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    Armed groups plan ceasefire for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:09pm on March 27, 2020

    The United Nations on Thursday hailed armed groups heeding its call for a ceasefire during the coronavirus crisis, as Security Council and General Assembly members...

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    Coronavirus may claim 80,000 in US

    New Age Online. British Broadcasting Media/ Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:52am on March 27, 2020

    COVID-19 could lead to more than 80,000 deaths in the US and overwhelm hospital capacity nationally in early April, predicted the Institute for Health Metrics...

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    G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Updated at 11:41pm on March 26, 2020

    World leaders held emergency online talks Thursday to build a united front against the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 21,000 lives and triggered...

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    Coronavirus prompts a run on guns in US

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:34am on March 26, 2020

    Gun sales have exploded in the United States in the last two weeks as the coronavirus outbreak worsens, with people stocking up on weapons and...

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    Whole of humanity at risk: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:58pm on March 25, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the entire human race, the United Nations warned Wednesday as it launched a humanitarian response plan featuring a $2 billon...

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    Coronavirus claims first teenager in US

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles | Updated at 12:02pm on March 25, 2020

    The first known death of a teenager from novel coronavirus infection in the United States was in previously good health, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti...

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    Pompeo slashes aid to Afghanistan

    Agence-France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:01pm on March 24, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday slashed aid to Afghanistan’s government after a mission to Kabul failed to bridge a divide between feuding...

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    UN chief calls for immediate global ceasefire amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 09:58pm on March 24, 2020

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres appealed Monday for an ‘immediate global ceasefire’ to protect vulnerable civilians in conflict zones from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic....

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    Strict measures taken around the globe against COVID-19 outbreak

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:35pm on March 23, 2020

    The countries around the world are taking strict measures to curb COVID-19 outbreak...

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    Nearly 1b people confined to homes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:08am on March 22, 2020

    Close to one billion people worldwide were confined to their homes on Saturday as the global coronavirus death toll shot past 11,000 and US states...