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  • 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
  • Delta Airlines applies for US aid amid expectations of a 90 pc drop revenue - CEO
  • US-Led coalition provides 1 2 mln dollar in supplies to fight Coronavirus in NW Syria - Statement
  • First COVID-19 patient in US capital hopes pandemic will make people stronger
  • Volkswagen to ship 75,000 COVID-19 gowns, masks to New York hospitals - Statement
  • US, UAE complete multiple Live-fire exercises in Persian Gulf region- CENTCOM
  • Oil finishes with Record weekly gain of 37 pc as Trump touts output cuts
  • UN Chief urges countries to enable provision of aid amid COVID-19- Spokesman
  • Esper backed firing of US aircraft carrier captain for COVID-19 warning - Spokesman
World

Taliban continues its belligerence, 19 killed in two attacks

30 Mar 2020 | 4:12 PM

Kabul, Mar 30 (UNI) At least 18 security force members and one civilian were killed in Taliban militants' attacks in two Afghan provinces on Sunday night, authorities said on Monday.

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China to ban begging in subways from April 1

30 Mar 2020 | 3:49 PM

Beijing, Mar 30 (UNI) A new regulation that will take effect from April 1 in China bans civilians from eating, begging and peddling in subways, a report said on Monday.

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COVID-19: UNESCO says 1.5 bln students affected worldwide

30 Mar 2020 | 3:05 PM

Paris, Mar 30 (UNI) The Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected education of children worldwide as more than 1.5 billion students are unable to attend schools and universities, said the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday.

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Ali Muhammad Matoo passes away in Srinagar

30 Mar 2020 | 1:47 PM

Srinagar, Mar 30 (UNI) Dr Ali Muhammad Matoo, brother-in-law of National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah, passed away in the summer capital Srinagar on Monday after prolonged illness.

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Taliban continues its belligerence, strikes in two provinces

30 Mar 2020 | 1:41 PM

Kabul, Mar 30(UNI) Militant Islamist outfit Taliban continued with its aggressive behaviour as it struck with impunity, killing approximately 18 Afghan security personnel in two separate attacks.

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Bangladesh claims no new cases in last 48 hrs, yet five die of 'flu like' symptoms

30 Mar 2020 | 1:17 PM

Dhaka, Mar 30 (UNI) Five people, including two women, succumbed to 'flu-like' symptoms at different hospitals of Barishal, Khulna, Rajshahi and Manikganj in Bangladesh in the past two days.

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Don't panic, says Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

30 Mar 2020 | 12:21 PM

Dhaka, Mar 30 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked for a list of distressed people to provide them government assistance thus helping them tide through tough times amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Germany's COVID-19 death count reaches 455, positive cases rise to 57,298

30 Mar 2020 | 12:13 PM

Berlin, Mar 30 (UNI) Germany is continuing to witness a surge in Covid-19 cases as the total number of positive cases has risen to 57, 298 and the death toll reached 455 as confirmed by the Robert Koch Institute on Monday.

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Netanyahu's adviser tests positive for COVID-19

Netanyahu's adviser tests positive for COVID-19

30 Mar 2020 | 11:04 AM

Jerusalem, Mar 30 (UNI) Benjamin Netanyahu’s adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs Rivka Paluch has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, three days after meeting with the Israeli prime minister, according to national media.

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US steps up developing therapies against COVID-19: Trump

US steps up developing therapies against COVID-19: Trump

30 Mar 2020 | 10:42 AM

Washington, Mar 29 (UNI) US President Donald Trump said Sunday that the country is stepping up development of treatments for COVID-19 patients, including experiment on antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine and a blood-related therapy.

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Trump extends national social distancing guidelines to April 30

Trump extends national social distancing guidelines to April 30

30 Mar 2020 | 9:13 AM

Washington, Mar 30 (UNI) US President Donald Trump urged Americans to follow the national social distancing guidelines, which are being extended until April 30, amid the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

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WHO shares information on COVID-19

WHO shares information on COVID-19

30 Mar 2020 | 9:03 AM

Geneva, Mar 30 (UNI) WHO’s focus at all times is to ensure that all areas of the globe have the information they need to manage the health of their people.

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South Korea reports 78 new COVID-19 cases, down from 105 a day ago

South Korea reports 78 new COVID-19 cases, down from 105 a day ago

30 Mar 2020 | 8:51 AM

Seoul, Mar 30 (UNI) South Korea registered 78 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours; 195 people have recovered in the same period, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

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Italy to extend its quarantine measures: Health Minister

Italy to extend its quarantine measures: Health Minister

30 Mar 2020 | 8:41 AM

Rome, Mar 30 (UNI) The nationwide quarantine measures imposed three weeks ago to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended as the country needs more time to combat the outbreak, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said.

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Bangladesh Health Min questions people who doubt reports of COVID-19

30 Mar 2020 | 2:27 AM

Dhaka, Mar 29 (UNI) Criticising people who doubt the number of coronavirus infected people reported by the Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in the daily briefing, health minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday asked if they would be happy if the number rose.

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