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No ‘silver bullet’ for Covid-19

The World Health Organization has said it had completed the groundwork in China to probe the origins of the new coronavirus -- as it warned there might never be a “silver bullet” for Covid-19.

N Korea may have ‘miniaturised’ nuclear devices: UN report

North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has “probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to

Modi to lay Hindu temple foundations at Ayodhya

The flashpoint Indian town of Ayodhya geared up yesterday for a ceremony today which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the

Massive blast in Beirut kills at least 10, injures hundreds

Massive blast in Beirut kills at least 10, injures hundreds

A huge explosion near the centre of Beirut has killed at least 10 people and injured hundreds, sending shockwaves across the Lebanese capital, shattering glass in people's homes and causing apartment balconies to collapse.

ILO achieves historic universal agreement on child labour convention

ILO achieves historic universal agreement on child labour convention

For the first time ever, all 187 member states in the International Labour Organisation (ILO) ratified the convention on child labour, a commitment to stop child labour worldwide.

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