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FILE - U.S. Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 27, 2019.
Eliot Engel: ‘Something’s wrong with U.S. policy and we need to correct it’
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 01:45
Relatives wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, observe social distancing guidelines during a burial at a Madrid…
Failure sets back Spain’s desperate fight against coronavirus and embarrasses China
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 01:05
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He is in self-isolation at his Downing Street office
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:01
FILE - Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gestures as she holds a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak in Edinburgh, March 26, 2020.
Number of cases marks increase of 165 since Thursday
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:02
FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask as a preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) enters the subway…
Workers fear a situation similar to that in neighboring Spain, where soldiers sent to disinfect nursing homes found elderly people dead in their beds
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:25
Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock walks past a hand sanitising station as he leaves after talking about coronavirus at…
Announcement follows that of Prime Minister Boris Johnson testing positive for the coronavirus
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:35
FILE - A driver unloads a truck at a grain storage site during wheat harvesting in the village of Kamennobrodskaya in Russia's Stavropol region, July 4, 2019.
Announcement prompts concern among traders that measures by the world's largest wheat exporter could be extended
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:13
Belarusian journalist Syarhey Satsuk is seen in an undated photo. (ejbelarus - Facebook)
Satsuk's brother says detention may be connected with investigative reporting he's done into alleged corruption at the country's Health Ministry
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:35
An empty street leads to the ancient Colosseum, in Rome, March 24, 2020.
Empty streets present a surreal scene for residents accustomed to unbearable traffic with honking cars and whizzing scooters
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:58
Senators, most wearing face masks, listen as Italian premier Giuseppe Conte informs them on coronavirus situation, in Rome,…
Virologists also warn that the actual number of Italy's positive cases is as much as five times as high as the official count of 80,539
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 09:07
A stranded German tourist sits inside a bus taking her to the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, March 27, 2020. A rescue…
Airport reopened only for the flight
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 05:44
COVID-19 Diaries: Separated Families Wonder, 'How Long Is This Going to Last?'
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In Europe, many families are finding themselves split up, with parents who send their children to study abroad finding it complicated to be reunited as flights are canceled across the continent. Our Rome correspondent Sabina Castelfranco happened to find herself in England with her two sons as Italy locked down but managed, against all odds, to get home with her boys. She tells us more about her ordeal from Rome.
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 07:40
Global Army of Volunteers Mobilizes to Battle Coronavirus
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More than half a million people in Britain have volunteered to help the National Health Service cope with the coronavirus epidemic. Across the world, people are stepping forward to help the most vulnerable – offering hope that societies can overcome the huge disruption caused by the virus. VOA’s Henry Ridgwell reports from London.
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 02:58
A man walks along an empty street in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, March 26, 2020 as the lockdown to combat the spread…
Streets of Barcelona and its famous tourist attractions deserted
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 01:41
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wears protective gloves during a special session of the European Parliament…
The urgent measures are intended to help people and businesses to cope with coronavirus pandemic
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 01:13