international

Coronavirus: Trump voices hope for ‘levelling-off’ in US hotspots

Agency, 6 April : President Donald Trump has expressed hope coronavirus cases were "levelling off" in US hotspots, saying he saw "light at the end of the tunnel". On Sunday,…

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Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’ as cases pass 300,000

Agency, 5 April : US President Donald Trump has warned Americans to prepare for the "toughest week" of the coronavirus pandemic yet, predicting a surge in deaths. At his daily briefing,…

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China mourns Covid-19 victims with three-minute silence

Agency, 4 April : China on Saturday mourned the thousands of “martyrs” who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the country…

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Confirmed global coronavirus cases pass one million

Agency, 3 April : More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University - another grim milestone as the…

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US coronavirus death toll exceeds 5,000

Agency, 2 April : The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in the US has gone above 5,000, while confirmed cases worldwide are close to reaching one million. There were 884…

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UN chief says coronavirus ‘worst crisis’ since WWII

Agency, 1 April : U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II, confronting a pandemic threatening people in every country,…

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U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

Agency, 31 March : The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country’s mounting crisis, while New York cheered…

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Trump extends US social distancing until April 30

Agency, 30 March : President Donald Trump has said federal coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April. He had previously…

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Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

Agency, 30 March : The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day on Sunday but the country still looked almost certain to see an…

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Italy coronavirus death toll surges past 10,000

Agency, 29 March : The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy barrelled past 10,000 on Saturday, a figure that made an extension of a national lockdown almost certain.…

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