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FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia May 22, 2020. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – Remote electronic voting on constitutional changes that could greatly extend Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rule will be used in three or four
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Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to his house in London, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 24, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s aide Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure over a long journey made while coronavirus restrictions were
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FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department late on Friday accused the Chinese government of making it impossible for
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced its intention on Thursday to withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration’s latest move to pull the United States from a major global treaty. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response
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FILE PHOTO: Cemetery workers place a coffin, containing the body of a 52-year old woman who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), into a grave at the San Rafael cemetery, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Wednesday registered 2,248 new coronavirus infections and
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KABUL (Reuters) – The United States’ special envoy for Afghanistan on Wednesday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his former rival Abdullah Abdullah, to discuss progress towards a peace deal with the insurgent Taliban. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, meet with U.S. Special Representative for
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FILE PHOTO: A worker takes the temperature of a man at the National Mosque entrance as Malaysia eases a ban on mass prayers in mosques, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s health ministry reported 31 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday,
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico issued guidelines for restarting operations in the automotive, mining and construction sectors on Monday, pushing ahead with reopening the economy despite a growing national toll from the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns about unsafe work sites. Workers from U.S. auto parts maker Aptiv Plc arrive at the plant during the coronavirus
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TIRANA (Reuters) – Albanian authorities began demolishing the national theatre building early on Sunday after dragging away two dozen actors and activists protecting the site, drawing a large crowd chanting “shame” and “dictatorship”. Albanian activists and supporters clash with police as they protest against the demolition of the National Theatre in Tirana, Albania May 17,
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KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal to end a months-long political stalemate, Ghani’s spokesman said on Sunday, a step that could smooth efforts to end the country’s long-running war. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah sign a political agreement during a ceremony
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FILE PHOTO: Quarantine workers spray disinfectants at night spots of Itaewon neighborhood, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seoul, South Korea, May 11, 2020. Yonhap/via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Sunday reported five new domestic cases of coronavirus, all linked to a cluster of cases centred around bars and nightclubs in the
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FILE PHOTO: Paramedics transport a patient infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) toward an ambulance to take him to El Paso, Texas, outside the Hospital General in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico May 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico registered 47,144 cases of coronavirus on Saturday, with the country’s death toll rising
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FILE PHOTO: Iran’s OPEC governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili is greeted at the OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee in Algiers, Algeria September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili has died of a brain haemorrhage two weeks after falling into a coma, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Saturday.
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