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US states backtracking on phased reopening as coronavirus cases increase

1 July 2020, 6:54 PM

A growing number of states are pausing or even backtracking on their phased re-openings in the United States as public health experts sound the alarm about significant increases in coronavirus spread across the nation.

Family and close friends bid George Floyd farewell

9 June 2020, 4:03 PM

Family and close friends of George Floyd are gathering in Houston, Texas, today to bid him farewell in a private funeral service.

COVID-19 data shows disproportionate burden of illness, death among US black, Hispanic groups

21 May 2020, 7:20 PM

While the effects of COVID-19 on the health of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States is still emerging, current data suggests a disproportionate burden of illness and death among black and Hispanic groups.

As South Africans bemoan lockdown, other countries seem to have it worse

7 April 2020, 8:44 PM

As South Africa progresses into week two of the national lockdown, citizens have taken to social media complaining of the strict conditions and the devastating impact on the economy.

Oman sees no scope for US – Iran mediation for now: Kuwait newspaper

8 January 2020, 12:21 PM

Oman does not see room for now for mediation to ease tensions between the United States and Iran, a Kuwaiti newspaper said on Wednesday, after last week’s killing of an Iranian general in a US strike that prompted an Iranian missile attack in response.



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