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Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:04:45 GMT
France reports fewer coronavirus hospital deaths in most recent 24-hour period
France on Saturday reported 441 coronavirus hospital deaths in 24 hours, lower than the record number of 588 recorded the previous day.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:18:10 GMT
In New York state, total coronavirus deaths surpass 3,500 as cases rise outside NYC
Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the bleakest 24 hours yet for the U.S. state hit hardest by the pandemic.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:51:24 GMT
Italy reports first drop in number of coronavirus patients in intensive care
The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care in Italy fell for the first time, the civil protection authority said on Saturday, while the country’s death toll from the epidemic rose by 681 to 15,362, a somewhat lower rise than ones seen in...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:55:03 GMT
US allies denounce country’s strong-arm tactics to procure masks for coronavirus fight
From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 12:59:58 GMT
Spain reports second consecutive drop in daily coronavirus deaths
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will ask parliament to extend lockdown measures by 15 more days until April 25, as the daily pace of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed again on Saturday in one of the world's most hard-hit countries.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:02:48 GMT
France's far-right congratulates Vox party's strong showing in Spain's election
Spain's general election has left it in a state of political uncertainty for the coming months as the latest polls reflect a widening political divide between those on the left and those on the right.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:35:26 GMT
Packages of pure cocaine wash up on France's beaches
Mysterious parcels containing more than 750kg of narcotics have been washing up on France's Atlantic coast since last month.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:28:50 GMT
Clashes as Palestinians mark 15 years since death of Yasser Arafat
Thousands of Palestinians marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat in the occupied West Bank on Monday. One man was reportedly killed in clashes with the Israeli forces.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:57:09 GMT
French jihadists to be arrested on arrival if deported from Turkey
Turkey is preparing to deport 11 French citizens, mostly women, who joined the Islamic State in Syria. The French government says they will be arrested as they leave the airplane.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:38:26 GMT
France honours post-1963 war dead in 11 November ceremonies
French President Emmanuel Macron marked traditional Armistice Day ceremonies with the inauguration of a monument to 549 soldiers who have died in France’s military operations abroad in the period following the Algerian War.

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