Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, was elected as the new Prime Minister to succeed Shinzo Abe (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Yoshihide Suga elected as Japan’s new Prime Minister

Tokyo: Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party, was elected as the new Prime Minister to succeed Shinzo Abe in an extraordinary parliamentary session on Wednesday. Suga has been chosen as Japan’s 99th Premier in the Diet. The political transition comes after Abe Shinzo’s surprise announcement last month, that he would step […]

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Satellite images may suggest COVID-19 hit Wuhan earlier

Wuhan: An apparent surge in traffic outside hospitals in Wuhan city, the capital of China’s Hubei province, from August 2019 may suggest that the coronavirus hit the area earlier than reported, a study has revealed. According to the study, Harvard researchers examined commercial satellite data from outside five Wuhan hospitals, comparing data from late summer […]

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China’s latest U-turn, says Covid-19 virus had ‘multiple origins’

Beijing: In what seems to be an absolutely new theory, Chinese scientists have said that the novel coronavirus may not have its origin in the Wuhan seafood market, which allegedly caused the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic. People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, revealed on Wednesday that new evidence suggests ‘multiple origins of […]

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China accuses US of spreading COVID-19 ‘conspiracies

Beijing: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the US of spreading “conspiracies and lies” about the coronavirus pandemic, ratcheting up tensions between the two nations, it was reported. Speaking at an annual news conference during China’s parliamentary session on Sunday, Wang said that “some political forces in the US are taking China-US relations hostage”, […]