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Chef Gilles Chesneau prepares takeaway menus at Michelin-starred restaurant Le Chiberta in Paris before the announcement by the French government of more easing lockdown measures to allow the reopening of restaurants as soon as possible following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – It’s not
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalise disrespect of the Chinese anthem, amid soaring tensions over perceived threats to the city’s freedoms. Protests have returned to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city after Beijing proposed national security
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest aide defied calls to quit on Monday over accusations that he flouted a coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London to northern England. Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, makes a statement at 10 Downing Street, following the outbreak of the
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General view of the entrance to the prayer room of Evangelical Christian Baptist church, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Frankfurt, Germany May 24, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German authorities are trying to trace everyone who attended a church service in Frankfurt this month after more than 107 people
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HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year’s pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a warning from President Donald Trump that the United States would react “very strongly” against the attempt to gain more control over the former British colony.China’s action
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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 registered 2,713 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, the health ministry
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GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States rejected language about reproductive healthcare and intellectual property rights in a World Health Organization resolution on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump threatened to quit the body. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) are pictured during the World Health Assembly (WHA)
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico issued guidelines on Monday for restarting operations in the automotive, mining and construction sectors, 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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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele on Saturday night declared a state of emergency to extend coronavirus measures without approval by congress, touching off a torrent of criticism that the move had been unconstitutional. A policeman asks a driver for documents and authorization to travel in a checkpoint during a nationwide quarantine as
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