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    Millions at risk from known diseases as focus shifts to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:18pm on May 07, 2020

    As COVID-19 deaths climb ever higher in Europe and the United States, millions of lives are at risk in developing nations where lockdowns and overwhelmed...

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    Domestic violence surges in locked down Europe: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:14pm on May 07, 2020

    Emergency services across Europe have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse calls under sweeping coronavirus lockdowns imposed across the continent, the World Health Organisation’s...

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    Worldwide COVID-19 toll tops 2,63,792

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:45am on May 07, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,63,792 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    COVID-19 lockdown risks 1.4m extra TB deaths: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:27am on May 07, 2020

    The global lockdown caused by COVID-19 risks a ‘devastating’ surge in tuberculosis cases, with nearly 1.4 million additional deaths from the world’s biggest infectious killer...

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    Worldwide coronavirus toll rises to 257687

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:32am on May 07, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 257,687 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Iran blasts stupid US nuclear pullout, warns over arms ban

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:48pm on May 06, 2020

    Iran’s president said Wednesday the United States made a ‘stupid mistake’ by abandoning a nuclear deal and warned of severe consequences if its allies agree...

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    UK could start easing virus lockdown next week: PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:46pm on May 06, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday he could begin to ease a nationwide coronavirus lockdown next week, but warned he would do nothing that...

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    Russia reaches new virus milestone as cases top 165,000

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:44pm on May 06, 2020

    Russia recorded more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases for the fourth day in a row on Wednesday, surpassing Germany to become the country with the...

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    UK scientist behind lockdown quits after breaking rules

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:35pm on May 06, 2020

    A top scientist who advised British leaders on coronavirus lockdown measures said on Tuesday he had resigned from a key government panel after admitting to...

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    Germany steps towards normalisation by reopening shops, schools

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 04:48pm on May 06, 2020

    Germany will take new steps towards normalisation in May, including reopening shops and schools after weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the...

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