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China bracing for another COVID-19 wave: Authority put Shulan under Wuhan-like lockdown Beijing: It seems that China is still struggling to cope up with the COVID-19 scenario as Wuhan like lockdown has been imposed in north-eastern city of Shulan where an outbreak of the deadly virus has been reported. 19-May-2020
China is vulnerable to another wave of coronavirus: Top doctor warns Beijing: China, the country from where the disease is believed to have originated, might be facing the 'big challenge' of a potential second wave of COVID-19 infection outbreak in the upcoming days, a top doctor of the country warned. 18-May-2020
UN welcomes arrest of top suspect in Rwanda genocide New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the arrest on Saturday of one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, his Spokesperson said in a statement. 17-May-2020
India opposes China-Pakistan's move of building hydropower plant in Gilgit-Baltistan region New Delhi: India has opposed all-weather ally China and Pakistan's move of building a major hydropower plant in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. 15-May-2020
American scholar criticises Zalmay Khalilzad's advice to India on Taliban New York: United States' special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's advice to India that it should talk to Taliban forces about its concerns on terrorism has earned criticisms from American scholar Michael Rubin. 15-May-2020
Peace in Yemen may be ‘within close reach’, UN envoy tells Security Council New York: UN Special Envoy for war-weary Yemen, Martin Griffiths, told the Security Council on Thursday, that he believed an end to the fighting “is within close reach”, but cautioning that he had come “yet again to express hope, instead of to report success”. 15-May-2020
আবার চীনে করোনাভাইরাসের কাল ছায়া নেমে এল, ছড়াচ্ছে জিলিন শহরে বেইজিংঃ  আবার খবরের শিরোনামে চীন। সেই দেশের জিলিন শহরে নতুন করে করোনাভাইরাসের উপদ্রব দেখা যাচ্ছে। 15-May-2020
Falun Gong practitioners in Vienna highlight their plight inflicted by China Vienna: Practitioners of Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, gathered on Wednesday in Austria's capital city Vienna to mark World Falun Dafa Day and also highlighted how they were targeted by Chinese. 14-May-2020
COVID-19: Britain may take harder stance against China London: The British government's mollifying stance on China is likely to harden in the coming months once the immediate concerns regarding the COVID-19 outbreak are dealt with, media reports said. 14-May-2020
Take ‘all appropriate public health measures’ to protect detainees from coronavirus, UN urges New York: UN agency chiefs on Wednesday highlighted the heightened vulnerability to COVID-19 of detainees, and others in confinement, urging Governments to take “all appropriate public health measures” to keep them safe from the deadly disease. 14-May-2020
Amid COVID-19 scare, Chinese police clash with protesters in Hong Kong Beijing/Hong Kong: China seems to be using their trick of moving into Hong Kong even as the world is busy combating COVID-19. 13-May-2020
US plans to issue alert that Chinese hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine research Washington: The United States is planning to issue a warning that hackers tied to the Chinese government are attempting to steal information from researchers working to develop a coronavirus vaccine, media reports said. 13-May-2020
UN peacekeepers killed in improvised explosive attack in Mali New York: Three UN peacekeepers from Chad were killed in northern Mali on Sunday when their convoy hit a roadside bomb near Aguelhok, in the restive Kidal region. The improvised device also seriously injured four others who are now receiving medical care, the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said in a statement. 12-May-2020
Indonesian govt slams abuse of its fishermen on Chinese boats leaving three dead Jakarta: The Indonesian government has condemned the 'inhuman' treatment given to its nationals by a Chinese fishing company that allegedly kept Indonesian fishermen as virtual slaves, media reports said. The incident reportedly left three Indonesian citizens dead. 12-May-2020
Amid COVID-19 outbreak, China starts trial of digital currency Beijing: Amid financial meltdown globally due to COVID-19 outbreak, China's central bank—People's Bank of China (PBoC)— recently introduced the trial of a homegrown digital currency across four cities, media reports said. 11-May-2020
Chinese official admits health system weaknesses amid COVID-19 outbreak Beijing: In a rare admission, a top Chinese official has admitted that the COVID-19 outbreak exposed weaknesses in the country's public health system. 10-May-2020
Australian leaders irked by China's threat to Island Nation's economy Melbourne: Australia and China exchanged barbs in recent times after the Island nation demanded an investigation into the origins of coronavirus as well as a review of the World Health Organisation (WHO). 08-May-2020
Chinese hacking group is targeting governments across Asia, says security firm Check Point Beijing: When the world is busy combating COVID-19, a Chinese hacking group has been conducting “ongoing” espionage operations on foreign governments across Asia, a security firm said. 08-May-2020
Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ warn UN human rights experts New York: United Nations independent experts demanded on Wednesday that the Venezuelan Government take concrete actions to tackle the devastating impact on basic human rights of the country’s economic crisis. 07-May-2020
Don't let China host the 2022 Olympics without honoring human rights norms, say USCIRF members Washington: Top US officials have argued that human rights activists and members of the Congress have already called on the International Olympic Committee to either demand China to respect human rights as a condition of hosting the Games or to move the 2022 Winter Olympics to another location. 06-May-2020
COVID-19: Job prospect for China's fresh graduates remain bleak Beijing: China might be battling to regain normal life following the horrors of COVID-19 outbreak but the nation is waiting for a bigger challenge as job prospect for the youth, who are about to graduate, looks bleak. 06-May-2020
Record child displacement figures due to conflict and violence in 2019: UNICEF New York: A new UN report finds that some 19 million children were displaced within their own countries due to conflict and violence in 2019, more than in any other year, making them among the most vulnerable to the global spread of COVID-19. 05-May-2020
Donald Trump hopes COVID-19 vaccine will be available by end of 2020, attacks China Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he believes a vaccine for the COVID-19 drug will be available by the end of 2020. 04-May-2020
Vaccine bottlenecks from COVID lockdown put children’s lives at stake: UNICEF New York: Help is needed urgently to distribute vaccines worldwide amid dramatic shortages because of COVID-19 restrictions, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. It has warned that youngsters’ lives “are at stake” owing to the dramatic decline in commercial flights and limited availability of charters. 02-May-2020
UN prepares for potentially devastating COVID-19 outbreak in conflict-ravaged northeast Nigeria New York: In northeast Nigeria, where armed conflict has forced millions from their homes, the UN’s migration agency, IOM, is supporting the construction of quarantine shelters, as the region braces for an outbreak of COVID-19 which, it warns, would have ‘devastating consequences’ for those who have been displaced. 01-May-2020
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