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    5 dead in fire at St Petersburg hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 01:49pm on May 12, 2020

    A fire at a hospital in Russia’s second largest city Saint Petersburg on Tuesday killed five coronavirus patients who had been attached to ventilators, officials...

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    Global toll tops 2.82 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:32am on May 12, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 282,447 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    At least nine people killed in Moscow care home fire

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 04:15pm on May 11, 2020

    A fire broke out in a retirement home in the Moscow region, killing at least nine people with several more in intensive care in hospital,...

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    Europe to gradually ease coronavirus lockdowns

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:32am on May 11, 2020

    Millions of people in France and Spain were set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on Monday, but Britain extended its lockdown as countries...

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    One killed in Russia hospital fire

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:07pm on May 10, 2020

    One person died after a fire broke out in a hospital treating coronavirus patients in northern Moscow, forcing an evacuation, emergencies officials said Saturday...

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    Global coronavirus cases surpass 4m

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:45am on May 10, 2020

    The number of novel coronavirus cases recorded worldwide surpassed four million on Saturday, according to an AFP tally based on official sources, as of 2145...

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    Oceans may rise over a metre by 2100

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:20am on May 10, 2020

    Oceans are likely to rise as much as 1.3 metres by 2100 if Earth’s surface warms another 3.5 degrees Celsius, scientists warned Friday. By 2300,...

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    Global coronavirus toll tops 2.75 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:04am on May 10, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 2,75,000 people worldwide since it began in China late in 2019, with more than 85 per cent of...

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    Putin calls for ‘invincible’ unity as Russians mark Victory Day on lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:23pm on May 09, 2020

    President Vladimir Putin told Russians they are ‘invincible’ when they stand together as the country on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of the end of...

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    Queen invokes wartime spirit to ‘never despair’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:15pm on May 09, 2020

    Queen Elizabeth II on Friday invoked the wartime spirit to ‘never despair’ as Britain marked 75 years since the end of World War II in...

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