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    Chilean health minister quits following COVID-19 situation

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:50pm on June 14, 2020

    Chile’s health minister resigned on Saturday amid controversy over the country’s official coronavirus death toll, as the pandemic hits the nation hard despite quarantine measures...

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    Budget 2020-21 will help people to raise courage: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:06pm on June 11, 2020

    Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said that proposed budget for 2020-21 fiscal would help people to raise courage in the prevailing...

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    Kamal sets lofty 8.2pc growth target amid pandemic crisis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:11pm on June 11, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday set yet another ambitious economic growth target of 8.2 per cent in the budget for the next financial...

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    Tk 10,000 cr proposed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 06:29pm on June 11, 2020

    The government has proposed an amount of Tk 10,000 crore to meet emergency requirements caused by COVID-19 saying it will do whatever is needed to address...

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    Eight doctors sacked in Nicaragua for criticising government

    Agence France-Presse . Managua, Nicaragua | Updated at 03:20pm on June 10, 2020

    At least eight doctors working for Nicaragua’s public health system were sacked on Tuesday for criticising president Daniel Ortega’s government for a slow response to...

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    COVID-19 pandemic ‘worsening’ globally: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:27pm on June 09, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic situation was worsening around the globe, as it warned against complacency...

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    Around 200 non-resident Bangladeshis leave Dhaka for Chicago

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:30am on June 09, 2020

    More than 200 stranded non-resident Bangladeshis, including United States immigrants, US immigrant visa holders and green card holders, departed from Dhaka for Chicago by a...

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    Wear masks in public: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:59pm on June 06, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus...

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    Chinese firm sued for selling ‘fake’ N95 masks to US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:31pm on June 06, 2020

    The United States justice department sued a Chinese company for selling nearly a half million fake and substandard N95 respirator to US buyers in April...

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    World COVID-19 toll rises to 3,85,869

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:59am on June 04, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 385,869 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...