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Asia

14 May
Crowds of people crammed into ferries in Bangladesh on Thursday as people rushed home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with their families. Despite a nationwide lockdown and road checkpoints, tens of thousands of people...
14 May
India's Health Ministry on Thursday defended the government's efforts to tackle the surging COVID-19 cases around the country. Member of NITI Aayog, Dr. Vinod Paul  said "We are proud and...
13 May
Nearly 3,000 inmates at two prisons in Bangkok have tested positive for COVID-19 as Thailand continues to battle a new coronavirus wave. The Corrections Department on Wednesday said 1,785 of the 3,274 inmates...
11 May
Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli lost a vote of confidence in parliament Monday, ending his attempt to show he has enough support to remain in office. Only 93 lawmakers backed Oli, while 124 voted...
7 May
Australia's prime minister said on Friday an Indian travel ban will end with three government-chartered flights to repatriate Australians by the end of May. The government has resisted mounting pressure to...
6 May
Another U.S. Air Force plane carrying essential aid to help India battle an explosion of COVID-19 infections arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday. The plane brought an oxygen generator donated by the State of...
5 May
Israel on Tuesday began shipping medical aid to Delhi in a bid to help India in its fight with the raging coronavirus pandemic. Israel's foreign ministry said hundreds of oxygen generators, respirators, and...
4 May
Meanwhile, United States and other countries are continuing to rush aid to India, where nearly 370,000 new COVID-19 cases and more than 3,400 deaths were reported on Monday. The Indian health ministry says it has...
4 May
Doctors in a New Dehli hospital have said their infrastructure is close to collapse amid India's coronavirus surge and begged for help from the West and the international community. Beds are full and supplies...
4 May
Union Minister for Planning, Finance and Industry U Win Shein attended the 24th ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AF-MGM+3) on Monday.   The meeting was virtually...

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