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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...

  • Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

    A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities...

  • India’s GDP growth slows to 11-year low of 4.2 percent in 2019-20

    India’s economic growth rate during the full financial year of 2019-20 slowed to 4.2 percent as compared to 6.1 percent expansion in 2018-19, government data released...

  • COVID-19 death toll in Netherlands up to 5,931

    THE HAGUE, May 29 (Xinhua)–The number of reported deaths from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands has increased by 28 to a total of 5,931 as...

  • Post-Coronavirus, Africa’s Manufacturing Moment – By Muhammadu Buhari

    POST–CORONAVIRUS, AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING MOMENT BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA   Across the world, as countries and economies slowly reopen, Africa lags behind. We...

  • Myanmar’s airport extends restriction on operation of international air services to mid-June

    The restriction of operating international air services at the Yangon International Airport was further extended to June 15, according to a notice from the Yangon Aerodrome...

  • Austria to loosen face-mask requirement, scrap table-size limit in bars

    Austria will no longer require shoppers to wear face masks and scrap a limit of four adults at a table in bars and restaurants, Chancellor Sebastian...

  • BiH’s Celik Zenica football club resumes training

    Celik Zenica, a famous Bosnia and Herzegovina‘s (BiH) football club resumed training on Friday to begin preparations for the possible continuation of the country’s Premier League....

  • Yemen confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases, 283 in total

    Yemen’s Health Ministry on Friday confirmed five new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 283 in the country’s provinces controlled by the government....

  • Canada’s GDP sees worst showing in Q1 since 2009 due to COVID-19 pandemic

    Canada’s national statistical agency said on Friday that the country’s economy saw the worst quarterly performance since 2009 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Statistics...

  • Singapore-China to open essential travel corridor in early June

    Singapore and China plan to reopen essential travel for business and official purposes between the two countries early June, they said in a joint statement on...

  • Kuwait records 25,184 COVID-19 cases, 194 deaths

    Kuwait on Friday reported 1,072 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 25,184 and the death toll to 194,...

  • Indian economy grows at slowest pace in 8 years in Jan-March, 11-year low for the fiscal year

    Indian economy grew at its slowest pace in eight years at 3.1 percent for the fourth quarter of Jan-March and at 11-year low of 4.2 percent...

  • 1,993 new COVID-19 infections detected in Qatar, totaling 52,907

    Qatar’s health ministry on Friday announced 1,993 new infections of the novel coronavirus, increasing the total number of the confirmed cases in the Gulf state to...

  • Turkey resumes limited mass prayers at mosques as virus curbs ease

    Turkey resumed mass prayers at a limited number of mosques on Friday after a break of more than two months, as Ankara eased restrictions imposed to...

  • Health histories, recent tests show COVID-19 likely circulating in U.S. before January — WSJ

    Health histories and recent test results open the possibility that the new coronavirus was circulating in the United States before January, said a report by The...

  • Turkey resumes judicial work as part of normalization plan

    Turkey on Friday announced that the country will resume judicial work from June 1 as part of the normalization plan from the COVID-19 outbreak. As part...

  • Sri Lanka prepares disaster efforts ahead of southwest monsoon

    Sri Lanka‘s Disaster Management Center (DMC) has said it is readying for any disaster possibilities ahead of the southwest monsoon and has assured to include COVID-19...

  • Russia to supply 1 mln COVID-19 test kits to foreign partners: PM

    Russia will supply 1 million COVID-19 test kits in the near future to its foreign partners, most of whom are from the Commonwealth of Independent States...

  • Saudi Arabia’s COVID-19 cases increase to 81,766

    Saudi Arabia‘s COVID-19 cases increased on Friday to 81,766 with the registration of 1,581 new infections. The kingdom also reported 17 new fatalities, raising the death...

  • Tokyo to enter “2nd phase” of eased virus-linked restrictions despite uptick in COVID-19 cases

    The second phase of Tokyo easing its coronavirus-linked business activities will begin on Monday, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Friday, despite a recent uptick in COVID-19...

  • Make Sanitary pads part of COVID-19 relief packages- Group

    A group, Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), has called for the inclusion of sanitary pads and other menstrual hygiene materials in all COVID-19 relief packages...

  • Ghana’s COVID-19 cases reach 7,616 with 313 new infections

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana has increased to 7,616, with 313 new cases confirmed as of Friday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. The...

  • U.S. personal spending plunges record 13.6 pct in April due to COVID-19 shutdowns

    U.S. personal consumption expenditures (PCE) nosedived 13.6 percent in April month-on-month amid widespread shutdowns triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Commerce Department reported on Friday....

  • Turkey inaugurates new hospital for COVID-19 patients in Istanbul

    Turkey on Friday inaugurated a new hospital specially built for COVID-19 patients in the country’s biggest city Istanbul. The hospital was constructed in the Sancaktepe district...

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