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'Today the gloves come off... we are going to police this.'
Quickly moving to utilize emergency measures passed last week, critics say Prime Minister Viktor Orban is "killing democracy."
The British prime minister is being treated for coronavirus at London’s St. Thomas’ Hospital.
Countries closed their borders and failed to help neighbors respond to the pandemic. Amid the squabbling, the far-right threatens democratic principles.
It's a step that could pave the way for the first direct peace talks between the two sides that have been at war for more than five years.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Syria used the chemical weapons sarin and chlorine in a series of attacks in 2017.
Sweden hasn't locked down. That may have confused segregated groups with foreign backgrounds, which report high infection rates.
The US Food and Drug Administration has lifted a 3 year-long import ban on chloroquine products manufactured by Mumbai-based Ipca Laboratories, a company that it last investigated in August 2019.
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Thousands streamed out of the Chinese city of 11 million people as its 76-day lockdown was lifted.
The powerful storm leveled homes and snapping communications links in the archipelago.
Bhasha Mukherjee, who won the title in 2019, was doing humanitarian work abroad but decided to hang up her crown and help her overwhelmed colleagues.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who has a background in medicine, "wanted to help out even in a small way.”
As some European nations reveal plans to gradually reopen society, Britain and France say even discussing lifting coronavirus restrictions would be a mistake.
The 46-year-old takes the reins of government during one of the biggest crises in modern history.
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The prime minister is said to be in "good spirits".
After about 10 years of trying, Ying Ying and Le Le finally mated at the Ocean Park zoo in Hong Kong, which shuttered in January due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“I’m not sure I have the fortitude to do this again,” one of Australia's top scientists wrote.
The senior Catholic will walk free after he was convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys.