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Iran's coronavirus death toll passes 3,000
Iran's coronavirus death toll passes 3,000
Iran's official death toll from the coronavirus disease has passed 3,000. Health ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpour re...
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Hungry black hole may be cosmic 'missing link'
Hungry black hole may be cosmic 'missing link'
A team of astronomers has found what it says is the best evidence yet for an elusive class of black hole. They say the pr...
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Spain's deaths soar but infection rate slows
Spain's deaths soar but infection rate slows
Spain has recorded another 864 deaths related to coronavirus, the highest in one day, as the total number of deaths acro...
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Saudi Arabia asks Muslims to delay Hajj bookings
Saudi Arabia asks Muslims to delay Hajj bookings
Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims planning to take part in the Hajj pilgrimage to delay booking amid uncertainty over the c...
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Virus 'threatens the most vulnerable' in Myanmar
Virus 'threatens the most vulnerable' in Myanmar
An estimated 350,000 displaced people across Myanmar are "sitting in the path of a public health catastrophe", says righ...
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Climate change clips the nightingale's wings
Climate change clips the nightingale's wings
Rising temperatures may be having a profound physical impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds. Researchers in S...
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Zoom under increased scrutiny as popularity soars
Zoom under increased scrutiny as popularity soars
The videoconferencing app Zoom has come under fresh high-level scrutiny as its popularity soars during the coronavirus p...
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Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987
Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987
Stock markets around the world suffered historic losses in the first three months of the year amid a massive sell-off ti...
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Coronavirus outbreak 'greatest test since WW2'
Coronavirus outbreak 'greatest test since WW2'
The current coronavirus outbreak is the biggest challenge for the world since World War Two, UN Secretary General Antón...
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Apple buys weather app Dark Sky
Apple buys weather app Dark Sky
Apple has purchased the weather predicting app Dark Sky and plans to shut down the Android and Wear OS versions. Dark Sky...
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US offers Venezuela deal to lift sanctions
US offers Venezuela deal to lift sanctions
The US has offered to lift crippling sanctions against Venezuela if its leaders agree to a power-sharing deal. Under the ...
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US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak
US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak
The captain of a US aircraft carrier carrying more than 4,000 crew has called for urgent help to halt a coronavirus outb...
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Fears for Pakistani journalist missing in Sweden
Fears for Pakistani journalist missing in Sweden
A Pakistani journalist who fled the country to escape death threats has gone missing in Sweden where he was granted poli...
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World leaders' posts deleted over false virus info
World leaders' posts deleted over false virus info
Facebook and Twitter have deleted posts from world leaders for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. Facebook d...
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India event sparks massive search for Covid-19 cases
India event sparks massive search for Covid-19 cases
Officials across India are searching for hundreds of people who attended a religious event in the capital that has set o...
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Love knows no borders for elderly couple
Love knows no borders for elderly couple
An elderly couple have become local celebrities amid the coronavirus outbreak for their daily cross-border meeting. Inga ...
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Three out of four Americans under virus lockdown
Three out of four Americans under virus lockdown
About three out of four Americans are now, or about to be, under some form of lockdown, as more states tighten measures ...
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'Virus means millions will be left in poverty'
'Virus means millions will be left in poverty'
The financial impact of coronavirus will stop almost 24 million people from escaping poverty in East Asia and the Pacifi...
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Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage
Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage
The owner of video chat and game app Houseparty is offering a $1m (£810,750) reward for evidence the company was the vi...
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Firefighters killed in huge Chinese forest fire
Firefighters killed in huge Chinese forest fire
Eighteen firefighters and their guide have died while battling a forest fire in China's Sichuan province, state media ha...
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