Category: World

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Over 150 Saudi royal family members infected with coronavirus: report

In a shocking revelation, as many as 150 members of the Saudi Arabian royal family are suspected to be infected with coronavirus, according to a new report. The...

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‘Sue China for Coronavirus outbreak’, demands top British think-tank

A British think tank has said that Western nations where tens of thousands have died and whose economies have been damaged by Chinese coronavirus should sue the...

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China ends Wuhan’s coronavirus lockdown after 76 days

Story by Reuters China saw a rise in the number of new coronavirus as the country lifted the lockdown in virus epicentre Wuhan on April 8. Mainland China’s new cases...

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Saudi women use social media to recount harassment

Story by Reuters Hundreds of women in Saudi Arabia are taking to social media to share their experiences of sexual harassment in a rare exploration of a taboo topic in...

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China says it has sold nearly four billion masks abroad

Story by AFP China has sold nearly four billion masks to foreign countries since March, officials said Sunday, as they tried to stem widespread fears over the quality of...

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Couple in India name their twins ‘Corona’ and ‘Covid’ after virus

A couple in India stunned the world after they named their newborn twins – Corona and Covid – amid the coronavirus pandemic. A couple in the Indian state of...

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What impact is COVID-19 having on Middle East conflicts?

Story by AFP The novel coronavirus has put global trade on hold, placed half of the world population in confinement and has the potential to topple governments and...

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Saudi king earmarks $2.4bn to pay private-sector workers

Story by Reuters Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered up to 9 billion riyals ($2.4 billion) to be disbursed to pay part of the wages of private-sector workers to...

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WHO says ‘more and more young people are now becoming ill, and dying of coronavirus’

The World Health Organization (WHO) officials have warned that more young people are becoming critically ill and dying from the coronavirus that’s now spread to almost...

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Dutch destroys millions of flowers as coronavirus declines sales

Story by AFP The Dutch flower industry witnessed a sharp decline due to the coronavirus pandemic across the world, damaging trade.  “It is tulip season in Holland but...