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Death toll in Ethiopian protests after killing of singer jumps to 156

Published On: July 5, 2020 09:36 PM NPT By: Reuters

ADDIS ABABA, July 5: The number of people killed in protests in Ethiopia following the slaying of a popular singer has jumped to 156 from the initial tally of 80, a senior regional security official told Reuters on Sunday.

Iran records highest daily death toll from COVID-19

Published On: July 5, 2020 08:44 PM NPT By: Reuters

IRAN, July 5: Iran recorded its highest number of deaths from COVID-19 within a 24-hour period, official health ministry figures showed on Sunday.

Ronaldo scores from free kick, Buffon breaks record in Juve win

Published On: July 5, 2020 12:49 PM NPT By: Reuters

TURIN, ITALY, July 5: Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored from a free kick for Juventus and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made a record 648th Serie A appearance as the league leaders beat their smaller neighbours Torino 4-1 in the Derby della Mole on Saturday.

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up more than 212,000

Published On: July 5, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, July 5: The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.

U.S. CDC reports 2,789,678 coronavirus cases, 129,305 deaths

Published On: July 5, 2020 09:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

NEW YORK, July 5: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its count of coronavirus cases and deaths to 57,718 new cases and 661 deaths on Saturday, taking the total to 2,789,678 cases and 129,305 deaths.

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs in COVID trials after failure to reduce death

Published On: July 5, 2020 08:30 AM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, July 5: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 after they failed to reduce mortality.

India coronavirus cases hit record high amid monsoon rains

Published On: July 4, 2020 02:49 PM NPT By: Reuters

MUMBAI, July 4: India recorded its highest singe-day spike of coronavirus cases on Saturday, with over 22,000 new cases and 442 deaths, as infections rose in the western and southern parts of the country amid heavy monsoon rains.

Beaches beckon as England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

Published On: July 4, 2020 01:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, July 4: Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the government said on Friday.

Pakistani foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: July 4, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

ISLAMABAD, July 4: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19, days after holding high-profile meetings including one with U.S. special representative on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad.

Morata double helps Atletico to 3-0 win over Mallorca

Published On: July 4, 2020 08:20 AM NPT By: Reuters

MADRID, July 4:  Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course to secure Champions League football next season after two goals by Alvaro Morata and a late strike from Koke gave them a 3-0 home win over struggling Mallorca in La Liga on Friday.

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 11 million

Published On: July 4, 2020 07:41 AM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 4: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

Messi unwilling to renew Barca contract - report

Published On: July 3, 2020 01:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

BARCELONA, July 3:  Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021, according to a report by Spanish radio station Cadena Ser on Friday.

Modi visits Himalayan border where troops clashed with China

Published On: July 3, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, July 3: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh on Friday, officials said, weeks after Indian and Chinese troops clashed on their disputed border there, escalating tension between the Asian giants.

City honour Liverpool - then hammer them 4-0

Published On: July 3, 2020 09:12 AM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER. July 3: Manchester City generously applauded new champions Liverpool onto the field before their Premier League match on Thursday — and promptly showed no mercy by thrashing them 4-0 at the Etihad stadium.

U.S. coronavirus cases hit new global record, rising over 55,000 in single day

Published On: July 3, 2020 08:54 AM NPT By: Reuters

NEW YORK, July 3: The United States reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the largest daily increase any country has ever reported, according to a Reuters tally.

'Help!' cry British musicians, warning of crisis in live music industry

Published On: July 2, 2020 05:44 PM NPT By: Reuters

Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran and The Rolling Stones were among some 1,500 musicians who called on Thursday for the British government to help the live music business survive the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Death toll in Myanmar landslide surges past 100

Published On: July 2, 2020 03:03 PM NPT By: Reuters

MYANMAR, July 2: A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 100 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a pile of mine waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a wave of mud and water that buried scores of workers.

India's coronavirus cases cross 600,000 amid easing of lockdowns

Published On: July 2, 2020 12:46 PM NPT By: Reuters

MUMBAI/GUWAHATI, India, July 2: India’s coronavirus infections surpassed 600,000 on Thursday, with 17,834 deaths, as authorities battled to contain the pandemic while easing lockdown rules, officials and the health ministry said.

Twitter removes image tweet by Trump over copyright complaint

Published On: July 2, 2020 08:50 AM NPT By: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2: Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweet by the U.S. President Donald Trump on June 30, in response to a report from a copyright holder.

Yarmolenko earns West Ham vital win over Chelsea

Published On: July 2, 2020 07:50 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, July 2: Substitute Andriy Yarmolenko marked a rare West Ham United appearance with a dramatic late goal to earn his side a priceless 3-2 Premier League win over Chelsea on Wednesday.