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    Global employment crisis deepening: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:59am on July 02, 2020

    The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the UN said Tuesday, warning that the situation in the Americas...

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    EU reopens to visitors as virus surges in US

    Agence France-Presse . Corfu, Greece | Updated at 11:55pm on July 01, 2020

    The European Union reopened its borders on Wednesday to visitors from 15 countries but excluded the United States, where deaths are spiking once again and...

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    Order for Bolsonaro to wear a mask dismissed

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia, Brazil | Updated at 11:10pm on July 01, 2020

    A judge in Brazil on Tuesday dismissed a court ruling requiring president Jair Bolsonaro to wear a face mask in public during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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    Russians set to back reforms allowing Putin to extend rule

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:05pm on July 01, 2020

    Russians are set to approve constitutional reforms on Wednesday denounced by critics as a manoeuvre to allow president Vladimir Putin to stay in the Kremlin...

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    Slovenia minister detained in virus gear graft probe

    Agence France-Presse . Ljubljana, Slovenia | Updated at 07:18pm on July 01, 2020

    Slovenia’s interior minister resigned and the economy minister was detained on Tuesday in connection with an investigation into alleged irregularities in the purchase of protective...

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    UK PM pledges ‘infrastructure revolution’ for virus crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Dudley, United Kingdom | Updated at 11:29pm on June 30, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson pledged on Tuesday to deliver an ‘infrastructure revolution’ to help Britain build its way out of the economic devastation of the...

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    EU allows few nations to enter 31 European countries

    Associated Press/UNB. Dhaka | Updated at 09:21pm on June 30, 2020

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union on Tuesday announced a list of nations whose citizens will be allowed to enter 31 European countries. As...

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    UK PM vows ‘Rooseveltian’ response to coronavirus crisis

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:29pm on June 29, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson said Monday the coronavirus crisis needed the type of massive economic response US president Franklin D Roosevelt mobilised to deal...

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    Global coronavirus infection tops 10m

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:43am on June 29, 2020

    Global infections from the novel coronavirus have surpassed 10 million as the rate of new cases surges, according to an AFP tally on Sunday. One...

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    15 migrants rescued off Belgian coast

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:28pm on June 28, 2020

    Fifteen migrants attempting to reach Britain were rescued off the Belgian coast after their inflatable dinghy began sinking, authorities said on Sunday. The raft, built...

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