Trump proposes 4-year development freeze in area for Palestinian state

Trump proposes 4-year development freeze in area for Palestinian state

US President Donald Trump proposes that Israeli development in an area that would become the Palestinian state under his Middle East peace plan be frozen for four years. "During this time, Palestinians can use all appropriate deliberation to study...
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Coronavirus: Bronx nurses protest working conditions in New York

Coronavirus: Bronx nurses protest working conditions in New York

Nurses from the Bronx, including one who tested positive to COVID-19 a few days ago, hold a protest in the borough of Queens in New York, to denounce their working conditions. "The government has abandoned us. Our hospitals have abandoned us," say...
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Coronavirus: Swiss artist illuminates Matterhorn with messages of hope

Coronavirus: Swiss artist illuminates Matterhorn with messages of hope

Visual artist Gerry Hofstetter projects messages on the Matterhorn, Switzerland's iconic mountain, to support people confronted with the coronavirus. The messages include 'hope', 'stay home' and 'solidarity'.
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US stocks open lower after massive jump in jobless claims

US stocks open lower after massive jump in jobless claims

Wall Street stocks slip lower in volatile trading, absorbing another eye-popping unemployment figure due to the government-ordered shutdown of businesses to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
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'Struggling' Londoners worried about financial impact of virus lockdown

'Struggling' Londoners worried about financial impact of virus lockdown

Some Londoners say they are worried about the financial impact of the new coronavirus lockdown measures imposed nationwide as part of efforts to stem the spread of the virus. The health ministry announced a record 569 deaths from the virus in Brit...
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The young people of the Amazon, proud protectors of their jungle

The young people of the Amazon, proud protectors of their jungle

Fabio, Kelita and Maria were born in the middle of the Amazonas State, Brazil. They live amongst riverside communities, several days by boat from the city of Manaus. Despite the commodities offered by the big city, these young people have chosen t...
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Coronavirus: Champs-Elysées virtually deserted on day 17 of French lockdown

Coronavirus: Champs-Elysées virtually deserted on day 17 of French lockdown

On the 17th day of France's lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Champs-Elysées, a tourist hot spot which is usually teeming with vehicles, remains virtually deserted.
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Coronavirus: People line up outside New York hospital to get tested

Coronavirus: People line up outside New York hospital to get tested

People wait in line outside Elmhurst Hospital in New York to get tested for COVID-19, as the city grapples with sky-rocketing infections and a severely strained health system.
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Empire State Building shines red and white to honor healthcare workers

Empire State Building shines red and white to honor healthcare workers

New York's Empire State Building, seen behind the Calvary Cemetery in Queens, shines white and red while a siren is displayed on its mast to honor healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Walk-through disinfectant tunnel installed in Islamabad

Coronavirus: Walk-through disinfectant tunnel installed in Islamabad

A walk-through disinfectant tunnel with overhead sprayers is installed at a fresh produce market in Islamabad to try stem the spread of the pandemic in Pakistan, where infections are rising. IMAGES of market and security checkpoints AND SOUNDBITES...
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EU chief 'concerned' about Hungary virus emergency law

EU chief 'concerned' about Hungary virus emergency law

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expresses concern over a coronavirus emergency law in Hungary that has given nationalist premier Viktor Orban sweeping powers.
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Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announces that the EU will propose a bloc-wide guarantee that could raise 100 billion euros ($109 billion) to aid strained national unemployment schemes as millions of jobs are hit by efforts to s...
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Sao Paulo neighbours tackle coronavirus quarantine together

Sao Paulo neighbours tackle coronavirus quarantine together

In Brazil’s megacity Sao Paulo, it’s common for residents to not know who their neighbours are. But the coronavirus pandemic is bringing some people together and now, thanks to a memo left in a building’s lift, neighbours are helping one another.
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Russian plane with supplies for virus fight arrives in US

Russian plane with supplies for virus fight arrives in US

A Russian military plane carrying medical supplies arrives in the United States, the Russian mission to the UN said, as the Kremlin flexes its soft power during the coronavirus pandemic. The Antonov-124, landed at JFK Airport in New York -- the ep...
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Coronavirus: Pakistan turns train coaches into quarantine facility

Coronavirus: Pakistan turns train coaches into quarantine facility

Pakistan has converted train carriages into a temporary quarantine facility as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, as the number of cases continues to rise in the country.
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Coronavirus: Qatar residents get prescriptions at drive-thru pharmacy

Coronavirus: Qatar residents get prescriptions at drive-thru pharmacy

Qatar residents collect their prescriptions at a drive-thru pharmacy in the capital Doha as part of preventive measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease in the Gulf country which has registered 693 cases and suffered one death.
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Coronavirus: Street food carts in Thailand abandoned

Coronavirus: Street food carts in Thailand abandoned

Empty food carts with chairs stacked on them sit in a lot next to a busy Bangkok highway -- the latest casualty of a deadly coronavirus which has stunted global travel and economies.
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Hong Kongers embrace online workouts during pandemic

Hong Kongers embrace online workouts during pandemic

As countries across the world face lockdown to curb the coronavirus spread, many are wondering how they can stay healthy during the weeks -- and possibly months -- of confinement that lie ahead. Hong Kongers, who often live in tiny apartments, say...
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Before and after the coronavirus: Manila under quarantine

Before and after the coronavirus: Manila under quarantine

Then-and-now images show the effect of quarantine measures on the Philippines capital Manila, clearing its notorious traffic congestion and forcing churchgoers to stop attending religious services. The main island of Luzon, where Manila is located...
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Fight for your right to party: Singapore DJs take grooves online

Fight for your right to party: Singapore DJs take grooves online

A pandemic isn't stopping party lovers in Singapore, as DJs live-stream their sets from a nightclub to revellers at home. The country is implementing restrictive measures but has stoped short of a total lockdown, with over 1,000 cases of the virus...
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Coronavirus: Volunteers distribute food in Panama

Coronavirus: Volunteers distribute food in Panama

Volunteers in Panama carry bags of food provided by the government to low-income families amid a national lockdown to stem the coronavirus pandemic.
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Images outside Houston hospital approved to deliver new coronavirus treatment

Images outside Houston hospital approved to deliver new coronavirus treatment

Medical staff members are seen outside Houston Methodist Hospital, where donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient was transfused to a critically-ill COVID-19 patient.
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Gaza bakery raises COVID-19 awareness with a special cake

Gaza bakery raises COVID-19 awareness with a special cake

Palestinian bakers prepare a cake portraying a girl wearing a protective mask to raise awareness amid the coronavirus pandemic in the city of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, where 12 cases have been reported.
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French companies respond to increasing demand for medical equipment

French companies respond to increasing demand for medical equipment

"One bed means one life!" In Pluvigner, in the Morbihan region of France, employees of the Hill-Rom company are working hard to manufacture medical beds. In the town of Sarzeau, another company specialising in nautical fabrics is creating protecti...
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