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France reports first Coronavirus death in Europe

France reports first Coronavirus death in Europe

15 Feb 2020 | 5:58 PM

Paris, Feb 15 (UNI) An 80-year-old Chinese tourist became the first casualty of Novel Coronavirus in Europe, after the octogenarian breathed his last at a French hospital, Health Minister of France Agnes Buzyn confirmed on Saturday.

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France reports first Coronavirus death in Europe

15 Feb 2020 | 5:27 PM

Paris, Feb 15 (UNI) An 80-year-old Chinese tourist became the first casualty of Novel Coronavirus in Europe, after the octogenarian breathed his last at a French hospital, Health Minister of France Agnes Buzyn confirmed on Saturday.

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B'desh: BNP demands Khaleda Zia's release

15 Feb 2020 | 5:26 PM

Dhaka, Feb 15 (UNI) The leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) staged demonstrations in front of the party’s Naya Paltan central office in the capital on Saturday demanding its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail.

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European region focusing on Coronavirus (COVID-19) readiness: WHO

European region focusing on Coronavirus (COVID-19) readiness: WHO

15 Feb 2020 | 4:09 PM

Copenhagen, Feb 15 (UNI) Countries in the WHO European region are gearing up to respond to importation of Coronavirus (COVID-19), post detection of the virus in China in December 2019.

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Four countries in African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention

Four countries in African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention

15 Feb 2020 | 3:47 PM

Geneva, Feb 15 (UNI) Four countries in African region have been licensed with vaccine for Ebola prevention, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification.

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio endorses Bernie Sanders for President

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio endorses Bernie Sanders for President

15 Feb 2020 | 8:22 AM

New York, Feb 15 (UNI) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has endorsed US Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2020 presidential race, Sanders’ press office said.

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Trump visit will solidify India-US partnership: Amb Sandhu

Trump visit will solidify India-US partnership: Amb Sandhu

14 Feb 2020 | 5:48 PM

Washington, Feb 14 (UNI) The partnership betwen India and the US is a "work in progress" and President Donald Trump's visit to India later this month will help solidify the partnership across all spheres, says India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu.

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China develops proto plasma for COVID-19 patients

China develops proto plasma for COVID-19 patients

14 Feb 2020 | 11:38 AM

Beijing, Feb 14 (UNI) According to the China National Biotech Group, the novel-coronavirus hit country has developed convulsive plasma to treat patients who are infected with novel coronaviruses (COVID-19).

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UK Cabinet reshuffle: 3 Indian-origin MPs make it to Britain Parliament

UK Cabinet reshuffle: 3 Indian-origin MPs make it to Britain Parliament

14 Feb 2020 | 10:21 AM

London, Feb 14 (UNI) Two months after his historic win, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has carried out a reshuffle of ministers in cabinet positions with three Indian-origin MPs as part of Britain's inner political circle.

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Canadian train service suspended amid protest against pipeline project

Canadian train service suspended amid protest against pipeline project

14 Feb 2020 | 8:40 AM

Ottawa, Feb 14 (UNI) Via Rail has announced suspension of its passenger train service across Canada until further notice as as the disruption caused by anti-pipeline blockades intensified nationwide.

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US Attorney General Barr urges Trump to stop tweeting about criminal cases

US Attorney General Barr urges Trump to stop tweeting about criminal cases

14 Feb 2020 | 8:15 AM

Washington, Feb 14 (UNI) US Attorney General William Barr has called on President Donald Trump to stop commenting on ongoing criminal cases via Twitter since it undercuts the Justice Department’s work.

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Two more Bangladeshi workers test positive for Coronavirus in Singapore

13 Feb 2020 | 9:38 PM

Dhaka, Feb 13 (UNI) Another two Bangladeshi migrant workers in Singapore have been infected with Coronavirus bringing the number of patients from the South Asian in the Island state four.

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EU Parliament makes tough demands for talks with UK

13 Feb 2020 | 1:14 PM

Brussels, Feb 13(UNI) The European Parliament on Wednesday approved its tough opening position for talks with the UK on its future relationship with the EU.

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Melania tweets "POTUS and I are excited" to visit India

Melania tweets "POTUS and I are excited" to visit India

13 Feb 2020 | 12:39 PM

Washington, Feb 13 (UNI) First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) Melania Trump said she and her husband Donald Trump are excited about their India visit later this month and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inviting them.

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Makeshift hospital in Wuhan at full capacity to treat coronavirus-infected patients

Makeshift hospital in Wuhan at full capacity to treat coronavirus-infected patients

13 Feb 2020 | 11:23 AM

Wuhan, Feb 13 (UNI) More than 1,000 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been admitted to a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak, as of the end of Wednesday.

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