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World  /  Published 18.07.20

Mask: US divided, cases rise

As images of people wearing surgical masks flashed across the screen, Morgan Freeman’s deep, soothing voice delivered a message to America: “When you wear a mask, you have my respect. Beca...
By Sarah Mervosh, Manny Fernandez, Campbell Robertson in New York

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Brew more

Sir — The department of agriculture in the United States of America has predicted that global coffee consumption is set to fall for the first time since 2011. Cafes, which account for 25 per cen...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 11.07.20

Students’ plight: virus vs studies

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and b...
By AP in Phoenix

World  /  Published 06.07.20

Kanye West to run for President

American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for President in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democrat...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 05.07.20

US, China in military drills in South China Sea

Two US aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the US navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon an...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Fauci: US could reach 100,000 cases a day

The government’s top infectious disease expert said on Tuesday that the rate of new coronavirus infections could more than double to 100,000 a day if current outbreaks were not contained, warnin...
By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Noah Weiland in Washington

World  /  Published 30.06.20

Abortion law struck down by US court

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law that could have left the state with a single abortion clinic. The vote was 5 to 4, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr voting with the court&...
By Adam Liptak in Washington

World  /  Published 29.06.20

US infection rate 10 times higher

The number of coronavirus infections in many parts of the US is more than 10 times higher than the reported rate, according to data released on Friday by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

World  /  Published 28.06.20

US: backtrack on reopenings

As coronavirus cases surge across much of the US, leaders are urgently rethinking their strategies to curb the spread, which the nation’s top infectious disease expert said on Friday were “not wor...
By Patricia Mazzei, Sarah Mervosh and Shawn Hubler in Miami

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

No filters needed

Sir — One down, several more to go. According to news reports,, a leading matrimonial website in India has removed its skin colour filter after facing backlash from users. There are too m...
By The Telegraph in


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