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The NHS braced for a surge in demand as it worked to vaccinate as many Londoners as possible.
Forces loyal to Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar have closed the border with Algeria, they said on Sunday, after major deployments of his forces to the south underscored his continued role despite efforts to unify the country. Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) last week sent troops into the southern city of Sebha, which was already allied to eastern forces, and then on Saturday to a southern border crossing with Algeria. "The armed forces has closed the Libyan-Algerian border and declared it a military zone in which movement is prohibited", said the Moral Guidance Department, an LNA media unit.
Taiwan said seven employees of its trade office in Hong Kong left the financial hub on Sunday after authorities there demanded they sign a pledge recognising China's sovereignty over the self-ruled island.
Iran's conservative press on Sunday celebrated the presidential election win of ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi while the marginalised reformist camp engaged in deep soul-searching.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Amid calls for Malaysia’s state legislative bodies to be back in session, Kedah Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said the state assembly will follow Parliament’s lead...
Russia's ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, was in an optimistic mood ahead of his return to Washington on Sunday, expecting meetings scheduled with U.S. colleagues next week to be constructive, the RIA news agency reported. President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden agreed to return their respective ambassadors to Washington and Moscow during talks in Geneva on Wednesday, a first summit between the two that they both described as pragmatic rather than friendly. Moscow recalled Antonov for consultations after Biden said in March that he believed Putin was "a killer".
Melbourne City will play Sydney FC in the A-League grandfinal for a second consecutive season after defeating Macarthur FC 2-0 in its semifinal on Sunday. Stefan Colakovski and Marco Tilio scored within moments of each other in the second-half to lift an under-strength Melbourne City past debutants Macarthur and give City the opportunity to reverse its loss in last season's grand final to Sydney next Saturday.
The Taliban said Sunday they remain committed to peace talks but insisted that a "genuine Islamic system" in Afghanistan was the only way to end the war and ensure rights -- including for women.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (20 June) confirmed the detection of 11 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 62,414.
The cumulative total of Covid-19 cases in the country is 696,408.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The All-Party Parliamentary Group Malaysia (APPGM) has called for bipartisan cooperation to help the country develop appropriate and holistic policies on refugee management....
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh has urged Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to immediately suspend the process of seeking public feedback for the proposed development of two blocks of...
The Labuan Health director confirms the Delta variant is putting the hospital under pressure.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The Health Ministry has recorded 5,293 new Covid-19 infections today, bringing the total number of cases in Malaysia to 696,408. In terms of state, Selangor is still the...
KUCHING, June 20 — The state Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has been urged to seek assistance from village headmen to verify the status of Sarawakians, who walk in for their Covid-19...
Arafat reminds coalition not to repeat mistake of letting 'old camel' into its 'tent' to then be pushed out of it.
A shootout between government forces and Pakistani Taliban fighters overnight in a northwestern territory left two militants and a soldier dead, the military said early Sunday. A military statement said security forces conducted an operation in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan, a tribal region that has served as a sanctuary for local and foreign militants.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Former Sabah chief minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has criticised the actions of the state government in buying laptops for students as a waste. Sinar Harian reported...
And it’s all thanks to Zoom workouts.
As electric car sales soar, Europe has started to build up its capacity to produce batteries on the continent but it remains far from reducing its dependence on Asia.