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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government, Sir Patrick Vallance, arrive for a news conference on the novel coronavirus, in London, Britain March 3, 2020. Frank Augstein/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s daily toll of coronavirus deaths rose on Tuesday for the first time in five days, with 743 people succumbing overnight compared with 637 in the previous 24 hours, but there was still hope the national lockdown might be eased soon. A medical worker pushes a stretcher with a patient next to
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FILE PHOTO: A Red Cross personnel wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant along a corridor in a densely populated neighbourhood area, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s health ministry has approved a request by the government of Jakarta to impose large-scale
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia reported a sustained fall in new coronavirus infections and conducted the biggest peacetime maritime operation on Sydney Harbour on Saturday, refuelling foreign cruise ships before expelling them from local waters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks in a corridor near a sign with instructions about the coronavirus and social distancing following the
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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s government tightened restrictions on movement to stop the spread of the coronavirus during the normally busy Easter holiday period, closing all airports to commercial flights and banning domestic travel from April 9-13. People enjoy the sun, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Lisbon, Portugal April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic has rekindled rivalry in Turkey between President Tayyip Erdogan and Istanbul’s opposition mayor, with disputes over fundraising and a potential lockdown possibly imperiling a coordinated effort to combat the outbreak. FILE PHOTO: Workers in protective suits spray disinfectant at Grand Bazaar, known as the Covered Bazaar, to prevent the
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FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a meeting of the Iranian government task force on the coronavirus, in Tehran, Iran, March 21, 2020. Official Presidential website/Handout via REUTERS DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s president said on Wednesday the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country during the coronavirus
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LONDON (Reuters) – Some British police might have gone a “little too far”, a minister said on Tuesday after warnings some forces were turning Britain into a police state by abusing powers to enforce a coronavirus lockdown. Police walk through Clapham common as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29,
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FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is expected to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to develop
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