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Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

12 Apr 2020

Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange got engaged and fathered two children while living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, his lawyer-fiancée has revealed.

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.

After coronavirus outbreak, China upgrades dogs from 'livestock' to 'pets'

10 Apr 2020

After coronavirus outbreak, China upgrades dogs from 'livestock' to 'pets'

In a recent move, China has decided to classify dogs as 'pets' as opposed to 'livestock'.

NYC couple sees trucks remove 'string of bodies' outside apartment

09 Apr 2020

NYC couple sees trucks remove 'string of bodies' outside apartment

As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the United States, scenes become grimmer in the eastern state of New York.

WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut

09 Apr 2020

WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, responded to criticism about the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the disease can be defeated with unity.

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

09 Apr 2020

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded her conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky that exposed ex-US President Bill Clinton's sex scandal leading to his impeachment, died on Wednesday at the age of 70.

Trump thanks Modi for Hydroxychloroquine, latter says "we'll win together"

09 Apr 2020

Trump thanks Modi for Hydroxychloroquine, latter says "we'll win together"

As India agreed to export a batch of Hydroxychloroquine to the United States, the gesture was appreciated by US President Donald Trump who said he will not forget this contribution.

Chinese billionaire being investigated after criticizing Xi's response to coronavirus

08 Apr 2020

Chinese billionaire being investigated after criticizing Xi's response to coronavirus

A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping over the leader's response to the coronavirus crisis has been placed under the scanner.

Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential race

08 Apr 2020

Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential race

United States Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday suspended his campaign for the 2020 Presidential elections.

Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?

08 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?

The total number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1.4 million on Wednesday, including over 80,000 deaths.

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

08 Apr 2020

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

08 Apr 2020

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.

Accusing WHO of being China-centric, Trump threatens to cut funding

08 Apr 2020

Accusing WHO of being China-centric, Trump threatens to cut funding

US President Donald Trump is angry that the World Health Organization (WHO), the health arm of the United Nations, didn't take strong steps to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which landed the US in the current situation.

Trump threatens retaliation if India doesn't export Hydroxychloroquine to US

07 Apr 2020

Trump threatens retaliation if India doesn't export Hydroxychloroquine to US

US President Donald Trump has declared India might face retaliation if New Delhi doesn't clear the export of Hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug that the United States President has touted as a "game-changer" in the battle against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

06 Apr 2020

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

In a first, tiger tests positive for coronavirus in US

06 Apr 2020

In a first, tiger tests positive for coronavirus in US

A tiger at a zoo in New York, United States, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

06 Apr 2020

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise

In Singapore, roughly 20,000 migrant workers have been quarantined as the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has troubled the city-state.

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.

Widely-used antiparasitic drug kills novel coronavirus in lab tests

05 Apr 2020

Widely-used antiparasitic drug kills novel coronavirus in lab tests

In a major development, a team of Australian scientists has discovered that an antiparasitic drug, which is already widely available in the market, could be the way to treat the novel coronavirus disease.

UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

05 Apr 2020

UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

At a time when coronavirus cases are skyrocketing and high-speed internet is more important than ever, people in the UK are setting their 5G towers on fire.

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

United States President Donald Trump has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the hold on an order of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

The United States on Saturday recorded the highest number of single-day deaths for any nation around the world due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

03 Apr 2020

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japan has been facing backlash for its refusal to declare an emergency.

Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

03 Apr 2020

Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday said that all schools and most workplaces will remain closed for a month in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: World Bank approves  $1bn emergency fund for India

03 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: World Bank approves $1bn emergency fund for India

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $1 billion emergency fund for India to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 70 in the country and infected 2,543.

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

02 Apr 2020

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a convict in the 2002 murder of United States journalist Daniel Pearl.

Coronavirus lockdown: France to shift domestic violence victims to hotels

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: France to shift domestic violence victims to hotels

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, as lockdowns across several parts of the world forced people indoors, the incidents of domestic abuse have surged.

Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

01 Apr 2020

Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

After US and China, Israel is also inching closer to creating a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

US body asks Trump to suspend H-1B program amid layoffs

01 Apr 2020

US body asks Trump to suspend H-1B program amid layoffs

A United States workers' body has approached President Donald Trump demanding the suspension of this year's H-1B and H-2B visa programs.

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

01 Apr 2020

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

31 Mar 2020

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

Fiddling with electronics without proper knowledge or expertise can lead to some drastic incidents - and not in a good way.

Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

With the global economy dwindling in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, professionals working on H-1B visas in the United States fear massive job cuts, hence, they have asked the administration to allow them to stay there for longer.

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

Last Monday, United Kingdom Prime Minister had imposed strict restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, putting the nation under lockdown.

US won't pay for Harry and Meghan's protection, announces Trump

30 Mar 2020

US won't pay for Harry and Meghan's protection, announces Trump

The security of former British royals, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will not be funded by the United States government, President Donald Trump said on Sunday, confirming the news that the couple has shifted to Los Angeles from Canada.

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

30 Mar 2020

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

US President Donald Trump anticipates that peak coronavirus death rate in his country will hit in two weeks while he extended the voluntary nationwide lockdown till April 30.

German minister commits suicide; was worried about #Coronavirus crisis: Reports

29 Mar 2020

German minister commits suicide; was worried about #Coronavirus crisis: Reports

Thomas Schaefer, the Finance Minister of the German state of Hesse, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Spanish Princess becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Spanish Princess becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has now claimed the life of a royal. Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We've entered recession, will be worse than 2009: IMF Chief

28 Mar 2020

We've entered recession, will be worse than 2009: IMF Chief

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said the world has entered into a recession, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic and she anticipates that the current global situation to be worse than 2009.