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May 24, 2022
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead
May 24, 2022
Bangladesh declares health alert amid monkeypox outbreak
Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases
Singapore reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases
Philippine ferry catches fire at sea, 7 dead
Malaysia reports 1,817 new COVID-19 infections, 2 new deaths
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 23: Malaysia recorded 1,817 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday, bringing the total tally to 4,491,320, according to the health...
New Zealand reports 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19
Wellington [New Zealand], May 23: New Zealand recorded 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.
Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister
Canberra [Australia], May 23: Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in by the governor-general on Monday to become the country's 31st prime minister.
Hong Kong to distribute more RAT kits following sewage COVID-19 detection
Hong Kong, May 23: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that it will distribute a new batch of about 170,000 sets...
Chinese mainland reports 174 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
Beijing [China], May 23: The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 174 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 83 were in Beijing, 55 in Shanghai and...
US "Indo-Pacific Strategy" bound to fail: Chinese FM
Shanghai [China], May 23: The United States' so-called "Indo-Pacific Strategy" is bound to fail, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Shanghai partially resumes cross-district public transport
Shanghai [China], May 23: Shanghai partially resumed its cross-district public transport on Sunday, as part of the city's efforts to restore the public transport system...
Chinese foreign minister holds talks with Pakistani counterpart
Guangzhou [China], May 23: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Pakistan's new foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday in...
Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC
May 23, 2022
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control...
Paris [France], May 23: A tourist plane crashed on Saturday afternoon near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France, French news channel BFMTV reported.
Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term