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Health centres across Asia struggle with COVID-19 cases
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Suez Canal remains blocked amid efforts to free trapped vessel
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Efforts to free cargo ship in Suez Canal continue
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Suez Canal blocked after large cargo ship turns sideways
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Taiwan pips China to be Asia's top-performing economy amid pandemic
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North Korea warns U.S. to avoid 'causing a stink'
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Students around Asia join CNN's Kristie Lu Stout for My Freedom Day 2021
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Infosys' Nandan Nilekani on why Bengaluru rocks | HT Dialogues Bengaluru Edition
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US admiral sounds alarm on China's military ambitions in Asia
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India has highest bribery rate in Asia, 46 per cent use personal connections to access public services: ReportThe report is based upon the survey which was conducted between June 17 and July 17 this year, in India with a sample size of 2,000.
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With connectivity in focus, India-central Asian FMs to meet virtually today"The Ministers will exchange views on a wide gamut of areas including political, security, economic and commercial, humanitarian and cultural spheres, MEA said.
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Who has most power in Asia? US leads, China closes in and India falls behindChina is closing in on the US as the most powerful country influencing the Asia-Pacific, as America’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic tarnishes its reputation, a study showed.
LAC face-off: India scrambles to buy winter gear from USIndia has bought high altitude warfare kits from the US on an urgent basis, a sign that the South Asian nation is preparing for an extended winter deployment after talks to ease tensions along its..
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India, ASEAN together to shape Asia and world: JaishankarIndia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is not only proximate to each other but together help shape Asia and the world, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday..
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COVID-19 growth rate in Mumbai's Dharavi declines to 1.02% from 12% in April: GovtOver 2,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Dharavi, Asia's largest slum situated in Mumbai.
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PLA of China seems to have provoked clash to grab Indian territory: Senate Majority LeaderFor the sake of grabbing territory, the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) of China appears to have instigated the most violent clash between the two Asian giants, a top American Senator said on Thursday...
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Beijing imposes curbs as coronavirus returns to Chinese capitalSeveral districts of the Chinese capital put up security checkpoints, closed schools and ordered people to be tested for the coronavirus on Monday after an unexpected spike of cases linked to the..
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Denmark sees no rise in COVID-19 cases after further easing of lockdownDenmark, the first country outside Asia to ease its coronavirus lockdown, said on Wednesday the spread of COVID-19 has not accelerated since it entered its second phase of reopening society last month.
Factbox: Coronavirus travel curbs in Asian countriesMost tourist hotspots in Asia are out of bounds as international travel is restricted, but some countries, including China, are making special arrangements for business travellers.
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