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Fire engulfs plane on NAIA runway

Fire engulfs plane on NAIA runway

A plane used as an air ambulance by the Philippine health agency burst into flames, killing all eight people on board, after it took off from Manila's airport on Sunday. Almost three hours after the...

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ONTARIO: Gatherings of more than 5 now banned across province

ONTARIO: Gatherings of more than 5 now banned across province

This is based on the advice of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams. "If we are going to stop the spread of COVID-19 now and keep our communities safe, we need to take ext...

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Mann Ki Baat: PM apologizes for lockdown, but says tough measures needed

Mann Ki Baat: PM apologizes for lockdown, but says tough measures needed

For the first time since India went into the lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Modi presented his monthly radio programme " Mann Ki Baat ". "(We will meet for Mann Ki Baat once again ne...

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North Korea Fires

North Korea Fires "Unidentified Projectile" Into Sea: South Korea Report

Moreover, it appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast, adding to a string of launches this month. Seoul has called North Korea "very inappropriate" for...

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Three more NW COVID-19 patients have died

Three more NW COVID-19 patients have died

As of 1pm on Sunday March 29th, there are 2,615 confirmed cases in the Republic of Ireland. Six of the deaths are associated with the east of the country, three are associated with the northwest and...

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Coronavirus: Italy’s Total Death Toll Exceeds 10,000

Coronavirus: Italy’s Total Death Toll Exceeds 10,000

The entire country is under lockdown with measures set to expire on April 3, but even if contagion figures improve, few people expect restrictions to end soon. New infections in the last 24 hours tota...

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NHK: Japan confirms 57 new coronavirus cases at Chiba centre for disabled

NHK: Japan confirms 57 new coronavirus cases at Chiba centre for disabled

That excludes 712 cases and 10 deaths from a cruise ship moored near Tokyo last month. Japan has so far been spared a major spreading of the coronavirus that has hit Europe and North America, but ...

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Public Gatherings Limited To Two People To Stop Coronavirus Spread

Funerals will still be able to have 10 people and weddings are allowed to have five people. During the press conference, the PM also announced the release of a Coronavirus App by the Australian De...

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Trudeau seeking U.S. decision on troops at border; calls possibility a mistake

Trudeau seeking U.S. decision on troops at border; calls possibility a mistake

That's a large jump from the 10 per cent subsidy Trudeau announced last week. "We will be speaking to the provinces about this", Garneau said, adding that they "may want to consider" putting similar...

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Coronavirus: Trump weighs 'quarantine' of New York, nearby states

Coronavirus: Trump weighs 'quarantine' of New York, nearby states

All 50 U.S. States have reported some cases of the virus that causes COVID-19, but NY has the most, with over 52,000 positive tests for the illness and over 700 deaths. Cuomo also postponed the Demo...

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Important to counter claims that AYUSH can cure COVID-19: PM

Important to counter claims that AYUSH can cure COVID-19: PM

Prime Minister holds high regard to RJs for taking the initiative and spreading awareness about COVID-19. In its updated data at 5.45 PM, the ministry stated that the number of active COVID-19 cases...

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World Health Organization announces 'historic' testing of four COVID-19 drugs

In the same meeting, Countries also expressed several common challenges including the chronic global shortage of personal protective equipment, a challenge World Health Organization cited as one of th...

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Iron Man 2 actor arrested for selling fake coronavirus cures

Iron Man 2 actor arrested for selling fake coronavirus cures

Middlebrook claimed he had developed pills that would prevent COVID-19 infections and an injectable drug that would cure those already suffering from the virus, prosecutors said . Furthermore, in the...

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New Zealand: first coronavirus death is woman in 70s

New Zealand: first coronavirus death is woman in 70s

New Zealand has its first death linked to coronavirus. The woman who died was in her 70s, from the West Coast. She died this morning and was from the West Coast. "Today's death is a reminder of the ...

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Blast Rocks Funeral Services For Sikhs Killed In Kabul Attack

Blast Rocks Funeral Services For Sikhs Killed In Kabul Attack

The journey began seven years ago when Muhsin was in Malaysia along with his father associated in a family business there. Preliminary investigation revealed that the missing persons had left India to...

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South Korea says North Korea has fired projectiles into sea

The missile were fired from the town of Wonsan in the country's south-eastern Kangwon province, reportedly flying 230 kilometers at an altitude of 30 kilometers. The weapons launched recently were all...

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USA slaps fresh sanctions against Iran

USA slaps fresh sanctions against Iran

Iran's death toll from coronavirus rose to 2,517 on Saturday, with 139 fatalities in the past 24 hours, as cases rose 3,076 to 35,408, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on state tele...

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Planned Parenthood sues over Texas abortion ban during coronavirus crisis

Planned Parenthood sues over Texas abortion ban during coronavirus crisis

The United States' largest abortion chain and its allies banded together for a lawsuit challenging emergency actions by Texas leaders to suspend non-essential medical procedures amid the coronavirus o...

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Residents shutting their lights off tonight for Earth Hour 2020

Residents shutting their lights off tonight for Earth Hour 2020

The 77-year-old actor took to Twitter to write down his disappointment on how many people did not turn off their lights between 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm as a sign of solidarity, to spread awareness about su...

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NYPD detective becomes department's first uniformed officer to die of COVID-19

NYPD detective becomes department's first uniformed officer to die of COVID-19

In addition Commissioner Miller, Deputy Commissioner for Employee Relations Robert L. Ganley and NYPD Transit Bureau Chief Edward Delatorre have also tested positive for COVID-19, the Post added. "It'...

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Trump praises healthcare workers as USNS Comfort deploys

Trump praises healthcare workers as USNS Comfort deploys

President Donald Trump on Saturday gave remarks as the USNS Comfort , a ship loaned to the novel coronavirus cause by the U.S. Navy, departed for NY, saying the government is working to "vanquish...

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Indian migrant workers flee New Delhi in crowded buses amid coronavirus lockdown

Indian migrant workers flee New Delhi in crowded buses amid coronavirus lockdown

Delhi government's 570 buses will drop them at UP border. The 21-day lockdown imposed from Tuesday midnight has triggered a mass exodus of migrant workers from cities in several states to their vill...

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Pope to give online Urbi et Orbi blessing

Pope to give online Urbi et Orbi blessing

The ceremony, to be broadcast live by RTÉ News Live, will consist of readings from the Scriptures, prayers of supplication, and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and will conclude with Pope Francis...

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Blue and White #2 and #3 Blast Gantz for Joining Netanyahu

Blue and White #2 and #3 Blast Gantz for Joining Netanyahu

Blue and White sources indicated to AFP that the bloc would retain its name, but no longer considered Gantz its leader. Yair Lapid, the co-leader of Gantz's Blue and White alliance who has now beco...

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Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

White House officials were monitoring the vote closely and were hoping to get the legislation to the White House quickly so that the president could hold a signing ceremony Friday afternoon, two peo...

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China reports 55 new coronavirus cases, prepares for entry ban

China reports 55 new coronavirus cases, prepares for entry ban

Such infections have accounted for the majority of China's new cases for more than a week. Meanwhile, the virus continues to spread rapidly in other countries around the world. President Donald Tr...

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U.S. becomes first country to exceed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

U.S. becomes first country to exceed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

Health workers at Elmhurst Hospital in NY live in "constant paranoia", according to someone who identified with it as a nurse but did not want to be named. On Friday, Italy also surpassed China in c...

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France reports new spike in coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 1696

France reports new spike in coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 1696

It is the biggest daily rise in deaths across the country since the outbreak began. He said that the 16-year-old girl had died in the Ile-de-France region of Paris and its surroundings but said no f...

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Canada Tells US to Avoid Troops at Border During COVID-19 Pandemic

Canada Tells US to Avoid Troops at Border During COVID-19 Pandemic

However, the Prime Minister also mentioned that putting military personnel near the shared border is not a wanted scenario. Trudeau said Ottawa was in constant touch with US authorities and would ad...

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Health Ministry confirms 149 fresh COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Health Ministry confirms 149 fresh COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Agarwal said at least 1.4 lakh companies have allowed their employees to work from home as per government's request. "We want to stress that the need of the hours is to continue 100% adherence to so...

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Coronavirus live updates-South Africa confirms first deaths

Coronavirus live updates-South Africa confirms first deaths

We as a people have overcome insurmountable challenges in the past and we can still overcome. She explained it was not out of the norm for the President, as the Commander in Chief, to wear the uniform...

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School boards gear up to teach students at home

School boards gear up to teach students at home

Seattle has handed out learning packets to students. I understand that Superintendent Reykdal told districts earlier this week something a little different, that they have to find a way to achieve r...

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Coronavirus Infection Rate in Italy Slows Down 4th Day in Row - Authorities

Coronavirus Infection Rate in Italy Slows Down 4th Day in Row - Authorities

On Saturday, single-day fatalities hit a new high at 793 before falling on Sunday and Monday, however it climbed again on Tuesday. "We are in an apparent stabilisation phase" of the contagion, Civil...

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China must unite to fight coronavirus, Xi tells Trump

China must unite to fight coronavirus, Xi tells Trump

The contact between the leaders came as the number of COVID-19 cases in the US surged past China's tally, making it the worst-affected country in the world. While speaking at the White House Thursday,...

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Chinese mainland reports zero increase in domestic COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports zero increase in domestic COVID-19 cases

Pointing out that the WHO has stressed that linking China and Wuhan with the virus must be corrected, the spokesperson said, "Those people who are trying to stigmatise China's efforts have ignored the...

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