Tunisia's PM sacked after violent Covid protestsBy BBC
Tunisia's president has sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament, after violent mass protests nationwide on Sunday. Anger over the government's handling of a massive recent spike in Covid cases has added to general unrest over the nation's economic and social turmoil.
Thai volunteers aid COVID patients in need of care, testingBy The Rising Nepal
As Thailand‘s medical system struggles beneath a surge of coronavirus cases, ordinary people are helping to plug the gaps, risking their own health to bring care and supplies to often terrified, exhausted patients who’ve fallen through the cracks.
India monsoon death toll climbs to 124 as rescuers search for missingBy RSS
The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 124 Sunday, officials said, with rescuers searching for dozens more missing.
India reports 39,742 new COVID-19 cases, 535 deathsBy RSS
India reported 39,742 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active caseload of the country to 4,08,212 on Sunday.
Typhoon In-Fa sweeps into China after flooding chaosBy BBC
China's eastern coast is bracing for a major typhoon just days after deadly floods devastated parts of the country.
Trump is relentless in election fabricationsBy The Rising Nepal
In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state’s most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there.
News Analysis: Evidence shows COVID-19 virus may have circulated in Italy months earlier than believedBy The Rising Nepal
Researchers in northern Italy have retested blood samples taken for cancer screening, and found coronavirus antibodies in samples taken in as far back as October 2019. The new paper, not yet peer-reviewed, was published this week by MedRxiv, an online medical preprint entity
Xi inspects Tibet, stressing lasting stability, high-quality developmentBy The Rising Nepal
Xi, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited the Tibet Autonomous Region from Wednesday to Friday for the 70th anniversary of Tibet's peaceful liberation, the first time in history of the Party and the country.
Western wildfires grow, but better weather helps crewsBy The Rising Nepal
Lower winds and better weather helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation’s largest wildfire in southern Oregon, but gusty winds pushed a Northern California wildfire into Nevada on Thursday, prompting evacuations as blazes burn across the West.
Mars rover prepares to drill first rock sampleBy BBC
The US space agency's Perseverance rover is getting ready to take its first sample of Mars rock.
YouTube removes Brazil President Bolsonaro videos for Covid misinformationBy BBC
YouTube says it has removed videos posted by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro because they spread misinformation about coronavirus.
China rebuffs WHO’s terms for further COVID-19 origins studyBy The Rising Nepal
China cannot accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19, a senior Chinese health official said Thursday.
Dubai Princesses' phone numbers 'on Pegasus list'By The Rising Nepal
Phone numbers used by two Dubai princesses have reportedly been found as part of an investigation into the phone-hacking spyware known as Pegasus.
US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformationBy The Rising Nepal
COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into the fray.
South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit record high at 1,784By RSS
South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit a new record high amid the continued resurgence caused by cluster infections in the Seoul metropolitan area, the health authorities said Wednesday.
Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in ChinaBy BBC
Days of rain have caused widespread damage and led to 200,000 evacuations. Above ground, roads have been turned into rivers, with cars and debris swept along in fast-moving currents. A number of pedestrians have had to be rescued.
China unveils details of three-child policy, support measuresBy The Rising Nepal
The two-child policy was partially introduced in 2013 and fully implemented in 2015. According to the latest population census, this policy shift has resulted in the births of over 10 million more second children in the country.
Liverpool stripped of UNESCO World Heritage statusBy BBC
Liverpool has been stripped of its World Heritage status because of developments on the city's waterfront.
India records over 4,300 'black fungus' deathsBy BBC
More than 4,300 people have died of the deadly "black fungus" in India in a growing epidemic of the disease.
Court: California can expand insurance for wildfire areasBy The Rising Nepal
California’s insurance commissioner can order the “insurer of last resort” to offer more options for homeowners who can’t buy traditional coverage because they live in areas threatened by wildfires, a judge ruled.