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 2020-04-03 14:00 

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Situation Outside NYC Hospital as oronavirus Cases in US Soar - Video...

As of 3 April, the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center has registered more than 245,500 coronavirus cases in the United States, with the nation's death toll from COVID-19 surpassing 6,000 people....

 2020-04-03 13:53 

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Afghan President Ghani Says Peace Process Should Be Led by Rival Abdullah...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday proposed that his political rival Abdullah Abdullah be given the leadership role in the nation's peace process as a means to overcome their political challenges....

 2020-04-03 13:47 

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Riot-Like Situation in Pakistan's Sindh After People Gather to Offer Friday Prayers Amid Lockdown...

New Delhi (Sputnik): With 2,458 positive COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths due to the virus, the government in Pakistan has enforced a lockdown to prevent Friday prayer gatherings....

 2020-04-03 13:47 

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Nord Stream Pipeline to Continue Pumping Contracted Gas Uninterrupted Amid COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Nord Stream gas pipeline will not have its operations disrupted by the COVID-19 restrictions thanks to highly automated systems and will deliver all volumes of contracted gas safely, the operator company, Nord Stream AG, said on Fri...

 2020-04-03 13:46 

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Putin Tells Russian Security Council That Month-Long Quarantine Vital to Stem COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told the members of the Security Council on Friday that the introduction of quarantine measures until May was necessary to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country....

 2020-04-03 13:43 

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India Witnesses Spike in Mental Health Issues During COVID-19 Lockdown...

New Delhi (Sputnik): A 21-day-long strict lockdown in India to contain the COVID-19 infection has forced people to remain confined at home, except when attending to emergencies. This has increased depression and anxiety, as Russians are battling the frigh...

 2020-04-03 13:41 

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Don't Drink and Isolate: Russian Doctor Explains Why Excessive Drinking During Pandemic is Dangerous...

Governments worldwide have taken unprecedented steps to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, asking people to self-isolate and introducing quarantine measures, while many employers have requested staff to work from home. A leading Russian s...

 2020-04-03 13:23 

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India Activates Its Military Assets for Efforts Against COVID-19 in Indian Ocean...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian armed forces have reportedly been working 24/7 to provide medical and logistics support to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Indian Health Ministry, over 50 people have already lost their lives due to the viru...

 2020-04-03 13:22 

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Non-Working April May Cost Russia 1.5-2% of 2020 GDP - Central Bank Chief...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The non-working days in Russia in April, which were introduced as part of the anti-coronavirus measures, will inevitably damage the country's economy and may cost it 1.5-2 percent of the gross domestic product this year, Central Ban...

 2020-04-03 13:20 

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Finders Keepers? US Reportedly 'Intercepted' Anti-COVID-19 Protective Gear Slated for Germany...

This week, French officials have complained that a cargo of protective masks ordered from China got "hijacked" by the US....

 2020-04-03 13:07 

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Death Toll From Coronavirus in UK Jumps to 3,605 From 2,921 the Day Before...

Earlier in the day, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he would remain in self-isolation, one week after revealing that he had tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-04-03 13:05 

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Coronavirus Wipes $1 Billion Off Donald Trump's Fortune in Less Than 3 Weeks Report...

The ongoing market turmoil is causing headaches for Donald Trump primarily because of the alarming death rate and unprecedented job losses, but in no small part because his own business empire has taken a hit as well....

 2020-04-03 13:02 

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Matt Hancock Says COVID-19 'Like Having Glass In My Throat', Admits Gov't Testing Target 'Barriers'...

Despite having a relatively mild case of COVID-19, the high-level official said he had lost half a stone, adding he struggle to sleep and could not ingest food or water for "a couple of days"....

 2020-04-03 12:54 

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Indian Biotechnology Firm Working on One-Drop Anti-COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine...

New Delhi (Sputnik): No vaccine or treatment has been found yet to treat the novel coronavirus disease, which has affected almost every country on the globe. In another grim milestone, more than a million cases of COVID-19 have been registered throughout ...

 2020-04-03 12:50 

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Miss Russia-2015 Sofia Nikitchuk Rejects Reports She Has COVID-19 Symptoms...

Currently, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia stands at 4,149, with 34 deaths, according to the country's Health Ministry....

 2020-04-03 12:43 

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US Cuts 701,000 Jobs in March Amid Pandemic, Ends Almost 10 Year Hiring Streak...

According to a report from the US Labor Department, this represents the worst reported job losses since 2009 and the biggest rise in the unemployment rate in the past 45 years....

 2020-04-03 12:37 

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Brave New World: Prof Reveals How COVID-19 Has Sped Creation of Frightening 'Contact-Free' Reality...

The total number of COVID-19 infections surpassed one million on Friday, with nearly 54,000 people succumbing to virus-related complications and billions more at risk of losing their jobs and livelihoods as the world economy grinds to a halt. This week, t...

 2020-04-03 12:11 

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As Keir Starmer Stands on the Brink of Labour Leadership Victory, Is It the End for Corbynism?...

Jeremy Corbyn, who has led the Labour Party to defeat in two general elections, finally steps down as leader on Saturday. The hot favourite to succeed him is Shadow Brexit Secretary, Keir Starmer....

 2020-04-03 11:55 

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Coronavirus-Positive UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Remain in Isolation...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 last Friday and has been in self-isolation since then....

 2020-04-03 11:52 

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Magnetic Field Mysteriously Collapses in Enormous Stellar Explosion and Scientists Can't Explain Why...

An explosion of a titanic star spotted by NASA's satellite in January 2019, has produced some odd effects that scientists have not been able to properly address....

 2020-04-03 11:51 

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UK Treasury Revamps COVID-19 Support After 'Only 1,000' Emergency Loan Requests Approved for SMEs...

The British government has recognised widespread concern over the fact that some of their emergency financial measures, implemented to help business during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, are not working....

 2020-04-03 11:48 

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Shipping Industry Says Sailors Must be Treated as 'Key Workers' as Coronavirus Hits Supply Chains...

In January it was estimated the annual market in the shipping of dry bulk - steel, coal, ore, lumber, sand, animal feed, sugar, coffee, tea, cocoa beans and grain, including bagged rice - would grow to US$402 billion by 2023. The coronavirus outbreak went...

 2020-04-03 11:47 

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Caught in the Middle of San Francisco Coronavirus Crisis: The Homeless People...

You've probably heard the coronavirus guidelines: elderly people and those with underlying health conditions are more vulnerable to the disease than others. But there's one often neglected category that has become an even more pressing concern....

 2020-04-03 11:43 

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AIIB Pledges $5bn For Crisis Recovery Facility to To Fight, Tackle Economic Shock Of COVID-19 Crisis...

One of Asia's leading development banks plans to allocate funds for a new facility worth $5bn USD to respond to "economic, financial and public health pressures" due to the coronavirus pandemic, it announced on Friday....

 2020-04-03 11:41 

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US-Jailed Russian Pilot Yaroshenko Has Dry Cough, COVID-19 Confirmed Among Cellmates - Wife...

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Sputnik) - Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is imprisoned in a US penitentiary facility with confirmed COVID-19 cases, is suffering from dry cough and a slight fever, his wife Viktoria said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 11:40 

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'Misplaced Rage': Bollywood Actor Farhan Akhtar Slams People Attacking Doctors on Duty in India...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Reports of attacks on doctors and healthcare workers are on the rise in India. Doctors, nurses and other front line staff, who have been dubbed as heroes amid the coronavirus outbreak, have been assaulted and spat on....

 2020-04-03 11:21 

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Man in India Files Police Complaint Against Father for Violating COVID-19 Lockdown...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India is under a 21-day lockdown imposed by the government last week in order to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The authorities have been directed to take strict action against those found violating the lockdown restrictions....

 2020-04-03 11:18 

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AI Sex Robot Giveaway Contest Launched Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

The sex doll manufacturer reportedly claimed that thanks to the materials they use, their dolls are "naturally antibacterial and nonporous."...

 2020-04-03 11:03 

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Compares India's Ruling Party With Nazis...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India and Pakistan have been involved in three wars - two over Kashmir and a third over Bangladesh....

 2020-04-03 11:02 

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'A Big Clash of Egos': Priyanka Chopra Reveals She Was Banned From Wearing Tight Clothes as a Teen...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has not only been appreciated for her acting but her chic style appearances have impressed fashion police around the world. She and her singer husband Nick Jonas were recently termed a best dressed coupl...

 2020-04-03 11:00 

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Let's Jump: Labrador Retriever Enjoys Its Time on the Trampoline...

As the whole world is now living through difficult times, we should appreciate every reason for joy to keep ourselves optimistic....

 2020-04-03 10:55 

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Coronavirus Patient Monitoring System Launches in Moscow...

The day before, the Moscow authorities extended restrictions on public events and ordered the closure of all non-essential shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars until May 1 as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease....

 2020-04-03 10:45 

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Iran's UN Envoy Says 'No One Fooled' by American Lies as Pompeo Accuses Tehran of Killings Abroad...

On Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged than Iran has been using 'agents of terror' disguised as diplomats in a string of assassinations and bomb plots across Europe. Pompeo made the claims in the wake of a report citing US intellig...

 2020-04-03 10:39 

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Up to One in 15 Londoners May be Infected With COVID-19, Study Claims...

On Thursday, the United Kingdom reported its largest day-on-day increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and the resultant death toll, as the total number of positive tests since the start of the outbreak soared past 30,000....

 2020-04-03 10:18 

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Out for a Stroll in the Hills, Carefree Jumbo Scares Away Biker on Road in India - Video...

New Delhi (Sputnik): As per the latest census, India hosts the largest number of Asian elephants in the word with 27,000. Incidents of these animals entering residential areas in cities is becoming commonplace in many states in the country....

 2020-04-03 10:10 

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India's Ruling BJP to Hold Stakeholder Consultation on Economic Stimulus Package Amid Corona Crisis...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The global health emergency that has befallen India since COVID-19 arrived on 30 January has severely impacted sectors including aviation, hospitality, tourism and manufacturing in an already-strained economy, where Gross Domestic Pro...

 2020-04-03 10:09 

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Putin to Hold Meeting on Energy Markets Later on Friday...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting on the global energy markets with cabinet leadership, the presidential administration, and heads of the largest oil companies on Friday, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....

 2020-04-03 10:06 

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Thousands of Prostitutes Are Left Homeless in Germany as Brothels Shut Down Amid Pandemic Report...

Prostitution is considered to be a legal activity in Germany, with many sex workers classified as self-employed. However, as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down many non-essential businesses in the country, including adult-entertainment establishments,...

 2020-04-03 09:58 

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Memes Ignite Twitter as Indian PM Modi Calls on People to Light Lamps to Defeat COVID-19...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday asked fellow citizens to "turn of all the lights in your homes" to show the resolve and fight against the darkness of COVID-19....

 2020-04-03 09:40 

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Number of Coronavirus Cases in Spain Surges to 117,710, Death Toll Nears 11,000...
 2020-04-03 09:37 

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Germany's Merkel Ends Her Self-Quarantine and Returns to Chancellery...
 2020-04-03 09:36 

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Kuwait Backs Saudi Arabia's Call for Emergency Meeting of Oil Producing Nations - Minister...

DOHA (Sputnik) - Kuwait backs Saudi Arabia's initiative to call an emergency meeting of oil-producing countries to stabilise the crashing market, Oil Minister Khaled Ali Al-Fadhel told the KUNA news agency on Friday, noting that they would welcome non...

 2020-04-03 09:31 

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Unnerved by Market Mayhem, US Shale Drillers Lobby Trump for Foreign Sanctions, Import Ban Report...

Falling demand for oil and a growing oversupply caused a collapse in oil prices last month, threatening US shale oil companies, which operate at higher costs. Industry representatives have been seeking to limit the output to prop up prices, in addition to...

 2020-04-03 09:26 

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The Banks are Failing us...

Social commentator and editor of www.altnewsmedia.net, David Vance is Jon Gaunt's guest this week and he wastes no time in shooting from the lip....

 2020-04-03 08:59 

Sputnik International

Sky Broadband Internet Reportedly Down for Customers Across UK Amid Covid-19 Lockdown...

According to media reports, Sky broadband is down across the UK as users report that they are unable to access the internet....

 2020-04-03 08:53 

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Poland to Delay 10 April Memorial for Late President Kaczynski in Russia...

WARSAW (Sputnik) - The Polish delegation will postpone the commemorative events for former leader Lech Kaczynski, scheduled to take place on 10 April in the Russian city of Smolensk, where his plane crashed in 2010, Michal Dworczyk, the head of the prime ...

 2020-04-03 08:53 

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Indian Police Lodge Case Against Six Islamic Scholars for Making Obscene Gesture to Nurses...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Around 9,000 members of Tablighi Jamat, an Islamic missionary movement, including hundreds of foreign nationals, attended a 3-day annual congregation in Delhi which started on16 March. Several hundred foreign delegates of the congrega...

 2020-04-03 08:47 

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Russia Will Deliver Virologists, Medical Equipment to Serbia to Help Combat Coronavirus...

The day before, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, discussed the possibility of cooperating in the fight against coronavirus, with Moscow pledging to provide humanitarian assistance to the country....

 2020-04-03 08:43 

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So Long 2I/Borisov! First Interstellar Comet to Visit Our Solar System Spotted Falling Apart...

Since 2I/Borisov comet, an interstellar object discovered last August by an amateur astronomer in Crimea, approached the Sun on 8 December 2019, scientists had been watching it closely to ascertain whether it will continue its way through the universe or ...

 2020-04-03 08:41 

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Putin Orders to Boost Production of Protective, Disinfection Equipment Amid COVID-19 Pandemic...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to increase the production of personal protective equipment and disinfection products in the necessary volumes and create a reserve in the light of growing COVID-19 pandemic...

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