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    Europe moving forward with lockdown easing, caution in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:13pm on May 29, 2020

    Several European countries including France and Britain on Thursday moved to further lift crippling coronavirus lockdown measures, but fresh restrictions in parts of Asia signalled...

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    Johnson’s top advisor accused of breaching second lockdown

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 12:38pm on May 24, 2020

    A top advisor to British prime ministerBoris Johnson faced fresh allegations on Sunday that he had breached coronavirus lockdown rules for a second time. The...

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    Russian women stuck in lockdown hell as abuse surges

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 11:29am on May 24, 2020

    Ineta Akhtyamova's husband flew into a rage in late April, about a month into Moscow's coronavirus lockdown. She was preparing a meal in the small...

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    Oxford expands virus vaccine trial

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:51am on May 23, 2020

    Oxford University said on Friday it is recruiting thousands of volunteers for the next phase in human trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it says...

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    Global death toll hits over 3.32 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19am on May 23, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 332,870 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    All Italian airports allowed to reopen June 3

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:59pm on May 21, 2020

    All Italian airports will be able to reopen from June 3 after many were closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s...

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    Coronavirus infections top 5m worldwide

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:14pm on May 21, 2020

    Global infections from the novel coronavirus passed five million on Thursday as the pandemic played out unevenly across the planet, with China eager to declare...

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    Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study finds

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51am on May 21, 2020

    Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change colour as ‘green snow’ caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research...

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    Global toll rises to 3.23 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:55pm on May 20, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 323,370 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Mental health of Europe’s teens on decline: study

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:53pm on May 19, 2020

    The mental health of Europe’s teenagers has deteriorated since 2014, a study by the regional branch of the World Health Organisation covering 45 countries showed...

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