Category: Foreign under International

Italians flown back from China released from quarantine

Rome, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Thirty-six Italians who were repatriated on from the Chinese city of Wuhan - epicentre of the…

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S.Korea confirms 100 more COVID-19 cases, 204 overall

Seoul, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) South Korea on Friday confirmed 100 more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total…

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Scant progress on reforms after Vatican’s abuse summit

Vatican City, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) A year has passed since a historic summit in the Vatican where Bishops and Cardinals…

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China unveils new lists of US items excluded from additional tariffs

Beijing, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) China on Friday unveiled the first set of lists of US goods to be excluded from…

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Prince Charles to meet storm Dennis flood victims

London, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) The UK's Prince Charles will meet victims of storm Dennis, which hit more than 1,000 homes…

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Outcry over Aboriginal flag ban in Aus Anzac Day services

Canberra, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) A decision to ban the Aboriginal flag and other forms of recognition from Anzac Day services…

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Buses carrying China evacuees attacked in Ukraine

Kiev, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Dozens of protesters in a Ukrainian town attacked buses carrying evacuees from the coronavirus-hit China, it…

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HK airport to close concourse as flights plummet

Hong Kong, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is preparing to consolidate all flights into the main…

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‘Indian who fell to his death in Dubai committed suicide’

Dubai, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) A young engineer from India who fell to his death from a residential tower in Dubai…

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Indian couple in UAE donates late daughter’s kidney to boy

Dubai, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) An Indian couple based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated their late daughter's kidney…

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Nepal PM’s close aide resigns following leaked audiotape

Kathmandu, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Gokul Baskota, a close aide of Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and also the Communications…

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Chinese workers resume work in SL after quarantine

Colombo, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Chinese workers in Sri Lanka, who were subjected to a 14-day quarantine amidst fears of the…

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SL committee proposes immediate burqa ban

Colombo, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) A Sri Lankan Parliament committee on national security has proposed the immediate ban on the burqa…

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Khamenei votes in Iran’s 11th parliamentary elections

Tehran, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was among the first to cast his ballot in the…

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COVID-19 situation improving, epidemic under control: China

Beijing, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) The novel coronavirus outbreak is under control and the general situation is improving after no new…

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Vietnam charges 7 over 2019 Essex lorry deaths

Hanoi, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Vietnamese authorities have charged seven people in connection with the deaths of 39 citizens, who were…

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Standoff at Islamabad’s Red Mosque continues

Islamabad, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) An effort made by the Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) to end the standoff at Islamabad's famous…

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Wuhan hospital doctor dies from coronavirus

Wuhan, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Peng Yinhua, a doctor from a Wuhan hospital that receives patients infected with the deadly coronavirus,…

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‘Prisoner release not possible before intra-Afghan talks’

Kabul, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) The release of Taliban prisoners before the start of intra-Afghan talks was not possible, although the…

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Iranians vote in parliamentary elections

Tehran, Feb 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Iranians on Friday voted in the country's 11th parliamentary elections. Polling stations across the country opened…

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