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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought to assure the public Monday that the government is taking “baby steps” toward leading the country out of the lockdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

South Korea warned Sunday of the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Dubai: An Emirates airline repatriation flight to Lagos from Dubai had to return to Dubai International on Wednesday after one of the passengers on board gave birth to a baby boy.

Major credit card companies should block payments to pornographic sites, according to a group of international campaigners and campaign groups who say they work to tackle sexual exploitation.

An investigation by BBC News Arabic has analysed flight tracking data and open source footage which shows how Iran's largest airline - Mahan Air - continued to fly while government flight bans were in place, and contributed to the spread of Covid-19 in the Middle East.

In its monthly revision, prices of non-subsidized 14.2 kg LPG (liquid petroleum gas) cylinders were cut by an average of Rs 63 on Wednesday by the state-owned Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC). This is the second consecutive monthly cut in LPG cylinder rates amid drastic fall in international crude oil prices and comes as a relief to consumers during the 21-day lockdown.

New Delhi: Hundreds of thousands of Indians stranded abroad because of the coronavirus crisis will be brought back by air and by sea from Thursday in the world's largest evacuation mission. More than 1,90,000 Indians have requested a flight home. Those taking the special flights will be charged around Rs 50,000 from Europe and Rs 1 lakh from the US. Naval warships will also set out for Indians stuck in West Asia and the Maldives. This is the biggest exercise since national airline Air India flew back 1,70,000 during the first Gulf War.

France’s state-owned rail company SNCF will seek aid from the government and likely cut jobs after taking a severe hit from the Covid-19 lockdown, its CEO said on Saturday.

Arakkal's body was repatriated on a chartered flight - accompanied by four members of his family.

Thursday, 30 April 2020 08:35

UAE fuel prices for May 2020 announced

Abu Dhabi / Dubai: Fuel prices for the month of May 2020 have been announced on Wednesday, with pump prices set to remain the same as April rates.

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