China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection
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China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak

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Medics at Egypt's main cancer center test positive for virus
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Medics at Egypt's main cancer center test positive for virus

Egyptian officials say at least 17 medics in the country’s main cancer hospital have been quarantined after testing positive for the coronavirus, raising fears the pandemic could prey on health facilities in the Arab world’s most populous country

AP PHOTOS: Meals for Paris' marginalized amid coronavirus
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AP PHOTOS: Meals for Paris' marginalized amid coronavirus

Amid the coronavirus lockdown in France, charity workers are preparing more than a thousand meals a day for migrants and the homeless on the half-abandoned grounds of a former Paris hospital whose patron saint was devoted to the poor

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Knifeman in southern France kills 2 in attack on passersby

Prosecutors say a man wielding a knife has attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon

Deaths of doctors, nurses highlight virus risks they run
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Deaths of doctors, nurses highlight virus risks they run

Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, including the health care “martyrs” who have died while fighting to save others

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Knife attacker kills 2, wounds others in French town under virus lockdown

Knife attacker kills 2, wounds others in French town under virus lockdown

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4 soldiers, 63 jihadists killed in clash in Niger

Niger's government says four soldiers and 63 jihadists have been killed in fighting in the nation’s west

Keir Starmer picked to lead UK Labour amid virus crisis
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Keir Starmer picked to lead UK Labour amid virus crisis

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has elected lawyer and lawmaker Keir Starmer as its new leader, after a contest thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak

African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded
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African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded

The coronavirus could narrow one gaping inequality in Africa, where heads of state and other elite jet off to Europe or Asia for health care unavailable in their own nations

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UN to decide in a month on holding world leaders' meeting

The president of the U.N. General Assembly says the 193-member world body will take a decision in the coming month on whether to delay the annual gathering of world leaders in New York in late September because of the coronavirus pandemic