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COVID-19 crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’ WHO

GENEVA/ZURICH: The World Health Organisation  warned that the new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions. “Let me be blunt, too many countries are headed in the wrong direction, the virus remains public enemy number one,” WHO Director General Tedros ...

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Bus Driver Dies From Attack by Passengers Refusing to Wear Masks

LONDON: A group of men in the city of Bayonne, France attacked a local bus driver after they were asked to wear masks. According to a report from the Guardian, Philippe Monguillot, the 59-year-old bus driver, later died after being declared brain dead. The attack took place on Sunday, after Monguillot refused ...

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Serbia police detain dozens after fourth night of virus protests

BELGRADE: Serbian police have detained 71 people after clashes during the fourth night of anti-government protests against the Serbian president that were initially sparked by his plans to reintroduce a coronavirus lockdown. Fourteen policemen were injured in the rioting Friday evening when hundreds of right-wing demonstrators tried to storm the ...

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Amitabh Bachchan contracts coronavirus

BOLLYWOOD legend Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for coronavirus, the actor announced on Twitter Saturday night. “I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited .. All that have been in close proximity to me in the ...

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Ganguly confirms Australia tour but seeks shortened quarantine

NEW DELHI: India’s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly said the national team will tour Australia in December but called for a shortened quarantine period for the players. Australia has checked the spread of the coronavirus except in Melbourne, its second-biggest city, which has witnessed a recent surge in cases. “Ya, ya, ...

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Emirates airline to cut up to 9,000 jobs amid virus pandemic

DUBAI: Emirates airlines has cut a tenth of its workforce during the novel coronavirus pandemic in layoffs that could rise to 15 percent, or 9,000 jobs. This was announced by the airline’s president Tim Clark, according to a report. The Middle East’s largest carrier, which operates a fleet of 270 ...

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 12.8 million

In United States, cases have reached over 3.3 million cases and more than one hundred thirty seven thousand deaths occured from the virus. The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of Covid-19 rose to 44,798, up 148 on the previous day, the government said on Saturday. In Brazil, over ...

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Abhishek Bachchan Confirms He Has COVID-19

BOLLYWOOD actor Abhishek Bachchan has been tested positive for the coronavirus after his father, legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan announced that he, too, has contracted the virus. Both the actors have been admitted to the Nanavati Hospital. Jr. Bachchan himself confirmed the news on Twitter. His tweet read, Earlier today both my father and I ...

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Shabaash Mithu to be Shot in London After Restrictions Are Lifted

BOLLYWOOD: One of the films that took a big hit due to the COVID-19 lockdown was Taapsee Pannu‘s Shabaash Mithu. The actor was to begin her preparation of transforming her physique and learning the cricketing skills but everything was put on a break. The makers, however, somehow managed to continue with the pre-production work that ...

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Openers bring England back in the game

LONDON: England cricket team had their back against the wall after the third day of their first Test against West Indies as they were trailing by 99 runs on a tricky surface. But courtesy of a solid opening partnership from Rory Burns and Dom Sibley, the English are right back ...

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