Jean Castex named as new French prime minister

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday named Jean Castex, who coordinated France’s virus reopening strategy,…

World Coronavirus Dispatch: 55,000 cases in US on Thursday, a new record

New daily cases record in US: The US reported more than 55,000 new Covid-19…

Saroj Khan, choreographer behind hundreds of Bollywood hits, dies aged 71

Written by Rob PichetaManveena Suri, CNN Saroj Khan, a celebrated Indian choreographer behind some of Bollywood’s…

Moderna phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial could still begin in July

SAN FRANCISCO: US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna has said that it still expects to begin phase-3 clinical…

German Parliament finalising long-awaited plan to phase out coal energy

Germany’s parliament was preparing Friday to pass new legislation finalising the country’s long-awaited phase-out…

Singapore is on track to face its worst dengue outbreak in history

More than 14,000 dengue cases have been reported in the city-state since the start of the…

Turkey begins trial of 20 Saudis charged with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

The suspects named in the Turkish indictment are being tried in absentia. They include Ahmed al-Assiri,…

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un calls for ‘maximum alert’ against coronavirus

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for “maximum alert” against the coronavirus pandemic,…

Sri Lankan Port Workers End Protest Over Alleged ‘Indian Pressure’ After Talks with PM Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan government soldiers in protective clothes spray disinfectants in Colombo. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) The workers…

China under Xi stepped up ‘aggressive’ foreign policy towards India: US

China under President Xi Jinping has stepped up its “aggressive” foreign policy toward India…

China’s services sector grows at fastest pace in over a decade in June

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s services sector expanded at the fastest pace in over a…

Japan Seeks Extradition of Americans Accused in Former Nissan Chairman Ghosn’s Escape

File photo of Former Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn. (Image: Reuters) Arrested in May in…

Tokyo on ‘Amber Alert’ as Nightlife Spurs Covid-19 Cases, But No State of Emergency in Japan

A customer wearing a protective mask enters an internet cafe at night in the Shibuya district…

Tesla denies reports of firing employees who chose to stay at home

PALO ALTO: Tesla Inc on Thursday denied media reports and said it had not fired employees…

Stocks rebound after biggest selloff since March

Stocks attempted to recover following the sharpest selloff in three months on Thursday. Though the rally…

Donald Trump asks supporters not to sue if they catch COVID-19 at his rally

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump supporters who attend the US president’s upcoming election rally must sign a waiver…

Myanmar’s auditor general cautions own govt against Chinese loans

Myanmar’s auditor general in a startling announcement has cautioned government officials about continued reliance on Chinese…

Britain unveils plans to impose EU border checks in stages

LONDON: Britain will introduce border checks with the European Union in stages from Jan. 1, reversing…

81 killed in bloody Boko Haram attack in Nigerian village

Residents said the men attacked the village in armored tanks and trucks filled with guns, according…

Tesla stock soars past $1,000 after Elon Musk seizes on Nikola’s hype

Elon Musk wasn’t about to let a revenue-less manufacturer of zero-emission semi trucks steal…

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