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    Coronavirus spread to 30pc of India’s districts

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 12:54pm on April 04, 2020

    SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has spread to 30 per cent of districts across India...

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    Trump terminates intelligence official following impeachment

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:58pm on April 04, 2020

    President Donald Trump announced Friday he was firing a senior intelligence official who had a central role in the complaint last August that sparked the impeachment trial of the United States leader...

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    At least 28 ferry passengers swept by storm at Solomon Islands

    Agence France-Presse . Honiara | Updated at 03:12pm on April 04, 2020

    At least 28 ferry passengers were swept overboard in a powerful storm off the Solomon Islands, reports said on Saturday, with the captain unaware he had lost anyone until the boat docked...

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    Niger clash kills four soldiers, 63 suspected ‘terrorists’

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 04:20pm on April 04, 2020

    Four Nigerien soldiers and 63 suspected terrorists were killed in fighting between the army and ‘heavily armed’ men in western Niger, a government statement said on Friday...

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    Two of Kennedy family missing on canoe trip

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 05:49pm on April 04, 2020

    Two members of the Kennedy United States political dynasty, including a grand-niece of assassinated president John F Kennedy, were missing since Friday after they went canoeing...

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    UN adopts resolution calling for cooperation

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:49pm on April 03, 2020

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution calling for ‘international cooperation’ and ‘multilateralism’ in the fight against COVID-19, in the first text to come out of the international body...

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    Putin prolongs coronavirus work shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:44pm on April 03, 2020

    President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday the extension of a non-working period in Russia to slow the spread of the coronavirus until April 30 as cases spike. ‘I’ve taken a decision to extend the period of...

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    Democrats postpone convention till Aug 17

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:42pm on April 03, 2020

    Democrats on Thursday postponed their national convention until August 17 over the coronavirus pandemic, the latest convulsion in a US presidential primary process already suffering...