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Police site crashes as Kiwis turn into shutdown snitches

WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealanders have become so keen to report their neighbours for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules that police yesterday said a website...

MLB programmes helping women find jobs in baseball

MESA, ARIZONA (AP) - Rachel Folden figured something out early on during her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs - long before the...

City at centre of China’s virus outbreak gradually revives

WUHAN, China (AP) — Shops in the city at the centre of the virus outbreak in China reopened yesterday but customers were scarce after...

Trump ditches hopes of quick virus bounce-back

WASHINGTON (AFP) – United States (US) President Donald Trump has extended emergency coronavirus restrictions for the US, where his top scientist warned up to...

Moscow begins lockdown in push to curb virus

MOSCOW (AFP) - Moscow, with its more than 12 million people, went into lockdown yesterday while other parts of Russia moved to introduce similar...

Iran virus deaths reach 2,757, infections cross 40,000

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran’s official coronavirus death toll reached 2,757 yesterday and the number of infections crossed 40,000, as President Hassan Rouhania’s political opponents...

Zimbabwe begins coronavirus lockdown

HARARE (AFP) - Zimbabwean authorities yesterday began enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against the spread of coronavirus after the disease left one...

Nigerians brace for lockdown as Africa tries to halt virus

LAGOS (AFP) - Over 20 million Nigerians yesterday scrambled to prepare for lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as...

Egyptian students learn Chinese online after school suspension

CAIRO (XINHUA) - Over the past two weeks, Egyptian student Yomna Hassan managed to continue improving her Chinese language without attending her regular classes...

Tokyo’s infection spike after Olympic delay sparks questions

TOKYO (AP) — Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighbouring countries. Now...

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