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Esper's comments come at a time when some US officials have blamed China for the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday Washington had evidence the disease emerged from a Chinese lab, which Beijing strongly denies.
They also talked about beating the COVID-19 pandemic, combating climate change and working together to hold those responsible for the coup in Myanmar, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.
The daily number of new coronavirus infections in France stayed above 20,000 on average for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, while hospitalisations reached an eight-week high of 27,041.
The head of the World Health Organization-led team in the central Chinese city of Wuhan probing the origins of COVID-19 said on Tuesday that cold chain transmission of the virus is a possibility and warrants further investigation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Wednesday had more than tweaked the rules of the game in the Indian telecom sector,
An uncertain future awaits not only ‘Gen Z’ but almost everyone residing in Afghanistan (“Bewildered Afghanistan’s ‘Gen Z’ looks for answers,” Sept. 1, Gulf Today).
When you have seven or more hours on your hands with nothing in particular to do, do you feel dissatisfied with your life in general or about your self-worth? Well,