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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday reported 6,693 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking its nationwide tally to 647,849. The country’s coronavirus response centre said 154 people had died of the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 9,320. (Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov and Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander
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PETALING JAYA: The Transport Ministry will be drafting more “drastic” solutions aimed at reducing road accidents and preventing fatalities, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. “One of the pressing matters we discussed for future action was the staggering number of road accidents involving motorcyclists, who are among the most risk prone groups on the
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(Reuters) – Venezuela’s western Zulia state has emerged as a hot spot for the COVID-19 pandemic as poorly supplied hospitals and chronic shortages of water and power make it difficult to prevent the disease from spreading. The government of President Nicolas Maduro has identified Zulia as an epicenter of the pandemic, with official statistics showing
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Police will seek information related to the arrests of two Malaysian citizens by Australian authorities on suspicion of being the masterminds behind a syndicate that smuggled 360kg of methamphetamine, estimated to be worth AUS$180mil (RM530mil). Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department director Datuk Ramli Din said such information includes the source of
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PUTRAJAYA: The prosecution will file an appeal against the decision to reject forfeiture suits amounting to RM194mil linked to 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB). The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said the appeal will be filed by the prosecution from the Attorney General’s Chambers. “The prosecution will file the appeal to the Appeals Court soon,” it said in
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile on Saturday increased its estimate of cases and deaths caused by the coronavirus while a labour union at state-owned Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, confirmed that a second company employee had died in the pandemic. Amid an effort re-organize its much-criticized reporting of virus-related deaths, the government increased its estimated
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PARIS (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany will on Friday define their Iran strategy for the coming months amid crunch talks at the United Nations and Tehran’s ongoing violations of a 2015 nuclear deal, France’s foreign ministry said. The ministry said in a statement that the three countries’ foreign ministers, who meet in Berlin, would
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