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Houthis announce spread of COVID-19 in northern Yemen

Bangladesh reported the biggest spike of 2,523 new cases on Friday, bringing the tally to 42,844 while India recorded the highest toll in Asia, excluding Iran.

May 29, 2020

Thailand had no foreign tourists in April after closing borders

Incoming international flights are banned through June 30 and it remains unclear whether visitors will be willing or able to rush back when curbs are lifted.

May 29, 2020

Syria condemns extension of EU sanctions

The Syrian Foreign Ministry said the EU decision to renew sanctions on Damascus underscores EU support for "terrorist groups" in Syria.

May 29, 2020

Mahathir fights dismissal from party for sitting with opposition

Malaysia’s former leader Mahathir Mohamad is fighting a dismissal from his own political party, which has been split between lawmakers supporting the ruling and opposition coalitions.

May 29, 2020

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