Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Taliban claims shooting down US military aircraft in Ghazni province

Taliban claimed to have shot down a US military aircraft in Ghazni killing all passengers. "The plane, which is under investigation, was shot down in Sado Khel area of ​​Deh Yak district in Ghazni state," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid...

Coronavirus: Death toll in China has risen to 25

The death toll from coronavirus outbreaks has risen to 25, with the number increasing to 830 cases. The National Health Commission said authorities were also investigating 1,072 suspected cases of coronavirus first detected in downtown Wuhan. The dramatic increase was released...

North Korea shuts the borders for tourists to prevent Corona virus

North Korea has taken measures to tackle the pneumonia caused by the Corona virus, which broke out in Wuhan, central China. The North Korean newspaper (Rodong Shinmun) on Wednesday, in its article entitled "The spread of the epidemic caused by...

China : Corona virus spreads from person to person

Corona virus in China can also be transmitted from person to person. In addition, infections among medical personnel have been confirmed, a team from the Chinese health commission said on Monday, according to the Xinhua news agency. Human-to-human transmission...

Malaysia ships back 150 containers of plastic waste to the exporting countries

Malaysia has shipped 150 containers of plastic waste estimated at 3,737 tonnes, to its exporting country since the third quarter last year. Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, Yeo Bee Yin, said the repatriation of containers mostly...

Mahathir: 2020 will be the year of culture and tourism between Malaysia and China

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad termed "2020 the Year of Culture and Tourism" between Malaysia and China, to enhance friendship between two countries. Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the relations between the two countries had been rooted since the 15th...

Environmental Protection: China bans plastic bags and disposable straws

China declares fight against disposable plastic, the plastic bags and straws will be banned in all major cities by the end of this year, the Ministry of the Environment and the National Development and Reform Commission announced on Sunday...

Swine flu hits Israel: Death toll rose to 31

The Israeli newspaper "Yediot Aharonot" reported that 31 Israelis were killed this winter as a result of (Swine flu) seasonal influenza, due to not having the necessary vaccination against the disease. The newspaper said that 300 Israelis were hospitalized in...

Smoke wraps Melbourne despite cold weather

Melbourne is still covered in dangerous smoke while at least 180 strikes continue to burn across Victoria and New South Wales (NSW) despite heavy rainfall in the area. Forest fires in Australia may last longer despite the colder weather this...

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit the country's capital, killing at least 53 residents, authorities said. More than 170,000 people are sheltering...

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Taliban claims shooting down US military aircraft in Ghazni province

Taliban claimed to have shot down a US military aircraft in Ghazni killing all passengers. "The plane, which is...

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The sports world is in shock. Former basketball superstar Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday. The Mayor of...

Coronavirus: Number of dead climbs to 81, nearly 400 in critical condition

Coronavirus update: According to the facts sheet 81 people dead, nearly 400 people in critical condition. Sixteen countries have confirmed the cases with majority...

Canada calls on citizens to avoid unnecessary travel to Hubei Province of China

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne Sunday called on all Canadians to avoid unnecessary travel to the Chinese province of Hubei due to the spread...

Canada announces first case of coronavirus

Canada has officially announced Saturday that Toronto's public health authorities have received notification of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in a resident who...