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Fighting COVID-19: Half of humanity being asked to isolate themselves

Half of the world’s population is being told to stay home in an effort to slow down the coronavirus pandemic, according to a staggering...
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Could homemade masks help stop infected people spreading virus?

Is a homemade mask better than nothing at all? With an unknown number of asymptomatic virus carriers, some experts are advising people to fashion...
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Five things we still don’t know about the coronavirus!

Despite extensive study by doctors and scientists across the world since the new coronavirus first appeared in China three months ago, much about the...
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Lock-downs in Europe could have saved 59,000 lives: Study

Strict containment measures might have already saved up to 59,000 lives across 11 European countries battling the spread of the new coronavirus, experts in...
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$6.6 million painting stolen from Dutch museum amid lockdown

Thieves stole a painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh early Monday in a daring heist from a museum that was closed to the...
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Bypassing US sanctions: Europe sends medical goods to Iran

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first transaction under the Instex mechanism set up to bypass American sanctions on Tehran,...
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Why world economy is at the brink of collapse? Investment Banker explains

Paris is not so romantic anymore. Is it? Manhattan sleeps very early now. Doesn’t it? Giving hugs and kisses is considered a sign of...
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Domestic violence could rise as people confined to homes

With families across Europe confined to their homes to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, fears are rising of a surge in domestic...
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WHO warns global shortage of virus protective gear ‘urgent threat’

The dire lack of protective gear for health workers is proving an dire threat to attempts to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic, the World...
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Foreign Direct Investment to get hurt amid the pandemic: UN

The global COVID-19 pandemic is now expected to take a far worse toll on foreign direct investments worldwide than feared just a few weeks...
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Funerals in Vienna became online as coronavirus fears ramp up

Vienna funeral homes said Wednesday they are now offering to stream ceremonies online after the government restricted gatherings and travel to stem the COVID-19 outbreak. Only up to...
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Prisoners must be released to avoid Coronavirus contagion: UN

Countries must protect people held in overcrowded prisons and other enclosed facilities from the new coronavirus pandemic by releasing vulnerable detainees, the UN rights...
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Celebrities hit by the coronavirus so far

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has joined the growing list of world celebrities who have been hit by the novel coronavirus. Swedish...
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Greta Thunberg possibly got coronavirus?

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to...
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WHO warns US may overtake Europe as coronavirus epicenter

The COVID-19 outbreak in the United States has the potential to exceed that in Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday as the...
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Pakistani stocks crash as Trump bans Europeans

US President Donald Trump announced a shock 30-day ban on travel from mainland Europe over the spiralling coronavirus pandemic that has sparked unprecedented lockdowns,...
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A Pakistani joins European Court of Arbitration

A Pakistani, Rana Sajjad has joined the panel of arbitrators of the Irish branch of the European Court of Arbitration. Rana Sajjad is a...
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Virus locks Italians inside home; UK sees worst panic-buying

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday told people to stop stockpiling as supermarkets imposed limits on the purchase of goods after shelves were...
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Erdogan surrounded by EU over migrant crisis

Stern-faced EU leaders warned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to respect the terms of a previous deal to keep migrants away from Europe's...
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Coronavirus becomes threatening pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization warned Monday there was now a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic, but stressed...
Italy

Italy closes cinemas, theaters nationwide in virus lock down: Govt

Italy has closed museums, theatres, cinemas and other entertainment venues nationwide to fight the emerging spread of the coronavirus, said a decree signed this...
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Deepening Economic Crisis: Lebanon Will Default on Debt Payment

Lebanon will default on $1.2 billion in foreign currency debts coming due on Monday, the prime minister said Saturday, as the country lurched deeper...
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The Climate and the Coronavirus: Opportunities and risks

Economic shock waves from the coronavirus outbreak have curbed carbon pollution from China and beyond, but hopes for climate benefits from the slowdown are...
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Post Brexit challenges: Future of UK and EU uncertain

The EU and Britain on Thursday underlined major differences as a first round of trade talks ended in Brussels, with no progress on the...
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What happened to the Malaysian airline? 5 things to know

Four suspects are to go on trial in the Netherlands next week accused of playing a role in downing Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over...
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Coronavirus economic threat: US leads global fight

The US Federal Reserve on Tuesday led the global charge in response to the growing economic risk posed by the new coronavirus, announcing an...
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Coronavirus paranoia: German minister avoids handshake with Angela Markel

Around the world, people are changing their habits at work, home and in worship to reduce the risk of contracting the new coronavirus and...
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Attacks on Mosques continue even a year after the Christchurch terror attacks

The Christchurch mosque attacks on March 15 last year have prompted a significant rise in tip-offs about people expressing extremist views, according to a...
Britain

Britain in Search of New Global Role after Brexit

Britain will begin trying to define the new role it wants to play in global politics, the government said launching a review of foreign...
Germany

Germany fears a new threat

German interior minister Horst Seehofer said Friday that the police presence would be increased across the country to counter the "very high" security threat...

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Is Imran Khan responsbile for problems of Pakistan?

Corona Virus has hit the world hard. The developed countries are reeling under its potent onslaught. Desperate cries of shortage of ventilators, hospital beds...

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