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Asia Today: India's cases keep rising; rallies in Melbourne

22 hours ago   |   The Independent

India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 18, 2020

1 day ago   |   XE

The Dollar ended a bit lower overall in N.Y. on Friday, though ranges were narrow, and volumes reportedly light into the weekend. Incoming U.S. data saw the Q2 current account...
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The TikTok saga hots up

1 day ago   |   BBC

After shunning Microsoft, will a deal with Oracle work? The BBC's Asia business correspondent Karishma Vaswani joins Rory Cellan-Jones and Jane Wakefield in the tent to discuss...
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Humans reached Saudi Arabia at least 120,000 years ago

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

About 120,000 years ago, two or three people walked along the shore of a shallow lake in what is now northern Saudi Arabia. They left behind at least seven footprints in the...
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Climate campaigners condemn 'joy flights' for travellers who miss flying

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Rise in scenic round-trips by air in Australia and Asia is ‘insanity,' say environmentalists Environmental campaigners have condemned the rise of scenic “joy flights” aimed at...
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China: More than 1 million people sent to Xinjiang internment camps each year, report says

1 day ago   |   The Independent

The report defends the internment camps as ‘vocational training centres'
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Outbreak of contagious bacterial disease in China infects thousands after factory leak

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Highly-infectious zoonotic disease usually caused by contact with livestock
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Travel inspiration: The best of Vietnam

1 day ago   |   A Luxury Travel Blog

Vietnam is a country bursting with flavours of more than one sort. Beautiful architecture meets crumbling ancient structures, picturesque rice terraces flow through the valley...
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Asia mostly higher despite Wall Street slump, virus fears

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Asian shares are mostly higher despite some investor attention shifting again to the uncertainties in global economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, as reflected in the...
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Oil Gains Even as Rigs Reopen

1 day ago   |   FXCM

By Adam Claringbull Investing.com - Oil was slightly up Friday morning in Asia, even as Gulf of Mexico rigs reopened after Hurricane Sally. Thursday's OPEC+ meeting warning its...
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5 talking points as abject Man Utd lose to Crystal Palace in season opener

5 talking points as abject Man Utd lose to Crystal Palace in season opener

Former Manchester United forward Wilfried Zaha terrorised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's defence, as Roy Hodgson's Eagles ran out comfortable winners at Old Trafford Read more ...

He's back! Tottenham Hotspur complete signing of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid

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The Welshman has returned to north London Gareth Bale has officially returned to Tottenham Hotspur, with the Wales international signing a season-long loan from Real Madrid... Read more ...

Donations to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue surged after Ruth...

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Summary List Placement The Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue scored a record number of donations received in a single hour two times on Friday, following the death of... Read more ...

Arsenal transfer necessity clear despite Gunners' late win over West Ham

Arsenal transfer necessity clear despite Gunners' late win over West Ham

Eddie Nketiah scored the winner for Arsenal against West Ham on Saturday night. Read more ...

Boris Johnson says self isolate or face £10,000 fine as tough new law imposed

Boris Johnson says self isolate or face £10,000 fine as tough new law imposed

The new legal duty on people in England to self-isolate if they test positive could be rolled out to Scotland with those going into quarantine eligible for a one-off payment of... Read more ...

12am Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Edouard Mendy £22m deal AGREED, Rice offer...

12am Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Edouard Mendy £22m deal AGREED, Rice offer ‘WILL be made', Kepa trains with Cech

CHELSEA are close to securing the signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, who is expected to join for £22m tomorrow. And the Blues are also set to make a bid for Declan Rice as... Read more ...

Trump gives TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart his blessing

Trump gives TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart his blessing

Donald Trump on Saturday said he had approved a deal for Oracle and Walmart to buy TikTok. Read more ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rates Donny Van de Beek's Man Utd debut and responds to...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rates Donny Van de Beek's Man Utd debut and responds to calls for new signings

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side suffered a demoralising defeat to Crystal Palace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists the 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday evening does not mean... Read more ...

Megan Barton Hanson sizzles in blue bikini as she vows to NEVER date a man again

Megan Barton Hanson sizzles in blue bikini as she vows to NEVER date a man again

The Love Island star, 25, looked sensational as she showcased her curves in a blue two-piece while at Sea Me Beach in Turkey on Saturday. Read more ...

Lacazette reaches half century as Arsenal battle to win over West Ham

Lacazette reaches half century as Arsenal battle to win over West Ham

Arsenal made it two wins out of two in the new season by battling to a 2-1 win over West Ham. After winning their opening fixture against Fulham last week, Arsenal earned... Read more ...