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France racism row over Africa testing comments
France racism row over Africa testing comments
Two French doctors have been accused of racism after calling for coronavirus vaccines to be trialed in Africa. Jean-Paul ...
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Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks
Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks
The White House is expected soon to advise Americans living in coronavirus hotspots to wear cloth masks or scarves in pu...
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Ultra-Orthodox Israeli town put under lockdown
Ultra-Orthodox Israeli town put under lockdown
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish town with one of the highest rates of coronavirus cases in Israel has been placed under effecti...
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Peru limits movement by gender to stem coronavirus
Peru limits movement by gender to stem coronavirus
Peru has begun enforcing strict new measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease, restricting public movement ...
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Democrats to delay naming 2020 nominee amid Covid-19
Democrats to delay naming 2020 nominee amid Covid-19
Democrats have been forced to delay naming their nominee to face Donald Trump in the November presidential election amid...
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US Navy removes captain who raised virus alarm
US Navy removes captain who raised virus alarm
The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt has been removed after saying the US Navy was not doing enough to halt a cor...
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Confirmed global coronavirus cases pass a million
Confirmed global coronavirus cases pass a million
More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopki...
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US jobless claims hit new record as virus spreads
US jobless claims hit new record as virus spreads
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has hit a record high for the second week in a row as the economic...
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Should more of us wear face masks?
Should more of us wear face masks?
Should more of us wear face masks to help slow the spread of coronavirus? This question is to be assessed by a panel of a...
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EU court rules against three states over refugees
EU court rules against three states over refugees
The EU's top court has ruled that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing to take in refugees un...
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‘Deep concern’ over coronavirus emergency powers
‘Deep concern’ over coronavirus emergency powers
A group of 13 EU member states have said they are “deeply concerned” about the use of emergency measures to tackle t...
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Spain sees record rise in unemployment amid virus
Spain sees record rise in unemployment amid virus
Spain has lost almost 900,000 jobs since it imposed strict measures to fight the coronavirus, another sign of the econom...
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Chinese city bans the eating of cats and dogs
Chinese city bans the eating of cats and dogs
Shenzhen has become the first Chinese city to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat. It comes after the coron...
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Pakistan cuts sentence over US journalist murder
Pakistan cuts sentence over US journalist murder
Pakistan has overturned the death sentence of the man convicted of killing US journalist Daniel Pearl, defence lawyers h...
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Oil prices rise on hopes of a price war truce
Oil prices rise on hopes of a price war truce
Global oil prices have risen after Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal soon to end the...
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Scientists begin tests on two possible vaccines
Scientists begin tests on two possible vaccines
Scientists in Australia have begun testing two potential coronavirus vaccines in "milestone" lab trials. The vaccines, ma...
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Record surge in US coronavirus death toll
Record surge in US coronavirus death toll
There were 884 deaths in the US linked to coronavirus in the past 24 hours - a new record, Johns Hopkins University said...
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Virus forces postponement of key climate talks
Virus forces postponement of key climate talks
A key climate summit in Glasgow will be delayed until next year due to disruption caused by the coronavirus. The announc...
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US considers cloth face masks for public
US considers cloth face masks for public
US health authorities are debating whether to recommend face coverings for everyone when they go out in public. One inter...
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Direct talks on Taliban prisoner swap begin
Direct talks on Taliban prisoner swap begin
Afghanistan has begun its first face-to-face talks with the Taliban on exchanging thousands of prisoners. Details of the ...
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