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Aid welcomed in Middle East, Europe, Africa

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Aid welcomed in Middle East, Europe, Africa

Employees at the Nikola Tesla airport unload medical supplies sent from China to help country’s fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) outbrake in Belgrade, Serbia, March 21, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] The spread of COVID-19 is now posing an especially severe challenge to the Middle East, where chronic wars, sanctions, famine, financial collapse and political unrest have hampered efforts […]

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US regulator gives anti-malaria drugs emergency approval to treat coronavirus

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US regulator gives anti-malaria drugs emergency approval to treat coronavirus

Nivaquine, left, which contains chloroquine, and Plaqueril, which contain hydroxychloroquine. The FDA has approved the use of these drugs in hospitals for certain cases of COVID-19 infection in teens and adults. © Gerard Julien, AFP (file photo) A limited emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by […]

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Coronavirus deaths continue to rise in Spain, with a record 838 in 24 hours According to the latest Health Ministry figures, a total of 6,528 people have died, there are 78,797 confirmed infections, and 43,397 Covid-19 patients in hospitals

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Coronavirus deaths continue to rise in Spain, with a record 838 in 24 hours According to the latest Health Ministry figures, a total of 6,528 people have died, there are 78,797 confirmed infections, and 43,397 Covid-19 patients in hospitals

Members of the Emergency Military Unit disinfect a center for minors in Catalonia.ALEJANDRO GARCÍA / EFE Official figures released on Sunday by the Spanish Health Ministry showed that a total of 6,528 people in the country have now died from the coronavirus, with 838 new deaths in the last 24 hours. Registered infections of the […]

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Coronavirus: 86-yr-old woman recovers after 7-week treatment Mayor says story ‘gives us hope’, infected during hospital stay

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Coronavirus: 86-yr-old woman recovers after 7-week treatment Mayor says story ‘gives us hope’, infected during hospital stay

(ANSA) – Milan,  An 86-year-old woman from Casalpusterlengo infected with the novel coronavirus , or COVID-19, has recovered after 7 weeks in hospital.Her story “gives us a great deal of hope”, said mayor Elia Delmiglio. The town is in the Lodi province in Italy’s northern province of Lombardy, hit hard by the pandemic. The patient, […]

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Coronavirus in Iran: 38,309 diagnosed, 2,640 dead, 12,391 recovered

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Coronavirus in Iran: 38,309 diagnosed, 2,640 dead, 12,391 recovered

TEHRAN- The total number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus in Iran has reached 38,309, of whom 2,640 have died and 12,391 recovered. Meanwhile, 2,901 new patients have been identified over the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Sunday. He added that 123 more people have died during the same period of time, […]

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NK tests missiles as US chained to anti-virus efforts

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NK tests missiles as US chained to anti-virus efforts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees a “strategic guided weapons” test in this image released by Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency on March 21, 2020. (YonhapNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees a “strategic guided weapons” test in this image released by Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency on March 21, 2020. (Yonhap North Korea fired what […]

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Houthi ballistic missiles intercepted above Riyadh, Jazan: Saudi Arabia

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Houthi ballistic missiles intercepted above Riyadh, Jazan: Saudi Arabia

A still image taken from a video distributed by Yemen’s pro-Houthi Al Masirah television station on November 5, 2017, shows what it says was the launch by Houthi forces of a ballistic missile aimed at Riyadh’s King Khaled Airport. (Reuters)  The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted and destroyed two ballistic missiles launched by the […]

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Five countries with the world’s biggest gold reserves

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Five countries with the world’s biggest gold reserves

   © Getty Images For 5,000 years, gold has proven its status as the ultimate store of value. Today’s investors rush to buy the precious metal at the faintest market uncertainty. Over the past decade, global central banks have joined the gold rush. The volumes of gold gobbled by regulators across the world in 2018 […]

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President Xi-Trump call helps ease tensions

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President Xi-Trump call helps ease tensions

  President Xi Jinping (R) meets with US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan on June 29, 2019. [Photo by Feng Yongbin/chinadaily.com.cn] Chinese leader says country will work together with world to fight pandemic President Xi Jinping on Friday urged united efforts between China and the United States to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In a […]

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Trump says no quarantine ‘necessary’ for coronavirus-hit New York area

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Trump says no quarantine ‘necessary’ for coronavirus-hit New York area

US President Trump holds a press conference about the coronavirus pandemic at the White House, Washington DC, USA, on March 27, 2020. © Jonathan Ernst, REUTERS (archives President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a “strong Travel Advisory” […]

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