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  • Dortmund stadium converted into COVID-19 testing center
  • 180 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland
  • COVID-19: FIFA Working Group says all June's int'l matches should be postponed
  • Saudi foreign ministry refutes rumors that Riyadh wants to destroy shale oil market
  • COVID-19: Trump says CDC advises cloth masks, but he won't wear one
  • US to allow energy producers to store surplus oil to sell Later - Trump
  • Trump opposes delaying 2020 Presidential election due to Coronavirus
  • New Zealand confirms 82 new COVID-19 cases
  • Neymar donates 1 million dollar to curb coronavirus
  • Head of World Athletics hopes COVID-19 can be contained before autumn
  • US performs record 1 4 Million COVID-19 tests - Pence
  • Trump says America oil executive did not request bailouts, discussed tariffs
  • COVID-19: UN chief reiterates appeal for global ceasefire
  • Canadian military deploying to Quebec to assist with COVID-19 containment - Statement
  • Pentagon exploring using US Navy hospital ship to treat COVID-19 patients - Official
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COVID-19: Trump says CDC advises cloth masks, but he won't wear one

COVID-19: Trump says CDC advises cloth masks, but he won't wear one

04 Apr 2020 | 8:24 AM

Washington, Apr 4 (UNI) US President Donald Trump said the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends using a cloth face mask to protect against COVID-19, but said he does not intend to wear one himself.

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COVID-19: UN chief reiterates appeal for global ceasefire

COVID-19: UN chief reiterates appeal for global ceasefire

04 Apr 2020 | 8:17 AM

United Nations, Apr 4 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the international community should focus only on the battle against its common enemy of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is sweeping the entire world and bringing tremendous socio-economic impacts.

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COVID-19: Bangladesh to bring back stranded citizens once situation improves

04 Apr 2020 | 1:24 AM

Dhaka, Apr 3 (UNI) The Bangladesh government is keeping close watch on its citizens, who remained stranded abroad due to outbreak of Covid-19, Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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Taliban violence in Badakshan claims 10 lives

Taliban violence in Badakshan claims 10 lives

03 Apr 2020 | 6:22 PM

Kabul, Afghanistan, April 3 (UNI) A Taliban raid at an Afghan army checkpoint left 10 people dead, Afghan Army spokesperson announced on Friday.

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COVID-19 cases crosses 53,000 in Iran,  toll mounts to  3,294

COVID-19 cases crosses 53,000 in Iran, toll mounts to 3,294

03 Apr 2020 | 4:28 PM

Tehran, Apr 3 (UNI) Number of COVID-19 positive cases in Iran currently stands at 53,183, including 3,294 fatalities, the country's Health ministry declared on Friday.

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COVID-19 death toll in US crosses 6,000: Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19 death toll in US crosses 6,000: Johns Hopkins University

03 Apr 2020 | 1:11 PM

Washington, Apr 3 (UNI) Covid-19 pandemic in the US has claimed 6,053 lives till now and infected 2,45,500 people as per data released by Johns Hopkins University on Friday.

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China's Shenzhen bans consumption of cat, dog meat

China's Shenzhen bans consumption of cat, dog meat

03 Apr 2020 | 11:17 AM

Shenzhen (China), Apr 3 (UNI) Shenzhen is the first city in China to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat after the novel coronavirus outbreak wreaked havoc in the country, infecting about 81,589 people and killing 3,318.

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China to mourn COVID-19 victims on April 4

China to mourn COVID-19 victims on April 4

03 Apr 2020 | 9:16 AM

Beijing, Apr 3 (UNI) China will hold a national mourning Saturday for martyrs who died in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and compatriots died of the disease, according to the State Council.

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China registers 31 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs, 4 dead

China registers 31 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs, 4 dead

03 Apr 2020 | 8:46 AM

Beijing, Apr 3 (UNI) China has registered 29 new imported cases of COVID-19 and two cases of internal transmission within the past 24 hours, with four people having died of the disease, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

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Trump tests negative again for COVID-19, says White House

Trump tests negative again for COVID-19, says White House

03 Apr 2020 | 8:33 AM

Washington, Apr 3 (UNI) US President Donald Trump tested negative again for the coronavirus, White House spokesperson Stephanie Grisham said in a statement.

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COVID-19: Confirmed global cases pass one million mark

COVID-19: Confirmed global cases pass one million mark

03 Apr 2020 | 8:28 AM

Washington, Apr 3 (UNI) The worldwide number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease have surged passed one million, said Johns Hopkins University in its latest report.

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Bangladesh apex trade body steps forward for facing COVID-19

03 Apr 2020 | 12:44 AM

Dhaka, Apr 2 (UNI) The Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), the apex body of businessmen, has stepped forward for facing corona disaster in the country.

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COVID-19: Bangladesh Army going tough on people to maintain social distancing

02 Apr 2020 | 9:56 PM

Dhaka, Apr (UNI) As Bangladesh has deployed its Army on the streets to contain the pandemic coronavirus, reports on Thursday came that the defence personnel are using brute force over the public who ignore government's advice of social distancing.

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Record 6.6 million Americans file weekly jobless claims as COVID-19 impact on US grows

Record 6.6 million Americans file weekly jobless claims as COVID-19 impact on US grows

02 Apr 2020 | 8:55 PM

Washington, Apr 2 (UNI) Around 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment claims last week, doubling the previous week’s all-time high, as the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic grew from the lockdown upon US businesses, the Labor Department said in its weekly jobless claims report on Thursday.

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Afghan government, Taliban exchange prisoners lists

02 Apr 2020 | 7:47 PM

Kabul, Apr 2 (UNI) The Afghan government and the Taliban on Thursday exchanged lists of prisoners who are to be returned to their respective sides so that the long-awaited intra-Afghan peace talks can begin.

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