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Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden said Friday he had secured the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination and face Donald Trump in November's...

Open all hours, New Delhi crematorium struggles with virus dead

NEW DELHI: Traditional funeral pyres have been drafted in to burn the bodies of coronavirus victims in the Indian capital as crematorium...

Singapore minister sheepishly admits woolly thinking over cotton

SINGAPORE: A Singaporean minister has sheepishly admitted to saying that cotton came from animals rather than plants in a slip-up during an...

France to turn surplus wine into hand sanitiser

French winemakers will transform wine that went unsold during the country's two-month coronavirus lockdown into hand sanitiser and ethanol to make room...

India coronavirus death toll passes China’s

NEW DELHI: India's coronavirus death toll passed neighbouring China's on Friday, with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to...

Bali zoo’s newborn baby giraffe named Corona

JAKARTAR: A Bali zoo has named a baby giraffe Corona in honour of her birth during the global pandemic.

Pope Francis begs in Milan street, his cassock in tatters

MILAN: On a street in Milan, the capital of Italy's Lombardy region, which has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic,...

Britain revises up virus-related deaths to 46,000

LONDON: Britain's number of deaths "involving" the coronavirus has risen to 46,000, substantially higher than the 36,914 fatalities officially reported so far,...

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