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Virus patients with high blood pressure twice as likely to die

In-patients with Covid-19 who stop taking meds face double risk of dying, says study.

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Virus patients with high blood pressure twice as likely to die

Global vaccine programme gets US$8.8 billion shot in the arm

Gavi launches new initiative to buy potential Covid-19 vaccines, scale-up production and support delivery to developing nations.

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Global vaccine programme gets US$8.8 billion shot in the arm

Grim jobless, trade numbers for US

1.87 million file new unemployment claims while trade deficit jumps to US$49.5 billion.

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Grim jobless, trade numbers for US

UK banking giants back HK security law

HSBC and Standard Chartered say laws that stabilise the city will be good for the economy.

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UK banking giants back HK security law

Hong Kong legislature votes for law banning China national anthem insults

Opposition lawmakers boycott sitting, throw opening line of anthem about slavery back at Beijing.

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Hong Kong legislature votes for law banning China national anthem insults


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UN accuses PI govt agencies of killing with ‘near impunity’ in drug war

Report highlights suspects' weapons miraculously appearing at multiple independent crime scenes, no prosecution of officers.

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UN accuses PI govt agencies of killing with ‘near impunity’ in drug war

US sanctions on HK violate WTO rules, says China

Special trading status given to ex-British colony recognised by all organisation members, says Beijing.

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US sanctions on HK violate WTO rules, says China

Seoul mulls banning anti-North leaflets after threat

Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-un's influential sister, has threatened to scrap a military agreement with the South.

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Seoul mulls banning anti-North leaflets after threat

Tokyo weighs scaled back Olympics

Governor says organisers figuring out costs to rejig virus-hit Games.

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Tokyo weighs scaled back Olympics

39 hurt in China primary school knife attack

Attacker in his 50s identified as security guard.

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39 hurt in China primary school knife attack

Taiwan urges Beijing to acknowledge Tiananmen crackdown

Chinese foreign ministry derides comments as ‘complete nonsense’.

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Taiwan urges Beijing to acknowledge Tiananmen crackdown

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Lee Jae-yong wanted for price manipulation, illegal trading in subsidiary merger.

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South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung heir

517 more cases in Singapore, tally at 36,922

Most cases remain in confined migrant worker community.

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517 more cases in Singapore, tally at 36,922

Vietnam records 48 straight days without new infections

This leaves national tally at 328 Covid-19 cases.

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Vietnam records 48 straight days without new infections

2 killed with crossbow in Japan, student held

Man reportedly confesses to killing several members of family.

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2 killed with crossbow in Japan, student held


Prosecutors want trial over Kardashian jewellery heist

12 charged over armed robbery involving €9 million worth of gems.

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Prosecutors want trial over Kardashian jewellery heist

Trump the top result if you search ‘racist’ on Twitter

US president facing heightened criticism for comments during protests over police brutality.

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Trump the top result if you search ‘racist’ on Twitter

NBA star Stephen Curry joins US protesters

He was joined by some of his Warrior teammates in a peaceful march in California.

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NBA star Stephen Curry joins US protesters

China to allow limited US passenger flights

Some may be able to operate one international route into China each week.

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China to allow limited US passenger flights

More Germans seek help for alcoholism in lockdown

Awareness comes through increased self-reflection, family members seeing how much they are drinking.

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More Germans seek help for alcoholism in lockdown

N. Korea threatens to scrap military deal with South

Pyongyang wants Seoul to put a stop to activism leaflets at the border.

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N. Korea threatens to scrap military deal with South

Weak demand pushing oil, gas towards ‘terminal decline’

International Energy Agency predicts 8% drop in demand this year.

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Weak demand pushing oil, gas towards ‘terminal decline’

Record new 1,349 virus deaths in Brazil

Its death toll has doubled in 17 days, and the fourth-highest worldwide.

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Record new 1,349 virus deaths in Brazil

Obama voices support for young US protesters

He urges mayors to review use-of-force policies and commit to reforms.

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Obama voices support for young US protesters

UK urges global effort at vaccine summit

More than 50 countries and Bill Gates will be taking part.

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UK urges global effort at vaccine summit