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 2020-04-06 20:38 

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Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Riyadh and other cities...

The Saudi Red Crescent increase their employees to meet the high demand on ambulances since the novel coronavirus appeared and the kingdom imposed a curfew....

 2020-04-06 20:33 

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FIFA, WHO team up to promote healthy lifestyles...

FIFA has joined the United Nations and the World Health Organization's ''Be-Active Campaign'' launched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace....

 2020-04-06 19:57 

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Trump: US expresses well wishes to Britain's Boris Johnson...

US President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed well wishes to Britain's Boris Johnson who was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday....

 2020-04-06 19:48 

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US lawmaker taking Trump 'crimes against humanity' to The Hague...

A US lawmaker suggests she is pressing charges of "crimes against humanity" against President Donald Trump over his recommendation of a covid-19 drug, not yet fully proven to be efficient....

 2020-04-06 18:15 

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Yemeni army dismisses claim of attacking women's prison in Ta'izz...

The claim was made by Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee of the Red Cross....

 2020-04-06 18:11 

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New York City considers mass grave in park for COVID-19 victims: City councilman...

The chair of the New York City Council's health committee has said they are considering burying people who die from the coronavirus in a mass grave in a local park....

 2020-04-06 17:58 

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Coronavirus crisis underscores US health system is 'international joke': Scholar...

The US health system is an "international joke," with a huge percentage of Americans unable to afford health care, says an analyst....

 2020-04-06 17:54 

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The hidden economic war behind the coronavirus outbreak...

The coronavirus pandemic is generating fear, the world over, with the numbers of confirmed cases growing exponentially....

 2020-04-06 17:52 

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Ed Miliband appointed to new shadow cabinet...

Newly-elected Labour party leader, Keir Starmer, has made sweeping changes to the shadow cabinet, and in a surprise move he has revived the political career of former leader Ed Miliband....

 2020-04-06 17:46 

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Afghan govt. adopts strict measures to control COVID 19...

With the increase in the coronavirus cases in Afghanistan, officials in Kabul have tightened lockdown measures in the country....

 2020-04-06 17:45 

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Coronavirus: Gaza restaurant prepares meals for quarantined Palestinians...

A restaurant in Gaza City prepares meals for Palestinians in quarantine centers as thousands of Palestinians who have returned to Gaza via Egypt have been quarantined as a precautionary measure....

 2020-04-06 17:29 

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Rouhani: Friendly countries must pressure US to lift Iran sanctions amid pandemic...

Iran's President Rouhani says friendly countries should pressure the US to lift its cruel and one-sided sanctions against Tehran amid the new coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 17:26 

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Coronavirus pandemic: US faces the greatest crisis in its history...

The novel coronavirus pandemic is "the greatest dual health and economic crisis in US history," writes Stephen Lendman....

 2020-04-06 17:21 

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Germany's Merkel: Coronavirus EU's biggest test since foundation...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the coronavirus pandemic is the "biggest test" the European Union has faced since its foundation....

 2020-04-06 17:20 

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Dozens of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike over Israel's deliberate neglect amid pandemic...

A number of Israeli jailers and even Palestinian prisoners have tested positive for the virus....

 2020-04-06 16:59 

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Arab League chief urges release of Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails amid pandemic...

The Arab League chief urges the ICRC to secure release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 16:55 

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French doctor apologizes for Africa coronavirus test remarks after severe backlash...

The physician had suggested that a possible treatment for COVID-19 be tested in Africa....

 2020-04-06 16:33 

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Iran draws 1bn from sovereign wealth fund to fight virus...

Iran taps into sovereign wealth fund to fight the new coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 15:54 

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As PM's health deteriorates concerns grow about stability of government...

Reports that Boris Johnson's coronavirus illness has intensified in the past 24 hours has sparked fear and anxiety about instability at the top of the British government....

 2020-04-06 15:34 

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Former world officials: US sanctions compromising Iran healthcare system amid pandemic...

A group of the world's former senior diplomats and defense officials call on the US to ease its sanctions on Iran amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 15:34 

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More Americans dying of covid-19 than official count: Report...

The fast-spreading novel coronavirus is almost certainly killing Americans who are not included in the nation's growing death toll, according to public health experts....

 2020-04-06 15:24 

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Iran: Tabriz Grand Bazaar deserted due to coronavirus lockdown...

The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz was filmed deserted on Monday, two days after authorities closed its shops to slow the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-06 15:23 

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Militant raid kills 20 soldiers in south-central Mali...

Mali has been suffering from violence since 2012....

 2020-04-06 15:22 

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Coronavirus: Artist calls on Gazans to 'stay home' with sand sculpture...

Amid coronavirus, Palestinian artist calls on Gazans to 'stay home' with sand sculpture. Dergham Krakeh, a Palestinian artist, calls on Gazans to "stay home" with sand carvings on a beach in Gaza City....

 2020-04-06 14:46 

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US authorities warn about explosion of coronavirus-related scams...

US law enforcement authorities are reporting an explosion of coronavirus-related scams....

 2020-04-06 14:34 

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US military dispatches 35 trucks to oil-rich northeastern Syria: SANA...

The US military reportedly dispatches 35 truckloads of military and logistical equipment to its positions in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah....

 2020-04-06 14:29 

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Greek child prodigy pens "Isolation Waltz" for piano amid global lockdown...

Seven-year old pianist and composer, a child prodigy who has won several awards and composed his own music, has composed his own original score to support those suffering from the coronavirus infection....

 2020-04-06 14:18 

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Iranian model for fighting pandemic based on domestic initiatives: Security chief...

A senior Iranian security official says the country's model to fight the coronavirus pandemic should be based on exclusive and domestic initiatives....

 2020-04-06 14:03 

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Palestinian farmers: Israeli planes spray Gaza farmlands with toxic herbicides...

Israeli agricultural planes spray toxic herbicides on Palestinian farmlands in the besieged Gaza Strip....

 2020-04-06 13:57 

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Poverty after virus...

Much of the world is being hit by the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-06 13:34 

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US intends to assassinate Iraqi PMU commanders: Iraqi MP...

An Iraqi lawmaker warns against US plans to assassinate Hashd al-Sha'abbi commanders....

 2020-04-06 12:13 

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Bayern Munich to resume training despite pandemic...

Bayern Munich have confirmed that players will return to training on Monday for the 1st time since the Bundesliga was suspended due to the coronavirus....

 2020-04-06 11:56 

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Iran to have blocked funds released: Government spokesman...

An Iranian government spokesman says funds blocked abroad because of US sanctions are being released....

 2020-04-06 10:44 

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Rockets hit near foreign oil firms in Basra amid alert in Iraq...

Several rockets land near offices of foreign and Iraqi oil companies in the southern city of Basra, the military says....

 2020-04-06 10:27 

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Human Rights Watch blasts US refusal to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus...

Human Rights Watch strongly criticizes the United States for its refusal to lift sanctions on Iran amid the new coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-06 10:26 

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India's 'coronavirus police' urge people to stay indoors...

Police in India's western Surat city are wearing spiky helmets and wielding coronavirus-themed sticks and shields to create awareness of the pandemic as they appeal to people to stay indoors....

 2020-04-06 10:10 

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US medical piracy...
 2020-04-06 10:10 

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Yemeni forces take areas in eastern Jawf, uncover Daesh prisons...

Yemeni army and popular committees purge areas in eastern al-Jawf Province and uncover homes-turned-prisons run by the Daesh terrorist group....

 2020-04-06 10:02 

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US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down...

The US and Britain braced for one of their darkest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened....

 2020-04-06 09:48 

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Libyan government forces down rebel cargo plane near Tripoli...

Libyan government forces shoot down a cargo plane operated by rebel forces near the capital, Tripoli....

 2020-04-06 09:46 

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Tiger tests positive for coronavirus at Bronx Zoo...

A four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus at Bronx Zoo in New York....

 2020-04-06 09:30 

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More than 30 countries helped Iran fight coronavirus: Foreign Ministry...

Iran's Foreign Ministry says more than 30 countries as well as some international organizations have provided it with assistance in its battle against the new coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-06 09:29 

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The News Explained...

The News Explained is a brief look back at the most consequential news from last week with a view to putting them in context....

 2020-04-06 08:56 

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Ousted US intelligence inspector Atkinson calls on others to defend whistleblowers...

Michael Atkinson, the outgoing intelligence community inspector general fired by President Trump, has called on others to speak out and defend whistleblowers....

 2020-04-06 08:55 

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Coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across globe: Death toll near 70,000...

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is now 69,498, and 1,275,542 people are diagnosed with the viral infection....

 2020-04-06 08:51 

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Rees-Mogg firm accused of cashing in on coronavirus crisis...

Somerset Capital Management, an investment firm, co-founded and partly owned by the UK government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg, told clients that the dive in stock market valuations around the world since the pandemic took hold had made "excellent entry p...

 2020-04-06 07:23 

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Hezbollah member assassinated in south Lebanon: Officials...

Unknown gunmen have assassinated a member of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah in southern Lebanon....

 2020-04-06 06:28 

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Afghan Taliban says deal with US nearing breaking point...

The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says a deal recently signed with the United States is nearing a breaking point....

 2020-04-06 06:00 

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Scotland chief medical officer ignores her own warnings against unjustified travels...

Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, steps down after visiting second home twice despite her own advice to the public to stay in and avoid unjustified travel....

 2020-04-06 05:36 

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Libya's first post-revolution PM dies of coronavirus infection...

Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya's rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, has died after contracting the coronavirus....

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