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Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over new coronavirus wave

Authorities say a repatriation program that has brought home some 12,000 Sri Lankans from overseas so far would also be suspended

Authorities say a repatriation program that has brought home some 12,000 Sri Lankans from ...

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Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over new coronavirus wave

Bangladesh health experts and virus sufferers say people are worried about the level of ...

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Bangladeshi coronavirus sufferers shun hospitals

The declarations come amid measles outbreaks in developed countries, including the United ...

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WHO declares Sri Lanka, Maldives measles-free

It is not clear, however, if some Rohingya avoided testing because of fears they would be ...

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Coronavirus outbreak in Rohingya camps 'contained' – Bangladesh

Brutal hand-to-hand fighting in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 left 20 Indian ...

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India, China agree to 'complete disengagement' from deadly border flashpoint

(UPDATED) The health ministry says 697,358 cases had now been recorded, a rise of 24,000 ...

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India becomes third hardest-hit country for virus cases

The health ministry reports just under 25,000 cases and 613 deaths in 24 hours – the ...

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Taj Mahal remains shut as India reports record daily virus cases

'I am not sure if it will be effective to protect me from a coronavirus infection but I ...

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Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

The discussion comes as US President Donald Trump faces mounting pressure to explain why ...

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Taliban reaffirm commitment to U.S. deal in Pompeo call

(UPDATED) TikTok India chief Nikhil Gandhi says the firm has 'not shared any information ...

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TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with China