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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

BREAKING : Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Dies At 91

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in Cairo at the age of 91. Mubarak spent three...

Saudi Arabia, UAE suspend Eid prayers at mosques

Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid-Ul-Fitr festival, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday. They call on the population to...

WHO to resume trial of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, its Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, says. Ghebreyesus,...

COVID-19: Ramaphosa Sanctions Minister For Violating Lockdown Order

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on a two-month special leave after she violated lockdown regulations, the...

JUST IN: Iranian Vice President Contracts Coronavirus

An Iranian vice president has been infected with coronavirus, the country's state-owned newspaper has reported. Mosoumeh Ebtekar is the Vice President for Women and Family...

Lesotho Records First Coronavirus Case

Lesotho, the last African country to have been unaffected by a coronavirus, on Wednesday announced it had detected its first case of COVID-19. The virus...

COVID-19 : US To Halt Funding To WHO

The United States President Donald Trump has said he has instructed his administration to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). He said the...
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JUST IN : Cameroon Records First Coronavirus Case

Cameroon has confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, a French national who arrived in the capital Yaounde in February, the government said...

Newspaper Suspends Print Edition After Reporter Contracts Coronavirus

Viet Nam News, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, is suspending its daily print edition for more than two weeks after one of its reporters...

Saudi Arabia Stops Travel To Mecca, Medina Over Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned travellers from coming to the kingdom for either Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, or to visit the Prophet’s...