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Japan PM Abe lifts coronavirus state of emergency

Times of India May 25,2020

"We had very stringent criteria for lifting the state of emergency. We have judged that we have met this criteria," Abe told a nationally televised ne...

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Singapore reports lower number of 344 new coronavirus cases

Times of India May 25,2020

Out of the new infected cases, 340 are foreign workers residing in dormitories, the health ministry said. The rest four new cases are Singaporeans or...

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Indian Army Chief's remark on Lipulekh issue an insult to our history: Nepal defence minister

Times of India May 25,2020

Criticising Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane's remarks on Kathmandu acting on "behest of someone" over the Lipulekh issue, Nepal defence minist...

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Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Times of India May 25,2020

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after...

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South Korea reports 16 new cases of coronavirus

Times of India May 25,2020

Thirteen of the new cases came from the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area where more than 200 infections have been linked to nightclubs and ot...

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Turkey confirms 32 deaths, 1,141 new coronavirus cases

Times of India May 25,2020

Fahrettin Koca also tweeted there were 1,141 new infections confirmed in the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 156,827. Turke...

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Trump bars travel from Brazil, a new Covid-19 hotspot: White House

Times of India May 25,2020

Non-Americans who have been in Brazil in the 14-day period prior to when they seek admittance to the US cannot come to America, said White House press...

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Alligator rumoured to have been Hitler’s dies in Moscow

Times of India May 25,2020

An alligator that many believed to have once belonged to Adolf Hitler has died in the Moscow Zoo. The zoo said the alligator, named Saturn, was about ...

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New York reports lowest number of daily Covid-19 deaths in weeks

Times of India May 24,2020

New York state reported its lowest number of daily coronavirus deaths in weeks in what governor Andrew Cuomo described Saturday as a critical benchmar...

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Corruption case aimed at toppling me, in any way possible: Netanyahu

Times of India May 24,2020

Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed in the first criminal prosecutio...

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UN welcomes three-day ceasefire announcement by Taliban and Afghan govt during Eid

Times of India May 24,2020

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday welcomed the announcement by the Taliban and the Afghanistan govt of a ceasefire to enable the Afghan ...

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UK PM Boris Johnson to lead coronavirus news conference as adviser's future hangs in balance

Times of India May 24,2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead the daily coronavirus news conference on Sunday as the future of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, w...

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China's foreign minister says virus lawsuits 'illegal'

Times of India May 24,2020

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday said any lawsuits brought against China over the Covid-19 have “zero factual basis in law or internationa...

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Nepal reports 19 new coronavirus cases

Times of India May 24,2020

Nepal reported 19 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number infections in the country to 603.

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'Preliminary report of PIA plane crash raises new questions'

Times of India May 24,2020

A preliminary report on the Pakistan International Airlines plane crash, in which 97 people were killed, has raised serious questions about the pilot'...

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Xi says China could have set GDP growth goal around 6% had there been no coronavirus

Times of India May 24,2020

Chinese Prez Xi Jinping said China's annual economic growth target could have been set around 6% had the new coronavirus epidemic not happened, as per...

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South Korea reports 25 new virus cases as small outbreaks continue

Times of India May 24,2020

South Korea has reported 25 additional cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period, amid a continuation of small-scale outbreaks in the country. Th...

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Coronavirus challenge looms as Muslims, Christians set to gather

Times of India May 24,2020

Muslims and Christians around the world gathered to celebrate their faith as Eid al-Fitr begins and churches reopen from lockdowns. But the disease co...

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"Johnson Has Now Gone The Full Trump": British PM Faces Fury Over Aide

NDTV.com May 25,2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is...

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Japan Lifts Coronavirus Emergency, Urges Caution To Prevent Another Wave

NDTV.com May 25,2020

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the state of emergency imposed nationally to combat coronavirus following a sharp decline in the numb...

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"Searching For Mother's Body Nightmare": Pak Families Mourn Crash Victims

NDTV.com May 25,2020

As Fazal Rahmaan, 80 and his wife, Wahida Rahmaan, 74, boarded a plane in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday, their family's biggest fear was that...

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Pilot Of Crashed PIA Plane Ignored Warnings Thrice: Report

NDTV.com May 25,2020

The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)'s crashed plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft's al...

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Singapore Businessman, Wife, Team Cook Biryani For 600 Migrants On Eid

NDTV.com May 25,2020

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend th...

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Earthquake Strikes During New Zealand PM's Interview. Watch Her Reaction

NDTV.com May 25,2020

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV ...

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Donald Trump Bars Travel From Brazil, A New Pandemic Hotspot

NDTV.com May 25,2020

President Donald Trump on Sunday suspended travel from Brazil, which has emerged as a major new hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic, the White House s...

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Boris Johnson Backs Key Aide Over Lockdown Breach Claims

NDTV.com May 24,2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he brea...

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Belt And Road Initiative Affected By COVID-19: China

NDTV.com May 24,2020

China on Sunday admitted that its multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but said that the...

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North Korea's Kim, In First Appearance In Weeks, Vows Nuclear Deterrence

NDTV.com May 24,2020

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a meeting to discuss the country's nuclear capabilities, state media said on Sunday, marking his first appearan...

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US Aide Renews Warning On China's Proposed Law For Hong Kong

NDTV.com May 24,2020

A top White House aide renewed a warning on Sunday that the US might revoke Hong Kong's special trading privileges if China enacts a tough new securit...

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Afghanistan To Free Up To 2,000 Taliban Prisoners After Ceasefire Offer

NDTV.com May 24,2020

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani began a process Sunday to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture after the insurgents proposed a su...

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Pilot, Air Traffic Team's Role Under Probe For Pak Plane Crash: Reports

NDTV.com May 24,2020

A preliminary report on the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash, in which 97 people were killed, has raised serious questions about the ...

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Stifle Eid Celebrations Globally As Infections Rise

NDTV.com May 24,2020

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr Sunday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offered respite to worshippe...

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Israel PM Lashes Out At "Ludicrous" Graft Charges Amid Trial

NDTV.com May 24,2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at a Jerusalem court Sunday for the start of his long-delayed corruption trial, rejecting the "ludic...

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China Says "Open" To International Effort To Identify Coronavirus Source

NDTV.com May 24,2020

China is "open" to international cooperation to identify the source of the novel coronavirus but any investigation must be "free of political interfer...

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"Brink Of New Cold War": China On US Ties Amid Virus, Hong Kong Tensions

NDTV.com May 24,2020

The United States is pushing relations with China to "the brink of a new Cold War", the Chinese foreign minister said on Sunday, with tensions soaring...

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Donald Trump Plays Golf Amid Coronavirus As US Death Count Nears 1 Lakh

NDTV.com May 24,2020

US President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March,...

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"Be Careful Out There": Trader Who Called Black Swan Event On Oil Prices

NDTV.com May 24,2020

French oil trader Pierre Andurand was catapulted into the spotlight this year after correctly betting that the deadly novel coronavirus would spark a ...

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Wuhan Lab Had 3 Live Bat Coronaviruses, None Matched COVID-19: Report

NDTV.com May 24,2020

The Chinese virology institute in the city where COVID-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new cont...

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