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Briefing of KUNA main news for Wednesday until 00:00 GMT
2900241 KUWAIT - Kuwait Health Ministry reported 575 new coronavirus
infections, bringing the tally to 37,533, while deaths reached 306 after
recording 3 cases.
2900274 KUWAIT - Ministry of Interior launched a new electronic service that
allows holders of temporary residency according to Article (14) to transfer to
their previous residencies status.
2900352 GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed initial positive
results by a team from Oxford University on how Dexamethasone drug contributed
to lesser death cases among coronavirus patients, who needed ventilators.
2900295 KUWAIT - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced sanctions against
Syria's Bashar Al-Asad and close family members has become effective.
2900358 NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said any provocation
from China would invite a befitting response after accusing Beijing of killing
20 Indian soldiers in clashes in the border region of Ladakh.
2900341 PARIS - Any annexation by Israel of occupied Palestinian lands in the
West Bank area would violate a core principle of international law and would
be an act of "extreme gravity," French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian