Kuwait nods draft bill that will push 800,000 Indians out of the country

The draft of the bill said Indians, country's largest foreign community, must not exceed 15 per cent of Kuwait's population

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Australia: State border sealed first time in 100 years after surge in fresh coronavirus cases

  • So far, Australia has confirmed 8,500 coronavirus cases and 105 deaths
  • Majority of cases are recorded in Melbourne
  • Lockdown measures eased in rest of the country
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Saudi Arabia announces haj health protocols for domestic pilgrims

After barring Muslims abroad from the rite for the first year in modern times, Saudi Arabia decided in June to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the haj to around 1,000 to prevent…

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Donald Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in New Hampshire

The 'Make America Great Again' rally will be held on July 11 in Portsmouth

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Explainer: Why one party dominates Singapore politics

In that time, Singapore has had only three prime ministers: independence leader Lee Kuan Yew, his cabinet colleague Goh Chok Tong and Lee's son, the present prime minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Italy to transfer migrants rescued in Mediterranean to ship for quarantine

They have been on the Ocean Viking for over a week, with fights and suicide attempts on board prompting the charity to declare a state of emergency on Friday.

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Iran says negotiating 25-year accord with China

China is also a key market for Iranian crude exports, which however have been dampened by US sanctions imposed after Washington's 2018 withdrawal from a nuclear deal with Tehran.

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Chinese city sounds alert for bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is a bacterial disease that is spread by fleas living on wild rodents such as marmots. It can kill an adult in less than 24 hours if not treated in time, according to the World…

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Italy to allow 180 migrants to disembark charity vessel Ocean Viking

Italy said on Saturday that medics were testing the migrants before they would be transferred to a quarantine vessel in Sicily.

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Germany vows to beef up finance watchdog after Wirecard drama

Wirecard filed for bankruptcy late last month after admitting that 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) was missing from its accounts.

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US FDA commissioner declines to defend Trump's claim that 99% of COVID-19 cases are 'harmless'

Trump claimed without evidence that 99% of coronavirus cases "are totally harmless," during his remarks on Saturday at the White House Independence Day event.

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Top 10 world news today: Columbus statue toppled in US, Japan's floods and more

Here are the top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

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Amazon tribe releases hostages after body of leader returned

Two police officers, two soldiers and two civilians were taken captive by the indigenous people on Thursday in the village of Kumay near the Peruvian border.

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US: Man in famous 9/11 attacks photograph dies from coronavirus

While Cooper was unaware that his photograph was being taken, he was later very proud of the click, his family said.

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COVID 19: Ireland delays lifting travelling ban to make quarantine arrangements

The countries in the 'green list' will be the ones that have the similar, if not less, rate of coronavirus cases to Ireland.

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