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China joins deal to get vaccine to poorer nations

BEIJING: China has signed up to a deal to ensure future Covid-19 vaccines are distributed to developing countries, the biggest economy yet...

Cricketing fairy tale of India’s Jaiswal

From selling street food to playing with top stars in the Indian Premier League          NEW DELHI: Teenage...

Naval base not just for China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: China would not have exclusive access to a Cambodian naval base, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday, despite Beijing...

PM for a day: Teenager fills Finland’s top job

HELSINKI, Finland: Prime Minister Sanna Marin faced a quieter day than usual on Wednesday after handing power to a 16-year-old as part...

After White House, Covid-19 breaches Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US commander-in-chief has Covid-19 and the top military brass are isolating as the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on the...

Pets can catch virus from owners

LONDON: Cat and dog owners suffering from Covid-19 can pass their illness onto their feline and canine companions, according to a small...

China’s rich seek bodyguards schooled in digital dark arts

TIANJIN, China: At the "Genghis Security Academy", which bills itself as China's only dedicated bodyguard school, students learn that the threats to...

TikTok confirms proposed deal with Oracle, Walmart for US business

NEW YORK: Popular video app TikTok announced Saturday it had prepared a deal with Oracle as its US technology provider and Walmart...

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