Saudi says allies 'on board' for resolution of Gulf crisis

A resolution of the Gulf diplomatic crisis is in sight, with all nations involved "on board" and final agreement expected soon, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said Saturday.

Saudi says allies 'on board' for resolution of Gulf crisis
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Kia recalling 295,000 vehicles due to risk of engine fires

Kia recalling 295,000 vehicles due to risk of engine fires
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DETROIT: Kia is recalling nearly 295,000 vehicles in the US because the engines can stall ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:24:30 +0800

Protesters return to French streets to denounce police violence; tear gas fired

Protesters return to French streets to denounce police violence; tear gas fired
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PARIS: Thousands protested in Paris on Saturday (Dec 5) to denounce police violence and ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:10:29 +0800

Pope updates Vatican financial authority following scandals

Pope updates Vatican financial authority following scandals
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VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has revamped the Holy See's financial intelligence and anti-money-laundering unit ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 22:02:52 +0800

Turkey in weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit record highs

Turkey in weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit record highs
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Turkey has entered its first full weekend lockdown since May after coronavirus infections and ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 21:58:38 +0800

Iran's COVID-19 deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases

Iran's COVID-19 deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases
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Iran's virus deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 20:40:02 +0800

Cuddling in COVID-19: 'Hug bubble' lets seniors feel the magic of touch

Cuddling in COVID-19: 'Hug bubble' lets seniors feel the magic of touch
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JEUMONT, France: Since the COVID-19 outbreak, French care home resident Colette Dupas's contact with ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 19:10:37 +0800

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot
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Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:09:45 +0800

South Korea urges vigilance as COVID-19 clusters emerge in 3rd wave

South Korea urges vigilance as COVID-19 clusters emerge in 3rd wave
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South Korea reported 583 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, slightly down from the previous day's 629, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:02:16 +0800

The Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings

The Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings
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Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 16:09:45 +0800

Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir

Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir
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KUWAIT: Kuwaitis vote in legislative polls on Saturday (Dec 5) as the Gulf state ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:36:05 +0800

Mine collapse in Nicaragua traps at least 10

Mine collapse in Nicaragua traps at least 10
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A mudslide in an unlicensed gold mine in Nicaragua trapped at least 10 workers ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:30:01 +0800

Firefighters move in on southern California blaze as wind gusts seen

Firefighters move in on southern California blaze as wind gusts seen
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Firefighters have made some progress reining in a blaze in a Southern California canyon, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:24:01 +0800

US government ordered to fully reinstate DACA

US government ordered to fully reinstate DACA
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WASHINGTON DC: In a rebuke to US President Donald Trump's administration, a federal judge on ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:00:37 +0800

'No presents': Mexicans urged to embrace abstemious Christmas to stop COVID-19 pandemic

'No presents': Mexicans urged to embrace abstemious Christmas to stop COVID-19 pandemic
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Mexicans should cancel celebrations and even avoid exchanging Christmas presents to beat the coronavirus, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:19:23 +0800

US ends China-funded exchange programmes, calls them 'propaganda tools'

US ends China-funded exchange programmes, calls them 'propaganda tools'
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The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:44:43 +0800

Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats

Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats
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The campaign of President Donald Trump says it has filed a lawsuit in Georgia ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:47:37 +0800

UK medical chiefs eye major fall in COVID-19 deaths by early 2021

UK medical chiefs eye major fall in COVID-19 deaths by early 2021
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LONDON: The arrival of a vaccine should see coronavirus deaths in Britain reduce "significantly" by ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:38:04 +0800

US firms gear up for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

US firms gear up for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines
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NEW YORK: With the imminent arrival of coronavirus vaccines that will need to be stored ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:21:18 +0800

After troop cuts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trump orders pullout from Somalia

After troop cuts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trump orders pullout from Somalia
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US military and security personnel ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:10:37 +0800

San Francisco mayor orders strict new lockdowns as pandemic spirals

San Francisco mayor orders strict new lockdowns as pandemic spirals
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The mayor of San Francisco on Friday ordered new lockdowns and business restrictions across ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:40:33 +0800

Commentary: So the vaccines are here, but how will they get to billions across the globe?

Commentary: So the vaccines are here, but how will they get to billions across the globe?
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COVID-19 vaccines require correct temperature-controlled storage and complex transportation logistics. This makes transporting them ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:20:40 +0800

Trudeau won't comment on Huawei CFO, says priority is Canadians held in China

Trudeau won't comment on Huawei CFO, says priority is Canadians held in China
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declined on Friday (Dec 4) to comment on the ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:12:31 +0800

Saudi Arabia says resolution of Gulf dispute seems within reach

Saudi Arabia says resolution of Gulf dispute seems within reach
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday (Dec 4) a resolution to a bitter dispute ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:55:24 +0800

'We're not Hungary,' Macron says, rejecting 'illiberal' accusations

'We're not Hungary,' Macron says, rejecting 'illiberal' accusations
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday rejected accusations his government had taken an illiberal ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:48:03 +0800

Revamped, less political, UNESCO sets sights on tricky US return

Revamped, less political, UNESCO sets sights on tricky US return
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Four years after the United States quit UNESCO, the United Nations' cultural agency, over ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:41:40 +0800

US efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada's stalled China policy

US efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada's stalled China policy
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Canada could see the end of a nasty diplomatic dispute with China if the ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:32:22 +0800

WHO warns against COVID-19 complacency amid vaccine rollout

WHO warns against COVID-19 complacency amid vaccine rollout
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The World Health Organization hopes to have half a billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:26:39 +0800

UK, EU call in leaders to save trade talks

UK, EU call in leaders to save trade talks
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Brexit trade talks are in the difficult phase and a deal can only be ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:18:17 +0800

UN chief urges Karabakh talks under international format

UN chief urges Karabakh talks under international format
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday (Dec 4) called for renewed negotiations over the disputed ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:14:12 +0800

US Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to revive Medicaid work requirements

US Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to revive Medicaid work requirements
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The US Supreme Court on Friday (Dec 4) agreed to hear a bid by President ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:08:20 +0800

Palestinian teen killed in West Bank clashes with Israeli army: health ministry

Palestinian teen killed in West Bank clashes with Israeli army: health ministry
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A Palestinian teenager was killed on Friday in clashes with the Israeli army on ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:01:56 +0800

Russia to Germany gas pipeline targeted in US defence bill

Russia to Germany gas pipeline targeted in US defence bill
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The annual US defence policy bill unveiled by lawmakers late on Thursday contains sanctions that ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:54:02 +0800

OSCE agrees to fill four top jobs, ending months-long impasse

OSCE agrees to fill four top jobs, ending months-long impasse
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The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which includes Russia and the United ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:06:12 +0800

Biden says jobs report is 'grim,' warns of 'dark winter' as COVID-19 rages

Biden says jobs report is 'grim,' warns of 'dark winter' as COVID-19 rages
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President-elect Joe Biden said Friday's (Dec 4) "grim" jobs report shows the economic recovery ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:03:06 +0800

Moderna CEO confident of producing 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021

Moderna CEO confident of producing 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021
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Moderna Inc will be able to produce 500 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:40:20 +0800