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By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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First train with medical supplies for Europe leaves Wuhan as China eases Covid-19 lockdown

Beijing has resumed its railway freight service between Wuhan and Europe by delivering medical aid to Germany as authorities work to lift strict quarantine measures after the number of new cases Covid-19 dropped. A More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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China registers first local Covid-19 infection in 3 days as Beijing curbs international travel in hopes of halting imported cases

China reported its first locally transmitted coronavirus infection in half a week as officials continue to struggle with cases coming from abroad. Beijing has cut the number of flights allowed in and out of the More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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First of its kind ‘Virtual G20’: Can world leaders agree on a global response to Covid-19 with online diplomacy?

Heads of state will meet for a ‘Virtual G20’ summit in a few hours to work out a global response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It comes as markets crash, supply chains falter, and a worldwide economic downturn looms. For More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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War-ravaged Libya records first case of coronavirus

War-ravaged Libya records first case of coronavirus Case involves a 73-year-old man who arrived from Saudi Arabia via Tunisia around two weeks ago, local media reports MEE staff Tue, 03/24/2020 More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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China’s first locked-down province of Hubei, where coronavirus originated, to reopen on March 25

Beijing is lifting travel restrictions on Hubei Province on Wednesday, as China’s fight against Covid-19 is yielding positive results. Even constraints on the city of Wuhan, where the virus first emerged, will More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Merkel’s first test on coronavirus was negative — spokesperson

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has preliminary tested negative for coronavirus. Merkel has been placed under house quarantine after she had contact with a medic who contracted the disease. “The result of More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Former first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond cleared of sex assault charges

Alex Salmond, former Scottish National Party leader and first minister of Scotland, has been acquitted of sexual assault charges by a jury at Edinburgh’s High Court. After about six hours of deliberation, More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Coronavirus: Syria confirms first case amid fears of major outbreak

Coronavirus: Syria confirms first case amid fears of major outbreak Western diplomats say Iran’s Mahan Air still has regular flights from Tehran to Damascus MEE and agencies Mon, 03/23/2020 More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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War-ravaged Syria suffers its FIRST case of Covid-19 – state media

Syria’s health minister has confirmed that the first case of coronavirus, which has already reached pandemic levels, has been reported in the country. The person person in question came from abroad, it was announced. More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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France reports first Covid-19-related death of hospital doctor

France has lost its first practicing doctor to coronavirus, the nation’s Minister for Solidarity and Health Olivier Veran has announced. The unidentified hospital health professional succumbed to the virus More...