Manchester United beats FC Copenhagen in extra time
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Manchester United beats FC Copenhagen in extra time

Manchester United reached the Europa League semi-finals as midfielder Bruno Fernandes scored a 95th-minute penalty to secure a 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen after...
Over 3,000 persons volunteer for vaccine human trials
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Over 3,000 persons volunteer for vaccine human trials

Francesco Vaia, the health director of Rome's Spallanzani infectious-diseases hospital, told ANSA on Monday that over 3,000 people have volunteered to take part in...
Lukaku shines as Inter beats Bayer Leverkusen  to reach Europa League semifinals
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Lukaku shines as Inter beats Bayer Leverkusen to reach Europa League semifinals

Inter Milan’s Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku scored and tormented the Bayer Leverkusen defence as he led his side into the Europa League semi-finals with...
The recent spike in Coronavirus cases presents high risks unless no concrete action is taken – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
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The recent spike in Coronavirus cases presents high risks unless no concrete action is taken – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The European Union’s health agency has called on member states that are seeing an increase in cases of coronavirus to reinstate control measures, as...
Liverpool sign Tsimikas from Olympiakos Piraeus
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Liverpool sign Tsimikas from Olympiakos Piraeus

Liverpool have made their first signing of the transfer window by bringing in Greece defender Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiakos Piraeus on a long-term deal,...
Alzheimer’s disease treatment set to be fast-tracked in medical breakthrough
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Alzheimer’s disease treatment set to be fast-tracked in medical breakthrough

The first drug which could halt Alzheimer’s disease is to be fast-tracked for approval, in what experts say could be the biggest breakthrough yet....
Italian banks’ lending to businesses jumps in June, deposits grow
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Italian banks’ lending to businesses jumps in June, deposits grow

Italian banks increased their lending to companies in June, as business resumed after a government-imposed national lockdown was gradually lifted, data showed on Monday....
Photo Story: Thailand prepares for Queen Mother’s birthday celebrations
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Photo Story: Thailand prepares for Queen Mother’s birthday celebrations

A pedestrian walks past a decoration to celebrate the 88th birthday anniversary of Thai Queen Sirikit, the Queen Mother, in Bangkok, Thailand, 10 August...
Lebanese PM announces government’s resignation
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Lebanese PM announces government’s resignation

Lebanon’s besieged government has fallen one week after a cataclysmic explosion destroyed Beirut port, with the country’s prime minister, Hassan Diab, claiming the disaster...
Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in TikTok carveout
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Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in TikTok carveout

Microsoft Corp's bid to carve out parts of TikTok from its Chinese owner ByteDance will be a technically complex endeavor that could test the...
Greece adds Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic to list of countries from where visitors require obligatory testing
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Greece adds Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic to list of countries from where visitors require obligatory testing

Visitors to Greece arriving from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic will need proof they have tested negative for the novel...
Modern driver-assistance technology ‘far from reliable’ -AAA study
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Modern driver-assistance technology ‘far from reliable’ -AAA study

Advanced driver assistance technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study...
Coronavirus cuts Bosnian tourism by 70.6% in first half of 2020
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Coronavirus cuts Bosnian tourism by 70.6% in first half of 2020

Bosnia's tourism sector shrank by 70.6% year-on-year in the first six months of 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, data from its state statistics...
Who are the front-runners to be Biden’s running mate?
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Who are the front-runners to be Biden’s running mate?

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate ahead of his party’s national convention that kicks off on Aug....
Photo Story: Masks mandatory on public transport in Aarhus, Denmark
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Photo Story: Masks mandatory on public transport in Aarhus, Denmark

Passengers wear masks on a tram in Aarhus, Denmark, 10 August 2020. The rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Aarhus forced the local government...
French economic activity runs 7% below normal level in July
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French economic activity runs 7% below normal level in July

Economic activity in France ran at 7% below normal levels in July, a slight improvement on June, as the construction sector neared pre-coronavirus crisis...
Malta: COVID-19 swabbing hub staff overworked and missing pay, claims worker
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Malta: COVID-19 swabbing hub staff overworked and missing pay, claims worker

Workers manning the COVID-19 testing centres are understaffed, unmotivated and unpaid, a Maltese frontliner has said, describing deteriorating working conditions in the local swabbing...
Malta: 23 new cases of COVID-19, four recoveries
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Malta: 23 new cases of COVID-19, four recoveries

23 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered overnight, according to the latest figures released by the Health Ministry. Source: Malta Today Updated: 14:15pm
Malta: Why Newsbook did not publish the Theuma ‘recordings’
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Malta: Why Newsbook did not publish the Theuma ‘recordings’

On Sunday almost five minutes’ worth of audio from the Melvin Theuma tapes was made public. Some media houses chose to carry the story....
Malta: MAM critical of gatherings of crowds over the weekend and a lack of enforcement
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Malta: MAM critical of gatherings of crowds over the weekend and a lack of enforcement

The Malta Medical Association (MAM) has criticised that over the weekend, parties and mass activities were held but there was a great lack of...
Malta:  €58m project for affordable housing by Projects Plus Ltd and Malita Investments PLC
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Malta: €58m project for affordable housing by Projects Plus Ltd and Malita Investments PLC

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg attended a presentation by Projects Plus Ltd and Malita Investments PLC explaining ongoing works on...
Malta: The government gives one million euros to Hospice Malta
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Malta: The government gives one million euros to Hospice Malta

The Government will be giving almost one million euros to Hospice Malta over a period of three years so that it can continue its...
China imposes sanctions against U.S. lawmakers over Hong Kong
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China imposes sanctions against U.S. lawmakers over Hong Kong

China said it would apply sanctions against 11 U.S. citizens including officials from Monday in response to Washington’s move on Friday to impose sanctions...
Malta: COVID-19: Reports indicate that a prison worker was found positive
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Malta: COVID-19: Reports indicate that a prison worker was found positive

An employee of the Kordin Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who is a prison guard, is believed to have caught the...
Marriott posts first quarterly loss in nearly nine years as virus hits bookings
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Marriott posts first quarterly loss in nearly nine years as virus hits bookings

Hotel operator Marriott International on Monday reported its first quarterly loss in nearly nine years, as extended travel disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Starvation looms for Morocco’s horses as tourism collapses
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Starvation looms for Morocco’s horses as tourism collapses

The prospect of starvation looms for carriage horses and other animals normally used in Morocco’s tourist mecca, since visitors have vanished during the coronavirus...
Lebanon’s Cabinet resigns over deadly explosion
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Lebanon’s Cabinet resigns over deadly explosion

Lebanon’s Cabinet has resigned over last week’s devastating blast at the Beirut port, the health minister said, a decision that was made under pressure...
Indonesia volcano Mount Sinabung erupts again
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Indonesia volcano Mount Sinabung erupts again

Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupted on Monday, firing ash and other volcanic materials as high as 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the...
Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong?
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Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong?

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong’s most prominent democracy activists, was arrested on Monday for suspected collusion with foreign forces under the national security...
CanSino to start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi
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CanSino to start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi

Saudi Arabia will soon begin Phase III clinical trials on around 5,000 people for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s CanSino Biologics Inc, a...
Australian PM extends lead as country’s most preferred leader
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Australian PM extends lead as country’s most preferred leader

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has extended his lead as the country’s most preferred leader, a poll showed on Monday, boosted by his government’s...
SPD leaders propose German Finance Minister as chancellor candidate
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SPD leaders propose German Finance Minister as chancellor candidate

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he had been proposed by his Social Democrat party's leadership as their candidate to for Chancellor at next...
Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases
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Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases

Indonesia reported 1,687 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing its total to 127,083, data from government's COVID-19 task force showed. The Southeast Asian country...
Antonio Banderas tests positive for CoVid-19
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Antonio Banderas tests positive for CoVid-19

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, 60, said on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and is in...
Opposition in Belarus refuses to recognise official election win by Lukashenko
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Opposition in Belarus refuses to recognise official election win by Lukashenko

Belarusian opposition politician Svetlana Tikhanouskaya said on Monday she refused to recognise official results that showed incumbent Alexander Lukashenko had won a landslide re-election...
Number of Swiss out of work dips in July versus June
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Number of Swiss out of work dips in July versus June

The number of people out of work in Switzerland eased in July from June but was still up nearly 53% compared with the year-ago...
U.S.’s Azar says any U.S. vaccine would be shared once U.S. needs met
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U.S.’s Azar says any U.S. vaccine would be shared once U.S. needs met

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar said on Monday that any U.S. vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 would be shared fairly with the rest of...
Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains
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Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

Houses in Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old City of Sanaa are collapsing under heavy rains, as months of floods and storms assail a country already reeling...
Libya’s Mitiga Airport resumes flights
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Libya’s Mitiga Airport resumes flights

Flights have been resumed from Tripoli's Mitiga Airport after over four months of suspension due to anti-Coronavirus measures and after the massive damage done...
Australia says COVID-19 outbreak shows signs of peaking
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Australia says COVID-19 outbreak shows signs of peaking

Australia recorded its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 deaths on Monday although a slowdown in new cases gave hope that a second wave of...
Huge shortfall in funds to fight coronavirus, WHO says
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Huge shortfall in funds to fight coronavirus, WHO says

There is a huge gap between funds needed to fight the coronavirus and funds committed worldwide, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said...
Photo Story: Rotterdam welcomes namesake cruise ship for the last time
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Photo Story: Rotterdam welcomes namesake cruise ship for the last time

The  cruise ship The Rotterdam, a Holland America Line ship, arrives at the Wilhelminakade pier in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 10 August 2020. The ship docked...
Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases
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Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases

Russian authorities confirmed 5,118 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing the national case tally to 892,654, the fourth largest in the...
China sends fighter jets as U.S. offers Taiwan ‘strong’ support
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China sends fighter jets as U.S. offers Taiwan ‘strong’ support

Chinese air force jets briefly crossed over the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday and were tracked by Taiwanese missiles, Taiwan's government said,...
Johnson fears loss of UK’s power and magic if Scotland breaks away
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Johnson fears loss of UK’s power and magic if Scotland breaks away

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Monday that Britain would be weaker if the union that binds its four nations were broken - his...
Dutch heatwave proves fatal for some swimmers
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Dutch heatwave proves fatal for some swimmers

At least four people have drowned in choppy seas off the Dutch coast on Sunday, police and news reports said, as thousands flocked to...
China reports 49 new coronavirus cases in mainland
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China reports 49 new coronavirus cases in mainland

China reported on Monday 49 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for August 9, compared with 23 cases a day earlier, the health authority...
Malta-24 News Briefing Monday 10th August 2020
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Malta-24 News Briefing Monday 10th August 2020

Updated 1239: 23 new cases The Health Department said that 23 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours from 1618 tests. Four...
Plans for schools in the UK to teach pupils on ‘week on-week off’ basis
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Plans for schools in the UK to teach pupils on ‘week on-week off’ basis

  Schools will teach pupils on a "week on-week off" basis if there is a resurgence of coronavirus, the head of a leading teaching...
More than 4,000 migrants reach UK by small boats in 2020
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More than 4,000 migrants reach UK by small boats in 2020

More than 4,000 migrants have now reached the UK in 2020 by crossing the English Channel in small boats. Families with young children have...