Seattle announces curfew for weekend after protests

    Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan on Saturday announced a city-wide curfew for Satruday and Sunday from 5:00 p.m. (2100GMT) to 5:00 a.m. (0900GMT) after protests broke out...

  • S. Africa allows phased reopening of tourism amid COVID-19

    The South African government on Saturday announced a phased reopening of tourism, further easing COVID-19 restrictions starting from June 1. “Based on the COVID-19 epidemic expected...

  • New Zealand reports no new COVID-19 case for 9 consecutive days

    New Zealand has reported no new case of COVID-19 for nine days in a row, said a statement of the New Zealand Ministry of Health on...

  • S. Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

    South Africa has so far recorded a total of 30,967 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 1,727 new cases reported over last 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

  • Rwanda reports first COVID-19 death

    Rwanda on Saturday reported its first COVID-19 death since the disease broke out in March. The deceased patient was a 65-year-old truck driver who resided in...

  • 1st LD Writethru: 5.3-magnitude quake hits 1210 km N of Acarau, Brazil — USGS

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted 1210 km N of Acarau, Brazil at 00:32:02 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter,...

  • Los Angeles declares curfew after four days of protests

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced at a press conference Saturday afternoon that a curfew will be in effect in the city’s downtown beginning from 8...

  • Belgium’s hospitality industry heavily affected by COVID-19 pandemic

    People visit an alley where bars and restaurants are closed in Brussels, Belgium, May 30, 2020. Belgium‘s hospitality industry, including restaurants and hotels, is heavily affected...

  • Portuguese president, PM pay tribute to firefighters amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (C) pays tribute to Portuguese firefighters amid the COVID-19 pandemic at the Prazeres cemetery in Lisbon, Portugal, May 30, 2020....

  • Hundreds of people arrested after protests against police brutality in Los Angeles

    Protesters block a freeway in downtown Los Angeles, the United States, May 29, 2020. Hundreds of people were arrested Friday night and early Saturday after protests...

  • Cuba backs WHO after U.S. announces terminating relationship

    The Cuban government declared on Saturday its full support of the World Health Organization (WHO) after the United States announced it is terminating its relationship with...

  • Spotlight: NASA, SpaceX launch first crewed mission from U.S. soil since 2011

    Two NASA astronauts took off from U.S. soil on Saturday, riding aboard SpaceX‘s Crew Dragon spacecraft in a historic test flight to the International Space Station...

  • Feature: Deported Salvadoran recalls dangerous conditions, inadequate care at U.S. detention center during pandemic

    Salvadoran migrant “Carlos” had been locked in a U.S. detention center for more than two months, and he described it as having poor healthcare that only...

  • People protest in U.S. Oakland over police-custody death of George Floyd

    A Friday night protest in U.S. Northern California city of Oakland over the police-custody death of black man George Floyd in Minneapolis turned into a riot...

  • Global COVID-19 cases top 6 mln — Johns Hopkins University

    Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 6 million on Saturday, reaching 6,003,762 as of 4:32 p.m. (2032 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center for Systems...

  • SpaceX launches NASA astronauts into orbit on historic mission

    NASA and SpaceX launched Crew Dragon spacecraft from NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, carrying two American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS)....

  • COVID-19 cases in Chile rise to 94,858, with 997 deaths

    The Chilean Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country had risen to 94,858,...

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