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Despite Delta surge, Fauci says US not headed back to lockdown

Washington, United States: The United States is unlikely to be sent back into lockdown despite a surge in Covid-19 cases stemming from the Delta...

Empty streets as Hanoi goes into lockdown as virus cases soar

Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam locked down eight million people in Hanoi on Saturday, the latest attempt to curb a serious coronavirus outbreak that has already...

Eid Al-Adha: Bangladesh flouts lockdown to celebrate

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Tens of millions of Bangladeshis defied a Covid-19 surge, Wednesday, to join prayers in packed mosques and outdoor locations, as Muslims slaughtered...

Sydney toughens COVID-19 lockdown measures

Sydney, Australia: Australia’s biggest city, Sydney, has ordered a shutdown of building sites and most shops and is banning workers from leaving several Covid-19...

Fiji rejects lockdown calls amid virus surge

Suva, Fiji: Fiji dismissed calls for a hard lockdown Friday as Covid-19 cases reached record levels in the Pacific island nation, insisting a "no...

Melbourne lockdown: 12 million ordered to stay at home

Melbourne, Australia: Australia's bid to quash a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak will see its second-largest city lockdown late Thursday, bringing the total number of Australians...

Bangladesh to lift lockdown for festival despite record infections

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh will lift its nationwide coronavirus lockdown for the country's second-biggest religious festival, the government said Tuesday, even as new infections soared to...

Thailand imposes tougher Covid-19 curbs amid virus surge

Bangkok, Thailand: Over ten million people were placed under fresh Covid-19 restrictions and a curfew in the Thai capital Monday, as the kingdom battles...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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