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Singapore’s daily cases hit nearly 2,000 in new high

The city-state reported 1,939 new cases on Sunday compared to 1,443 the day before.

Long queues and fuel rationing as Britain faces truck driver shortage

Government ministers and oil companies say there are ample stocks of petrol or diesel and there is no cause for alarm, but the lack of truck drivers is hampering transport of fuel from refineries to stations.

Taliban hang up bodies of alleged kidnappers in Afghan city

The Taliban have said they will continue to impose swift and severe punishments on lawbreakers to stop crimes like robbery, murder and kidnapping that had become widespread in Afghanistan.

Germans vote in close election to decide Merkel successor

Angela Merkel has been in power since 2005 but plans to step down after the election, making the vote an era-changing event to set the future course of Europe's largest economy.

Aussie state records second-highest daily case rise

Three-quarters of Australians have had a first dose of vaccine, while just half have had both doses.

Singapura sekali lagi rekod kes harian Covid-19 tertinggi sejak tahun lalu

Singapura melaporkan 1,650 kes baru Covid-19 pada Jumaat

Australia’s Victoria state logs record infections ahead of key sporting event

Officials expect case numbers to keep rising until mid-November as the state races to raise vaccination rates above the 70% double dose threshold, up from around 46% currently.

Singapore’s daily caseload spikes to new high

The city-state logged 1,650 new cases on Friday compared to 1,504 the day before.

Singapore to tighten Covid curbs after spike in cases

It is is also expanding its booster vaccine shot programme to cover those aged 50 to 59 years.

Australia hits vaccine milestone as Melbourne cases hover near record levels

Meanwhile daily cases may have stabilised in NSW, the epicentre of the country's worst outbreak, as it reported 1,043 new infections, down from 1,063 on Thursday.

Kajian kerajaan dapati Sinovac sangat berkesan untuk perlindungan daripada penyakit serius

Kerajaan berkata vaksinasi tanpa mengira jenama telah mengurangkan risiko kemasukan ke unit rawatan rapi sebanyak 83% dan menurunkan risiko kematian sebanyak 88% berdasarkan kajian membabitkan 1.26 juta penerima vaksin.

North Korea says open to talks if South drops double standards

North Korea has for decades been seeking an end to the war but the US has been reluctant to agree unless the former gives up its nuclear weapons.

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