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Coronavirus: Belarus Premier League attracts global attention as it plays on

Football fans around the world are turning to Belarus to get their fix during lockdown as the game carries on in the former Soviet republic.

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Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly moved from Canada to the US amid the virus outbreak.

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Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida

More than 1,800 passengers and crew stranded off Panama are getting mixed signals about the chance for finally reaching port in Florida

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Coronavirus: 'Millions' of Americans could be infected, expert warns

The US government's leading expert warns up to 200,000 people could die, as cases continue to rise.

CNN.com - World

Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus squad give up $100 million in wages amid coronavirus outbreak

With football on hold across the world, Juventus' first-team squad and coach Maurizio Sarri have agreed to give up four months' wages to help the club manage the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 aboard

A plane carrying eight people has caught fire while attempting to take off from Manila’s airport on a flight bound for Japan, killing all those on board

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Coronavirus: India's PM Modi seeks 'forgiveness' over lockdown

Narendra Modi apologises for sweeping restrictions that have left many jobless and hungry.

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US-led forces pull out of 3rd Iraqi base this month

U.S.-led coalition forces pulled out of an Iraqi military base that nearly brought Washington into an open war with Tehran

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Iran's president says economy is a factor in virus response

Iran's president has lashed out at criticism of its lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying he had to weigh protecting the economy while tackling the pandemic

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In Somalia, coronavirus goes from fairy tale to nightmare

Nearly three decades of conflict, extremist attacks, drought, disease and even a devastating new outbreak of locusts have strained Somalia

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Close-up footage of Arkansas tornado

An active weather front brings a rapid developing and destructive tornado to Arkansas

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Modi apologizes to Indians for 21-day lockdown hardships

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has apologized for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus

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Riot breaks out at prison in northeast Thailand

Officials in Thailand say a riot has broken out at a prison in the northeastern province of Buriram, and smoke can be seen coming from the facility

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Dubai firm tied to Trump posts loss as virus downturn looms

DAMAC Properties, Dubai's largest, fully private real estate developer, has posted its first yearly loss since becoming a publicly traded company in 2013

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Germany's Merkel shines in virus crisis even as power wanes

Chancellor Angela Merkel has run Germany for more than 14 years and has over a decade's experience of managing crises

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In Egypt, transgender activist fights battle on many fronts

At 20, Malak el-Kashif is perhaps Egypt’s most outspoken transgender woman activist

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Coronavirus: Trump backs away from New York quarantine

The US president now says the move is not necessary, after the idea was labelled "preposterous".

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Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden's unusual response to coronavirus

While swathes of Europe are under lockdown, Sweden is allowing life to go on much as normal.

CNN.com - World

Hong Kong asked domestic workers to stay in to stop the spread of coronavirus. But many got infected at home by their employers

When the coronavirus outbreak reached Hong Kong, domestic worker Jinkie Alhambra followed guidance from the government and stayed home on her day off.

ABC News: International

North Korea fires missiles into sea, criticized by South

South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, calling it “inappropriate” at a time when the world is battling the coronavirus pandemic

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