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What happend on May 11th 2020

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Coronavirus: How ‘secret burials’ in South Africa could help tackle Covid-19

Monday 11th of May 2020, 0:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's ban on large gatherings has meant the rediscovery of old traditions.
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Colombian airline Avianca files for bankruptcy in US court

Monday 11th of May 2020, 1:05
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

The firm said its income has dropped 80% since grounding its fleet due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Richard Pusey: Australian driver 'taunted dying police at crash scene'

Monday 11th of May 2020, 5:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Richard Pusey, who was uninjured, mocked the officers as they lay pinned under a truck say police.
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Saudi Arabia triples VAT to support coronavirus-hit economy

Monday 11th of May 2020, 7:14
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The oil-rich kingdom's finances have been rocked after the pandemic forced down global energy prices.
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Coronavirus: Crowd concerns as Australia’s restrictions ease

Monday 11th of May 2020, 9:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Crowds flock to shopping centres as Australia comes out of lockdown.
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Moscow care home fire kills at least nine

Monday 11th of May 2020, 10:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Krasnogorsk

A night-time blaze traps elderly hospice residents in Krasnogorsk on the edge of Moscow.
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Coronavirus: Mexican jailed gang leader Escamilla dies

Monday 11th of May 2020, 10:51
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Escamilla

Mexican Moisés Escamilla was serving a sentence for crimes including the decapitation of 12 people.
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Coronavirus: Robot dog enforces social distancing in Singapore park

Monday 11th of May 2020, 11:34
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The four-legged robot carries a camera and speaker to play social distancing messages in Singapore.
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Skateboarder, 11, lands record 1080-degree turn

Monday 11th of May 2020, 12:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Gui Khury from Brazil achieved the goal after using his time in lockdown to practise.
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Iran navy 'friendly fire' incident kills 19 sailors in Gulf of Oman

Monday 11th of May 2020, 14:12
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Konarak

Nineteen sailors died when their ship was reportedly hit during a test of a new missile.
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Coronavirus: Putin eases Russian lockdown as cases rise

Monday 11th of May 2020, 14:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has reported more than 220,000 cases of the virus, the third highest tally worldwide.
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IS regional leader Sheikh Khorasani 'arrested in Afghanistan'

Monday 11th of May 2020, 15:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Sheikh Omar Khorasani is reportedly captured with two other IS leaders in a special operation in Kabul.
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France starts to lift lockdown after eight weeks

Monday 11th of May 2020, 16:06
related countries: France France

France and some other European countries ease restrictions after two months of lockdown.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Two hotels demolished in Nigeria 'for breach of rules'

Monday 11th of May 2020, 18:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The managers of the two hotels in southern Nigeria's Rivers state deny that they broke the rules.
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Ahmaud Arbery: Hate crime charges considered over US jogger killing

Monday 11th of May 2020, 19:24
related countries: United States United States

The justice department says it is assessing evidence after unarmed black man Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead.
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Coronavirus: Hairdressers among businesses to reopen in France

Monday 11th of May 2020, 23:04
related countries: France France

France has begun to ease its lockdown, and thousands of businesses have started to reopen.
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South Africa's coronavirus lockdown: Doubts creep in

Monday 11th of May 2020, 23:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa has been praised for halting the spread of coronavirus but unity is wearing thin.
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Trump spars with Asian American reporter over 'nasty question'

Monday 11th of May 2020, 23:17
related countries: United States United States, China China

CBS reporter Weijia Jiang asked Mr Trump why testing is a contest to him. He said she should ask China.
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Coronavirus: Spanish family reunited after two months apart

Monday 11th of May 2020, 23:24
related countries: Spain Spain

The moment two aunts see their niece take her first steps as parts of Spain lift lockdown.
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