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 2020-03-29 01:26 

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South Korea reports 105 new coronavirus cases, total now at 9,583 - KCDC...

South Korea had confirmed 105 new coronavirus cases as of midnight Saturday, bringing the country...

 2020-03-29 01:24 

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Australia PM says social distancing helping to slow coronavirus spread...

Australia...

 2020-03-29 00:46 

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis - spokesman...
 2020-03-29 00:45 

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Australia government says growth rate of coronavirus infection slows...

Australia...

 2020-03-29 00:12 

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China reports 45 new coronavirus cases on March 28...

China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland on March 28, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travellers from overseas, the health authority said on Sunday....

 2020-03-28 19:16 

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Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Carvajal discussing surrender with U.S. authorities - sources...
 2020-03-28 18:58 

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Africa has 2,650 confirmed coronavirus cases, 49 deaths - WHO chief Tedros...

Coronavirus has now spread to dozens of countries in Africa, with 2,650 infected and 49 dead, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday....

 2020-03-28 18:34 

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Hockey sticks, sturgeons and skis: how much is enough physical distance?...

From hockey sticks in Canada to downhill skis in Colorado, health officials are searching for relatable ways to urge people to keep a safe distance, in a global effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-28 18:11 

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France has ordered over one billion face masks, most from China - minister...

France has ordered more than one billion face masks, the vast majority from China, the country...

 2020-03-28 17:43 

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Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 889 in a day to 10,023...

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has surged by 889, the Civil Protection Agency said on Saturday, the second highest daily tally since the epidemic emerged on Feb. 21....

 2020-03-28 17:34 

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Pope and closest aides do not have coronavirus - Vatican...

The Vatican said on Saturday that tests carried out in the residence where Pope Francis lives showed that the 83-year-old pontiff and his closest aides do not have coronavirus....

 2020-03-28 16:55 

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Lombardy coronavirus deaths near 6,000 as Italy mulls extending lockdown...

Italy...

 2020-03-28 16:52 

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Coronavirus cases in Greece pass 1,000...

Greece confirmed 95 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, according to health authorities, bringing the total to 1,061 since the country...

 2020-03-28 16:21 

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hits Indonesia EMSC...

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Indonesia on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=842696....

 2020-03-28 16:16 

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Russia prepares to shut all borders as coronavirus cases soar...
 2020-03-28 16:14 

Reuters Africa

Coronavirus death toll in Italy's Lombardy rises by around 542 in a day - source...

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in the northern region of Lombardy, which has borne the brunt of Italy...

 2020-03-28 14:49 

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Italy small town priest deals with death on industrial scale...

When he became a priest 40 years ago, Father Mario Carminati knew he would be dealing with death - but not on an industrial scale....

 2020-03-28 14:45 

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'Challenge' to decide who covers cost of postponing Games - Mori...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee president Yoshiro Mori has told international federations that deciding who foots the bill for postponing the Games to 2021 will be a "major challenge", Olympic news website insidethegames https://www.insid...

 2020-03-28 14:34 

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Russia to close borders starting on March 30...

Russia will close its borders starting on March 30 in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a government order published on Saturday said....

 2020-03-28 14:16 

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Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over coronavirus concerns...
 2020-03-28 14:00 

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Namibia suspends mining operations as coronavirus lockdown takes effect...

Namibia on Saturday ordered mining companies to cease operations for three weeks as the country entered its first day of a partial lockdown, and stepped up measures to curb coronavirus infections which currently stand at eight people....

 2020-03-28 13:53 

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Algeria's annual inflation slips in February...

Algeria...

 2020-03-28 13:03 

Reuters Africa

Beating lockdown inertia: French city-dwellers keep fit on balconies...

As dusk fell over Nantes in western France, dozens of residents of an apartment block came out onto their balconies for a half-hour fitness session to beat the inertia of life under lockdown while the coronavirus sweeps across the country....

 2020-03-28 12:46 

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Break in season welcome for India's players, says coach...
 2020-03-28 12:45 

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'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' Naomi Osaka...
 2020-03-28 12:00 

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Morocco to spend $200 million to brace health system for coronavirus...

Morocco will spend an initial 2 billion dirhams ($200 million) to help its health system cope with the coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said on Friday as the number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 333....

 2020-03-28 11:54 

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What we don't yet know about the coronavirus...

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and public health experts already know more about it and how it works than at the same point in earlier outbreaks....

 2020-03-28 11:43 

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South African billionaire Motsepe donates $57 mln to fight coronavirus...

South African billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe said on Saturday his group of companies would donate 1 billion rand ($57 million) to help fight the coronavirus outbreak that has forced the country into total lockdown as infections climb....

 2020-03-28 11:41 

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U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 as doctors cope with medical shortages...

The sum of known coronavirus U.S. cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses coping with shortages resorted to extremes ranging from hiding scarce medical supplies to buying them on the black market....

 2020-03-28 11:20 

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Algeria arrests leading journalist Drareni...

Algerian police arrested Khaled Drareni, a leading journalist, on Friday evening and plans to charge him on Saturday with "attacking the integrity of the national territory", Reporters Without Borders, a press freedom group, said....

 2020-03-28 11:15 

Reuters Africa

South African fuel prices to drop sharply in April...

The retail price of petrol in South Africa will fall by as much as 12% from April 1, while the price of wholesale diesel will fall by around 9.5%, the energy department said on Saturday....

 2020-03-28 11:03 

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Britain, U.S. working with Saudis to repatriate citizens...

Saudi Arabian Airlines will begin exceptional commercial flights this week to bring British nationals and their families back to the United Kingdom, and similar flights are being arranged for U.S. citizens to return home, both countries said....

 2020-03-28 10:59 

Reuters Africa

Spain's coronavirus death toll rises by 832 overnight to 5,690...

Spain...

 2020-03-28 09:50 

Reuters Africa

Turkey halts intercity trains, limits domestic flights over virus outbreak...

Turkey halted all intercity trains and limited domestic flights on Saturday as part of measures to contain a fast-growing coronavirus outbreak, as the number of cases jumped by a third in a day to 5,698, with 92 dead....

 2020-03-28 09:37 

Reuters Africa

China's Wuhan, where the coronavirus emerged, begins to lift its lockdown...

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance of normality to return and families to reunite....

 2020-03-28 09:10 

Reuters Africa

Ireland may ease coronavirus restrictions on April 12 - health minister...

Ireland hopes to be in a position in two weeks to tweak or remove some of the highly restrictive measures introduced on Friday if it can slow down the rate of admission to intensive care units, Health Minister Simon Harris said....

 2020-03-28 08:54 

Reuters Africa

Poland's PiS change electoral rules ahead of presidential vote...

Poland...

 2020-03-28 08:47 

Reuters Africa

Germany will not ease shutdown until at least April 20 - paper...

Germany will not ease measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus before at least April 20, Chancellor Angela Merkel...

 2020-03-28 08:17 

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Taiwan foreign minister invites U.S. reporters expelled by China...

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu extended a personal invitation on Saturday for three major U.S. newspapers to station on the island their China-based journalists whose expulsion Beijing has announced....

 2020-03-28 07:15 

Reuters Africa

World Bank, IMF urge debt relief for poorer countries hit by coronavirus...
 2020-03-28 07:09 

Reuters Africa

World Bank, IMF urge debt relief for poorer countries hit by coronavirus...

The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on Friday underscored the need to provide debt relief to poorer countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and said official bilateral creditors would have to play a major role....

 2020-03-28 07:07 

Reuters Africa

Moody's downgrade to 'junk' adds to South Africa pain...

Moody...

 2020-03-28 07:02 

Reuters Africa

Iran's health system strong, ready for possible escalation in coronavirus cases - Rouhani...

Iran...

 2020-03-28 06:56 

Reuters Africa

Guinea referendum backs constitutional changes that may extend president's rule...

Guinea has voted overwhelmingly for a change in the constitution, according to provisional results of a referendum, an outcome which the opposition fears will allow President Alpha Conde to govern for 12 more years....

 2020-03-28 06:48 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe orders total lockdown from Monday to combat coronavirus...

Zimbabwe will impose a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Monday to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and security forces may be deployed to enforce it, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday....

 2020-03-28 06:17 

Reuters Africa

English leagues say facing difficult decisions over virus impact...

England...

 2020-03-28 06:14 

Reuters Africa

America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98...
 2020-03-28 06:14 

Reuters Africa

South Africa struggles with lockdown as it records first coronavirus death...
 2020-03-28 05:56 

Reuters Africa

Moody's downgrade to 'junk' adds to South Africa pain...

Moody...

 2020-03-28 05:44 

Reuters Africa

Thailand reports 109 new coronavirus cases and one death...

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