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China virus crisis deepens

BEIJING: A Chinese doctor who was punished after raising the alarm about China’s new coronavirus died from the pathogen yesterday, sparking an...

Death toll from Brazil storms rises to 44

BELO HORIZONTE (Brazil): The death toll from days of intense storms and flooding in southeastern Brazil has risen to 44, authorities said...

Bryant’s death sends shockwaves

LOS ANGELES: Kobe Bryant’s laserlike focus and sublime skills were remembered Sunday by NBA colleagues, fans and athletes he inspired as they...

PigeonBot brings aircraft closer to feathered-flight

WASHINGTON: Since the dawn of the aviation era, inventors have strived to build aircraft that fly as nimbly as birds, whose morphable...

Weather merry-go-round poses new risks for Australia

SYDNEY: A “merry-go-round” of extreme weather was hampering efforts by firefighters in Australia to tackle unprecedented bushfires that have killed at least...

Virus fear grows

Human transmission, sixth dead confirmed BEIJING: China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like...

Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide

PARIS: Sepsis played a direct role in the deaths of 11 million people in 2017, almost twice as many as previously estimated,...

Rain brings joy to firefighters, farmers

SYDNEY: Drought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfireravaged parts of eastern Australia yesterday, while giving joy to many farmers who...

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