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U.S. reports highest daily coronavirus death toll



The daily death toll from coronavirus in the United States surpassed 1,800 on Tuesday, marking a new global high for the number of deaths linked to the virus in one country in a single day. The grim figure emerged as Wuhan, the Chinese city where the outbreak was first recorded late last year, reopened after nearly 11 weeks of lockdown. Outbound traffic was permitted beginning at midnight local time, although schools and many businesses remain closed.

 

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in the intensive care unit of a London hospital, where he is being treated for coronavirus and is “receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing without any assistance,” according to his official spokesman.

 

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Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris


Thursday, Kurds saluted the seventh anniversary of the assassination of 3 Kurdish women activists in France.

 

The crime took place on January 9, 2013, targeting 3 female Kurdi...


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Quarantined citizen in Sulaymaniyah: services provided are impossible for major countries


One of the citizens inside a quarantine center in the city of Sulaymaniyah said that what the medical and administrative staff provide is not possible for major countries to provide, and that the q...


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‘Wash Our Hands? Some People Can’t Wash Their Kids for a Week.’


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