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Masks are everywhere in Asia, but have they helped?
World

Masks are everywhere in Asia, but have they helped?

The use of face masks in Asia during the coronavirus outbreak has been far more widespread than in the West,…
Global virus cases near million as US baby dies
World

Global virus cases near million as US baby dies

Confirmed coronavirus infections around the world approached one million Thursday as the pandemic spread at a “near-exponential” rate, with a…
Death in the Holy Land: Coronavirus changes burial for Jews, Muslims
Middle East

Death in the Holy Land: Coronavirus changes burial for Jews, Muslims

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A rising death toll in the coronavirus crisis is forcing a change in Jewish and Muslim burial…
Egypt confirms six new deaths, 69 additional coronavirus cases, raising total to 779
Egypt

Egypt confirms six new deaths, 69 additional coronavirus cases, raising total to 779

Egypt on Wednesday confirmed six additional deaths and 69 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s number of confirmed total cases…
Photos: How coronavirus is impacting Egypt’s homeless
Features/Interviews

Photos: How coronavirus is impacting Egypt’s homeless

Among the crowds in Cairo’s Ramses Square, 15-year-old Karim Mohamed was looking for his friend. After several attempts, he couldn’t…
UN Security Council urges cease-fire in Afghanistan
Middle East

UN Security Council urges cease-fire in Afghanistan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN Security Council urged Afghanistan’s warring parties on Tuesday to heed the UN secretary-general’s call…
In Syria camp fearing coronavirus, young teachers adapt again
Middle East

In Syria camp fearing coronavirus, young teachers adapt again

ATMEH, Syria (Reuters) – After bombs forced him and his students from their homes, Ahmed Hadaja began teaching in a…
Europe toll tops 30,000 as UN warns of world’s worst crisis since WWII
World

Europe toll tops 30,000 as UN warns of world’s worst crisis since WWII

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 30,000 lives in Europe alone, a global tally showed Wednesday, in what the…
Sisi hails results of Egypt’s coronavirus measures as ‘reassuring’
Egypt

Sisi hails results of Egypt’s coronavirus measures as ‘reassuring’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday hailed the anti-coronavirus measures his country has undertaken, calling the results “reassuring” based…
US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus: Rouhani
Middle East

US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus: Rouhani

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed…
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