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    Global deaths near 6,50,000 as new surges prompt fresh curbs

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:48am on July 28, 2020

    Recorded deaths from the coronavirus neared 6,50,000 on Monday as the disease surged back at hotspots in Asia, Europe and the Americas, prompting renewed restrictions,...

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    WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:19am on July 25, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday expressed concern over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain and Austria tightened restrictions and China stepped up testing. Europe...

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    Global stocks mixed as EU seeks virus deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:44pm on July 17, 2020

    Europe’s main stock markets traded narrowly mixed on Friday, with all eyes on an EU summit to agree a post-virus economic rescue plan. Elsewhere on...

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    EU-US data deal invalidated by EU court

    | Updated at 11:06pm on July 16, 2020

    A crucial data arrangement between Europe and the US was invalidated on Thursday, throwing trans-Atlantic big tech into legal limbo. The decision stemmed from a...

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    US infections surge, Europe reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on July 05, 2020

    Another record number of cases on Saturday overshadows the start of the US Independence Day weekend, with beaches closed from coast to coast and officials...

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    US under siege as pandemic grows

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:42am on July 04, 2020

    The United States posted a record 53,000 new coronavirus cases as the deadly pandemic accelerated across the Americas, but its slowdown in Europe led Britain...

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    PIA suspended in Europe over fake pilot licence scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 10:49pm on July 01, 2020

    Regulators have barred Pakistan International Airlines from the European Union for six months after the state-run carrier grounded nearly a third of its pilots for...

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    WHO warns of Europe virus upsurge

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:11am on June 26, 2020

    France reopened the Eiffel Tower to tourists on Thursday after three months of closure because of the coronavirus, ramping up attempts to return to normality...

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    Latin America cases pass 2m

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:46am on June 22, 2020

    Spain reopened its borders with France on Sunday, getting rid of one of the most potent symbols of Europe’s battle against the coronavirus, as infections...

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    Global toll rises to 4,33,493

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:23am on June 16, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 4,33,493 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...