Hundreds more Russian mercenaries flee western Libya: GNA forces

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 21:16
Evacuations a major setback for commander Haftar, depriving LNA of its most potent foreign fighting force near Tripoli.
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Reopened shops in Europe eagerly await the return of tourism

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 21:04
While business owners welcomed back local customers, many of them say their shops depend on the tourism industry to survive.
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Egypt under fire over coronavirus deaths among healthcare workers

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 20:23
Citing lack of testing kits, protective gear and beds, medical union warns of health system's 'complete collapse'.
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Second man with COVID-19 dies in US immigration custody

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 20:08
Santiago Baten-Oxlag, 34, died from COVID-19 complications at a hospital in the US state of Georgia.
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WHO suspends coronavirus hydroxychloroquine trial

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 19:46
The WHO also warned that the world is still in the middle of the pandemic's first wave, and a second peak is possible.
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Balbir Singh: India mourns loss of hockey legend and independence hero

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:23
Balbir Singh, who has died aged 95, helped seal hockey gold for newly independent India in 1948.
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Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdown

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 13:52
Jogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.
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Tracking the outbreak in maps and charts

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 13:41
Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.
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Western Australia storm: Ex-cyclone brings widespread damage to coast

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 06:20
An ex-tropical cyclone and a cold front combined to create a "once-in-a-decade" event, officials say.
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US bars travellers from Brazil: Coronavirus live updates

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:34
US move comes after Brazil records second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world.
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New Zealand's PM stayed calm during an earthquake on live TV

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:22
New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern carries on a live TV interview as an earthquake hits parliament.
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UK PM Boris Johnson backs top aide after lockdown revelations

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:10
Johnson says adviser Dominic Cummings 'acted responsibly and legally' in lockdown travel amid clamour for resignation.
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US curbs travel from Brazil amid deepening coronavirus outbreak

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:04
New restrictions come into force on May 28 but exclude green card holders and close relatives of American citizens.
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Hong Kong security law 'needed to tackle terrorism'

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:26
The territory's security chief says the controversial security law will save the city from violence.
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Australia begins wide-ranging investigation into deadly bushfires

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 03:56
Six-month Royal Commission to investigate bushfires that killed 33 people and left billions of dollars worth of damage.
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US says China's HK national security law could lead to sanctions

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 03:27
Critics say the new law would infringe on Hong Kong's autonomy and the civil liberties of its residents.
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Taiwan offers help to Hong Kong activists as China tightens grip

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 03:13
Taiwan's laws already provide help to Hong Kong citizens whose safety and liberty are threatened for political reasons.
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Western Australia hit by 'once-in-a-decade' storm

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 03:10
A vast stretch of coast is lashed by torrential rain and huge swells, causing widespread damage.
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Coronavirus: Chile's president says healthcare system 'very close to the limit'

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 02:46
President Sebastián Piñera warns of the strain on hospitals as the number of cases approaches 70,000.
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Coronavirus in Sudan exposes new leaders

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 01:29
Some medics have refused to work and elderly people have been dying, writes Zeinab Mohammed Salih.
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