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Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point Sunday, April 5th, 2020

By KATHY GANNON, ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP): The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians, while also chastising the Afghan government for delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban..

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At least 19 killed in Mexico gang clash

MEXICO CITY, (AFP): A gang battle in Mexico has left at least 19 people dead in the northern state of Chihuahua, officials said Saturday. At least five armed clashes have occurred in the Madera community so far this year, local authorities have said. "The state attorney general, in conjunction..

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China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection Friday, April 3rd, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP): With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-mast, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak, especially “martyrs” who fell while fighting what has become a global pandemic. Commemorations..

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Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000 Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

WASHINGTON, (AFP): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and deaths have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the highest daily death toll of any country so far. Despite more than half the planet living in some form of lockdown, the virus is..

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Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

NEW YORK, (AFP): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world soared past one million on Thursday and deaths topped 50,000 as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported the highest daily death toll so far of any country. Despite more than half the planet imposing..

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Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 million

By MICHAEL R. SISAK, LORI HINNANT and MARK SHERMAN, NEW YORK (AP): The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks, the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and economists warn unemployment could reach levels not seen since..

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Global virus cases near million as US records youngest death Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

WASHINGTON, (AFP): A six-week-old baby died of COVID-19 and global agencies warned of food shortages as coronavirus infections around the world neared one million Wednesday. Governments expanded lockdowns to affect about half of the planet, with funeral parties banned in the Democratic Republic of..

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Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

By COLLEEN LONG, KAREN MATTHEWS and DAVID RISING, NEW YORK (AP): With refrigerated morgue trucks parked on New York City’s streets to collect the surging number of dead, public health officials projected Tuesday that the coronavirus could ultimately kill more than 100,000 people across the U.S...

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COVID 19 CRISIS – LET NOT AMERICA LOSE IT’S CONFIDENCE Monday, April 6th, 2020

COVID 19 has turned the world upside down in just three months. While the world community remain shell shocked and governments are grappling with the problems, the..

Internationalizing the Crisis Monday, April 6th, 2020

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