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Conrad Black: Canada must return to being a grown-up nation, now and post-COVID-19

Scheer calls for increased parliamentary scrutiny of Trudeau and cabinet over COVID-19 response

Trudeau warns U.S. over restricting the trade of essential goods into Canada

Toronto faces looming cash crunch; Ontario closing more businesses, most construction projects

Ontario could see up to 15,000 deaths from COVID-19, health officials warn

Infrastructure bank will play key role in stimulating economy after pandemic, Sabia tells Globe

Three of Canada’s biggest banks lower credit-card interest rates for some clients seeking relief

Debt nation: Canada borrowed itself into a tough spot, now it must borrow its way out of coronavirus crisis

US stocks decline as jobs market collapse

US researchers develop possible vaccine with novel injection technology

Robert Kennedy's granddaughter and her son missing

Bill Gates Simultaneously Backs Seven COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to Accelerate Research

Long-term customers shocked as Bank of America restricts coronavirus bailout loans to businesses who’ve borrowed before

'Never say never': Mark Cuban considering 2020 presidential run

Navy hospital ship deployed to NYC with 1,000 bed capacity is only treating 22 patients

Memorandum on Order Under the Defense Production Act Regarding 3M Company

COVID-19 Plagued Aircraft Carrier Crew Give Sacked Captain A Thunderous Hero's Farewell

Employment falls 701,000 in March amid coronavirus: US Government

Heavily indebted US upstream industry on track for record number of Chapter 11 filings in 2020

Rio declares force majeure at Kennecott after quake

Mexico murder rate reaches new high as violence rages amid Covid-19 spread

Canada notifies U.S. and Mexico it has ratified revised NAFTA

Mexico outlook gloomy, risks limit monetary policy scope- cenbank minutes

26 infected with coronavirus at Mexico hospital; doctor dead

Mexico president says gang violence persists despite coronavirus

Trump Administration Discussed Shutting Oil Production in Gulf of Mexico

Midland-based HELPS team makes trip to Guatemala

Panama Canal operates normally, administrator says

Cuba supplies homeopathic medicine to the elderly

British ambassador praises Cuba's solidarity against Covid-19

Dominican Republic
Caribbean countries in economic decline due to Covid-19

Coastal pollution reduces genetic diversity of corals, reef resilience

Jamaican gov’t ramping up drive to locate passengers, COVID cases now 53

Hunt on for volunteers as healthcare workers shy away from testing persons

Needs are soaring for Venezuelan refugees and migrants as the region prepares for COVID-19 outbreak

Venezuela to defeat US in case of an attack, warns Maduro

EU backs US plan for Venezuela transitional government

Native Colombia ‘s recommended response to the coronavirus: return to the origin

Colombia’s leading weekly under fire after sacking critical journalist, again

Bogota wants Colombia’s migration authority to care for Venezuelan migrants

The number of deaths by Covid-19 increases to 145 in Ecuador

UN predicts 'deep recession' in LatAm due to virus

Colombia’s border with Ecuador becomes coronavirus priority

Bodies lie in the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador, emerging epicenter of the coronavirus in Latin America

Peru President: More than 1.4 million bonuses have already been delivered

President: Govt achieves the return of 7,000 Peruvians after border closure

Peru President: Emergency must bring out our great values

President: Government creates Reactiva Peru Program

Peru economy expected to grow up to 2.1% this year

Lima Group supports National Emergency Government in Venezuela

COVID-19 Ops Command: Each restrictive measure helps lower curve in Peru

Chinese company Alibaba donates 100,000 facemasks to Peru Government

Brazilian jurists file charges against Bolsonaro at the ICC

Bolsonaro Says His Health Minister Lacks Humility

Lula and Doria Forget Differences and Exchange Social Media Messages about Coronavirus Crisis

Bolsonaro Flirts with Viktor Orbán, but His Tactics Resemble Jânio Quadros

Brazils Stock Exchange Records Worst Quarter in History and Dollar Rises almost 30%, to R$ 5.20

Brazil cannot take ‘months of isolation,’ warns President Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro's disapproval rating rises amid virus havoc

Brazil shuts 47 mining dams deemed unsafe

Brazil legend Ronaldinho may be in Paraguay prison until September

Doctor in Chaco becomes Argentina's 38th fatality from coronavirus

Hugo Gatti: Being infected with Covid-19 has made me ‘learn more about life’

IMF to hold remote consultations with Argentina amid coronavirus pandemic

Argentina in dispute with creditors over debt grace period

35.5% of Argentines were living in poverty at end of 2019, says INDEC

Emergency meeting in Chile paints dire picture of salmon supply chain

Another cougar visits Chilean capital amid coronavirus lockdown

Chile wheat, corn production trending down

Chilean copper miners 'considering production cuts'

Chile: One month with Covid-19 in the country

Chile pension funds take coronavirus turmoil

Chilean Consul in Rosario dies from coronavirus

Australian cruise vessel stranded in Montevideo; following medical checks, healthy passengers could be released

Tokyo Considers Housing Coronavirus Patients in Olympic Athletes Village

Catholic bishops forum finds 16 cases of child sexual abuse in Japan

Americans warned to leave Japan or risk long stay as virus cases surge

Concern as Japan’s sex workers excluded from freelancer virus payouts

Dollar moves around ¥108 in Tokyo trading

Nikkei ends barely higher to snap four-day losing streak

N. Korea
International humanitarian organizations send COVID-19 aid to N. Korea

As Government Orders Public Mask Use, North Koreans Hastily Make Homemade Versions

Smugglers Beaten as North Korea Applies Military Law in COVID-19 Response

S. Korea
S. Korea reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 10,062 as of Friday

S. Korea's COVID-19 relief payments to target lower 70% income bracket

S. Korea enforces no tolerance policy towards self-quarantine violators

S. Korea reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 10,062 as of Friday

Conglomerates in S. Korea turn to remote recruitment amid COVID-19 outbreak

President Moon urges lawmakers to pass bill on April 3 Jeju Incident

In South Korea, How US General Contained COVID-19

Rio faces investor rebellion over Oyu Tolgoi

SCIO briefing on the health and security of Chinese students overseas during the COVID-19 outbreak

China releases 20,000 tonnes of pork from central reserves

WHO boss supported by China is now giving the nation too much credit on coronavirus, critics claim

‘Worst pandemic in century’ will wipe out more than $4 trillion from global economy – Asian Development Bank

Wuhan Warns Public to Stay Home as Financial Impact Starts to Bite

Lockdown Imposed in China's Henan Province After Fresh Cases Emerge

Chinese Automakers Warned to Brace for Parts Shortages

China intensifies fight against food, drug-related crimes

China to observe April 4 as mourning day for coronavirus victims

China reports African swine fever case in piglets transported to Sichuan

Hong Kong Journalists Under Pressure Over Taiwan WHO Reporting

Taiwan Competes with China through World Medical Diplomacy

Arrivals at Taiwan's airports show month-on-month drop

U.S. National Security Council thanks Taiwan for pledged mask donations

Centralized database key to COVID-19 control in Taiwan: study

Duterte fires PACC exec who sought probe on Robredo's coronavirus relief efforts

Duterte: Police will continue to arrest lockdown violators

Duterte: 'I never said shoot-to-kill' quarantine violators

Vietnam grows its number of Covid-19 healed and has no death

Vietnamese economy to grow despite COVID-19: ADB

Government ready to sacrifice economic growth to protect public health: PM

MoH issues urgent notice to find people in contact with 237th COVID-19 case

COVID-19, price decline hit Việt Nam’s oil industry

Vietnam’s ‘super spreader’ among latest recoveries from COVID-19

Lao Villagers Lose Farmland to Chinese Banana Grower

Over 600 people team up to control fire in Oudomxay Protected Area

Anybody seen outside during curfew hours will be penalised, warn police

Covid-19 outbreak dents wealth of many Thai tycoons

Army to monitor implementation of night curfew nationwide

BTS, MRT adjust service hours as curfew takes effect

NGOs Call For Coronavirus Budget After Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Asks For Civil Servant Donations

COVID-19: Việt Nam presents medical equipment to Laos, Cambodia

Be aware of 'Perdana Menteri Malaysia' malware

Malaysia records 217 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 3,333 [NSTTV]

Petrol, diesel prices continue to dip amidst Covid-19 pandemic

IGP: Public must have very good reason to travel more than 10km away from respective homes during MCO

Coronavirus: what’s behind Singapore’s U-turn on wearing masks?

Indonesia receives 10,000 COVID-19 test kits from Singapore

Here’s how 31 million Indonesians will get free or discounted electricity

RI braces for hectic year in sports after COVID-19

Indonesia to electrify 433 remote eastern villages

Jakarta secures food supply for Ramadan, Idul Fitri as COVID-19 stokes anxieties

Indonesian police officers, families banned from embarking on "mudik"

World's largest Rohingya refugee camp braced for coronavirus outbreak

Fighting Kills Five as Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Draws US Concern

Myanmar Migrant Workers Risk Fines And Jail to Get Home Amid COVID-19 Exodus

India's new domicile law baseless, open violation of UN resolution: FM Qureshi

Health workers fighting coronavirus pelted with stones in India

COVID-19 cases in Delhi mounts to 386; two more deaths: Authorities

Uttar Pradesh Police tries to acquire more humane face

Finance ministry likely to issue fresh I-T notice in NDTV case

India’s attack on Covid-19: Here's what Modi govt said in its status report to Supreme Court

Maharashtra: State to conduct rapid tests to expedite detection of cases

Coronavirus crisis: GST down by 8 per cent in 6 days, worry mounts for April

Amid lockdown, Ghazipur shut, Delhi zoo slaughters live feed for its big cats

Kurdistan facilitates the return home of nearly 100 citizens stuck in India

Sri Lanka
Empty hotels in Sri Lanka and Nepal point to lengthy economic hit

Central Asia & Middle East
Mosques stay open in Pakistan despite coronavirus outbreak

Pakistani Authorities Block Court Release of Men Convicted in Daniel Pearl’s Murder

NCOC works as ‘nerve centre for timely decision-making’ on COVID-19, says ISPR DG

Pakistan stop Friday prayer congregations to avert virus spike

Federal, provincial govts decide to quarantine tableeghi jamaat members

194 Pakistanis stuck in Turkey return home

Pakistan's debt management structure to undergo drastic changes

Moody’s cuts Pakistan’s growth forecast to 2-2.5%

Chinese medical team sent to Pakistan recommends more tests, epidemiological investigations

UN chief warns ‘worst yet to come’ for countries in conflict, renews call for ceasefire

Will the Afghan Army Disintegrate After U.S. Withdrawal?

Ghani issues decree specifying Saleh’s responsibilities as First VP of Afghanistan

Kazakhstan to call up reservists to fight coronavirus, unemployment

Coronavirus Cases in Kazakhstan Reach 453

Kyrgyz President talks over phone with ADB President Asakawa

Education Minister Isakov reports to President Jeenbekov

Despite Zero Reported Cases, Coronavirus On Everyone's Mind In Tajikistan

Tajikistan boosts January-February production by 20% year-on-year in 2020

Tajik Court Sentences Jehovah's Witness To Prison For Refusing Military Service

Uzbekistan continues fruit and vegetable exports to Tajikistan

Uzbekistan discusses WTO entry

Uzbekistan reports more new COVID-19 cases

U.S. Government announces additional support for Uzbekistan's efforts against COVID-19

Armenia shells Azerbaijani positions on state border

Armenian President discusses COVID-19 pandemic with UNCTAD’s Director of Investment and Enterprise

President Ilham Aliyev: April battles showed strength of our state, army

Azerbaijan restricts citizens’ movement amid COVID-19 quarantine regime

Donations to Azerbaijan's Fund to Support Fight against Coronavirus reach $60.5m

Azerbaijan Railways company transports cargo uninterruptedly

EBRD pledges urgent financing for Azerbaijani companies

Azerbaijan's CAERC: Stirring investment market most effective way to combat crisis

Azerbaijani community of Karabakh issues statement on Kalbajar's occupation anniversary

By disseminating disinformation Azerbaijan covers up violations of ceasefire – MFA

UN worried about Iran prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran strongly warns U.S. about military threats

Zarif to Trump: 'Iran starts no war, but teaches lessons to those who do'

Iraq bans Reuters over 'coronavirus cover-up' report

Iraqi doctors confirm coronavirus numbers higher than government claims

Iraq has confirmed thousands more COVID-19 cases than reported, medics say

ISIS tells its followers to show no mercy and launch attacks during coronavirus crisis amid fears counter-terror efforts will be weakened by the outbreak

Coronavirus has cost 'two million jobs', Turkish opposition says

Turkish band member dies following prolonged hunger strike

Turkey must release 'terror' convicts at risk of Covid-19

Istanbul becomes 'epicentre' of coronavirus outbreak in Turkey

Turkey imposes coronavirus curfew on under-20s, locks down dozens of cities

Turkey's Erdogan issues confinement order for under-20s

Turkey shuts borders of 31 cities - Erdogan

CHP leader says mayors will continue aid campaigns despite donation ban

NATO should strengthen its political role: Turkish FM

Turkey proves to be a valuable partner for Italy: Ambassador

Ministry of Health announces 14 new infections, 508 in total

Diab, Kubis discuss Coronavirus-related developments

Army warns against violation of mobilization decision

Yammine: To adopt transparent mechanism for appointments

Frangieh: We will no longer interfere in appointment bazaars

Hariri offers condolences to President of Philippines

‘Lebanon has so far been able to contain the spread of the virus’

Senior official said to report signs that infection rates in Israel slowing

Coronavirus: Shin Bet completes review of Litzman’s phone

'Corona cake' is trending in Gaza

World Bank sees 'major global recession' coming due to pandemic

UN: Settler violence against Palestinians has increased during COVID-19

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Agriculture Minister Ibrahim Shahahdeh resigns

Jordan’s extraordinary measures to contain COVID-19 spread draw int’l accolades

Projecting huge losses for sector, IATA calls for urgent financial relief to airlines

Kuwait largest contributor to WHO's coronavirus programs - Ghebreyesus

Kuwait: 75 coronavirus infection cases in past 24 hours

Kuwait FM phones Indian counterpart on ties, combating COVID-19

Kuwait: 1st shipment from divided zone since 5 years

Deputy FM: Citizens' repatriation 2nd phase starts next week

Kuwait exports oil from shared Saudi field following dispute

16 South Africans who were stranded in Dubai and Doha return home

Saudi Arabia
KGOC praises Saudi Arabia's "professionlism" in joint operations zone

Saudi Arabia bans migrants from driving for Uber

Saudi deploys 'counter-insurgency force' to impose Riyadh coronavirus lockdown

Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps

This is a Tool': Trump Says Using Tariffs in Saudi-Russian Dispute Optional

Saudis Reportedly Call for Oil Talks as Trump Boasts Riyadh, Moscow May Cut Output by 15Mln Barrels

Saudi Arabia calls to urgently discuss oil market situation

OPEC+ poker game on Monday: Russia holds better cards than Saudi Arabia

U. A. E.
Hitti: Four planes set to leave Sunday for KSA, UAE, Nigeria and Ivory Coast

'Worst yet to come' for countries in conflict, says UN chief

Yemen: Flash Floods - Mar 2020

United Kingdom
UK PM Johnson continues self-isolation

UK police investigating 'corona cough attack' on Muslim woman

Queen to rally nation's spirits with historic television address from Windsor Castle

The inflexibility of our lumbering NHS is why the country has had to shut down

Field hospital opens in London, adding 4,000 beds to coronavirus fight

COVID-19 is forcing the intelligence community to think outside the SCIF

Latest news from Ireland as 22 more deaths and 424 new cases confirmed

Poorest are most at risk as State faces greatest economic crisis

Fianna Fáil set to be largest party in Seanad

More than 12,000 arts events cancelled due to Covid-19 crisis

FBD shareholders could miss out on €35m dividend as it postpones AGM

Guterres: world should unite against coronavirus

EU presses on with tighter 2030 climate target despite pandemic

Portugal: President admits 20,000 to 30,000 could be infected by 17 April

Portugal begins another 15 days of state of emergency

Costa indicates 4 May as deadline for face-to-face classes with normal school year

Investment in the Urban Rehabilitation Area of Lisbon decreased 12%

Autoeuropa extends suspension of production until April 12

Spanish Media Lashes Out at Rabat Over Maritime Border Legislation

Spanish outbreak catches up with Italy amid hopes of slowdown

Spain finally sends 2030 climate plan to Brussels

Trump, Macron discuss latest coronavirus developments

French doctors propose testing coronavirus vaccine 'on Africans'

France cancels ‘bac’ exam for first time since Napoleon’s reign

French ski resort a slippery slope to virus for Ukraine MPs: report

As coronavirus creeps into French care homes, a 'tsunami' of deaths go unnumbered

French politicians accuse US of buying up Chinese face masks bound for France

Trump, Macron urge 'increase (in) UN cooperation' on coronavirus: W.House

Orban Lashes Out at EU Over Hungary Emergency-Law Criticism

China-Europe trains play bigger role amid epidemic

Coronavirus Started in China, but Europe Became the Hub for Its Global Spread

European Parliament thanks Cuba's solidarity in the face of Covid-19

More Belarusians to return home from Indonesia via Amsterdam soon

Germany imposes 500 euros fine for breaking social distancing

Constanta mayor looking to transfer coronavirus patients to Germany, should local hospitals become overcrowded

200,000 Respiratory Masks Meant for German Police Diverted to US, White House Denies - Reports

US snatches masks from Germany in act of ‘modern piracy’ – Berlin senator

Germany backs using EU bailout fund in virus fight: minister

‘Marshall Plan,’ Merkel method

Venezuelan Navy boat rams German cruise ship and sinks

US accused of 'modern piracy' after face masks diverted from Europe

The EC Waives Customs Duties and VAT for Import of Necessary Medical Equipment

Pandemic debt: Countries are spending trillions to save the economy from the coronavirus crisis. Can the world afford it?

Why A Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Years Away

Italian doctors’ fatalities reach tragic levels as they fight COVID-19 in overburdened hospitals

Cuban medical brigade in Italy thanks for displays of affection

Russian aid to Italy, dubbed an ‘influence operation’ by EU-partnered media outfit, is indeed shameful — for Europe

Italy and Russia Spar Over Alleged Coronavirus Spies

Mafia Gangs in Italy Poised to Profit from Coronavirus

Slovenia orders quarantine for most people entering country

About 30 Antiviral Drugs are being Tested for the Treatment of COVID-19

Croatian cafe culture on hold – a reminder of its importance

Coronavirus knocks down labour demand in Croatia in March - think-tank

TV Prayers Fill Gap for Montenegrin Believers in Pandemic

TAP to introduce first gas in Albania, Italy in coming weeks, months

MedFund gives 1.8 mln for Tunisian, Albanian marine areas

Greek hotels to become shelters for asylum-seekers amid virus fears

Vartholomaios sends blessings to medical staff

ESPA cash set to boost real economy

Greek economy seen shrinking 3-4 percent this year, says FinMin

North Macedonia
Let's fight the coronavirus with facts about Europe's commitment to the Balkans

Technomarket Donates BGN 100,000 to Fight Coronavirus

Google to Publish Location Data in Order to Allow Governments to Evaluate the Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Measures

Bulgaria to Sign Two Contracts with China for the Supply of Medicines for the Treatment of COVID-19

NSI: Increase in the Production of Unleaded Motor Gasoline - by 1.4% and Natural Gas

Commercial Banks in Bulgaria Have 5 Days to Decide on Payment Moratoria

485 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Bulgaria, 14 People Died

Sofia Marks 141 Years Since Its Proclamation as Capital of Bulgaria

Second, 30-strong batch of Romania-made isolation stretchers handed over to Defense Ministry

More than 1.064 ml suspended, terminated employment contracts since state of emergency start

PM Orban: PNL deputies to vote against bill on home arrest

Four more persons infected with coronavirus die, Romania death toll hits 122

President Iohannis encourages tight cooperation with Germany to combat negative effects on Romanian workers

Iohannis asks Romanians from abroad not to come home for Easter holidays

Debate on the suspension of credit repayment bill: PNL to vote against

What Hungary's Viktor Orban's Power Grab Means for the E.U.

Hungary to unveil pandemic fund on Saturday, detailed plans on Tuesday

Stricter abortion rules do not require coalition deal. What is in the coalition agreement?

Slovakia: MPs approve economic measures to help individuals and companies affected by the coronavirus

Coronavirus puts spotlight on neglected Roma communities

Slovak National Theatre tickets had been sold out. Now it is losing €100,000 a week

Czech Republic
Czech authorities use sham ‘no mask’ Covid-19 excuse to tear down monument to Soviet liberator

Poland’s deputy PM proposes extending President Duda’s term

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine exceeds 1,000 by Friday evening

Cabinet worsens outlook for inflation, wages, GDP for 2020

Finance ministry hopes to receive up to $5 bln from IMF to national budget

ICRC in Ukraine ready to visit prisoners in Russia-occupied areas if access is available

Gas transit across Ukraine falls by 53% in Q1 2020, Gazprom pays for all reserved capacities – gas TSO of Ukraine

Belarus restricts coronavirus data as second death from COVID-19 is confirmed

Belarusian Industry Ministry enterprises working without problems

Russia extends paid leave nationwide to end of April

Russian scientists retract ‘alarming’ coronavirus genome

Vodka sales soar as Putin becomes butt of the joke

Russia denounces West's political selfishness to fight Covid-19

Global crude production should be cut by 10 mln barrels per day, Russia ready to work with US on oil markets - Putin

Orthodox Motorcade in Moscow Wards Off Virus With Holy Icon and Prayers

Putin says Russia ready to cooperate on cutting oil production

Russian Doctor Who Criticized Government's COVID-19 Response Detained

airBaltic to cancel up to 50% of planned flights until November 2020

Lithuania no longer allows cars from Russia, Belarus to enter

Belarus rejects Lithuania's worries about alleged hiding of COVID-19 data

Latvian government increases penalty for breach of COVID-19 restrictions

First death from COVID-19 confirmed in Latvia

Estonian government to help local governments with supplementary budget

Statistics Estonia: Mobility has decreased during the emergency situation

Estonia oil shale mine to stay closed until May

Palladium One's 20,000-hectare Finland reservation gets permit

Finland adds crisis funding top-up for mid-cap companies

Coronavirus causes 60% rise in online shopping in Finland

Passenger ferries to Finland continue to next week as restrictions held up

Why the Swedish experiment could prove Britain wrong

Sweden is risking a lot as its virus experiment comes under strain

Norway's Royals send some encouraging words

Grocery stores fend off Easter crowds

Hundreds of Egypt's medical workers apply for US visa

Egypt uses closed schools to distribute social support money

Egypt is more concerned with controlling information than containing the coronavirus

World Bank provides 7.9 mln USD to Egypt

Estonia contributing to new EU Libya mission

Humanitarian crisis worsening amid deepening conflict and COVID-19 threat in Libya

Serraj and Tripoli CBL continue years-long tit-for-tat over bank’s board reunification and ultimate control over Libya’s money

'Not guinea pigs': Africa vaccine trial suggestion sparks uproar

Tunisia Leads the Way: New Report Exposes Israel's False Democracy

Africa's Conflict-Ridden Regions Face Another Existential Threat in COVID-19

Coronavirus Deals Blow to Newspapers in North Africa

Algerian, international NGOs, call for release of jailed reporter

Morocco Records 30 New COVID-19 Cases, Bringing Total to 791

Moroccan Auxiliary Forces Contribute $2.9 Million to COVID-19 Fund

Morocco to Cover Funeral Costs of Low-Income MREs

35,000 Needy Families to Receive Food Supplies in Beni Mellal

West Africa must learn from the past and protect vulnerable people

Repatriation flight evacuating Americans out of Senegal to land at Dulles Airport today

Senegal postpones Independence Day celebrations

Senegal GDP growth to shrink to less than 3% due to coronavirus -president

Guinea: Govt Wins Legislative Polls and Constitutional Referendum

Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Tightens Restrictions After First 2 Coronavirus Cases

Liberia braces for coronavirus with defunct health system

Liberia: Pres. Weah Withdraws NEC Nominee, Looks for Possible Replacement as Prominent Names Under Consideration

Liberia: Waterside Market Takes New Shape Less than A Week After Demolition of Stalls

Cote dIvoire
Global demand for protective gloves is soaring, but Ivorian rubber farmers are losing money

Lebanese community contributes amount of 400,000 USD to Ghana

Burkina Faso
Number of hungry people spikes in Central Sahel as COVID-19 looms

UN Warns Mass Hunger Facing West Africa Will Worsen as Coronavirus Takes Hold

Mali: Preliminary Results Show Low Turnout in Election

Loans approved for Mali road development

Insecurity in Burkina Faso forces thousands of Malian refugees to leave camp

Niger's Issoufou echoes warning that coronavirus could kill millions in Africa

Four soldiers, 63 ‘terrorists’ killed in Niger clash

Lassa Fever Epidemic in Nigeria Far Deadlier Than COVID-19

Nigerian man shot dead for flouting coronavirus lockdown

Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria rise to 185

Delta Lockdown: CPU Foundation embarks on “Food 4 COVID-19” in Ndokwa East

How Nigerian nurses, midwives are being treated at isolation centres

Cameroon Seizes Fake Coronavirus Drugs Sold by Scammers

Government, UN launch $715m humanitarian response plan for 2020

COVID-19 Supplies From Alibaba Never Reached Eritrea

Ethiopia: Dam dispute stokes anti-Egypt feelings

Three Somali militants killed in US airstrike - AFRICOM

Former Somali PM dies of Covid-19 in London

'Situation of children in Somalia is devastating' - UN Special Representative

Community empowerment is the key to containing coronavirus in Somalia

Somalia's help to Italy amid Covid-19 pandemic evokes heartening response

East Africa Faces Rising Locust Swarms as COVID-19 Restrictions Delay Pesticide Shipments

Coronavirus lockdowns hit flower farms in Kenya

Kenya's Covid-19 cases rise to 122 as six-year-old dies

Uganda Airlines at a Crossroads

‘I Refuse to Be Repentant’: The Woman Challenging Uganda’s Ruler

Uganda LGBT Shelter Residents Arrested on COVID-19 Pretext

Learn from us on corona, China envoy tells Uganda

Congo, DR
Congo-Kinshasa: Shortage of Basic Commodities Amid COVID-19

COVID-19: Angola's eight positive cases remain unchanged COVID-19: Angola's eight positive cases remain unchanged

Sonangol slams cooking gas speculation

Fossil Find Suggests Homo Erectus Emerged 200,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

Burundi: Aid Groups Blocked From Coronavirus Quarantine Sites

Coffee with Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji

Tanzania: Pmo Budget - Virus, Polls Dominate

Tanzania Railways Corporation - Promote And Manage Rail Infrastructure Assets

Mozambique: Five People Injured in Sofala Ambushes

Mozambique: One Case of COVID-19 in Cabo Delgado

Zimbabwe: Finance Minister Ncube Establishes COVID-19 Crowdfunding

Zimbabwe: Govt, Civil Servants Headed for Clash

Zimbabwe: Government, UN launch a US$715m humanitarian response plan for 2020

Namibia: 12 Elephants, 45 Rhinos Poached in 2019

Xi Jinping: China to continue COVID-19 support for Namibia, Laos

Namport donates 20 toilets to informal settlement

South Africa
South Africa: Police End Refugees' Five-Month Occupation of Cape Town Church

Ramaphosa and the convergence of three crises

10 people in ICU as SA's coronavirus cases break the 1 500 mark

About 1 600 of Bloemfontein church gathering contacts traced - Mkhize

Two thousand plus arrests for non-compliance with South African COVID regulations

Some South African lockdown regulations relaxed

Qantas, Virgin to maintain four key routes

Isolation fines, spot checks climb in Victoria

‘Borrow’ immunity to protect frontline staff

Inside Australia’s most influential WhatsApp group

Australia doesn't recognize so-called "elections" in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh

Up to 42% of Australian gas resources uneconomical at current LNG netback prices

New Zealand
Kiwi broadcaster's moving message after Covid-19 diagnosis

Air NZ repatriation flight to Germany leaves Auckland

Worst-case scenario: 14,000 could die if Covid-19 spreads out of control in NZ

100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand to leave as rules ease

Papua New Guinea
Farming and art arose in New Guinea at same time as Europe and Asia

Domestic Air Services in PNG to resume

World Summary Blog

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