Saudi Arabia sharply rebukes Russia over oil price collapse
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Saudi Arabia sharply rebukes Russia over oil price collapse

Saudi Arabia has sharply criticized Russia over what it described as Moscow blaming the kingdom for the collapse in global energy prices

Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters
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Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters

The virus outbreak is compromising the ability of nations to prepare for natural disasters and deal with the aftermath

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2nd deported Guatemalan tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemala's Health Ministry says a second Guatemalan man has tested positive for the new coronavirus after being deported from the United States

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Cuba gives prominent dissident house arrest, reads sentence

Cuban dissident José Daniel Ferrer has been placed under house arrest after a court sentenced him to 4 1/2 years in prison for assault and kidnapping but released him from the prison where he had spent the past half year

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China holds 3-minute nationwide solemn reflection for victims of coronavirus outbreak as case numbers fall

China holds 3-minute nationwide solemn reflection for victims of coronavirus outbreak as case numbers fall

Lives Lost: Virus struck Wuhan family, took its patriarch
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Lives Lost: Virus struck Wuhan family, took its patriarch

Wu Chuanyong had been enjoying a peaceful retirement in the central Chinese city of Wuhan

AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas
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AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas

A controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent Venezuela from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic

At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch
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At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch

A convention center in Madrid has been turned into a makeshift field hospital, holding more than 1,000 patients with the coronavirus

As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are threatened
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As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are threatened

More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders, while fears rise that the coronavirus-related restrictions are delaying access to critical aid

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2 major events promoting gender equality delayed until 2021

The United Nations has announced the postponement of two major events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark U.N. women’s conference in Beijing because of the coronavirus pandemic