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Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

California [USA], June 1 (ANI): Shortly after a bus driver on late Sunday (local time) reported that tigers were seen running loose in Alameda County, the Oakland Zoo said it was not true and that all animals in the zoo were accounted for.The Alameda County Sheriff's office earlier today said that i...

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Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

California [USA], June 1 (ANI): Shortly after a bus driver on late Sunday (local time) reported that tigers were seen running loose in Alameda County, the Oakland Zoo said it was not true and that all animals in the zoo were accounted for.The Alameda County Sheriff's office earlier today said that i...

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Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

Officials confirm all tigers at Oakland zoo accounted for after reports of one on the loose

California [USA], June 1 (ANI): Shortly after a bus driver on late Sunday (local time) reported that tigers were seen running loose in Alameda County, the Oakland Zoo said it was not true and that all animals in the zoo were accounted for.The Alameda County Sheriff's office earlier today said that i...

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Manila eases world's longest lockdown

Manila eases world's longest lockdown

Manila, June 1 (IANS) Thousands of people returned to work and the public transport was back on the Manila roads on Monday as the government began relaxing the 78-day strict stay-at-home orders – the longest lockdown in the world – to restart the economy of the Philippines.The government allowed the...

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Facebook employees speak up against no action on Trump post

Facebook employees speak up against no action on Trump post

San Francisco, June 1 (IANS) Several Facebook employees have come out in the open to protest the social media giant's stand on not taking action on a controversial post from US President Donald Trump about Minnesota protests."I believe Trump's "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" tweet (cr...

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Floyd death: Nadella, Cook, Pichai express solidarity

Floyd death: Nadella, Cook, Pichai express solidarity

San Francisco, June 1 (IANS) As protests against the death of African-American George Floyd gain momentum in the US, top tech CEOs have come out in expressing solidarity with people of colour, especially the African-American community.In a note to Microsoft employees, CEO Satya Nadella said that eve...

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Putin to monitor Victory parade from Red Square tribune

Putin to monitor Victory parade from Red Square tribune

Moscow, June 1 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and foreign leaders will monitor the Victory parade on June 24 from the tribune on Red Square, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said."Certainly, the president and the guests will (watch the parade) at the tribune," TASS News Agency quoted Peskov ...

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HK to get health code system for cross-border travels

HK to get health code system for cross-border travels

Hong Kong, June 1 (IANS) A Hong Kong health code system separate from that of mainland China will be soon launched to certify residents virus-free when they visit Macau and Guangdong as part of a plan to lift COVID-19 border restrictions, it was reported on Monday.The latest arrangements contain no ...

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Mullah Omar's son takes charge of Taliban following disarray over leadership crisis

Mullah Omar's son takes charge of Taliban following disarray over leadership crisis

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 1 (ANI): Mullah Yaqoob, the son of Mullah Omar--founder of Afghan Taliban, has taken over as interim commander following disagreements among members of the group over the leadership, after a number of senior Taliban operatives fell ill to coronavirus, according Afghan sourc...

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N.Korea encourages non-face-to-face services: Report

N.Korea encourages non-face-to-face services: Report

Seoul, June 1 (IANS) North Korea is encouraging non-face-to-face services at restaurants and grocery stores, such as picking up to-go orders, as part of precautions against the new coronavirus, Pyongyang's state media reported on Monday.Korean Central Broadcasting Station, the North's radio broadcas...

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