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WHO chief warns worst of COVID-19 pandemic is 'yet to come'...
The head of the World Health Organization warned Monday that despite months of governments battling the coronavirus pandemic, "the worst is yet to come." What are the details? During a virtual news conference, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom G
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-30 00:43 UTC
Lightning strikes kill over 100 in India during single day...
As monsoon storms rip across India, officials said over 100 people lost their lives in a single day due to lightning strikes, with dozens injured by falling trees and electricity poles. More storms are on the way.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-25 20:42 UTC
Trump signs bill condemning Chinese concentration camps after accusation in Bolton book that he privately approved of them...
The Trump administration signed a bill condemning the existence of concentration camps in China on the same day as alarming accusations surfaced from the book by John Bolton, his former national security advisor. Bolton claimed in his book that it appeare
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-18 16:08 UTC
Trump Signs World's First Law Challenging China's Muslim Concentration Camps...
President Donald Trump signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act into law on Wednesday, requiring sanctions on Chinese officials.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-18 16:06 UTC
China finds heavy coronavirus traces in seafood, meat sections of Beijing food market...
China has found the trading sections for meat and seafood in Beijing's wholesale food market to be severely contaminated with the new coronavirus and suspects the area's low temperature and high humidity may have been contributing factors, officia
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-18 16:04 UTC
Put the seat down when flushing toilet to avoid spread of Covid-19, scientists urge...
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Cloud of aerosol droplets can carry infectious particles up to one metre away, research shows
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 17:07 UTC
China's Beijing coronavirus outbreak is 'extremely severe'...
The new coronavirus outbreak in Beijing is "extremely severe," according to local authorities, as more than 100 cases have been confirmed in five days. Beijing has taken additional measures to cont...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 04:16 UTC
Report: 60% of Beijing flights canceled to stem virus spread...
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese media say more than 60% of commercial flights in and out of Beijing have been canceled as the city raises alert level amid a new coronavirus outbreak. The website of the Communist Party's Global Times said that as of 9 a.m. Wedn
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 04:15 UTC
France Won't Surrender History - Macron: Statues To Remain...
Macron says his country will fight against racism but it will not surrender its historic statues.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-15 15:43 UTC
Swiss authorities search for the person who left $191,000 of gold bars on a train...
Swiss police are looking for a forgetful individual who left something rather important on a train — a package full of gold bars, worth more than $190,000. The parcel containing the gold bars was found in the carriage of a Swiss Federal Railways (SB
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-15 15:42 UTC
China and India are on the verge of war...
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Tensions between two nuclear-armed states China and India are not new. Both countries share the world's longest unmarked border. They have been engaging in several encounters for ages. Recent events suggest that escalations are highly possible.
By TheBalticWord on 2020-06-12 06:01 UTC
Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 40,000...
Brazil registered 772,416 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, with 32,913 new infections in the last 24 hours, as the world's second worst outbreak after the United States continued to surge.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-11 01:02 UTC
Federal Prosecutors in NY Request to Speak With Prince Andrew as Part of Epstein Inves....
Federal prosecutors in New York have formally requested through the British government to speak with Prince Andrew as part of their ongoing criminal...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-08 03:22 UTC
Mysterious 'New Federal State of China' banners seen on planes over NYC...
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A mysterious fleet of propeller planes was spotted flying banners over New York Wednesday congratulating a "New Federal State of China." Puzzled and exasperated New Yorkers spotted the banners from Manhattan, flying over the Hudson, and down over
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 02:49 UTC
Top Chinese General Says Beijing Will Attack Taiwan to Stop Independence...
BEIJING—China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent, one of ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-30 13:31 UTC
Britain may offer 'path to citizenship' for nearly 3 million in Hong Kong...
Britain is prepared to offer extended visa rights and a pathway to citizenship for almost 3 million Hong Kong residents in response to China's push to impose national security legislation in the former British colony.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-30 13:30 UTC
By Forcing Control On Hong Kong, Beijing Killed The Golden Goose...
Hong Kong was once considered a 'golden goose' to the CCP, helping propel China's economic development and transformation. By trying to impose absolute control on Hong Kong, the CCP killed the golden goose.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-30 13:26 UTC
Is the virus lurking in your rental car?...
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I don't know about you, but I've been following the issue of travel since we've been under the threat of the COVID-19 contagion. There's been much media coverage of the dangers in air travel because of the close proximity of passengers, an
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-29 23:30 UTC
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 said on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-29 14:32 UTC
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