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South Korea reports 34 more COVID-19 cases, 14,423 in total

Seoul/Xinhua: South Korea reported 34 more cases of the COVID-19 as of Tuesday midnight compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 14,423.

Coronavirus: Reshape the urban world to aid ‘ground zero’ pandemic cities

New York: Cities have proved to be “ground zero” the world over for the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief said on Tuesday, encouraging leaders everywhere to “rethink and reshape the urban world” as we recover.

Brazil confirms over 51k new COVID-19 cases, more than 1,200 deaths in past 24 hrs

Brasilia/UNI: More than 51,000 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Brazil in the past 24 hours, while the death toll has been increased by over 1,200 in that period, the health ministry said.

Nigeria to resume train services after months of shutdown

Abuja/Xinhua: Nigeria will resume its train services after months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi said.

New foreign students barred from entering US if all classes online: Report

Washington/IBNS: After rescinding the new rules to keep foreign students out of the country, the United States immigration officials said the new foreign students will be barred from entering the country if they decide to take the classes entirely online, an AP report said.

Amid COVID-19 scare, Nobel Prize banquet to be cancelled for first time since 1956: Report

Stockholm/IBNS: The Nobel Prize banquet might be cancelled this year for the first time in over half a century amidst a continuous peak in the coronavirus cases globally, media reports said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh: 3057 test positive for COVID-19 , 41 die in past 24 hrs

Dhaka/UNI: The death toll from coronavirus reached 2,709 in Bangladesh on Tuesday as 41 more people lost their lives in the last 24 hours while 3057 new cases were reported in the same period.

Bangladesh Medical Research Council approves COVID-19 vaccine trial of Chinese firm

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) has approved the phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese firm Sinovac, Doctor Mahmud-Uz-Zaman, Director of the BMRC, confirmed the matter to UNI on Sunday.

Donald Trump says he is replacing signature rallies with ‘telephonic’ rallies

Washinton/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump is replacing his campaign rallies with "tele-rallies," he told his supporters in Wisconsin.

‘Turn the tide’ across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum

“Concrete, bold and implementable solutions” are needed to turn the tide on the many challenges the world is facing, including the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, on the biggest day so far for the UN’s key international forum on sustainable development. 

Bangladesh: 33 people die due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 33 new deaths due to COVID-19 taking the death toll to 2424.

‘Don’t make schools a political football’: senior WHO official calls for data-based COVID-19 strategies

New York: A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Monday, called for the question of school reopenings to be included as part of comprehensive, data-driven COVID-19 public health strategies, and not a politically-driven decision-making process.

Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan accuses Beijing of coronavirus cover-up

Hong Kong: A noted virologist in Hong Kong  has accused China of coronavirus cover-up saying Beijing knew about the deadly virus much before the time when it actually revealed information about it.

Russian COVID-19 cases rise by 6,736 to 681,251

Moscow/Xinhua: Russia recorded 6,736 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 681,251, the country's coronavirus response center said in a statement Sunday.

China's secrecy, deceptions led to COVID-19 spread worldwide: Donald Trump

Washington/IBNS: United States President Donald Trump launched yet another attack on China while addressing the second ''Salute to America'' rally on the nation's 244th Independence Day, alleging that Beijing's secrecy and deceptions have allowed the deadly coronavirus to spread across the world.