MANILA: More than 27 million people in the Philippines ? about a quarter of the population ? will go back into lockdown Tuesday after overwhelmed health workers warned the country was losing the battle against the coronavirus. Since the beginning of June, when much of the country emerged from one of the world’s longest stay-at-home orders, confirmed infections in the archipelago have increased fivefold, surging past 100,000.

Kate Middleton is devastated by the rift between Prince William and Prince Harry, claims the author of "Diana: Her True Story- In Her Own Words". Prince Harry is currently living in US with his wife Meghan Markle and son Archie after stepping down from his royal duties. Speaking with New Idea, the writer said "There?s no doubt the rift between Harry and William has deeply affected Kate.

Prince William, Prince Harry are lost amid a slew of ?difficult conversations? Even though Prince William and Prince Harry are already at odds with eachother, it appears the couple?s new autobiography Finding Freedom has only served to add fuel to the fire. According to a report by the Daily Mail, royal author, Phil Dampier touched upon the current state of the relationship between Prince Harry and Prince William during an interview with New Idea.

SEOUL: Worried South Koreans are putting banknotes in their microwaves and washing machines, damaging the bills in their attempts to cleanse them of the coronavirus. The central bank said on Friday that people had exchanged three times as much burnt money in the past six months as in the same period last year, much of it thought to be from botched efforts to disinfect bills.

India had annexed Occupied Kashmir on August 5, 2019 and has imposed restriction in the valley ever since. ? Reuters/Files The Modi-led Indian government on Saturday barred Muslims from offering Eid-ul-Adha prayers as the regime?s oppressive measures continue in the disputed valley. India revoked Article 370 of the Indian constitution on August 5, 2019, and has imposed restriction in the valley ever since, repeatedly shutting down mobile and internet services.

CHENNAI: Ten men died in a southern Indian state on Friday after consuming alcohol-derived sanitizer, as local liquor shops were closed due to a coronavirus-related lockdown, police said. The deaths in the town of Kurichedu, in Andhra Pradesh, came as India reported another record surge in daily COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 1.64

An employee takes the temperature of passengers before they board the London Eye wheel on the first day of its reopening since the easing of lockdown amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, August 1, 2020. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The United States detected over 60,000 COVID-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day as the World Health Organisation warned that the pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to "response fatigue".

GENEVA: The global coronavirus outbreak is the sort of disaster whose effects will last far into the future, World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday. “The pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis, the effects of which will be felt for decades to come,” Tedros told a meeting of the WHO’s emergency committee, according to remarks released by the agency.

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of children contracted the coronavirus at a summer camp in the US state of Georgia last month, health authorities said Friday, adding to a growing body of evidence that minors are both susceptible to infection and vectors of transmission. The virus infected at least 260 of the 597 attendees, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, adding that the true number was probably higher since test results were only available for 58 percent of the group.

India's newly appointed Home Minister Amit Shah greets the media upon his arrival at the home ministry in New Delhi, India, June 1, 2019. ? Reuters/Altaf Hussain India?s interior minister Amit Shah was hospitalised on Sunday after testing positive for coronavirus, becoming the most senior politician in the country to test positive for the disease.