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Over 3,000 health workers die of coronavirus

More than 3,000 healthcare workers are known to have died of the new coronavirus or Covid-19, according to Amnesty International.

Saudi Arabia to fine Hajj permit violators SR10,000

Saudi Arabia has declared to fine pilgrims who will be found violators of hajj permit, according to an official source at the Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia.

Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll exceeds 72,000

More than 630 new coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed in Brazil in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total Covid-19 death toll up to over 72,000 according to the latest data from the Health Ministry.

42 dead as Assam flood situation worsens

The flood situation in Assam worsened after four straight days of heavy rainfall, leaving 42 people dead and 13 lakh affected.

21 injured as fire erupts on US navy ship

An explosion on a United States Navy ship moored at a base in San Diego, California set off a major fire on Sunday (July 12) injuring 21 people - 17 of them sailors, according to the chief of naval operations.

Bolsonaro’s wife, daughters test negative for Covid-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s wife, daughters have tested negative for coronavirus (Covid-19).

Trump wears mask for first time in public

U.S. President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public on Saturday (July 11 while he toured the Walter Reed Military Medical Center.

South African church attack leaves 5 dead

At least five people were killed after attackers stormed a South African church on Saturday.

362 Bangladeshis arrive in Italy coast

Over 500 fortune seekers including 362 Bangladeshis arrived on Lampedusa in last two days, International Organization for Migration said.

Indian forces kill 6 Naga insurgents

At least six National Socialist Council of Nagaland NSCN (IM) members, a Maoist separatist group, were killed in an encounter by the security forces in the Khonsa area of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday (July 11) morning.

Floods, landslides leave 23 dead in Nepal

Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides in western Nepal, leaving at least 23 people dead and thousands displaced, officials said on Saturday (July 11).

India reports over 27000 Covid-19 cases in single day

India's Covid-19 tally touched 8,20,916 with the biggest single-day increase of 27,114 on Saturday (July 11), the latest data from the Union Health Ministry shows.

Covid-19 death toll in Brazil tops 70,000

The number of deaths caused by coronavirus or Covid-19 in Brazil has surpassed 70,000 on Friday (July 10), the health ministry said, though the number of daily fatalities appears to be stabilizing.

Singapore’s ruling party wins general election

Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has retained power in the general election held on Friday (July 10) but with a reduced majority, final results show.

82 Bangladeshi followers of Tablighi Jamaat get bail

A court in India on Friday granted bail to 82 Bangladeshi followers of Tablighi Jamaat in a case filed for allegedly violating visa conditions.