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India Covid: Patients dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge

For a fourth day in a row, India has set an unwelcome world record for the number of new coronavirus infections: a further 349,691 cases…

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Afghanistan War: How can the West fight terrorism after leaving?

In the remote, tribal areas of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, and in the wilder regions of Yemen, where in both cases senior al-Qaeda leaders were hiding…

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Deaths climb as India reels from deadly Covid wave

The country has so far confirmed more than 186,000 deaths and 16 million cases – three million have been added just in the last two…

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India Covid surge: Hospitals send SOS as record deaths registered

Patients are dying because of a lack of medical oxygen supplies, doctors warn.

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Nepal opens replica Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu

The Dharahara Tower, a popular tourist attraction, was badly damaged in 2015.

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Indonesian submarine sank off Bali, navy says

A scan detected the vessel at a depth of 850m, well below the survivable limit, the navy says.

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Tokyo Olympics: The challenges of training in a Covid pandemic

It hasn’t been easy for athletes training for the Tokyo Olympics, amid delays and a global pandemic. Japanese rugby player Chiharu Nakamura and Australian discus…

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India Covid crisis: Did election rallies help spread virus?

Did campaigning for state elections in India help coronavirus to spread?

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Myanmar: Military chief set to make first foreign trip since coup

The Jakarta regional summit will be Min Aung Hlaing’s first trip since the army took power in a coup.

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Coronavirus: Japan declares virus emergency in Tokyo as Olympics near

The government says a “short and powerful” state of emergency will come into force in several areas.

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