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Five million cases: What next for America’s COVID-19 epidemic?

It took the United States just 17 days to move from four million to five million coronavirus cases -- even as the country is...

Republican and Democratic leaders trade blows over pandemic relief package

The White House Republican traded barbs with Democratic leaders on Monday over who is to blame for the failure to agree on a new...

750,000 deaths later, WHO still urges hope

The World Health Organization insisted Monday there was still hope of conquering the coronavirus pandemic despite the suffering behind the looming landmarks of 750,000...

Former CEO sued by McDonald’s for perjury

McDonald's sued former CEO Steve Easterbrook for allegedly lying about inappropriate sexual relationships with employees Monday, the latest twist in a corporate #MeToo saga...

USA looks to reign in Taiwan ahead of wrangle with China

A US cabinet member met Taiwan's leader Monday during the highest level visit from the United States since it switched diplomatic recognition from the...

Lebanese citizens baying for government blood amid blast

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class, with protesters and police...

USA: Coronavirus cases continue to spike amidst economic crisis

The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million corona-virus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the constitution...

Nagasaki observes 75 years since “Fat Man” atomic bombing

The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor and the...

Lebanon government teetering following Beirut blast: three ministers resign

Lebanon's government was teetering Monday as ministers' resign over the deadly Beirut port explosion threatened to snowball and protesters' fury on the scarred streets...

Chaman blast kills 6 in Balochistan province

A powerful bomb blast occured at a market in Chaman Balochistan, bordering Afghanistan on Monday.At least six people were killed and another ten injured...

France: 250 million euros emergency aid pledged for Lebanon

World leaders on Sunday pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be delivered...

England Pakistan test series: three key takeaways from the first test

England's dramatic three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford was a brilliant advertisement for the red-ball game.Pakistan, despite not having...

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