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 2020-04-04 22:29 

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Russian Embassy Surprised by Austrian Foreign Minister's COVID-19 'Disinformation' Claims...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian embassy in Vienna was surprised by a statement made by Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg claiming that Russia, its allies and China spread misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-04 22:21 

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Trump Says 'Doesn't Care About OPEC', Will Put Tariffs on Oil Imports If He Has to...

Oil prices have collapsed recently both due to the lowered demand amid the rapid spread of COVID-19 and OPEC+'s failure to reach an agreement on cutting oil output in April....

 2020-04-04 21:46 

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Russian Reconciliation Centre for Syria Registers No Fire From Militants Over Past Day...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Defene Ministry's centre for Syrian reconciliation has not registered any fire coming from militants in Idlib over the past 24 hours, the centre's head, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev, said on Saturday....

 2020-04-04 21:37 

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NYC Schools Not Allowed to Use Zoom for Distance Learning Due to Security Concerns - Reports...

Previously, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation after receiving "reports of conferences being disrupted by pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language"....

 2020-04-04 21:30 

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US Economy to Suffer Biggest Recession Since World War 2, Wall Street Chiefs Predict...

The worldwide coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is beginning to take a significant toll on the global economy as governments begin to implement lockdowns and shut down non-essential businesses in order to try and slow the spread of the disease....

 2020-04-04 20:41 

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Trump Says Ordered 1000 Military Personnel Deployed to New York City Amid COVID-19 Outbreak...

A total of 300,915 COVID-19 infections have been reported in the US, and at least 8,162 people have died from the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-04 20:25 

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At Least 19 Killed in Clashes Between Armed Groups in Mexico...

A joint operation of the Public Security Secretariat and the Mexican army has been launched to find the whereabouts of the armed groups involved in the clashes....

 2020-04-04 20:18 

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Trump, Members of Coronavirus Task Force Hold Briefing at White House - Video...

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has recently exceeded 300,000, according to the latest count by Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-04 18:56 

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Iran Accuses US Diplomats of Staging Coups, Arming Terrorists Amid Spat Over Slain Journalist...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of using "agents of terror" disguised as diplomats to carry out assassinations and engage in bomb plots across Europe on Thursday amid reports citing US intelligence that an Iranian hit squad was behind ...

 2020-04-04 18:48 

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Henry Kissinger Advises How to Deal With Coronavirus Crisis, Help Fix Global Economy...

The famous American diplomat highlighted the need to discover a cure for the coronavirus, as well as the apparent necessity to protect the "liberal world order"....

 2020-04-04 18:47 

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Italian COVID-19 Death Toll Surges Past 15,000 as 681 New Deaths Reported Gov't...

ROME (Sputnik) - Italy's COVID-19 death toll has surged past 15,000 as 681 more people have died after contracting the disease, Angelo Borrelli, the head of the National Civil Protection Department, announced on Saturday, adding that the daily rise in...

 2020-04-04 18:33 

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China to Supply Russia With Further 1Mln COVID-19 Protective Suits, 80Mln Masks Official...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow and Beijing have agreed on a new deal that will see China supply Russia with 1.05 million protective suits and 80 million medical masks to combat COVID-19, Alexey Gruzdev, Russia's deputy minister of industry and trade, said ...

 2020-04-04 18:13 

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India Criticizes Pakistani Prime Minister Khan's Comments on Kashmir Foreign Ministry...

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has no legal recourse to criticize new Indian legislation that will give people not born in Jammu and Kashmir the right to become permanent citizens of the disputed territory, a spokesman for the I...

 2020-04-04 18:00 

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Senior Russian Doctor Comments on Likelihood of COVID-19 'Italian Scenario' in Russia...

Russia sent over 100 medical experts and 15 planeloads of equipment to Italy last month to help the European country in its battle against the new coronavirus, with the Mediterranean nation remaining in the top tier in total infections and fatalities....

 2020-04-04 17:20 

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Call Me Maybe? Isolating Russian Ex-Tennis Star Sharapova Reveals Phone Number, Invites Fans to Chat...

In February, five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova announced that she would be leaving tennis "to compete on a different type of terrain". Since then, she has been staying in self-isolation in one of her homes in the United States where she ...

 2020-04-04 17:14 

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Norway Can Cut Oil Production Unilaterally if Global Output Deal Agreed...

In an interview with Reuters, Norway's Oil and Energy Minister Tina Bru said she was following the developments on the global market closely, and has been in contact with other oil-producing countries....

 2020-04-04 17:10 

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155 Crewmembers of US Aircraft Carrier Theodore Roosevelt Have Covid-19 After 44% of Crew Tested...

The testing of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier's crew for COVID-19 is being conducted after an coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship was revealed through the efforts of the vessel's captain, Brett Crozier, who has since been relieved of...

 2020-04-04 16:52 

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Boris Johnson's Pregnant Girlfriend Has Coronavirus, Says Feeling Better and on the Mend...

Britain's prime minister went into self-isolation last week after testing positive for COVID-19, but vowed to remain at his post. On Friday, he reported that he would remain in isolation, since he still has mild symptoms, including a high temperature....

 2020-04-04 16:35 

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US Sanctions Undermining Iran's Ability to Fight COVID-19 Iranian Ambassador to Belgium...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US sanctions are drastically hindering Iran's ability to combat the spread of COVID-19, which has already killed more than 3,000 people in the country, the Iranian ambassador to Belgium, Gholamhossein Dehghani, wrote in a letter to ...

 2020-04-04 16:32 

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Coronavirus-Hit Coral Princess Ship Arrives in Miami - Video...

According to media reports, the vessel had 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board and two deaths....

 2020-04-04 16:31 

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New York State Reports Record 10,841 New COVID-19 Cases, 630 New Deaths Governor...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US state of New York has recorded its largest daily increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases as 10,841 positive tests were reported on Saturday, with the death toll also rising by 630, State Governor Andrew Cuomo said....

 2020-04-04 16:24 

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Humanity May Be Stuck With Coronavirus for Good, Leading Russian Virologist Warns...

Nations around the world have introduced a range of measures to battle COVID-19 and slow or even stop its spread. However, that may be impossible, a veteran Russian scientist says....

 2020-04-04 16:00 

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Sleepy Seal Sunbathing and Relaxing...

The seal is a pinniped mammal, a member of the eared seal family. Its closest relative is a sea lion. There are 7-9 species of fur seals....

 2020-04-04 15:50 

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You Shall Not Pass: How a Small Spanish Town is Keeping Coronavirus Count at Zero...

Spain has been under a nationwide lockdown for almost three weeks now, and has nonetheless registered the largest number of coronavirus cases in Europe, as well as the continent's second-highest death toll. But there's one town that stands out fro...

 2020-04-04 15:45 

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5G Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories in UK Just Fake News, NHS Director Says...

Stephen Powis, National Medical Director of NHS England, has stepped forward to debunk speculations and conspiracy theories related to the alleged links between coronavirus and 5G....

 2020-04-04 15:36 

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UK Councils Ban Families Attending Funeral Ceremonies Due to Coronavirus Crisis...

Funeral services across the UK have already had restrictions implemented by the government in alignment with social distancing regulations. Guidelines limit the number of mourners in attendance as well as the distance from which each attendee must stand....

 2020-04-04 15:32 

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The Hidden Goddess: Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus Uncovered by Scientists...

Researchers now intend to further study what they found within the sarcophagus in a bid to learn more about the history of the coffin's occupant....

 2020-04-04 15:24 

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Untouched Beauty: Cherry Blossoms Bloom Around the World...

Blooming cherry blossoms show that the spring has arrived, carrying with it warm and sunny days. Some parts of the world saw the blooming cherry blossoms earlier than expected. In the US the peak of the bloom took place on 20 March, the earliest since 201...

 2020-04-04 15:24 

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Terrifying 'Red Sign' of Doom Etched in Japan's Sky 1,400-Years Ago Finally Explained...

A bright scarlet fan-like shape spilled across the skies in Japan nearly a millennium and a half ago, striking fear into people's hearts and presenting astronomers with a puzzle they were at a loss to crack....

 2020-04-04 15:15 

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Tunisia Deploys its Own 'RoboCop' to Enforce Coronavirus Lockdown...

While countries such as the UK debate what kind of powers their police forces should be given to keep people at home to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, police in Tunisia have found a new and essentially modern way of ensuring citizens abide by the lock...

 2020-04-04 14:28 

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Quarter of Patients In Russia Infected With COVID-19 Don't Have Symptoms...

The day before, Moscow's COVID-19 response centre said that people younger than 45 account for nearly 50 percent of the new coronavirus patients registered in the Russian capital, with the infection confirmed in 17 more children....

 2020-04-04 14:24 

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Benny & Bibi: How the Israeli 'Deep State' Got Hit Below the Belt and What New Gov't Will Look Like...

A coalition agreement between Likud and Kahol Lavan is expected to be signed any day now. Israeli observers have explained Benny Gantz's sudden decision to team up with Benjamin Netanyahu and whether a government will be formed at long last....

 2020-04-04 14:17 

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Will COVID-19 Pandemic Trigger US to Roll Back Policy of Sanctions?...

At the end of March Russia put forward a draft declaration in the UN aimed at countering the spread of COVID-19, urging that countries set aside trade wars and sanctions adopted without a UN Security Council mandate to deal with the worldwide pandemic....

 2020-04-04 14:01 

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Russia to Schedule Repatriation of Nationals Stranded Abroad on Monday...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian government has taken a two-day pause to clear up the situation with nationals stranded abroad due to COVID-19 limitations on air traffic and will come back with a schedule of repatriation on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Tat...

 2020-04-04 13:50 

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Prime Minister Modi's Call For Blackout Won't Cause Grid Failure, Assures Indian Power Ministry...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India is currently under a 21-day lockdown until 14 April. On 22 March, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi appealed to citizens to bang utensils at 5 p.m for five minutes to honour healthcare providers in the fight against the Covid-...

 2020-04-04 13:48 

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Sick of Quarantine? Watch Shirtless Madrid Man Armed With Katanas Engage in Standoff With Police...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Spain has resorted to some of the toughest lockdown measures in the world to try to slow the spread of the virus....

 2020-04-04 13:48 

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Russia Will Produce 500 Coronavirus Ventilators in April, 2,500 and 3,000 in Subsequent Months...

According to Russia's Health Ministry, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country currently stands at 4,731, with 43 deaths....

 2020-04-04 13:35 

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"Poisonous Comet" That Witnessed the Construction of Egyptian Pyramids Returns to Our Solar System...

By the end of April, the comet is expected to become as bright as the stars of Ursa Major and thus visible to the naked eye....

 2020-04-04 13:32 

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Says 2,854 of Total COVID-19 Cases Local, 808 Imported...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The majority of COVID-19 cases reported in Russia, 2,854 since the start of the outbreak, have been transferred locally by contact and 808 cases of the disease have been imported to the country, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Gol...

 2020-04-04 13:31 

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McGregor's Coach Dismisses Rumors of "The Notorious" Replacing Khabib at UFC 249 Against Ferguson...

The day before, Russian MMA fighter of Dagestani origin Khabib Nurmagomedov called Irish fighter Conor "The Notorious" McGregor an "old prostitute who wants attention."...

 2020-04-04 13:28 

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Kennedy Curse: JFK's Grand-Niece, Her Son Presumed Dead After Boating Accident...

The prominent Kennedy family has been plagued by tragic deaths in recent decades, from the plane crash of Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. to the assassination of his brothers John and Robert in the '60s to the drug overdose of Robert's granddaughter Saoirse...

 2020-04-04 13:24 

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Can Virtual Sport Replace the Void Left by COVID-19 Sporting Cancellations?...

In a parallel universe, you'd now be reading my Sputnik Intelligent Punter's Guide to the 2020 Grand National. But the big race, like all other sporting events, has been cancelled. Instead, today we have a CGI Grand National. Can 'Virtual Spor...

 2020-04-04 13:15 

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People Take Part in Self-Isolated Virtual Run For 'Golden Toilet Paper Roll' Award - Video...

Though it may be difficult to overcome the stress of self-isolation as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world, people are keeping their chins up and trying different ways to entertain themselves....

 2020-04-04 13:01 

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After Corbyn Departure, BoJo Calls Upon Party Leaders to 'Work Together' on COVID-19 Response...

Jeremy Corbyn had consistently ruled out the possibility of joining forces with Boris Johnson to come up with a response to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, it appears that following the end of Corbyn's tenure as Labour leader, Mr Johnson is reaching out to ...

 2020-04-04 12:46 

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'Everything's Going as Planned': Russia Ships First of Dozens of Ansat Helicopters Ordered by Mexico...

Russian Helicopters and their Mexican partner the Craft Avia Center announced plans to form a partnership to market the Ansat multi-purpose helicopter in Mexico several years back, with the Mexican side opening a service center earlier this year....

 2020-04-04 12:43 

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'Let's Talk Business': Priyanka Chopra Reveals What Excites Nick Jonas About Her...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra and her American singer husband Nick Jonas never miss an opportunity to show their admiration for each other: from red carpets to attending family functions, they show up together....

 2020-04-04 12:40 

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Two Teams of Russian Specialists to Stay in Belgrade, 5 to Be Sent to Other Cities to Fight COVID-19...

Earlier, the Russian Defence Ministry said it would send 87 military epidemiologists and medics, as well as protective gear and disinfectant to Serbia on 11 flights starting Friday....

 2020-04-04 12:38 

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British Serviceman First Confirmed Coronavirus Case in Falklands Islands...

In just the first three months of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has enveloped the world and seen governments impose restrictions in order to stop the spread of the virus. The United Kingdom has introduced a full-scale lockdown with the public only being ...

 2020-04-04 12:00 

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Dog Tries to Ride Water Slide...

The craving for water is not connected to the size or weight of the dog. Certain breeds of dog are much better at swimming than others....

 2020-04-04 11:59 

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Covid-19: India Curbs Export of Diagnostic Kits With Immediate Effect...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed 68 lives in India, and as of today there are at least 2,650 active cases....

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