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Peru's interim president resigns after protest deaths spark fury

Peru's interim president resigns after protest deaths spark fury

Peru's interim president Manuel Merino resigned on Sunday after less than a week in office, leaving the country in limbo following lawmakers' demands he step down over two deaths during protests at the sudden ouster of his predecessor.

Delhi records its highest Covid-19 deaths, hospitals swamped

Delhi records its highest Covid-19 deaths, hospitals swamped

Delhi's Covid-19 deaths rose by a record high on Thursday and it also reported the most number of infections in India, an increase attributed to the city's toxic air and a lack of physical distancing in public places around ...

Philippines reports 1,664 new coronavirus cases, 38 more deaths

Philippines reports 1,664 new coronavirus cases, 38 more deaths

The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday confirmed 1,664 new coronavirus infections, the third straight day of fewer than 2,000 additional daily cases, and 38 more deaths.

South Korean deaths spark flu vaccine safety fears

South Korean deaths spark flu vaccine safety fears

South Korean officials refused to suspend the country's seasonal flu inoculation programme on Thursday, despite growing calls to do so following the deaths of at least 13 people who were vaccinated in recent days.

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Monday as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest desperate measures by European governments ...

MOPH reports 214 new Covid-19 cases, 202 recoveries and two deaths

MOPH reports 214 new Covid-19 cases, 202 recoveries and two deaths

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced on Thursday 214 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours - 208 of these are from community and six from travellers ...

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said internal border closures were unlikely to lift before Christmas, as the country on Monday reported a record single day rise in Covid-19 deaths.

297 new cases of coronavirus,  271 recoveries and two deaths Monday in Qatar

297 new cases of coronavirus, 271 recoveries and two deaths Monday in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Monday 297 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 271 recoveries from the virus in the last 24 hours

Australia suffers record coronavirus deaths

Australia suffers record coronavirus deaths

Australia reported a record 15 deaths from Covid-19 on Wednesday, all in Victoria state, which was preparing to close much of its economy to control a second wave of infection that threatens to spread across the country.

Beirut reels from huge blast, deaths top 100

Beirut reels from huge blast, deaths top 100

Rescuers searched for survivors Wednesday after a cataclysmic explosion at Beirut port sowed devastation across entire city neighbourhoods, killing more than 100 people, wounding thousands ...

Kuwait announces 478 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

Kuwait announces 478 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

Kuwait declared 478 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the tally to 67,911, with four people succumbing to the pandemic as the death toll reached 457, a health ministry official said ...

307 new cases of coronavirus in Qatar, 286 recoveries and two deaths

307 new cases of coronavirus in Qatar, 286 recoveries and two deaths

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported on Thursday 307 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), and 286 recoveries from the virus in the last 24 hours ...