Family of exiled top Saudi officer Saad al-Jabri 'targeted'

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 01:25
Saad al-Jabri fled to Canada but officials are going after his children back home, the BBC is told.
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Caribbean tourism reels from coronavirus

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 01:11
Tourism is vital to the Caribbean but visitors are absent amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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'I left my campervan in Argentina'

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 01:10
Thousands of van-driving nomads were living the dream - until the coronavirus pandemic brought them to a sudden halt.
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We meet COVID-19 survivors to hear their stories

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 00:42
Survivors share harrowing experiences of fighting the virus and the road to recovery.
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The South Korean Samsung protester living in the sky

BBC News - World - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 00:00
Kim Yong-hee has spent nearly a year on a 20m traffic tower to protest against Samsung's zero-union policy.
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Millions of periodical cicadas to emerge in parts of US

BBC News - World - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 22:35
After spending most of their lives in the soil, periodical cicadas will come out in three US states.
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Qatar makes COVID-19 app mandatory, experts question efficiency

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 22:19
Qatari public health officials try to quell privacy concerns as contact-tracing app Ehteraz comes into force.
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South African President Ramaphosa says outbreak will get worse

BBC News - World - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 22:16
Cyril Ramaphosa said the worst is still ahead while announcing an ease in lockdown measures.
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Chile's hospitals under strain as cases near 70,000: Live updates

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:59
Chile's healthcare system 'close to the limit' after a rapid increase in coronavirus infections.
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Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown curfew

BBC News - World - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:24
President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00.
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Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:21
Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.
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What is China's post-coronavirus strategy?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:11
China fails to set an economic growth target, seeks to stabilise employment and living standards.
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Bolsonaro attends rally as Brazil political scandal heats up

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:06
Protest took place as the US mulls a ban on travellers from Brazil after a surge in coronavirus cases.
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Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 21:05
More than 5.3 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including at least 343,500 deaths.
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US beaches, parks full on Memorial Day weekend despite pandemic

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:58
Health officials issue warnings after some revellers did not follow precautions while marking the beginning of summer.
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What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:22
What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.
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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:21
Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands.
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Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:19
Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak.
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The 'risky business' of tracking Rwandan fugitive Felicien Kabuga

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:14
The former chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda discusses the hunt for genocide suspects.
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First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuelan waters

Al Jazeera - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 19:10
Five vessels carrying Iranian fuel heading to Venezuela amid rising tensions over a possible US move to halt delivery.
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