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On Monday, Mauritius told the World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation (WHO), that it was on the verge of beating the deadly coronavirus.The Indian Ocean island nation, off the east coast of Africa, said it had not reported new cases of the disease since the last positive case reported almost a month ago.“As of today, there are no active Covid-19 cases. Mauritius has shown that it can be one of the countries that can beat coronavirus and it has done…

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The death of 22-year-old Hana Kimura, a Japanese pro wrestler starring in the newest season of the Netflix reality show Terrace House, is swiftly morphing into a narrative about the possible perils of cyberbullying.An official cause of death has not yet been announced. However, speculation grew that Kimura killed herself on Friday. Fan translations of Kimura’s tweets from earlier in the day indicated that she felt weak and no longer wanted “to be a human”, according to media reports. Kimura’s…

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As of Saturday evening, the US had recorded 97,048 deaths and 1.6 million cases of the virus, and will likely reach 100,000 fatalities in a matter of days.

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Nearly 200 political figures denounce China's proposed laws as 'comprehensive assault' on the city's autonomy.

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Malaysian doctor Muhammad Syahidd Al-Hatim was used to being away from his family on Eid al-Fitr, having spent the past two years celebrating the end of the holy Ramadan fasting month at Kuala Lumpur Hospital where he works. Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding

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The Chinese virology institute in the city where COVID-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world, its...

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French oil trader Pierre Andurand was catapulted into the spotlight this year after correctly betting that the deadly novel coronavirus would spark a sub-zero oil market collapse.

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DOHA (Sputnik) - Iraqi security forces have begun interrogating Abdel Nasser Qardash, a member of the Daesh* terrorist group who was tapped as its new leader, according to an armed forces spokesman.

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The last British governor of Hong Kong says China has betrayed the semi-autonomous territory by tightening control over the city it had promised could keep freedoms not found on the mainland

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North Korea's state media say leader Kim Jong Un has convened a key military meeting to discuss bolstering its nuclear arsenal and putting his country’s strategic armed forces on a high alert

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Millions of Muslims in Indonesia are marking a muted and gloomy holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan _ a usually joyous three-day celebration that has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar

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The non-profit organisation which has run Fenwick Pier in Wan Chai for nearly seven decades is making a last-ditch attempt to save the waterfront landmark from the Hong Kong government’s demolition plans.Instead of replacing the three-storey building with a fire station, the Servicemen’s Guides Association (SGA) has proposed allowing a mix of uses including shops and restaurants that will be open to the public.Fenwick Pier has served foreign navy ships, especially from the United States, and…

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Off the dusty national highway that connects Mumbai to northern India, Rambhau Prasad Yadav, 52, sits on his haunches, waiting. It is early Thursday evening and his face mask is wet from sweat, the fabric so thin his lips are showing through.Yadav, a labourer in a gas utility company, is looking for ways to return to his hometown, 2,000km east in the state of Bihar.He has been waiting to do so for two months. At first, he was waiting for India’s lockdown, implemented in mid-March and now…

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The former prime minister of Papua New Guinea has been arrested and taken in for questioning over alleged misappropriation and corruption involving the purchase of two generators from Israel.Peter O’Neill was arrested by police at Jackson’s International Airport in Port Moresby on Saturday after flying back from Brisbane, Australia, where he had been stranded because of Covid-19 lockdowns. He was later released on bail and will spend two weeks in isolation at his home due to the same virus…

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More than 200 parliamentarians and policymakers from 23 countries have issued a joint statement condemning Beijing’s move to introduce a national security law for Hong Kong and calling for governments to raise a voice against it.They expressed concerns over Beijing’s resolution at the opening of its annual legislative sessions on Friday to “prevent, frustrate and punish” threats to national security by outlawing acts of secession, subversion and terrorism in Hong Kong.The proposed law will…

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De moderne auto kent tientallen meldingen die verschijnen als waarschuwingslampje of als afbeelding in een beeldschermpje in het dashboard. Onderzoek toonde jaren geleden al aan dat meer dan de helft van de automobilisten de betekenis van de meeste pictogrammen niet kent. Speel deze quiz om erachter te komen of jij weet wat de waarschuwingen betekenen.

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Wie een ‘standaard’ Rolls-Royce te gewoontjes vindt, kan een unieke versie laten bouwen door de ‘Bespoke’-afdeling van het beroemde Britse automerk. Als Head of Coachbuilt Design heeft ontwerper Alex Innes de taak om zijn veeleisende klanten op hun wenken te bedienen. ,,In principe zeggen we bij Rolls-Royce nooit ‘nee’. En geloof me: er komen heel wat bizarre voorstellen voorbij.”

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De Afghaanse regering en de Taliban hebben zaterdag een wapenstilstand voor drie dagen afgesproken vanwege het einde van de ramadan.

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Op enkele opklaringen na is het zondag vooral bewolkt. Er kan af en toe een bui vallen, vooral in het noorden van het land.

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Wie denkt aan zwaar getroffen landen door het coronavirus, denkt niet meteen aan België. Toch blijkt uit cijfers van Johns Hopkins University dat België wereldwijd relatief het grootste aantal sterfgevallen registreert: per miljoen inwoners zijn er 804 coronadoden. Daarmee overstijgt België landen als de Verenigde Staten (289 doden per miljoen inwoners), Italië (538) en Spanje (598). Hoe kan dat?

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Elke dag belichten we een historisch sportmoment van dezelfde datum. Vandaag 24 mei 2009: twee boze Sporza-commentatoren bellen ploegleider Jean-Paul van Poppel op.

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Sébas Diekstra is de laatste jaren uitgegroeid tot dé slachtofferadvocaat van Nederland. ,,Mensen worden vaak vermorzeld door het systeem. Daar wil ik iets aan doen.’’

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AfbeeldingIn early May, Kim quelled intense rumors about his health by attending a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer factory in his first public activities in 20 days. But he hadn't again made any follow-up public appearance in about another 20 days until the state news agency said on Sunday that he led a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Workers' Party.

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Thailand on Sunday reported no new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, maintaining the total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak began in January. Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding

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Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against Beijing’s controversial new plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, where a tight police presence guarded China's representative office in the financial hub. Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding Afbeelding

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US President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a...

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Israel's prime minister is set to arrive at the Jerusalem District Court later today amid tightened security and mass demonstrations in favour of and against the PM, who is accused of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust in a series of graft probes that include buying positive news coverage and receiving illegal gifts from a rich donor.

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A severe spat over the actions of Boris Johnson's top adviser enters its third day as Dominic Cummings faces more allegations that he broke the UK's strict pandemic-induced lockdown rules.

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