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South Africa Begins ‘Unprecedented’ Military-Patrolled Lockdown

South Africa came under a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown on Friday, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of th1e coronavirus across the continent.
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South Africa Begins ‘Unprecedented’ Military-Patrolled Lockdown

South Africa came under a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown on Friday, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of th1e coronavirus across the continent.

Texas National Guard troops could do door-to-door checkups around Dallas

Texas National Guard troops could end up going door-to-door in some Dallas neighborhoods to check on residents, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.
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Texas National Guard troops could do door-to-door checkups around Dallas

Texas National Guard troops could end up going door-to-door in some Dallas neighborhoods to check on residents, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

Live updates: Trump approves Michigan disaster declaration amid acrimony with governor; coronavirus global total reaches 600,000

More than 600,000 people have infected and at least 28,000 killed worldwide. The United States leads the world in infection; Italy has recorded the most deaths.
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Live updates: Trump approves Michigan disaster declaration amid acrimony with governor; coronavirus global total reaches 600,000

More than 600,000 people have infected and at least 28,000 killed worldwide. The United States leads the world in infection; Italy has recorded the most deaths.

In India, the world’s biggest lockdown has forced migrants to walk hundreds of miles home

The nationwide restrictions have vaporized incomes, compelling laborers to leave cities on foot.
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In India, the world’s biggest lockdown has forced migrants to walk hundreds of miles home

The nationwide restrictions have vaporized incomes, compelling laborers to leave cities on foot.

Militia attacks on Americans in Iraq are becoming more bold. The U.S. is wrestling with how to respond.

U.S. officials say they get reports almost every day about «imminent» attacks on military and diplomatic targets.
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Militia attacks on Americans in Iraq are becoming more bold. The U.S. is wrestling with how to respond.

U.S. officials say they get reports almost every day about «imminent» attacks on military and diplomatic targets.

Conor McGregor calls for 'full 24-hour patrol' of Irish military to enforce coronavirus lockdown

Conor McGregor has called for the Irish military to take to the streets in his latest message designed to galvanize public support in Ireland for measures implemented by the government to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Conor McGregor calls for 'full 24-hour patrol' of Irish military to enforce coronavirus lockdown

Conor McGregor has called for the Irish military to take to the streets in his latest message designed to galvanize public support in Ireland for measures implemented by the government to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia to ban ALL cross-border travel over Covid-19 pandemic

Automobile, railway, pedestrian and river checkpoints on the Russian border will go on a lockdown on Monday in order to prevent Covid-19 from spreading across the country, the government has announced. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia to ban ALL cross-border travel over Covid-19 pandemic

Automobile, railway, pedestrian and river checkpoints on the Russian border will go on a lockdown on Monday in order to prevent Covid-19 from spreading across the country, the government has announced. Read Full Article at RT.com

6 years of economic war toughened Russia to deal with oil market chaos

Russia has learned to survive Western sanctions and managed to accumulate enough funds to keep its economy afloat for several years even if oil prices continue to decline. Read Full Article at RT.com
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6 years of economic war toughened Russia to deal with oil market chaos

Russia has learned to survive Western sanctions and managed to accumulate enough funds to keep its economy afloat for several years even if oil prices continue to decline. Read Full Article at RT.com

70 new coronavirus patients in Singapore, of which 41 are imported cases

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 70 new cases of Covid-19 infection on Saturday (March 28), bringing the total of those infected here to 802. The announcement comes after the authorities said that all long-term visit pass (LTVP) holders, i
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70 new coronavirus patients in Singapore, of which 41 are imported cases

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 70 new cases of Covid-19 infection on Saturday (March 28), bringing the total of those infected here to 802. The announcement comes after the authorities said that all long-term visit pass (LTVP) holders, including those who had been granted in-principle approval (IPA) for an LTVP, and student pass (STP) holders, would have to obtain approval from the Government before entering Singapore from 11.59pm on Sunday. Among the cases announced on Saturday is one new case linked to the cluster at the PCF Sparkletots pre-school in Fengshan. There are now 26 cases linked to the pre-school. Another two cases were linked to the new cluster at SingPost Centre, which was announced on Friday. This means there are five cases linked to this cluster. All in, 29 of the 70 new cases announced are local cases, with the remaining 41 imported. A total of 198 have recovered, with another 15 being discharged on Saturday. Of the 420 still in hospital, most are stable or improving, while 19 are in critical care.

Covid-19: Working to implement rigorous contact-tracing, containment strategies, says Centre

The Union health ministry on Saturday said it is focusing on high disease-burden hotspots and working in tandem with states to implement rigorous contact-tracing, community surveillance and containment strategies as the number of novel coronavirus cases cross
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Covid-19: Working to implement rigorous contact-tracing, containment strategies, says Centre

The Union health ministry on Saturday said it is focusing on high disease-burden hotspots and working in tandem with states to implement rigorous contact-tracing, community surveillance and containment strategies as the number of novel coronavirus cases crossed the 900-mark in the country.

Coronavirus: Congress constitutes task force to handle situation in party-ruled states

The Congress on Saturday constituted a task force to intensify efforts of party-ruled states to deal with the situation due to Covid-19 and help mitigate the sufferings of people. The task force includes P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Tamradhwaj Sahu and M Vee
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Coronavirus: Congress constitutes task force to handle situation in party-ruled states

The Congress on Saturday constituted a task force to intensify efforts of party-ruled states to deal with the situation due to Covid-19 and help mitigate the sufferings of people. The task force includes P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Tamradhwaj Sahu and M Veerappa Moily. The members of the task force will start work immediately with the respective Congress-ruled state governments.

India's Covid-19 cases top 900, death toll 19

Deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra (5), Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2), Madhya Pradesh (2) and one each from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, J&K and Himachal. In its updated data at 5.45pm, the govt said that the number of active Co
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India's Covid-19 cases top 900, death toll 19

Deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra (5), Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2), Madhya Pradesh (2) and one each from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, J&K and Himachal. In its updated data at 5.45pm, the govt said that the number of active Covid-19 cases in the country was 819, while 79 people were either cured/discharged and one had migrated.

Video: African countries in lockdown to escape coronavirus

The military in the streets, road blocks, teargas to clear markets: countries across Africa shut down to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the global death toll from pandemic approaches 25,000.
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Video: African countries in lockdown to escape coronavirus

The military in the streets, road blocks, teargas to clear markets: countries across Africa shut down to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the global death toll from pandemic approaches 25,000.

Coronavirus fears spark urban-rural exodus across Africa

The last time Uganda experienced such urban rural exodus was during the Bush war that brought Museveni and the NRA to power, this week there is a repeat of the same.
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Coronavirus fears spark urban-rural exodus across Africa

The last time Uganda experienced such urban rural exodus was during the Bush war that brought Museveni and the NRA to power, this week there is a repeat of the same.

Pitching for ideas? Trump turned to baseball great Rodriguez & girlfriend J-Lo for coronavirus thoughts, say US reports

US President Donald Trump has cast his net far and wide in seeking input on how to tackle the mounting Covid-19 crisis in the country, including seeking the thoughts of baseball great Alex Rodriguez, according to some reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Pitching for ideas? Trump turned to baseball great Rodriguez & girlfriend J-Lo for coronavirus thoughts, say US reports

US President Donald Trump has cast his net far and wide in seeking input on how to tackle the mounting Covid-19 crisis in the country, including seeking the thoughts of baseball great Alex Rodriguez, according to some reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

'None of this will work in reality': Piers Morgan rips into Gary Neville's plans for resumption of football season

With the global sporting calendar currently on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, former pro footballer Gary Neville and professional provocateur Piers Morgan have very contrasting views on how and when to resume play. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'None of this will work in reality': Piers Morgan rips into Gary Neville's plans for resumption of football season

With the global sporting calendar currently on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, former pro footballer Gary Neville and professional provocateur Piers Morgan have very contrasting views on how and when to resume play. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Least deserving’ Branson roasted as Virgin Atlantic seeks massive state-sponsored bailout despite not paying staff

Billionaire Richard Branson is coming under fire from politicians and regular citizens alike as the tycoon sought hundreds of millions of pounds in state aid for his Virgin Atlantic airline due to the Covid-19 crunch. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Least deserving’ Branson roasted as Virgin Atlantic seeks massive state-sponsored bailout despite not paying staff

Billionaire Richard Branson is coming under fire from politicians and regular citizens alike as the tycoon sought hundreds of millions of pounds in state aid for his Virgin Atlantic airline due to the Covid-19 crunch. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia has no cases of medical staff contracting coronavirus from patients - minister

Mikhail Murashko said that there are individual cases when medical professionals contracted the infection from outside
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Russia has no cases of medical staff contracting coronavirus from patients - minister

Mikhail Murashko said that there are individual cases when medical professionals contracted the infection from outside

Shabaab leaders split over funds control

Infighting among the top leadership of Somali-based militia Al-Shabaab over finances is threatening to split the group, an intelligence report seen by the Nation shows.
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Shabaab leaders split over funds control

Infighting among the top leadership of Somali-based militia Al-Shabaab over finances is threatening to split the group, an intelligence report seen by the Nation shows.

Unmanned land borders and sea a channel for COVID-19 import to Somalia - Health Minister

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia remains at risk of importing COVID-19 cases because of poorly manned land borders and sea, the Minister of Health Fawziya Abikar.
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Unmanned land borders and sea a channel for COVID-19 import to Somalia - Health Minister

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia remains at risk of importing COVID-19 cases because of poorly manned land borders and sea, the Minister of Health Fawziya Abikar.

Somalia grounds local flights, extends global flights ban in COVID-19 response

MOGADISHU (HOL) - All local flights within Somalia will be halted starting Sunday, the government has said while extending the international flights ban which was set to lapse this week.
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Somalia grounds local flights, extends global flights ban in COVID-19 response

MOGADISHU (HOL) - All local flights within Somalia will be halted starting Sunday, the government has said while extending the international flights ban which was set to lapse this week.