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Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...


Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 5)

Beijing, June 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...


Countries, organizations pledge support for global vaccine accessibility

A staff member tests samples of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at a vaccine production plant of China National Pharmaceutical Group ...


India joins UK's global vaccine mission

London [UK], June 5 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Thursday organised the Global Vaccine Summit 2020, helping secure USD 7.4 ...


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Coronavirus survivor retraining to 'sit, stand and walk'

Dan Ridlington is relearning simple tasks after spending 54 days in critical care. ...

Coronavirus- Outbreak exercise showed clear gap in readiness

A 2018 MERS outbreak exercise in Scotland revealed concerns over protective gear, the BBC learns. ...

Coronavirus survivor retraining to 'sit, stand and walk'

Dan Ridlington is relearning simple tasks after spending 54 days in critical care. ...

Mandatory face coverings on public transport in England

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announces face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from 15 June. ...

Abbey Road Studios re-opens after 10 weeks of closure

Abbey Road Studios, the recording venue made famous by The Beatles, has re-opened after being forced to close during lockdown. ...

Coronavirus- Dad of quadruplets leaves Harlow hospital after six weeks

His wife says she thought he was going to die after he was put into a coma with coronavirus. ...

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Dubai's Special Forces raid home in high profile arrest

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai security officials have arrested a Danish man wanted by Interpol in a sting operation.Amir Faten Mekky, ...

Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...

Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...

Chinese capital returning to normal, threat level lowered again

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the second level ...

75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

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Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...


Irish GDP jumps 4.9% in first quarter this year

DUBLIN, Ireland June 5 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 87.6 billion euros (about $99 billion) in ...


Shares in Hong Kong in Demand, Asian region moves higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued higher on Friday, while the U.S. dollar remained in free fall."Central banks ...


New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...


World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...


Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...