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Man shot dead for flouting coronavirus rules in PhilippinesA 63-year-old man has been shot dead by police in the Philippines after he became enraged for being told to wear a facemask, marking the first reported case of authorities shooting a civilian for breaching coronavirus restrictions.The man was believed to have been drunk when he threatened village authorities with a scythe – a sharp ...
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Spanish league and players still far apart on salary cutsThe Spanish league and players are still far apart on the size of the salary cuts they need to take to help reduce the financial impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak, with the footballers saying the organization wants them to carry nearly half the total losses.The league and the players' association have been in talks ...
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Italy reports first drop in number of coronavirus patients in intensive careThe number of coronavirus patients in intensive care in Italy fell for the first time, the civil protection authority said on Saturday, while the country’s death toll from the epidemic rose by 681 to 15,362, a somewhat lower rise than ones seen in recent days.There were 3,994 people in intensive care in Italy, down from ...
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Neymar donates $1M to fight coronavirusNeymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT.The Paris Saint-Germain star, the world’s third-highest-paid footballer, donated part of the money to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the rest to a charitable fund launched by his friend Luciano Huck, a ...
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Putin says Russia ready to cooperate on cutting oil productionRussia is ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia and the United States to cut oil production, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.Putin said Russia was willing to make agreements within the framework of the OPEC+ group and that “we are ready for cooperation with the United States of America on this issue,” according to a statement ...
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Fakhrul makes irresponsible statement: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the statement of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir over the COVID-19 is ‘an inconsistent delusion’ of a failed politician.“When a responsible political personality like Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made an irresponsible and nonsense statement in the time of a global crisis created due to ...
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IF urges devotees to offer Shab-e-Barat prayers at homeThe Islamic Foundation (IF) on Saturday urged all Muslim devotees to offer prayers on the night of the holy Shab-e-Barat at their respective homes in the wake of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.“All have been specially requested to say prayers on the night of Shab-e-Barat on April 9 by staying at their respective residences,” said an ...
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SC issues directives for courts amid corona situationThe Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday issued a circular with a couple of directives for courts across the country, considering the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission situation as critical.In the circular signed by its Registrar General Md Ali Akbar, the apex court said all temporary court orders such as those granting bail, surrendering before lower court, ...
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50,000 die from coronavirus in China: ReportFor at least two millennia, Chinese people have headed to their ancestors’ graves on the 15th day after the spring equinox to remove weeds and brush away dirt, to offer food and wine and paper money so Grandma and Grandpa can enjoy the afterlife.Saturday is Tomb-Sweeping Day. But few will be tending to graves this ...
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Coronavirus deaths pass 60,355 globallyThe novel coronavirus has killed 60,355 across the world on Saturday, according to worldometer.It has so far infected 1,132,734 people around the world. Of them, 836,387 are currently being treated with 39,594 being in serious or critical condition.So far, 235,992 people have recovered.Coronavirus, first reported in China in December last year, is affecting 200 countries and ...
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