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Coronavirus mars Easter holidays as death toll nears 100,000

Coronavirus mars Easter holida...

Rome, April 10 (AFP): Hundreds of millions of people around the world will spend the Easter holiday at home as lockdown measures intensify to combat...

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As rich nations battle COVID-19, anxiety grows for low-income states

As rich nations battle COVID-1...

Paris, Mar 28 (PTI/AFP) As Europe and the United States struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, aid groups warn that without measures millions could die in...

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Fears of domestic violence rise as millions confined over virus

Fears of domestic violence ris...

Berlin, Mar 28 (PTI/AFP): With families across Europe confined to their homes to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, fears are rising of a surge...

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EU border agency on ‘high alert’ deploys extra staff to Greece

EU border agency on ‘high al...

Brussels, March 1 (AFP): The EU’s border protection agency Frontex said Sunday it is on “high alert” on Europe’s borders with Turkey as thousands of...

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Asian markets fall on fears over spreading coronavirus

Asian markets fall on fears ov...

Hong Kong, Feb. 21 (AFP): A spike in new virus cases outside China spooked Asian markets Friday after Wall Street pulled back from record highs...

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Trump lifts US restrictions on anti-personnel landmines

Trump lifts US restrictions on...

Washington, Feb 1 (AFP) US President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday lifted US restrictions on landmines, saying new technology made them safer, outraging campaigners for the...

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Markets struggle after WHO declares virus emergency

Markets struggle after WHO dec...

London, Jan. 31 (AFP): Stock markets struggled Friday after the World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency over China’s spreading deadly virus. With hours...

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed ...

Los Angeles, Jan 27 (AFP) NBA legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog,...

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Ten-man Arsenal hold Chelsea in torrent of Premier League late goals

Ten-man Arsenal hold Chelsea i...

Ten-man Arsenal slowed Chelsea’s charge for a Champions League place on Tuesday as Manchester City kept up their distant pursuit of Liverpool with victory at...

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Hong Kongers mark half a year of protest with mammoth rally

Hong Kongers mark half a year ...

Hong Kong, Dec. 8 (AFP): Democracy protesters took part in the largest mass rally through Hong Kong’s streets in months on Sunday in a forceful...

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