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  • Trump: 'Going to be a lot of death' in US next week from coronavirus

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    Trump: 'Going to be a lot of death' in US next week from coronavirus

  • World's virus toll tops 60,000 as mask debate rages

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    World's virus toll tops 60,000 as mask debate rages

  • New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet

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    New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet

  • France launches terror probe after two killed in stabbing spree

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    France launches terror probe after two killed in stabbing spree

  • French coronavirus death toll hits new high as nursing home tally swells

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    French coronavirus death toll hits new high as nursing home tally swells

  • UK PM Johnson's pregnant fiance had Covid-19 symptoms but on the mend

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    UK PM Johnson's pregnant fiance had Covid-19 symptoms but on the mend

  • 130 Hong Kong police to be quarantined after colleagues infected with Covid-19

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    130 Hong Kong police to be quarantined after colleagues infected with Covid-19

  • 'He's a total disgrace': Trump defends firing US intel watchdog

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    'He's a total disgrace': Trump defends firing US intel watchdog

  • Mainland China sees rise in new Covid-19 cases

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    Mainland China sees rise in new Covid-19 cases

  • Two missing members of Kennedy family now presumed dead

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    Two missing members of Kennedy family now presumed dead

  • Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid virus outbreak

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    Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid virus outbreak

  • Suspected cartel shootout kills 19 in northern Mexico

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    Suspected cartel shootout kills 19 in northern Mexico

  • New York urges medical personnel to join city’s coronavirus fight

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    New York urges medical personnel to join city’s coronavirus fight

  • Fury at ‘Pokemon’ jibe on French TV during China virus ceremony

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    Fury at ‘Pokemon’ jibe on French TV during China virus ceremony

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  • China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

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    China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

  • South Africa rolls out mobile testing in virus lockdown

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    South Africa rolls out mobile testing in virus lockdown

  • Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights

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    Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights

  • Covid-19 spread stabilising in Australia

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    Covid-19 spread stabilising in Australia

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  • Top US watchdog vows ‘aggressive’ oversight of Trump administration after intel firing

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    Top US watchdog vows ‘aggressive’ oversight of Trump administration after intel firing

    WASHINGTON, April 4 — The top US federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct “aggressive” independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald...

  • Austrian coronavirus infection growth slows significantly

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    Austrian coronavirus infection growth slows significantly

    VIENNA, April 4 — Austria’s daily growth of Covid-19 infections has decreased to a single digit percentage range from 40 percent three weeks ago as restrictions on people’s...

  • Germany reports 6,082 more coronavirus cases, a slight daily fall

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    Germany reports 6,082 more coronavirus cases, a slight daily fall

    LONDON, April 4 — Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen by 6,082 in the past 24 hours, a slight decrease from the day before, according to data from the...

  • Swiss coronavirus death toll rises to 540, confirmed cases top 20k

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    Swiss coronavirus death toll rises to 540, confirmed cases top 20k

    GENEVA, April 4 — Switzerland’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 540, the country’s public health agency said on Saturday, rising from 484 on Friday. The...

  • Spanish hotel owner turns resort over to refugees during coronavirus crisis

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    Spanish hotel owner turns resort over to refugees during coronavirus crisis

    MADRID, April 4 — In a complex of holiday bungalows to the east of Madrid, Venezuelan refugees and homeless people have replaced the tourists, business meetings and wedding...

  • Indonesia coronavirus cases top 2k amid concerns over data

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    Indonesia coronavirus cases top 2k amid concerns over data

    JAKARTA, April 4 —  Indonesia said on Saturday that coronavirus cases had topped 2,000 and deaths risen to 191, but doubts have been raised over official figures by data...

  • South Korea extends intensive social distancing to reach 50 daily coronavirus cases

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    South Korea extends intensive social distancing to reach 50 daily coronavirus cases

    SEOUL, April 4 — South Korea said on Saturday it will extend its intensive social distancing campaign scheduled to end on Monday by two weeks in a bid to curb the rate of...

  • Remote control operation removes tiger’s collar in India

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    Remote control operation removes tiger’s collar in India

    NEW DELHI, Apr 4 — A delicate remote control operation to remove a tracking collar from a tiger on an epic 13-month trek through India has been carried out to avoid the device...

  • Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises to 3.452

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    Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises to 3.452

    DUBAI, April 4 — Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed to 3,452 on Saturday, with 158 more fatalities recorded over the past 24 hours, Health Ministry...

  • Britain’s Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer as new leader

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    Britain’s Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer as new leader

    LONDON, April 4 — Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to...

  • Britain’s Johnson invites opposition leaders to work with him over coronavirus emergency

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    Britain’s Johnson invites opposition leaders to work with him over coronavirus emergency

    LONDON, April 4 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of Britain’s opposition parties to work with him during this “moment of national emergency”, saying...

  • China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

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    China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

    WUHAN, APR 4 — China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world’s most populous country observed a nationwide...

  • Britain set for long lockdown as death toll rises to 4,313

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    Britain set for long lockdown as death toll rises to 4,313

    LONDON, April 4 —  Britain is unlikely to lift its stringent lockdown rules until the end of May, once the spread of the coronavirus has started to slow, a leading...

  • Australia coronavirus cases stable, cruise ships sent home

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    Australia coronavirus cases stable, cruise ships sent home

    MELBOURNE, April 4 — Australia reported a sustained fall in new coronavirus infections and conducted the biggest peacetime maritime operation on Sydney Harbour today, refuelling...

  • Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights to fight coronavirus

    19 hours ago

    Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights to fight coronavirus

    BANGKOK, April 4 — Thailand will temporarily ban all passenger flights from landing in the country to curb the outbreak of the new coronavirus, the country’s aviation agency...

  • South Africa rolls out mobile testing in virus lockdown

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    South Africa rolls out mobile testing in virus lockdown

    JOHANNESBURG, April 4 — South African public healthcare workers dispersed into the buzzing streets of Johannesburg’s Yeoville neighbourhood yesterday as Africa’s worst...

  • S.Korea to extend intensive social distancing as coronavirus cases persist

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    S.Korea to extend intensive social distancing as coronavirus cases persist

    SEOUL, April 4 — South Korea said today it will extend its intensive social distancing campaign scheduled to end on Monday by two weeks in a bid to curb the rate of coronavirus...

  • Australia sees more signs of coronavirus spread stabilising

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    Australia sees more signs of coronavirus spread stabilising

    MELBOURNE, April 4 — Australia today reported more signs that the spread of the novel coronavirus has been stabilising, as New South Wales (NSW) health authorities defended the...

  • Four acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder rearrested pending appeal

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    Four acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder rearrested pending appeal

    ISLAMABAD, April 4 — Four men acquitted in the kidnapping and killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl in Pakistan have been rearrested and will stay in jail while...