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 2020-07-05 04:43 

The Times of India

US sends 2 aircraft carriers to South China Sea during PLA drills...
 2020-07-05 04:33 

AP

The Latest: After lockdown, cases up in Australian state...

MELBOURNE, Australia — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108 new infections on Saturday.The Saturday increase......

 2020-07-05 04:28 

Deutsche Welle

Trump doubles down on fighting 'radical left' at US Independence Day celebrations...

With 4th of July celebrations muted by the pandemic, US President Donald Trump lashed out at China, the "radical left," and his opponents in the media. Texas and Florida reported record-breaking infection spikes....

 2020-07-05 04:27 

Sydney Morning Herald

More than a dozen killed in Japan floods, mudslides...

Large areas along the Kuma River were swallowed by floodwaters with many houses, buildings and vehicles submerged almost up to their roofs....

 2020-07-05 04:20 

Reuters Africa

Japan braces for return of torrential southern rains that killed 16...

Torrential rains that hit Japan...

 2020-07-05 04:12 

ABC Australia

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Three men die after boat capsizes off La Perouse in Sydney's south...

Emergency services pull three men from the water after responding to reports that a boat had capsized, but all die at the scene....

 2020-07-05 04:11 

Reuters Africa

New Zealand's Ardern launches election campaign with promises of jobs, financing...

With promises of extra financing for small businesses and more jobs as a severe economic downturn looms, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday launched her party...

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Iran files lawsuit against US over sanctions...

Iran has filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice against the United States over effects of sanctions on Iran's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Leila Joneidi, Iran's presidential aide for legal affairs, said on Saturday....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese ambassador shares '1 to 9' facts on national security law for HK...

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Friday shared basic facts and his viewpoints on the newly enacted national security law for Hong Kong through a video message by using the numbers "1 to 9."...

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

China's major internet firms log higher revenue...

China's internet and related services sectors have maintained expansion in the first five months, displaying enhanced profitability despite the COVID-19 epidemic, official data showed....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

China lays out priorities on improving gov't transparency in 2020...

The General Office of the State Council has released a document laying out the priorities for improving government transparency in 2020, amid efforts to modernize China's system and capacity for governance....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Egypt court confirms 15-year imprisonment for activist...

Egypt's top Court of Cassation upheld on Saturday a previous court ruling that sentenced activist Ahmed Douma to 15 years in prison on charges of rioting in 2011, state-run Ahram newspaper reported....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

US COVID-19 cases surpass 2.8 mln...

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 2.8 million on Saturday, reaching 2,808,003 as of 10:33 a.m. (1433 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

WHO ends hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir trial...

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Saturday that it was discontinuing hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms for its Solidarity Trial, citing little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Uganda holds online 'Chinese Bridge' competition...

The Confucius Institute at Makerere University, Uganda's top university, held the 19th "Chinese Bridge" speech competition online on Saturday -- its first ever to be held virtually with COVID-19 restrictions in place....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

China upgrades emergency response to floods...

China upgraded its emergency response for flood control from level IV to level III on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, as incessant downpours continued to wreak havoc in vast stretches of the country....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Dunhuang's Mogao Grottoes see tourism boom in June...

Mogao Grottoes have seen a tourist boom in June as the attraction adjusted its epidemic control measures last month....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese mainland reports 8 new confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, of which two were domestically transmitted....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

China launches satellite for space environment study...

China successfully sent a satellite for space environment study and related technology experiments into the planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Sunday....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

COVID-19 under control in Italy, but hotbeds flaring up...

Italy's COVID-19 numbers continued a downward trend Saturday, but health officials warned that more lockdowns to seal off small areas could be forthcoming as hotbeds flared up in some parts of the country....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

Survey reveals Chinese graduates' needs in job hunting...

More than 91 percent of Chinese university graduates in a recent survey said they need more job hunting support amid the COVID-19 epidemic, China Youth Daily reported earlier this week....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

China.org.cn

China steps up efforts to prevent students' drowning...

China's education authority has ordered schools nationwide to intensify efforts to prevent students from drowning during the summer....

 2020-07-05 03:58 

dpa

Kanye West announces 2020 presidential run in tweet...

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 2020-07-05 03:58 

dpa

Protesters pull down Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-07-05 03:51 

Reuters

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Mexico surpasses France in coronavirus death toll...

Mexico reported 523 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, pushing its tally to 30,366, overtaking France to become the fifth-highest in the world....

 2020-07-05 03:46 

ABC Australia

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Labor's Kristy McBain claims victory in tight Eden-Monaro by-election...

Labor's Kristy McBain officially claims victory in the Eden-Monaro by-election after few remaining votes make clear that her party will secure the seat again....

 2020-07-05 03:40 

Washington Post

Japan floods leave some 20 dead, many in nursing homes...

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left about 20 people confirmed or presumed dead are hampering search and rescue operations in southern Japan, including at elderly home facilities where more than a dozen perished and scores are still s...

 2020-07-05 03:37 

AP

Japan floods leave some 20 dead, many in nursing homes...

TOKYO (AP) — Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left about 20 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations on Sunday in southern Japan, including at......

 2020-07-05 03:08 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Serious threat': Scientists say WHO ignores aerosol risk of coronavirus...

Experts contend that World Health Organisation guidance ignores growing evidence that a third pathway also plays a significant role in contagion....

 2020-07-05 03:07 

Reuters Africa

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 239 to 196,335 - RKI...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 239 to 196,335, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday....

 2020-07-05 03:03 

Washington Post

DOD says soldier from Texas died in accident in Afghanistan...

The Defense Department says a 21-year-old soldier has died in a vehicle accident while serving in Afghanistan...

 2020-07-05 02:50 

Reuters Africa

Rapper Kanye West announces U.S. presidential bid on Twitter...

American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden....

 2020-07-05 02:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

Rapper Kanye West announces US presidential bid on Twitter...

It was not immediately clear if West was serious about vying for the presidency four months before the November 3 election....

 2020-07-05 02:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

BoE Governor warns lenders of challenges of negative interest rates - Sunday Times...

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Andrew Bailey has written a letter to lenders warning them of the challenges of negative interest rates, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....

 2020-07-05 02:36 

AP

Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state reports 74 new cases...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108 new infections on Saturday.The Saturday increase......

 2020-07-05 02:28 

ABC Australia

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Tourism company founder Troy Thomas one of two people killed in helicopter crash...

Troy Thomas, the founder of award-winning tourism company Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, is identified as one of the victims of a fatal helicopter crash in Broome....

 2020-07-05 02:21 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Opals superstar Liz Cambage set to miss WNBA season...

Basketball star Liz Cambage is expected to miss the WNBA season due to being at risk of severe illness if she contracts coronavirus, her agent says....

 2020-07-05 02:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

Anti-vaxxer movement casts doubts on whether COVID vaccine would succeed...

A number of polls around the world show such large proportions of the population remain reluctant to get vaccines that it raises doubts whether herd immunity could be reached....

 2020-07-05 02:08 

Al Jazeera

Tokyo governor favoured to win reelection for handling pandemic...

The first woman to head the Japanese capital, Koike is also viewed as a potential candidate for prime minister in 2021....

 2020-07-05 01:46 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Asylum Seeker Shot Dead Near Austrian Capital...

A Russian asylum seeker has been shot dead outside the Austrian capital of Vienna, local media reported....

 2020-07-05 01:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

'People did not believe there was danger': Kazakhstan first country to go back into lockdown...

The Central Asian republic has tens of thousands of confirmed COVID-19 cases just months after it had appeared to have contained the disease during a two-month lockdown....

 2020-07-05 01:36 

Washington Post

Tokyo governor favored to win reelection for handling virus...

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is poised to be reelected in Sunday's polls, buoyed by public support for her coronavirus handling despite a recent rise in infections that has raised concerns of a resurgence of the disease...

 2020-07-05 01:32 

Al Jazeera

Trump in campaign mode at White House's Independence Day event...

US president uses traditionally non-partisan July 4th event to launch attacks on 'radical left' ahead of November polls....

 2020-07-05 01:24 

Reuters Africa

China reports eight new coronavirus cases in mainland...

China reported eight new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 4, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said on Sunday....

 2020-07-05 01:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

Boris Johnson to pull Huawei out of 5G network within months...

British intelligence agency GCHQ is understood to have revised its previous assurance that the risks posed by the Chinese technology giant can be safely managed....

 2020-07-05 01:20 

Deutsche Welle

Ocean Viking: Italy to transfer migrants to quarantine ship after suicide attempts...

After multiple suicide attempts over the past few days, migrants aboard the private rescue ship Ocean Viking will be moved to a quarantine vessel in Sicily....

 2020-07-05 01:19 

Reuters Africa

Incumbent Koike seen ahead as Tokyo votes for governor amid pandemic...

Voters in Tokyo went to the polls on Sunday to elect their governor, with incumbent Yuriko Koike forecast to clinch a victory, as Japan...

 2020-07-05 01:11 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus latest: German interior minister calls for free testing...

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is advocating for free coronavirus testing across the country, in line with the approach adopted by the state of Bavaria. Follow DW for the latest....

 2020-07-05 01:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

Zookeeper dies after tiger attack inside Swiss enclosure...

Horrified visitors raised the alarm after seeing the tiger attack the female keeper inside the big cat enclosure....

 2020-07-05 01:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Car driven into Black Lives Matter protesters, seriously injuring two women...

Video captures a white Jaguar driving into a small crowd of demonstrators on a closed highway in Seattle, hitting two women and launching them into the air....

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