Germany plans tighter controls on COVID-19 test centres

Germany's health ministry plans to crack down on fraud at test centres by implementing spot checks and reducing the amount the state reimburses for costs following media reports of over-billing by some providers.

Germany plans tighter controls on COVID-19 test centres
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AstraZeneca says working with Southeast Asian nations on COVID-19 vaccine deliveries

AstraZeneca says working with Southeast Asian nations on COVID-19 vaccine deliveries
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AstraZeneca says it is working closely with Southeast Asia governments to ensure its COVID-19 ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:47:59 +0800

Danes ditch masks, allow more Euro 2020 fans in lockdown deal

Danes ditch masks, allow more Euro 2020 fans in lockdown deal
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Denmark will ditch the use of masks and allow 9,000 more fans to attend ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:45:25 +0800

Thousands of Colombians in fresh protests against President Duque

Thousands of Colombians in fresh protests against President Duque
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Thousands of people took to the streets in several cities across Colombia Wednesday in ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:17:04 +0800

Putin to arrive in Geneva on Jun 16 for Biden summit

Putin to arrive in Geneva on Jun 16 for Biden summit
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Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in Geneva on June 16, the same day ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:13:35 +0800

Singers welcome G7 leaders to Cornwall with shanties by the sea

Singers welcome G7 leaders to Cornwall with shanties by the sea
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Strolling down the Prince of Wales pier in Falmouth in southwest England, local sea ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 14:15:43 +0800

Two Australian states on COVID-19 alert after infected woman's interstate travel

Two Australian states on COVID-19 alert after infected woman's interstate travel
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SYDNEY: Two Australian states are on COVID-19 alert after an infected woman and her ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:20:37 +0800

Child labour swells for first time in two decades: UN

Child labour swells for first time in two decades: UN
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GENEVA: The world has marked the first rise in child labour in two decades ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:30:37 +0800

US, UK leaders expected to work to reopen travel

US, UK leaders expected to work to reopen travel
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U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are expected to agree ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:07:01 +0800

Colombia protests lose steam, but their economic toll rises

Colombia protests lose steam, but their economic toll rises
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Anti-government protests in Colombia were sparsely attended on Wednesday, but the economic fall-out of ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:40:34 +0800

US provides over US$181 million to avert famine in Tigray, Ethiopia

US provides over US$181 million to avert famine in Tigray, Ethiopia
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The United States is providing more than US$181 million to deliver food, water and ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:19:26 +0800

Sinovac CEO complained about anti-China comments in Brazil: Report

Sinovac CEO complained about anti-China comments in Brazil: Report
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The chief executive of Sinovac Biotech, the main supplier of COVID-19 vaccines to Brazil, ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:05:54 +0800

If COVID-19 trends continue, it could be years before virus is controlled: Pan American Health Organization

If COVID-19 trends continue, it could be years before virus is controlled: Pan American Health Organization
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If the spread of COVID-19 continues at current rates it will be years before ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 06:23:25 +0800

Canada takes cautious step toward lifting border restrictions, businesses fret

Canada takes cautious step toward lifting border restrictions, businesses fret
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Canada on Wednesday (Jun 9) took a cautious first step toward easing COVID-19 border restrictions, ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 06:15:25 +0800

Commentary: Why are some people less productive than others when working from home?

Commentary: Why are some people less productive than others when working from home?
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The vast majority of those polled said they got more done at home but ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 06:03:03 +0800

Biden arrives in UK for G7 summit, part of 8-day Europe trip

Biden arrives in UK for G7 summit, part of 8-day Europe trip
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US President Joe Biden arrived in Britain on Wednesday (Jun 9) on his first trip ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 05:38:01 +0800

Canada will soon crack down on online hate in wake of fatal attack: Minister

Canada will soon crack down on online hate in wake of fatal attack: Minister
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Canada will soon unveil measures to crack down on online extremism following the killing ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 05:22:06 +0800

US VP Harris lashed over migration after first international trip

US VP Harris lashed over migration after first international trip
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Back on Wednesday (Jun 9) from her debut international mission as US vice president, ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 05:13:47 +0800

Russian court brands Navalny political organisations 'extremist'

Russian court brands Navalny political organisations 'extremist'
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A Russian court on Wednesday approved a request by prosecutors to declare organisations linked ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:49:15 +0800

Turkey optimistic about Erdogan-Biden meeting at NATO summit: Minister

Turkey optimistic about Erdogan-Biden meeting at NATO summit: Minister
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Turkey is hoping that a meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Joe ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:42:49 +0800

Czech health ministry recommends AstraZeneca, J&J COVID-19 jabs only for over-60s

Czech health ministry recommends AstraZeneca, J&J COVID-19 jabs only for over-60s
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The Czech health ministry recommended on Wednesday that only people over 60 years old ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:37:43 +0800

Spain backtracks on nightlife rules after regional complaints

Spain backtracks on nightlife rules after regional complaints
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Spain's health ministry on Wednesday (Jun 9) scrapped a nationwide plan to gradually reopen ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:35:34 +0800

Peru's socialists lead tight election as battle brews over result

Peru's socialists lead tight election as battle brews over result
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LIMA :Peruvian socialist Pedro Castillo held a wafer-thin lead in a polarized presidential election ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:04:37 +0800

Nigeria demands social media firms get local licence

Nigeria demands social media firms get local licence
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Social media firms wanting to operate in Nigeria must register a local entity and ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 03:49:24 +0800

US to donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses globally: Report

US to donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses globally: Report
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The Biden administration plans to donate 500 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses to about 100 countries ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 03:21:40 +0800

EU considers sending delegation to Hong Kong after electoral law reform

EU considers sending delegation to Hong Kong after electoral law reform
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The European Union denounced on Wednesday Hong Kong's major overhaul of its political system ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:52:35 +0800

Opposition leader says Belarus has become 'North Korea of Europe'

Opposition leader says Belarus has become 'North Korea of Europe'
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's crackdown on pro-democracy protests and the independent media is turning ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:44:48 +0800

If COVID-19 trends continue, it could be years before virus is controlled -PAHO

If COVID-19 trends continue, it could be years before virus is controlled -PAHO
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If the spread of COVID-19 continues at current rates it will be years before ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:12:12 +0800

Scottish study underscores rarity of blood disorders after AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Scottish study underscores rarity of blood disorders after AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
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A study of side effects following vaccination with AstraZeneca's anti-COVID-19 shot in Scotland found ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 01:58:47 +0800

WTO to start COVID-19 vaccine supply negotiations amid clash on patents

WTO to start COVID-19 vaccine supply negotiations amid clash on patents
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World Trade Organization members agreed on Wednesday to start formal negotiations on a plan ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 01:27:35 +0800

Pentagon issues directive on countering China, but offers few details

Pentagon issues directive on countering China, but offers few details
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US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin issued an internal directive calling for several initiatives to ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:26:19 +0800

Biden drops plan to ban Chinese-owned apps TikTok, WeChat

Biden drops plan to ban Chinese-owned apps TikTok, WeChat
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WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden on Wednesday (Jun 9) revoked executive orders from his predecessor Donald ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:07:45 +0800

Illegal drugs trade goes digital for pandemic

Illegal drugs trade goes digital for pandemic
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Like supermarkets, restaurants and purveyors of sourdough bread, the illegal drugs trade went digital ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:45:23 +0800

David Hasselhoff joins German vaccine appeal

David Hasselhoff joins German vaccine appeal
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Former “Baywatch” TV star David Hasselhoff is appearing in a video released by the ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:25:35 +0800

Biden drops plan to ban TikTok, WeChat: White House

Biden drops plan to ban TikTok, WeChat: White House
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President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked executive orders from his predecessor Donald Trump seeking ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:18:59 +0800

Moscow to toughen enforcement of COVID-19 rules as cases rise

Moscow to toughen enforcement of COVID-19 rules as cases rise
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Authorities in Moscow said on Wednesday they would step up enforcement of rules requiring ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 22:04:15 +0800

Moscow court considers 'extremism' label for Navalny group

Moscow court considers 'extremism' label for Navalny group
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A court in Moscow was considering Wednesday whether to brand jailed Kremlin critic Alexei ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:37:11 +0800

Austria made 81 arrests as part of global sting against organised crime

Austria made 81 arrests as part of global sting against organised crime
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Austria made 81 of the more than 800 arrests that were part of a ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:07:30 +0800

Australia PM Scott Morrison to visit Singapore for leaders’ meeting with Lee Hsien Loong

Australia PM Scott Morrison to visit Singapore for leaders’ meeting with Lee Hsien Loong
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SINGAPORE: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison will make an official visit to Singapore on ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:05:58 +0800

COVID-19: Andrew Lloyd Webber vows to reopen London theatres, even if it means arrest

COVID-19: Andrew Lloyd Webber vows to reopen London theatres, even if it means arrest
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LONDON: British theatre entrepreneur Andrew Lloyd Webber has vowed to reopen his shows in ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:53:04 +0800

China accuses US of 'paranoid delusion' over huge innovation Bill

China accuses US of 'paranoid delusion' over huge innovation Bill
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BEIJING: Beijing on Wednesday (Jun 9) accused Washington of "paranoid delusion" after the United ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:30:38 +0800

As war destroys Yemen's present, museums struggle to preserve its past

As war destroys Yemen's present, museums struggle to preserve its past
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A bronze statue of the main god of the kingdom of Saba, located in ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:21:04 +0800

Greece faces row over wheelchair pathway at Acropolis

Greece faces row over wheelchair pathway at Acropolis
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A new concrete pathway to facilitate wheelchair access to the Acropolis in Athens has ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:06:21 +0800

Israel appeals to Britain's Prince Charles over terminally-ill Israeli girl

Israel appeals to Britain's Prince Charles over terminally-ill Israeli girl
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Israel's president appealed to Prince Charles on Wednesday to help bring to Israel a ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:56:53 +0800