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Trump says US won’t pay for Harry and Meghan security

Couple believed to have flown by private jet from Canada to Los Angeles before the border between the two countries closed.

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Trump says US won’t pay for Harry and Meghan security

Riot, break-out at Syria jail holding jihadists

At least 4 people are believed to have escaped in uprising.

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Riot, break-out at Syria jail holding jihadists

US sees 518 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Number of cases shoots up by 21,333 in a day.

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US sees 518 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

German minister kills self believed over virus concerns

Hesse finance chief Thomas Schaefer worked ‘day and night’ to help firms, workers deal with Covid-19 impact, says state PM.

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German minister kills self believed over virus concerns

Japan-bound medical mission plane crashes on take-off in Manila 

Westwind aircraft carried six Filipino crew members and two passengers, an American and a Canadian.

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Japan-bound medical mission plane crashes on take-off in Manila 


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Venezuelan ex-general surrenders to US on drug trafficking charges Venezuelan ex-general surrenders to US on drug trafficking charges

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Global coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 Global coronavirus death toll passes 30,000

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Italy reports 889 new deaths, slowdown in infections Italy reports 889 new deaths, slowdown in infections


Covid-19 fears spark Thai prison riot

Mental health professionals spoke to inmates to calm them down.

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Covid-19 fears spark Thai prison riot

Canadian PM Trudeau's wife recovers from coronavirus

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau says she feels much better, and has received all clear from her doctor.

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Canadian PM Trudeau's wife recovers from coronavirus

French chefs whip up antidote to quarantine blues

Michelin winners take to TV, social media to share recipes adapted to virus confinement.

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French chefs whip up antidote to quarantine blues

Singapore confirms 42 new Covid-19 cases, third death

This brings total infections in republic to 844.

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Singapore confirms 42 new Covid-19 cases, third death

Trail-blazing Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki dies

His music appears in Kubrick's The Shining, Scorcese's Shutter Island, Lynch's Twin Peaks and, more recently, in an episode of TV show Black Mirror. 

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Trail-blazing Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki dies

Benin can't afford to lock down people, says president

Measures that starve people will be ignored, says Patrice Talon.

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Benin can't afford to lock down people, says president

Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz see ‘significant progress’ towards unity govt

Both hold talks through the night ‘aimed at establishing a national emergency govt to deal with the corona crisis’.

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Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz see ‘significant progress’ towards unity govt

Spain registers record 838 virus deaths, toll nears 6,530

Number of confirmed cases nationwide hits 78,797 after single-day jump of 9.1%.

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Spain registers record 838 virus deaths, toll nears 6,530

Calls for lockdown in Indonesia as 114 die from Covid-19

Fears that infection will spread from densely populated greated Jakarta area.

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Calls for lockdown in Indonesia as 114 die from Covid-19

Covid-19 proving to be a fake news storm

Researchers call for social media prompts to curb sharing of inaccurate or wrong information 

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Covid-19 proving to be a fake news storm


S. Korea to enforce mandatory 2-week quarantine for overseas entrants

PM Chung Sye-kyun says additional measures needed as virus is spreading at ‘unprecedented speed’ globally.

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S. Korea to enforce mandatory 2-week quarantine for overseas entrants

Canberra allots A$150 million to tackle virus-related domestic violence

PM says there has been 75% surge in Google searches for help during nationwide shutdown of non-essential services.

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Canberra allots A$150 million to tackle virus-related domestic violence

Britain’s virus lockdown may last till June

Things will get worse before they get better, warns PM in leaflets making their way to 30 million households.

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Britain’s virus lockdown may last till June

Uruguay’s ex-minister dies of Covid-19

Former defence minister Gonzalez Rissotto succumbs to virus.

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Uruguay’s ex-minister dies of Covid-19

Saudi Arabia locks down Jeddah

Measure to curb spread of Covid-19.

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Saudi Arabia locks down Jeddah

Tokyo organisers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics

Team led by Yoshiro Mori currently discussing possible dates with the International Olympic Committee.

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Tokyo organisers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics

Brazil court orders government to stop advising against virus isolation

It is the second court blow for Bolsonaro in as many days.

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Brazil court orders government to stop advising against virus isolation

NZ reports first Covid-19 death

70-year-old woman tested positive for the virus two days ago.

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NZ reports first Covid-19 death

Neymar backs campaign to help needy in Brazil cope with virus

Brazilian national says ‘solidarity must be more contagious than the virus’.

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Neymar backs campaign to help needy in Brazil cope with virus

Venezuelan ex-general surrenders to US on drug trafficking charges

Cliver Alcala turns himself in in Colombia.

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Venezuelan ex-general surrenders to US on drug trafficking charges