Doctor who raised concerns over PPE shortage admitted to mental hospital

BBC News - World - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 01:23
The Andhra Pradesh medic was suspended after complaining about the lack of protective equipment.
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Coronavirus: Russian republic Dagestan enduring a 'catastrophe'

BBC News - World - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 01:21
A doctor in Dagestan reveals how colleagues in his town died as the virus spread.
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Coronavirus: Sleepless nights for doctors in a war zone

BBC News - World - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:40
People in Afghanistan dared to hope for peace, but they are now fighting both violence and the virus.
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Coronavirus: Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

BBC News - World - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:07
Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: What does it mean for natural disaster response?

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 21:00
How are emergency services preparing for natural disasters amid the coronavirus pandemic?
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'Wash hands at least six times a day'

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 01:03
Simple soap and water can kill the virus if you use it often enough, experts say.
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Hungary outlaws changing birth gender on documents

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 22:03
The government says the law will eliminate legal uncertainty, but trans people fear discrimination.
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African leaders say coronavirus aid falling short: Live updates

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:50
The presidents of Kenya, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Senegal and Niger say wealthy countries have failed the continent.
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UAE's Etihad makes first known flight to Israel

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:47
The flight carrying medical aid for Palestinians took place despite the UAE and Israel having no formal ties.
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Syrian government orders seizure of assets of Rami Makhlouf

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:40
The government says Rami Makhlouf's telecoms company Syriatel owes $77m.
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Amphan: India and Bangladesh evacuate millions ahead of super cyclone

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:32
One of the biggest tropical storms in years is barrelling towards the coast of India and Bangladesh.
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Gunmen attack Afghanistan mosque killing many worshippers

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:30
At least seven killed as gunmen open fire on worshippers offering evening prayers at a mosque in Parwan province.
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Trump aide's lawyers seek to force federal judge off case

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:14
EX-NSA adviser Michael Flynn's lawyers accuse US District Court judge of bias and asked that the case be reassigned.
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Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:08
Coronavirus has been labelled a pandemic but a handful of countries have not yet reported any cases.
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Libya: GNA recaptures towns near Tunisia border from Haftar

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:52
Libya's UN-recognised government retakes two towns after recapturing strategic al-Watiya airbase on Monday.
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Will setback to Khalifa Haftar change the course of Libya's war?

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:51
Renegade military commander loses control of important airbase near capital Tripoli.
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UK, US denounce Russia's role in Libya's war

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:42
Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia dismisses claims as 'speculation' based on unverified or 'clearly fabricated data'.
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Biden adds staff to shore up wavering support among Latino voters

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:13
Former VP viewed with scepticism by some Latinos for his ties to deportation policies during the Obama administration.
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India troops kill top Kashmir rebel, aide in Srinagar gun battle

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:05
Many houses severely damaged in 12-hour fighting, the first such incident in disputed region's main city in two years.
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US-Canada border to remain closed through June 21

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:57
US officials concede that current restrictions at both Mexican and Canadian borders are 'likely' to be extended.
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