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Little things people are doing while socially distanced

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 0:17
related countries: Sweden Sweden

We saw flyovers by the Blue Angels, the Obamas reading to people online, and a socially distant table for one in Sweden.
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Coronavirus: Trump says US reopening, 'vaccine or no vaccine'

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 2:36
related countries: United States United States

The president hopes a vaccine will come this year, but makes clear the lockdown must end either way.
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India coronavirus lockdown: Road accident kills 24 migrant workers

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 7:40
related countries: India India

Many Indian workers are travelling home after losing their jobs in the coronavirus lockdown.
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German Bundesliga: Season resumes after coronavirus shutdown

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 8:48
related countries: Germany Germany

The German Bundesliga becomes the first major European league to restart after the coronavirus shutdown this weekend.
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JC Penney: US department store files for bankruptcy

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 12:40
related countries: United States United States

The 118-year-old company has warned stores will close as a result of the filing.
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Fariba Adelkhah: French academic 'jailed for six years' in Iran

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 14:00
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

France strongly condemns the conviction of Fariba Adelkhah on national security charges.
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Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in France

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 14:24
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda
related places: Kabuga

Businessman Félicien Kabuga is alleged to have financed the groups that carried out the 1994 genocide.
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Bosnia: Protesters condemn Mass for WWII Croat Nazi collaborators

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 15:42
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia Croatia
related places: Sarajevo

Thousands of people march in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo against a service to honour Nazi-allied Croatian soldiers.
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German Bundesliga returns: What did football's new reality look like?

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 19:04
related countries: Germany Germany

The German Bundesliga restarts and gives a glimpse into what the Premier League and other top leagues may look like.
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Polish archbishop refers child sex abuse case to Vatican

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 22:48
related countries: Poland Poland

The country's most senior Catholic asks the Vatican to investigate after a new film alleges a cover-up.
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Coronavirus: Capturing isolation on New Zealand's Stewart Island

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 23:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

As the country emerges from lockdown, a photographer has documented life on rugged Stewart Island.
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One every eight minutes: India's missing children

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 23:14
related countries: India India

Many of those who vanish are trafficked and exploited, but there's little public outrage.
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Plinofficial: Russian rapper who loved dollars arrested by FBI

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 23:42
related countries: Russia Russia

A cash-flaunting rapper from Siberia came to the US to become a global star. Where did it go wrong?
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Coronavirus: Why Taiwan won't have a seat at the virus talks

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 23:54
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

As the world meets to tackle the coronavirus crisis, one of the most successful countries is not invited.
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Gedhun Choekyi Niyima: Tibetan Buddhism's 'reincarnated' leader who disappeared aged six

Saturday 16th of May 2020, 23:58
related countries: China China

Twenty-five years after the Panchen Lama disappeared, Tibetans abroad urge China to reveal his fate.
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