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Liquor tragedy toll rises to 86 in Punjab as police launch crackdown

Liquor tragedy toll rises to 86 in Punjab as police launch crackdown

The death toll from suspected liquor poisoning in Punjab rose to 86 on Saturday as police launched a crackdown in response.

Australia reports highest daily toll of coronavirus deaths

Australia reports highest daily toll of coronavirus deaths

Australia reached a grim milestone on Sunday, recording its highest ever daily tally of deaths from the novel coronavirus, as authorities in Victoria state battled scores of clusters of infection ...

WHO warns over virus immunity, toll nears 200,000

WHO warns over virus immunity, toll nears 200,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Saturday that recovering from coronavirus might not protect people from reinfection as the death toll from the pandemic approached 200,000 around the globe.

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe on Saturday as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities.

Spain’s coronavirus death toll rises by 838 overnight to 6,528

Spain’s coronavirus death toll rises by 838 overnight to 6,528

Spain prepared to enter its third week under near-total lockdown on Sunday, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death ...

Worldwide coronavirus toll passes 30,000

Worldwide coronavirus toll passes 30,000

More than 30,000 people have died worldwide in the coronavirus pandemic, two-thirds of them in Europe, according to a tally at 1900 GMT Saturday.

China orders quarantine for all international arrivals

China orders quarantine for all international arrivals

Beijing on Wednesday ordered people arriving in the city from any country to go into 14-day quarantine as China reported an increase in imported coronavirus cases, threatening its progress against the epidemic.

Coronavirus continues to take its toll worldwide

Coronavirus continues to take its toll worldwide

The rapidly spreading novel coronavirus has claimed about 3,350 lives and infected over 95,000 people across 85 countries and territories by on Thursday evening.

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official told Reuters, although there was an eerie calm on Wednesday in the riot-torn areas.

US, Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

US, Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

The United States and Japan flew nationals out of China's virus epicentre on Wednesday and some big-name airlines suspended flights as deaths leapt to 133 and a senior economist predicted a major impact on growth.

Nine killed in Philippine air-ambulance crash

Nine killed in Philippine air-ambulance crash

Nine people were killed when an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sending terrified locals fleeing, authorities said.

40 killed, 260 wounded in clashes in Yemen's Aden: UN

40 killed, 260 wounded in clashes in Yemen's Aden: UN

Fighting between pro-government forces and separatists in Yemen's second city Aden has killed around 40 people and injured 260 others including civilians, the UN said Sunday.