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 2021-04-17 23:59 

Saudi Press Agency

Egypt Records 845 New Cases of Coronavirus...
 2021-04-17 23:53 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Use entire national capacity to step up Covid vaccine production, PM tells officials...

India News: The PM's directive came at a review meeting on the Covid situation on Saturday a day after he had overseen an assessment of oxygen supplies and produc...

 2021-04-17 23:46 

Business Insider India

Video footage of Prince Harry and William talking after Prince Philip's funeral signals that their relationship is on the mend...

Prince Harry and Prince William were photographed chatting after Prince Philip's funeral.It was the first time the brothers were documented speaking since...

 2021-04-17 23:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

SMART PARENTING: Managing frustrations...
 2021-04-17 23:43 

Philippine Star

Hospitalized for COVID-19, tycoon Lucio Tan in 'stable condition'...

Billionaire Lucio Tan was taken to the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, her daughter confirmed after rumors swirled yesterday that the tycoon was ill....

 2021-04-17 23:41 

Malay Mail Online

Canada has second case of rare blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine...

APRIL 18 — Canada yesterday reported a second case of rare blood clots with low platelets after immunisation with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine in a week, while it said it still recommended the use of the shot. The person who experienced the......

 2021-04-17 23:33 

Malay Mail Online

Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute', say doctors...

MOSCOW, April 18 — Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at "any minute" as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned yesterday, urging immediate access to Russia's most famous prisoner. On March 31, Preside...

 2021-04-17 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

A regular update on Typhoon Bising, which includes a tracker ever since it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), tops our roster of stories this Sunday, April 17, 2021. Typhoon Bising Tracker Tropical Cyclone Bising tracker Typhoon 'Bis...

 2021-04-17 23:29 

Hindustan Times

France to impose 10-day quarantine for travellers coming from Brazil...

France decided this week to suspend all flights to and from Brazil. The measure will be extended until April 23, the prime minister's office said in the same statement....

 2021-04-17 23:28 

Manila Bulletin

Prince Philip laid to rest in Royal Vault at Windsor Castle...

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service. Members of the Royal Family including Britain...

 2021-04-17 23:28 

Ecns.cn

Chinese Sinovac vaccine prevents 67 pct of symptomatic COVID-19 infections: Chilean study...

The CoronaVac vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac is up to 67 percent effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19, Chile's Ministry of Health said on Friday....

 2021-04-17 23:28 

Ecns.cn

Chinese college graduates' job seeking choices more diversified: survey...

China's fresh college graduates have shown interest in a wider range of occupations during the ongoing spring recruitment season, according to a survey recently conducted by China Youth Daily....

 2021-04-17 23:28 

Ecns.cn

US Treasury says no major trading partner manipulates currency...

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday said that no major trading partner of the United States meets the criteria as a currency manipulator, but Vietnam, Switzerland and China's Taiwan will be under enhanced monitoring for their currency practices....

 2021-04-17 23:28 

Ecns.cn

China's civil aviation sector fully recovers to pre-epidemic level: report...

China's civil aviation sector has recovered to the pre-epidemic level in March, said an industry report....

 2021-04-17 23:22 

Malay Mail Online

Queen Elizabeth stands alone as Philip is laid to rest; William and Harry talk...

WINDSOR, April 18 — Queen Elizabeth bade farewell to Prince Philip at a funeral yesterday that celebrated his seven decades of service and gave grandsons William and Harry the chance to talk in public for the first time since claims of racism......

 2021-04-17 23:22 

Manila Bulletin

Young and infected: COVID-19's new patients as India battles huge surge...

Ajay Singh Yadav only managed a final video call with Raj Karan before his close friend became the latest of an alarming number of young Indians, including children, falling victim to the new coronavirus wave sweeping the country. Patients infected with C...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters who smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set fires during demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, caused significant damage, and authorities urged downtown businesses to review security video to help police appreh...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

California mass shooting suspect was barred from buying gun...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of going on a shooting rampage at a Southern California business, killing four people, should not have been allowed to buy or own guns because of a California law that prohibits people from purchasing weapon...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

Manila Bulletin

Delhi warns of 'grim' coronavirus battle as surge hits new record...

New Delhi reported a record 24,000 coronavirus cases in one day and its leader warned of a "grim" battle ahead Saturday as major cities across India went into a weekend lockdown in a bid to curtail a nationwide pandemic surge. A man reads a newspa...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

A's slug, pitch past Tigers 7-0 for 7th straight win...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson, Arams Garca and Mark Canha each homered and the Oakland Athletics shut out the Detroit Tigers for a second straight game, 7-0 on Saturday for their seventh win in a row. After Oakland's 3-0 victory Friday, Cole...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

Prosecutor on leave over statements about boy shot by police...

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor who implied in court that 13-year-old Adam Toledo was holding a gun the instant he was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer was placed on leave a day after a video showing the boy's hands were empty was released t...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Saturday ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital. In addition to non-essential embassy staff, the department ...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

Manila Bulletin

Biden hits the golf course for first time in presidency...

President Joe Biden played golf for the first time in his presidency Saturday, hitting the fairways in his home city of Wilmington — and taking a page from his golf-obsessed predecessor Donald Trump's book. US President Joe Biden leaves his cart...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

China Post

Cink sets another scoring mark, keeps lead at RBC Heritage...

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Stewart Cink maintained his five-stroke lead and set another scoring mark at the RBC Heritage with a 2-under 69 on Saturday, moving closer to his third victory at Harbour Town Golf Links. Cink, 47, cooled off from his...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports nine deaths and 827 Covid-19 cases on April 17...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 827 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 659 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 173,257....

 2021-04-17 23:19 

China Post

Defense expert in Derek Chauvin trial faces Maryland lawsuit...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The former chief medical examiner for Maryland who testified on behalf of the officer accused of killing George Floyd is a defendant in a federal lawsuit over the death of a man who died under circumstances similar to Floyd. Dr. Dav...

 2021-04-17 23:19 

China Post

Bryant, Contreras lead Cubs over Braves in Kazmar's return...

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras each homered twice, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 13-4 Saturday on an afternoon when Atlanta returned Sean Kazmar Jr. to the major leagues for the first time in 13 years. Javier Bez and David B...

 2021-04-17 23:19 

China Post

JT Daniels uses spring to solidify firm hold of Dogs' QB....

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kirby Smart doesn't like to show his hand when it comes to Georgia's quarterbacks. If there is any question as to who will be his starter, the coach prolongs the mystery as long as possible. This spring, there's no mys...

 2021-04-17 23:11 

Malay Mail Online

Prince Philip's funeral: who's who?...

WINDSOR, April 18 — Just 30 guests will attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's late husband Prince Philip on Saturday because of coronavirus restrictions. Here is a list of notable figures joining the 94-year-old monarch for the funeral of.....

 2021-04-17 23:10 

Malay Mail Online

Laporta 'convinced' Messi wants to stay at Barcelona...

SEVILLE, April 18 — Barcelona president Joan Laporta said he is "convinced" Lionel Messi wants to stay at the club after he scored twice in the team's thumping 4-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. Messi......

 2021-04-17 23:09 

Saudi Press Agency

Mexico Records 4,157 New Cases of Corona and 535 Deaths...
 2021-04-17 23:07 

Times of Israel

Hundreds rally outside Netanyahu's residence amid trial, political deadlock...

Protesters press on with weekly demonstrations against PM, as he struggles to form a governmentProtesters press on with weekly demonstrations against PM, as he struggles to form a government...

 2021-04-17 23:05 

Haaretz Daily

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 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn seized in Philippine raid...

Philippine authorities said yesterday they have seized some 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn in one of the biggest known operations of its kind in the country....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Bush, in op-ed and book, steps into US migration debate...

Former president George W Bush has stepped into the US debate on immigration, saying migrants are "a force for good" and arguing for a gradual process to allow undocumented immigrants to earn legal status....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Envoys to Iran nuclear talks hail 'progress' in Vienna...

The EU, Russia and Iran hailed progress at nuclear talks yesterday as discussions resumed in Vienna following an attack on one of Tehran's nuclear sites....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Libya launches public Covid-19 vaccination campaign...

Libya launched yesterday its coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination campaign for the general population in Tripoli, with the elderly and healthcare workers given priority in the conflict-hit North African nation....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Myanmar junta leader set to join Asean summit next week...

Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing will join a special Asean summit next week, the Thai foreign ministry said yesterday, his first official trip since masterminding a coup which deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Attacks in Iraq deepen security woes as global and local rivals clash...

A series of attacks in Iraq this week illustrates the increasingly dangerous tangle of local and regional rivalries confronting the country's security in an election year, Iraqi security and government officials say....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Five killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh...

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh yesterday after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power plant, officials and police said....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Arutz Sheva

Watch: IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza...

IAF attacks Hamas terror targets in retaliation for Gaza rocket fire....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza...

IAF attacks Hamas terror targets in retaliation for Gaza rocket fire....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Malay Mail Online

Queen Elizabeth II lays to rest her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip...

WINDSOR, April 18 — Queen Elizabeth II yesterday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service. The Duke of Edinburgh,.....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Business Insider India

Watch 2 Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut return from their visit to the International Space Station...

Two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut have returned from the International Space Station. Their six-month trip was marked by scientific experiments...

 2021-04-17 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Protests after Daunte Wright's Shooting...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protests have taken place six nights in a row in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic sto ....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

BloombergQuint

Wembley Fans Return With U.K. Scientists Watching Every Move...

Wembley Fans Return With U.K. Scientists Watching Every Move...

 2021-04-17 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Protests after Daunte Wright's Shooting...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protests have taken place six nights in a row in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic sto ....

 2021-04-17 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

Jobs for tech graduates continue to rise...

As the shift to digitalization continued to pressure businesses and organizations, schools are also expected to ramp up their operations to produce IT graduates needed to fill up the huge manpower demand. In a webinar conducted by iACADEMY, a school in Ma...

 2021-04-17 23:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Snooker: World champion O'Sullivan wins as fans return to Crucible...

Ronnie O'Sullivan started his World Championship defence with a 10-4 win over Mark Joyce on Saturday as fans were allowed back into sporting ......

 2021-04-17 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

Huawei: Age of smart phones ending...

The age of smart phones is ending, paving the way for a single digital smart assistant enabling all devices to "talk" to each other. So, says Dr. Wang Chenglu, president of Huawei consumer BG software engineering department and director of AI and ...

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