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Coronavirus: Russian republic Dagestan enduring a 'catastrophe'

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 0:21
related countries: Russia Russia

A doctor in Dagestan reveals how colleagues in his town died as the virus spread.
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Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial begins in the UK

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 2:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The study will test the drugs - one of which Donald Trump has said he is taking - against a placebo.
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US Senate passes bill that could delist some Chinese firms

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 3:09
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing, Washington

The moves comes as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic.
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Venezuela's military to escort Iranian tankers bringing petrol

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 8:25
related countries: Iran Iran

The tankers, bringing much-needed petrol, will be "welcomed" into its exclusive economic zone.
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Italy bribery probe nets Sicily coronavirus response chief

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 9:53
related countries: Italy Italy

The virus response boss is among 10 arrested in a big healthcare corruption probe in hard-hit Italy.
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Tiger seized in Mexico after man tried to lasso it

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 10:30
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Animal welfare officials intervened after a video emerged showing men chasing the tiger in the streets.
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Emptier US roads more lethal in coronavirus pandemic, report says

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 11:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: March

March's fatality rates jump by 14% even though people are driving less due to virus restrictions.
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Coronavirus in South Africa: Two-day-old baby dies

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 11:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The prematurely born baby, who had trouble breathing, is among the youngest victims in the world.
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Coronavirus: Alarm as crowds flock to European beaches

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 12:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Authorities in France, the Netherlands and UK urged people to observe social-distancing rules.
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Coronavirus: French brothers strike gold under lockdown

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 12:12
related countries: France France

Two children, aged about 10, make a valuable discovery as they build a shelter in their garden.
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Which countries does US think handled virus best?

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 14:07
related countries: United States United States, South Korea South Korea, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

Americans had praise for South Korea, mixed feelings on the UK, and criticism for China.
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Earlier lockdown 'could have saved 36,000 lives' - study

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 15:10
related countries: United States United States

A Columbia University study estimates 36,000 fewer deaths if US lockdown began one week earlier.
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Lori Loughlin: US actress to plead guilty in college cheating scam

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

Full House star Lori Loughlin and her husband will plead guilty in the college admissions scandal.
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Calls to US poison control centres jump during pandemic

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 15:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: February

There were more than 3,600 cases of disinfectant exposure reported in April compared to 1,676 in February.
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Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 15:43
related countries: India India
related places: Kolkata

One of India's major cities is reeling as more than 80 deaths are confirmed along the Bengal coast.
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China proposes controversial Hong Kong security law

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 17:38
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The law could ban what Beijing defines as subversion and sedition, and may spark new social unrest.
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Open Skies Treaty: US to withdraw from arms control deal

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 18:22
related countries: United States United States

The major accord permits unarmed surveillance flights over dozens of participating countries.
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Coronavirus: Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov 'flown to Moscow hospital'

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 18:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russian reports say Chechnya's hardline leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, was flown to a hospital in Moscow.
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Chris Patten: UK should tell China this is outrageous

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 18:44
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The UK should tell China its proposal for a Hong Kong security law is "outrageous", says the city's final British governor.
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Coronavirus travel: Airport tests and hotel quarantine for Greece arrivals

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 18:55
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's tourist season begins in June - but how easy will it be for travellers to get into the country?
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French healthcare workers fined at Paris hospital protest

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 21:34
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police say the crowd of more than 400 people was breaching social distancing rules.
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China security law 'could be end of Hong Kong'

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 21:43
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Pro-democracy activists say the move by Beijing may mean "one country, two systems" is erased.
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Wilson Jerman: Ex-White House butler dies with coronavirus

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 22:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Wilson Roosevelt Jerman worked for 11 US presidents in over five decades at the White House.
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Ahmaud Arbery: Third man charged over death of black jogger

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 22:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The man who filmed the shooting in Georgia is accused of murder and attempted false imprisonment.
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National People's Congress: China's parliament meets for post-virus show of strength

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 23:19
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

The session comes as China emerges from the virus crisis, and appears set to limit Hong Kong's freedoms.
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Keith Urban on his lockdown drive-in concert

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 23:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tennessee

The US country music star performed to healthcare workers in their cars in Tennessee.
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'Sharks everywhere': Angler films feeding frenzy in Australia

Thursday 21st of May 2020, 23:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

An Australian fisherman says he was stunned to come across dozens of sharks feeding in shallow waters.
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