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Iran's lawmakers elect former Guards commanders as speaker: TV
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian lawmakers elected former Revolutionary Guards air force commander Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf on Thursday as the speaker of the hardliner-dominated parliament for one year, state television reported. State TV said 230 lawmakers, ...
Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO
By Poppy McPherson BANGKOK (Reuters) - Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and worsened stigma while managing periods during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned on Thursday. About three-quarters ...
From settlement to counselling, Taiwan promises help for fleeing Hong Kongers
By Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Thursday promised to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city due to political reasons, offering help from employment to counselling as China pushes new security legislation that has triggered ...
Texas Supreme Court blocks ruling that expanded voting by mail
(Reuters) - The Texas Supreme Court blocked on Wednesday a decision that allowed mail-in balloting for voters who feared for their health because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. "We agree with the state that a voter's lack of immunity to COVID-19, ...
A pandemic nurse's love letter to New York
By Shannon Stapleton and Clare Baldwin NEOSHO, Mo. (Reuters) - The coronavirus pandemic has restricted almost everyone's freedoms in America but for Meghan Lindsey it has done the opposite. This is the freest she has ever felt. Traveling to New York ...
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
(Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Test and trace England launches its COVID-19 test and trace programme on Thursday with a task force of 40,000 specialists to test those with symptoms and identify their ...
Turkey resumes intercity train services as coronavirus curbs ease
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey begun operating intercity trains on Thursday after a two-month gap, as it gradually eases coronavirus curbs in a bid to restore normal life and reopen an economy facing the threat of recession. To fight the virus, Turkey had ...
Roche mixes Actemra with Gilead's remdesivir in COVID-19 trial
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche plans to test if mixing its anti-inflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Inc's anti-viral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID-19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone, the Swiss drugmaker said on ...
Thailand reports 11 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Thursday reported 11 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing its total to 3,065 confirmed cases and 57 fatalities since the outbreak started in January. The cases were Thai nationals in quarantine who ...
Riot police deployed across Hong Kong as U.S.-China tensions rise
By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Riot police were deployed across Hong Kong on Thursday after mass protests a day earlier, as lawmakers debated a bill that would criminalise disrespect of China's national anthem and Washington piled on pressure ...