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Samsung launches Galaxy Note Z Fold 2, foldable smart phone as pandemic shrinks market

Seoul, South Korea : Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy Note smartphone and new version of its foldable phone, t...

Pizza restaurant launches Spain's first virtual waiter app as COVID-19 bites

Palafrugell, Spain :  A restaurant on Spain's northeastern Mediterranean coast is pioneering a dining experience that allows cus...

Corona Crisis: Philippines capital returning to lockdown as COVID-19 virus surges

Manila : The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups ...

Runners told to observe social distancing in Moscow half-marathon

Moscow, Russia :  More than 9,500 runners competing in Moscow's annual half-marathon on Sunday, August 2 wore masks and gloves ...

Trump calling for hourly updates as talks on coronavirus bill hit impasse

Washington, DC, US :  The White House and top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal to pump more money into the U.S. econom...

protest across Israel against Benjamin Netanyahu's government's handling of the coronavirus crisis

Jerusalem, Israel : Thousands of Israelis took to the streets on Saturday night, August 1 to protest against Prime Minister Benjami...

USA: Hundreds of children at youth camp test positive for Coronavirus

Rabun County, USA :  An outbreak of coronavirus spread to at least 44% of staff and campers at a sleep-away camp in the U.S. state ...

Thousands march in Berlin against coronavirus measures

Berlin, Germany :  Thousands of protesters rallied in Berlin on Saturday, August 01 against the latest coronavirus measures imposed...

Saudi Arabia’s Kaaba adorned with new cover as annual Haj commences

Mecca, SA : Saudi Arabia’s holy Kaaba in Mecca was adorned on Wednesday, July 29 with a new cover, also known as ‘Kiswah’, marking ...

CEOs from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple faced jabs for alleged abuse of their market power!

Washington, DC :  Tensions between lawmakers were high during a much-anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday, July 29 with f...

Italian PM Conte wins backing to extend COVID-19 emergency period

Rome : Italy's upper house of parliament approved on Tuesday, July 28 a request by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to extend unti...

US cybersecurity firm says Beijing-linked hackers target Vatican ahead of talks

Vatican City :  Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic C...

California to add sexual orientation, gender identity to COVID data collection efforts

US : California will expand its COVID-19 data collection efforts to include race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation...

Bolivian workers union marches against election delay as tensions mount

EI Alto, Bolivia : A major Bolivian union led a protest march in the highland city of El Alto on Tuesday, July 28, opposing a delay...

Kenya extends curfew for a month as COVID-19 cases jump

Nairobi : Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta extended a nightly curfew on Monday, July 27 for 30 days to curb the spread of COVID-...

Republican senator contends with mobile phone while unveiling recovery plan

Washington, DC :  Senator Chuck Grassley's news conference to unveil the Republicans' coronavirus aid package was disrupted...

President of Brazil Bolsonaro removes mask in public after coronavirus recovery

Brasilia :  Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday, July 27 took off his mask in public as he greeted supporters in Brasilia, da...

Corona Crisis: Number of COVID-19 cases double in 6 weeks: WHO

Switzerland :  Six months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Co...

South Korean military said, cannot confirm if defector who returned to North has coronavirus

Seoul, South Korea : South Korean military and health authorities on Monday, July 27 said that they believe a North Korean defector...

Social distancing: Giant teddy bears keep customers apart at Mexico City cafe

Mexico : A Mexico City cafe is using giant teddy bears to encourage customers to maintain social distancing.  Located in the capita...