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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at Rideau Cottage as efforts continue to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was not planning to retaliate over U.S. President Donald
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia reported a sustained fall in new coronavirus infections and conducted the biggest peacetime maritime operation on Sydney Harbour on Saturday, refuelling foreign cruise ships before expelling them from local waters. The Celebrity Solstice cruise ship is moored in Sydney Harbour, as a large maritime operation is underway to restock several cruise
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, agreeing to a request from evangelical Christians, said on Friday that he was calling for a national day of fasting and prayer this Sunday to “free Brazil from this evil” coronavirus epidemic. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro leaves the Alvorada Palace, amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II leaves after the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will make an extremely rare nationwide address to the nation on Sunday as it grapples with an increasingly deadly coronavirus outbreak. “Her Majesty The
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard his warship. The removal of Captain Brett Crozier from command of the 5,000-person vessel, which was first reported
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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s government tightened restrictions on movement to stop the spread of the coronavirus during the normally busy Easter holiday period, closing all airports to commercial flights and banning domestic travel from April 9-13. People enjoy the sun, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Lisbon, Portugal April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain overtook China in the number of those infected with coronavirus on Monday, as the government tightened restrictions on a population entering its third week under one of the strictest lockdowns in Europe. Healthcare workers wearing protective face masks push a patient in a wheelchair at the emergency unit at 12 de
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Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leaves his home, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak at the heart of the British government spread on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser, Dominic Cummings,
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America’s largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro smiles at a media statement announcing economic measures
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Sunday. A man wearing a face mask skateboards on a street in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s coronavirus fatalities rose by a record 832 people overnight to 5,690 as hospitals and morgues were overwhelmed and a police chief fought back tears announcing a colleague’s death. Second only to Italy in fatalities, Spain also saw infections rise to 72,248 on Saturday from 64,059 the day before. Health emergency chief
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