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Expat In Post-Lockdown Wuhan: ‘Things Will Never Be The Same’

Pisso Nseke, a Cameroonian living in Wuhan, China, describes venturing out for the first time in nearly three months and ...
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Chernobyl radiation levels spike as forest fires rage

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl exclusion area are at more than twice the normal level as two forest fires rage ...
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Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign

The decision clears the way for Joe Biden to become the Democratic nominee who faces Donald Trump. Read full story ...
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Coronavirus: Financial crisis ‘on steroids’ looms for EU leaders

After 16 hours, EU finance ministers still could not reach a deal on how to react to coronavirus. Read full ...
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‘Please Don’t Politicize This Virus,’ WHO Head Says After Trump Threatens Funding

Using the COVID-19 pandemic to score political points is dangerous and will cause more deaths, the WHO’s leader said Wednesday, ...
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Syria war: Syrian air force behind 2017 chemical attacks, OPCW finds

The chemical weapons watchdog says Sarin and chlorine were used to attack Latamina in March 2017. Read full story here: ...
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As China’s Wuhan Ends Its Long Quarantine, Residents Feel A Mix Of Joy And Fear

The end of the city’s 76-day lockdown is a milestone in China’s efforts to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus ...
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Coronavirus: Why are football teams in Belarus still playing?

Football and life, continue (almost) as normal in Belarus, but anxiety about coronavirus is growing. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Coronavirus: Trump attacks ‘China-centric’ WHO over global pandemic

The president says the US may withdraw funding to the World Health Organization for “calling it wrong”. Read full story ...
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Italy bridge collapse: Two drivers survive

The bridge would normally have been busy but lockdown measures meant there was little traffic. Read full story here: BBC ...
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UK PM spends second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care at a London hospital, suffering from coronavirus ...
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Coronavirus: Covid-19 detecting apps face teething problems

Researchers at two leading universities take different approaches to creating cough-analysing tools. Read full story here: BBC World News ...
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Worst recession in decades piles pressure on EU to agree new relief package

Europe’s top two economies are contracting at their fastest pace in decades, according to forecasts published Wednesday, underscoring the urgent ...
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Poland must suspend judge discipline panel – ECJ

The EU has repeatedly criticised the judicial reforms introduced by Poland’s Law and Justice Party. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Pink supermoon seen around the world

Stargazers have been out to watch the progress of the lunar light show. Read full story here: BBC World News ...
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Business

No-code automation platform Tonkean raises $24M from Lightspeed

As more companies find their workflows upended by remote work in the pandemic crisis, there are plenty of SaaS startups aiming to sell them a ...
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LinkedIn has no plans to make COVID-19 related layoffs from now until end of fiscal year

LinkedIn has no plans to make COVID-related layoffs until at least the end of June 2020, the professional network has confirmed to TechCrunch. This announcements ...
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Mom-focused content startup Motherly raises $5.4M as it expands into commerce

Motherly CEO Jill Koziol admits that it was a tough pitch when she and her co-founder Liz Tenety first tried to get investors on-board in ...
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