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 2020-03-30 15:50 

Reuters Africa

France uses army helicopters to ferry critical virus patients abroad...
 2020-03-30 15:50 

Reuters Africa

Factbox - Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world...
 2020-03-30 15:44 

CNN

Ken Shimura, famed Japanese comedian, dead at 70 after contracting coronavirus...

Ken Shimura, one of Japan's most popular comedians, has died after contracting novel coronavirus, according to his representatives....

 2020-03-30 15:43 

NBC News

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Macy's to furlough most of its 130,000 employees...

Macy's to furlough most of its 130,000 employees...

 2020-03-30 15:43 

CNN International

Phil Mickelson 'working on' rematch of $9M clash with Tiger Woods...

Their first match was a $9 million winner-takes-all shoot out, but now Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson could lock horns again to fill the void in sports left by the coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 15:43 

Euronews

UK announces 'ambitious' plan to become hub for green transport...

Could we be climbing aboard solar-powered trains in the near future?...

 2020-03-30 15:35 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Pregnant women in New York will not have to give birth alone amid coronavirus outbreak, governor says...

"In no hospital in New York will a woman be forced to be alone when she gives birth. Not now, not ever," Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted on Saturday....

 2020-03-30 15:35 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Donald Trump fails in coronavirus crisis...

No leadership, no empathy — America does not deserve Donald Trump's poor crisis management. Nevertheless, the Americans just might re-elect him in November, says DW's Alexandra von Nahmen....

 2020-03-30 15:35 

Deutsche Welle

Greek anti-Nazi resistance hero Manolis Glezos dead at 97...

Glezos, a prominent Greek whose act of defiance against Nazi occupation during World War Two was a rallying cry for the country's resistance movement, died on Monday, authorities said....

 2020-03-30 15:28 

Euronews

Twitter removes videos of Jair Bolsonaro visiting a busy market during Coronavirus pandemic...

The Brazilian President has campaigned to keep the country's economy afloat during the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-03-30 15:27 

Euronews

Chernobyl: the people who risked the radiation to return to their homes...

After the world's biggest nuclear accident Euronews talks to the people who decided to return to their homes despite the radiation risk...

 2020-03-30 15:23 

Reuters Africa

Italy expected to maintain lockdown as it awaits steady coronavirus decline...

Italy looks certain to remain under lockdown for at least two more weeks, officials said on Monday, with the number of new coronavirus cases yet to show a decisive decline....

 2020-03-30 15:21 

CNN International

The 12-hour stream where celebrities and sports stars played 'Call Of Duty' for coronavirus aid...

As people distance themselves from one another during the coronavirus pandemic, athletes, celebrities, streamers and musicians united online Saturday....

 2020-03-30 15:19 

CNN

[ Health ]

How to decide whether to bring your elderly parent home from assisted living during the pandemic...

Families are weighing the challenges of providing home care with the isolation or potential danger of leaving folks in senior housing or long-term care....

 2020-03-30 15:18 

dpa

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-August 8, 2021...

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 2020-03-30 15:18 

dpa

1,100 virus lockdown arrests as Malaysian infections pass 2,600...

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 2020-03-30 15:18 

dpa

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed due to coronavirus...

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 2020-03-30 15:17 

CNN

[ Health ]

US extends social distancing to April 30 in hopes of avoiding 100,000 coronavirus deaths...

Social distancing guidelines that have shut down cites across the US have been extended to April 30 as a top US health official warns that 100,000 or more people could die in the US from the novel coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 15:12 

CBS News

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Experts: GM already moving fast when Trump triggered Defense Production Act...

General Motors says it'll produce 10,000 ventilators per month starting mid-April. Here's how automaker got there....

 2020-03-30 15:07 

Deutsche Welle

My coronavirus quarantine — daily grind brought to a halt...

After a ski trip in Austria, during which he had direct contact with people who tested positive for COVID-19, DW's Peter Koppen was ordered to quarantine himself at home for two weeks. He shares his experiences....

 2020-03-30 15:04 

NBC News

Hungary approves extra government powers, with no end date...

Hungary's parliament on Monday approved a bill giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government extraordinary powers during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 15:02 

Al Jazeera

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed due to virus...

Forensics and art theft experts inspect video footage after Spring Garden painting is stolen from Singer Laren museum....

 2020-03-30 15:01 

NBC News

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USNS Comfort passes the Statue of Liberty...

President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines through April as two governors warned that equipment shortages could soon overwhelm hospitals....

 2020-03-30 14:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

EU may help banks more with loan losses due to pandemic...

The European Union wants to give as much operational relief to banks as possible when dealing with losses on loans during the coronavirus epidemic and could consider further steps, a European Commission official said on Monday....

 2020-03-30 14:56 

Washington Post

Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America...

The coronavirus is taking root in the world's most unequal region after many of Latin America's first cases arrived with members of the elite returning from vacations or work trips to Europe and the United States...

 2020-03-30 14:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Egypt's Sisi tells authorities to boost strategic food reserves...

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has told the relevant authorities to boost strategic reserves of staple goods, a presidency spokesman said on Monday, as global concerns about food security rise amidst the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-03-30 14:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

J&J, U.S. government plan one billion doses of coronavirus vaccine...

Johnson & Johnson said on Monday that it and the U.S. government will invest $1 billion to create enough manufacturing capacity to make more than 1 billion doses of a vaccine it is testing to stop the new coronavirus that has killed more than 35,000 peopl...

 2020-03-30 14:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hungary's PM secures open-ended emergency powers to fight coronavirus...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday secured the right to rule by decree after his Fidesz party passed a law in parliament granting him open-ended extra powers to fight the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-30 14:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Zimbabwe locks down to fight coronavirus amid economic crisis...

Zimbabwe began a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Monday, following South Africa in implementing some of the world's toughest anti-coronavirus measures likely to hurt an economy already suffering hyperinflation and food shortages....

 2020-03-30 14:52 

AP

Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world's most unequal region, where many of Latin America's first......

 2020-03-30 14:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

France's Renault puts Paris white collar staff on partial unemployment...

French carmaker Renault put most of its white collar staff in the Ile-de-France region around Paris on partial unemployment on Monday as the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak lowered activity....

 2020-03-30 14:50 

Reuters Africa

Some ultra-Orthodox Israelis chafe at coronavirus restrictions...
 2020-03-30 14:49 

Fox News

[ World ]

Police in India battle jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown...

Amid a growing humanitarian crisis in India, police in one part of the country used tear gas to disperse a large crowd of migrant workers defying a three-week lockdown to contain the coronavirus, according to a report....

 2020-03-30 14:48 

dpa

Vietnam's 'corona burger' chef serves up much-needed whimsy...

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 2020-03-30 14:47 

The Times of India

Covid-19: China building makeshift hospital for Pakistan...

China, which has sent medical teams and supplies to Pakistan where coronavirus cases are increasing steadily, said on Monday that it was building a makeshift hospital there to treat COVID-19 patients. The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,...

 2020-03-30 14:43 

Reuters

[ World ]

Colombia's ELN guerrillas declare unilateral cease-fire amid coronavirus...

The National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest active guerrilla group in Colombia, will observe a unilateral cease-fire for one month from April 1 in an effort to help stem the spread of coronavirus, it said on Monday....

 2020-03-30 14:43 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

EU Pledges Financial Support For Eastern Partnership Members...

The European Commission says it has reallocated more than 140 million euros ($154.4 million) to help Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 14:42 

Al Jazeera

Thousands of tourists stranded in Nepal after lockdown...

Government suspends international flights after complete lockdown since five coronavirus cases were confirmed....

 2020-03-30 14:42 

Al Jazeera

China's Wuhan sees return to normal life...

China lifts more controls that have kept 11 million people under quarantine in the city of Wuhan - where the coronavirus pandemic originated....

 2020-03-30 14:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

British authorities suspend Saunders' boxing license...

WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders had his license suspended by Britain's boxing authorities on Monday after a social media post in which he advised men how to hit their female partners during the coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-03-30 14:38 

Reuters Africa

Hard times shape speedy Saudi and Kuwaiti coronavirus response...

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 2020-03-30 14:38 

Fox News

[ World ]

Wuhan residents say coronavirus figures released by China don't add up...

Chinese officials, desperate to recast the country as a global leader that has conquered the coronavirus, have been saying that its death rates are decreasing in the city of Wuhan. The problem, residents say, is that the numbers don't add up....

 2020-03-30 14:38 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hard times shape speedy Saudi and Kuwaiti coronavirus response...

The world's last major coronavirus outbreak, in 2012, began in Saudi Arabia, where a faltering response allowed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) to kill several hundred people and spread across the region....

 2020-03-30 14:37 

Al Jazeera

Hungary's PM Orban gets sweeping powers to tackle coronavirus...

Nationalist gov't says emergency powers necessary in crisis but critics fear open-ended rules are vulnerable to abuse....

 2020-03-30 14:35 

Reuters

[ World ]

Exclusive: India may slash borrowing from market in April amid lockdown...

India may slash or even cancel its planned borrowings from the market for April, looking at its options amid a nationwide lockdown prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, two finance ministry sources told Reuters....

 2020-03-30 14:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

Russian central bank warns of economic slowdown amid coronavirus...

The coronavirus outbreak will result in a temporary but substantial decline in economic activity in Russia in the next few months, Russia's central bank said on Monday....

 2020-03-30 14:29 

CNN International

Scientist gets magnets stuck in his nose after coronavirus device mishap...

The internet is awash with suggestions for keeping yourself occupied at home during the coronavirus outbreak, but one Australian scientist ended up in the hospital thanks to his choice of entertainment....

 2020-03-30 14:29 

USA Today

As nations grapple with coronavirus, submariners might have no idea a pandemic is going on...

Who hasn't heard of coronavirus by now? Submarine crews might be the last pockets of people that are still blissfully unaware....

 2020-03-30 14:28 

Reuters Africa

Messi announces additional Barca pay cut to help employees...

Barcelona players will make an extra contribution on top of the 70% pay cut they have agreed to take during the enforced La Liga break so that the club...

 2020-03-30 14:28 

Reuters

[ World ]

Dates in summer 2022 being sought for 2021 world championships...

Athletics' world championships have been postponed until the summer of 2022 and the global governing body is seeking new dates for the event in Eugene, Oregon that was originally scheduled for 2021....

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