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Covid-19 rates could go up in Ramadan, worries WHO

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Covid-19 pandemic may get worse this Ramadan in certain countries, feared World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO expressed its concern...

Halt sale of live wild mammals in food markets: WHO

Tuesday April 13, 2021: The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Tuesday urged countries to stop the sale of live wild mammals in food markets...

Five members of SA women’s cricket team test positive for Covid-19; forced to stay...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021: After testing positive for coronavirus infection, five members of a South African women's cricket team are now forced to stay...

WorldRemit celebrates International mother language day

DIGITAL payments service provider WorldRemit has waived fees on transactions from the UK to Bangladesh from 21 to 24 February as part of celebrating International mother...

Bollywood celebrates ‘new dawn’ as Joe Biden wins

A long, dark night has ended for America, say several Bollywood stars, including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Richa Chadha, filmmakers Anubhav Sinha and Hansal Mehta...

UN ‘dismayed’ at India arrests, NGO restrictions

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet voiced her dismay Tuesday at the arrest of activists in India and restrictions to the work of non-governmental organisations. The...

French police target Islamist networks after teacher’s beheading

French police have conducted a series of raids targeting Islamist networks, three days after the beheading of a history teacher who had shown his...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

New Zealand’s victorious Ardern vows to deliver reform

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Sunday to "crack on" with delivering her vision following a landslide election victory, after a string of...

Facebook to curb private groups spreading hate, misinformation

In 2019, Facebook took down about 12 million pieces of content in groups for violating policies on hate speech, 87 per cent of which...