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Coronavirus – Mayor orders closure of Margaret Island and other leisure hotspots
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U.S. consumer prices post largest drop in five years amid coronavirus disruptions
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Bunnies to the rescue as virus hits Belgian chocolatiers
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Nurses 'abused by neighbours' for driving to work while Brits break lockdown
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Saudi Energy Minister Calls for Affordable Energy Supply at G20 Meeting
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Lebanon Makes Largest Ever Cannabis Drug Bust
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Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises to 1,006: minister
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We will defeat COVID-19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan
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Africa faces ‘unprecedented threat’ from second wave of locusts 20 times bigger than previous swarm
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Crisis blocks Airbus plan for new A321 jet plant in France
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France's 'pop-up' Covid-19 centres help relieve ER overcrowding
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‘Cuqlajta’ in Haz-Zebbug clackers on to an empty piazza on Coronavirus Good Friday
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Italy prepares for coronavirus lockdown to be extended into May to prevent second wave of deadly infections
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Son of NHS doctor tells of farewell before he died from coronavirus
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Coronavirus sends graduates into career limbo
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What a Weird World We Live In!
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COVID-19: Drones take Italians’ temperature and issue fines
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Coronavirus-hit Boris Johnson ‘able to do short walks’ as he recovers in hospital
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Top immunologist:'Taking a bit of sun' could help beat coronavirus'
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Theresa May strictly observes social distancing rules outside Waitrose
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Jet full of super-rich holidaymakers turned away from French airport
TAP 7m

COVID-19: Economic growth is expected to decline in 2020 (BCT)

(TAP) - The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) stressed, during a meeting held remotely on Friday that the growth of the national economy is expected to decline this year due to the pronounced impact of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. "The impact of this pandemic is percep»»»

TAP 7m

BCT decides to keep key interest rate unchanged at 6.75%.

(TAP) -The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) has decided to keep the key interest rate unchanged at 6.75%, according to a press release issued by the BCT on Friday. The Board affirmed that the BCT will continue to closely monitor, in real-time, all developments related to the »»»

France24 8m

France reports 987 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, total toll tops 13,000

France on Friday reported 987 more COVID-19 deaths registered in hospitals and nursing homes over the last 24 hours, although the number of patients in intensive care fell for the second day in a row. Advertising Read more The new deaths – including 554 in hospitals and 433 in nursing homes – broug»»»

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Al Awsat 12m

Moroccan Companies Begin Ventilator Production

Morocco has started manufacturing its own ventilators with oxygen masks, with 500 expected to be ready by mid-April to help meet demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Ministry said. The North African kingdom has confirmed 1,431 cases of the novel coronavirus, including 105 deaths, an»»»

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Al Awsat 12m

WHO Warns about Dangers of Premature Lifting of COVID-19 Restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned countries on Friday to be cautious about lifting restrictions introduced to curb the spread of the new coronavirus and voiced alarm it was taking hold in Africa. The United Nations agency would like to see an easing, but at the same time “lifting restricti»»»

aawsat.com
BBC 13m

Oil: Trump promises "help" for Mexico to seal cuts

Oil producers are racing to finalise a deal to cut output by about 10% in an effort to stabilise plunging prices due to coronavirus lockdowns. Oil producers group Opec and allies on Thursday said they had agreed to reduce supply, but the deal was cast in doubt after Mexico baulked at the cuts. Mexi»»»

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Bulgarian News Agency 17m

635 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

Sofia, April 10 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria have reached 635, the Health Ministry said in a press release on Friday afternoon. Twenty-four new infections have been confirmed over the last 24 hours. The largest number, 377, are in Sofia. A total of 356 patients are men and 279 w»»»

Dailynews Hungary 21m

Coronavirus – Mayor orders closure of Margaret Island and other leisure hotspots

Budapest leisure hotspots such as Margaret Island, Óbuda Island and the Római embankment will be closed every day from 8am to 10pm from Friday to Monday, Gergely Karácsony, the mayor of Budapest, has announced. Karácsony told MTI late on Thursday that the purpose of the measure was to protect Budap»»»

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News 21m

Moscow mayor: Checkpoint regime to be set

Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin has declared that he will set a checkpoint regime in Moscow, as reported on Sobyanin’s website, according to Gazeta. Sobyanin stated that he has noticed that not all citizens of Moscow are following the self-isolation regime. According to him, the checkpoint regime c»»»

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News 21m

Health minister: Armenia may create morgue for autopsy of people who have died from COVID-19

Armenia may create a morgue for autopsy of people who have died from coronavirus in the future. This is what Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan said during a press conference today. Torosyan informed that Armenia had refused to conduct autopsy of those who have died from coronavirus since it was fol»»»

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An Nahar 24m

Bunnies to the rescue as virus hits Belgian chocolatiers

SINT-PIETERS BRUGG: Master chocolatier Dominique Persoone stood forlorn on his huge workfloor, a faint smell of cocoa lingering amid the idle machinery — in a mere memory of better times. Easter Sunday is normally the most important date on the chocolate makers’ calendar. But the coronavirus pandem»»»

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MIA 29m

Filipche: Coronavirus impact softened, linear increase of patients

There have been 496 coronavirus tests in the country over the past 24 hours, of which 48 came out positive, bringing the total to 711 cases out of 7,067 tested thus far, said Health Minister Venko Filipche on Friday. There have been 496 coronavirus tests in the country over the past 24 hours, of wh»»»

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The National 31m

Coronavirus: UK records highest daily death toll since beginning of outbreak

Coronavirus: UK records highest daily death toll since beginning of outbreak Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition is improving as he is treated in hospital for Covid-19 April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 SHARE facebook shares SHARE Britain on Friday recorded its highest daily death toll from the cor»»»

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Gulf News 34m

India: Decision on bringing back expats to be taken after reviewing COVID-19 situation

New Delhi: More than 20,400 foreign nationals have been evacuated from India and a decision on bringing Indians from abroad will be taken at a later stage after reviewing the COVID-19 situation, the government said on Friday. According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the government also »»»

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Al Awsat 35m

Saudi Energy Minister Calls for Affordable Energy Supply at G20 Meeting

Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdel Abdulaziz bin Salman told a conference of the G20 group of the world’s largest economies on Friday that ensuring affordable energy supply is key to facilitating a global economic recovery. “Having affordable, reliable, accessible energy supply is considered a nece»»»

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The Peninsula 39m

Qatar University opens registration for fall 2020, adjourns summer semester

Doha: Qatar University (QU) has announced that the early registration for courses for the fall of 2020 will start on Sunday and study will start on Aug. 16, while it decided to postpone the registration of courses for this summer. According to the university schedule for early registration of cours»»»

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TAP 42m

Flights to repatriate Tunisians stranded abroad to be increased (Erray)

(TAP) – The number of repatriation flights for Tunisians stranded abroad will increase, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Noureddine Erray during a press conference held Friday at the headquarters of the ministry. Priority will be given to Tunisians not resident abroad, he said. The second priority »»»

IOL News 44m

School holidays could be suspended to mitigate Covid-19 impact on education system

Cape Town - School holidays for the rest of the year could be suspended as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. This was one of the proposals that Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga revealed that the department is considering submitting to the cabinet next week. This after President Cyril R»»»

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NILE TV 50m

Tarawih prayers won’t be allowed in Ramadan: Endowments Ministry

The religious endowments ministry said on Friday that “Tarawih”, special evening prayers that are performed during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, will be suspended this year in line with other congregational prayers as the country tries to stem the spread of coronavirus pandemic. “What is applic»»»

Libya Observer 50m

Malta condemns attacks on hospitals, vows to help Libya fight COVID-19 pandemic

Maltese Ambassador to Libya Charles Saliba has reiterated his country’s support to the Libyan people amid the ongoing fighting and the outbreak of coronavirus. In a telephone conversation with the Minister of Health Dr. Ehmid Ben Omar, Ambassador Saliba strongly condemned the recent military escala»»»

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Gulf News 50m

Coronavirus: From outbreak to pandemic, everything that WHO did

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO), criticised by the United States for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, has published a blow-by-blow account of its actions from the first cases in China at the end of December up until the declaration of a pandemic on March 11. Here are key points»»»

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Gulf News 53m

Decision on bringing back expats to be taken after reviewing COVID-19 situation: India

New Delhi: More than 20,400 foreign nationals have been evacuated from India and a decision on bringing Indians from abroad will be taken at a later stage after reviewing the COVID-19 situation, the government said on Friday. According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the government also »»»

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Maroc 53m

Morocco to Produce 5 Million Face Masks as of Tuesday

Morocco will produce 5 million face masks as of next Tuesday in order to preserve the health of citizens and avoid their contamination by the pandemic of the new Coronavirus, announced, on Friday in Casablanca, Minister of Industry, Trade and Green and Digital Economy Moulay Hafid Elalamy. During a»»»

Al Awsat 54m

Lebanon Makes Largest Ever Cannabis Drug Bust

Lebanon's security forces said Friday they had made their largest cannabis seizure in history last month, unearthing 25 tons of the drug intended for Africa. The country on March 15 announced a lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19, which has now officially infected 609 and killed 20 nationwide. »»»

aawsat.com
An Nahar 1h

Groups used to serving desperately poor nations now help US

In Santa Barbara, forklifts chug through the warehouse of Direct Relief, hustling pallets of much-needed medical supplies into waiting FedEx trucks. Normally those gloves, masks and medicines would go to desperately poor clinics in Haiti or Sudan, but now they’re racing off to Stanford Hospital in »»»

en.annahar.com
An Nahar 1h

Deaths near 100K as some countries weigh reopening business

NEW YORK: The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000 as Christians around the globe marked a Good Friday unlike any other — in front of computer screens instead of in church pews — and some countries tiptoed toward reopening segments of their battered economies. Around the w»»»

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An Nahar 1h

Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

DUBAI: The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production, or a tenth of global supply. More countries, including the United States, were discussing Friday their own cuts in what would be an unprecedented glo»»»

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Gulf News 1h

We will defeat COVID-19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday expressed his resolve to defeat coronavirus in the country and utilise all resources for this purpose. At the same time, he cautioned the nation that the worst was still to come. During a visit to Peshawar’s quarantine centre established at th»»»

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Arab News 1h

Irish PM extends coronavirus lockdown to May 5

DUBLIN: Prime Minister Leo Varadkar announced on Friday that Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown measures rolled out last month will be extended until 5 May. The government accepted an “expert recommendation” that the current ban on non-essential movement should be prolonged, Varadkar said. “What we’re »»»

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Arab News 1h

Apple, Google to create contact tracing technology to fight coronavirus spread

LONDON: Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims to slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing users to opt into a system that catalogs other phones they have been near. The two Silicon Valley companies make »»»

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Gulf News 1h

Abdullah bin Zayed, Chinese Foreign Minister review global fight against COVID-19

Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, reviewed the global fight against COVID-19 with State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, and ways of coordinating efforts between the two friendly countries in this respect. Thi»»»

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Maroc 1h

Vegetable Production Covers Market Needs Till December 2020

Vegetable production will cover the needs of the national market until December 2020, the ministry of Agriculture,Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests said on Friday. The production of vegetable crops currently on the market, including tomatoes, onions, potatoes, carrots, zucchini, pe»»»

BBC 1h

Coronavirus: I'm using my pizza oven to toss masks for nurses

Coronavirus hospitalizations are expected to peak in Chicago, Illinois, at some point in the next two weeks. In an attempt to prevent the kind of medical supply shortages seen in New York City, average Chicagoans are racing to fulfill the need. On 16 March, in accordance with Illinois Governor JB P»»»

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Morocco World News 1h

Polisario Leaders Abandon Tindouf as COVID-19 Spreads Through Algeria

Human rights activists estimate that as many as 250 Sahrawis in the Tindouf camps have already contracted the novel coronavirus. Rabat – Sahrawi residents of the Tindouf camps in Algeria are fending for themselves after the Polisario Front leadership allegedly abandoned the camps amid the COVID-19 »»»

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BBC 1h

Camp Bestival holds online Easter 'sleepover'

Camp Bestival is holding a virtual mini-festival to keep families entertained over Easter. The family-friendly festival is still due to take place in Dorset at the end of July but is also laying on two days of online entertainment this weekend. The Stay At Home Sleepover features Level 42, Kate Win»»»

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News 1h

Armenia health minister posts photos of medical workers' faces

Minister of Health of Armenia Arsen Torosyan today posted on his Facebook page photos showing how the faces of medical workers working with people infected with coronavirus look after wearing masks for a long time and posted the following caption: “The scars caused by the coronavirus…” As reported »»»

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France24 1h

Evangelical NGO sets up Covid-19 field hospital in New York’s Central Park

A field hospital in Central Park is helping to treat the tens of thousands of New Yorkers who have been infected with Covid-19. Although the hospital has been set up by a controversial evangelical NGO, the city’s lack of hospital beds means the mayor and governor are ready to accept any help they c»»»

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Gulf News 1h

Bye, Earth! Mercury probe zooms off deeper into solar system

Dubai: While much has been reported of recent explorations to Mars and the Moon, a joint European-Japanese mission has just completed a crucial manoeuvre on its journey to Mercury – swinging past Earth. The spacecraft, BepiColombo, on a mission launched in October 2018, is trying to achieve an orbi»»»

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France24 1h

UK's Johnson up and walking as virus death toll rises by record 980

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was back on his feet in his recovery from COVID-19 on Friday, while his fellow Britons were told to resist the temptation of going out in the spring sunshine over Easter as the coronavirus death toll rose to nearly 9,000. Advertising Read more The prime minister's rapid»»»

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The National 1h

French Riviera police turn back private jet of super-rich holidaymakers

French Riviera police turn back private jet of super-rich holidaymakers Flying in Europe has been severely restricted to contain the coronavirus outbreak April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 SHARE facebook shares SHARE A group of wealthy would-be holidaymakers who flew by private jet from London to France»»»

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The National 1h

Iranian airline ‘loses Spanish licence’

Iranian airline ‘loses Spanish licence’ Spanish newspaper reports Mahan Air’s last flight was on March 23 April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 SHARE facebook shares SHARE Spain has cancelled flight operations of Iranian carrier Mahan Air, the latest European country to cut off its routes, a Spanish newspa»»»

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The National 1h

Sudan's people still waiting for change one year after Omar Al Bashir was toppled

Sudan's people still waiting for change one year after Omar Al Bashir was toppled Pressure on transitional government mounts as coronavirus pandemic dashes hopes of economic turnaround April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 SHARE facebook shares SHARE A year after the toppling of dictator Omar Al Bashir, Su»»»

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BalkanInsight 1h

Albania’s Planned Jail Terms for Curfew Breakers Draw ProtestsGrants & Opportunities

Dozens of rights groups have published an open letter condemning plans by Prime Minister Edi Rama to impose heavy jail sentences on anyone disobeying quarantine orders or breaking curfews during the current pandemic. Some 30 human rights organisations in Albania protested on Friday against a new pr»»»

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KazInform 1h

4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kazakhstan, total at 812

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Four new cases of the coronavirus infection have been detected in Kazakhstan this evening, Kazinform has learnt fromcoronavirus2020.kz. Related news New virus cases fall below 30 for 1st time in 50 days in S. Korea France's aircraft carrier reports 50 confirmed coronavirus c»»»

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News 1h

Armenia economic competition protection commission: Violations will be considered aggravating factor

Violations of economic competition during the state of emergency in Armenia will be considered an aggravating factor. This is what Chairman of the State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition Gegham Gevorgyan told reporters today. According to him, businesses have already been notifi»»»

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Council Europa 1h

Forward look: 13 - 26 April 2020

There are no Council meetings scheduled during this period. Several videoconferences are planned in order to take forward work on the collective response to COVID-19 in a range of sectors, as well as address other issues. This list will be regularly updated. Tuesday, 14 April 2020 Informal videocon»»»

Al Ahram 1h

Egypt says Tarawih prayers won't be allowed in Ramadan

Egypt's religious endowments ministry said that "Tarawih", special evening prayers that are performed during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, will be suspended this year in line with other congregational prayers as the country tries to stem the spread of coronavirus pandemic. "What is applicable t»»»

Gulf News 1h

Bahrain converts parking into 130-bed COVID-19 unit in seven days

The field intensive care unit contains 130 beds to treat infected cases with COVID-19 Manama: In an outstanding effort, Bahrain converted in seven days the third floor of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Hospital parking into a large intensive care unit (ICU) capable of accommodating hundreds of bed»»»

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BBC 1h

DR Congo country profile

The recent history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has been one of civil war and corruption. DR Congo is a vast country with immense economic resources and, until recently, has been at the centre of what some observers call "Africa's world war", with widespread civilian suffering the»»»

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