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Coronavirus: The lost six weeks when US failed to contain outbreak

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 0:37
related countries: United States United States

Having watched Asian and European countries struggle, the US was slow to test and lock down.
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Coronavirus: The ski resort saving snow for next season

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 6:40
related countries: Finland Finland

The Finnish ski resort that had the best snowfall in years, and won't let it go to waste.
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Scott Johnson death: Australian man arrested in gay hate killing cold case

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 6:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States
related places: Sydney

US scholar Scott Johnson was found dead at the bottom of beach cliffs in Sydney in 1988.
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Czech media name Russian diplomat in 'poison plot' row

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 12:33
related countries: Russia Russia, Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

Russia's embassy in Prague asks for police protection in response to the report on Czech TV.
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Coronavirus: Ventilator fire blamed for Russia Covid-19 deaths

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 12:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The hospital blaze in St Petersburg appears to have been caused by a short-circuit in a ventilator.
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Coronavirus: The Colombian jail with 859 cases

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 14:35
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Villavicencio

The director of the prison in the city of Villavicencio says overcrowding is to blame.
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Coronavirus: Germany not alarmed by infection rate rise

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 16:35
related countries: Germany Germany

The virus reproduction rate is above 1.0 in Germany - but experts believe it can be controlled.
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US Supreme Court hears arguments over Trump's tax returns

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 19:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The Supreme Court will rule on the president's attempts to keep his financial records secret.
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Afghan attack: Babies killed as gunmen storm Kabul maternity ward

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 20:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Fourteen people, including two infants, died in the militant attack in the Afghan capital Kabul.
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Maria Branyas: 'Oldest woman in Spain' beats coronavirus at 113

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 21:11
related countries: Spain Spain

Maria Branyas recovers after weeks in isolation, having experienced only mild symptoms.
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Coronavirus: Venezuelans struggling with fuel shortage

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela has the world's largest reserves of oil, but Covid-19 has worsened the current crisis.
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Afghan attack: US secretary of state condemns shooting at Kabul maternity ward

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

Mike Pompeo says the Kabul attack which killed two babies and 12 mothers and nurses was "sheer evil".
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Coronavirus: China’s new army of tough-talking diplomats

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:06
related countries: China China

How Beijing is mounting an aggressive campaign to defend its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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India coronavirus: How police won hearts with cakes, songs and sacrifice

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:08
related countries: India India

India's lockdown has brought the police and public closer, but will it last?
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Saudi Arabia: Just how deep are its troubles?

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

It has been rocked by coronavirus, an oil price collapse and the fallout from a high-profile murder.
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The faded beauty of abandoned cars

Tuesday 12th of May 2020, 23:19
related countries: United States United States

Photographer Dieter Klein searched Europe and the US to discover cars lost to time.
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