Vietnam holds first national cat show

Vietnam holds first national cat show

Different breeds of cats — ranging from Persians to British Shorthairs to massive Maine Coons — are featured in an inaugural show in Vietnam organised by the World Cat Federation.
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Virus-hit cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Florida port

Virus-hit cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Florida port

The cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passing the Zaandam as it docks in Port Everglades. The two ships had been stranded at sea for a few days after authorities in several South American countries refused them port access...
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Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

US President Donald Trump announces he tested negative on his second coronavirus test, during a daily coronavirus briefing at the White House. "I think I took it really out of curiosity to see how quickly it worked," he says.
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Coronavirus: sceptical of COVID-19, Buenos Aires homeless fear hunger

Coronavirus: sceptical of COVID-19, Buenos Aires homeless fear hunger

Faced with empty streets and no people to ask for charity from, for some of the homeless in Buenos Aires, the coronavirus isn't the enemy, rather the all too well-known feeling of an empty stomach.
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Londoners clap from balconies for NHS in Stratford

Londoners clap from balconies for NHS in Stratford

Londoners clap in support of the British National Health Service as the country continues its fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus that has killed a record 569 in the last 24 hours.
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Virus-hit cruise ship Zaandam arrives in Florida port

Virus-hit cruise ship Zaandam arrives in Florida port

The cruise ship Zaandam, which has dozens of ill passengers on board and was not allowed to dock in several South American countries, arrives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Four people have died on the Zaandam, for reasons not yet disclosed.
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Images of almost empty Hollywood Boulevard as residents remain on lockdown

Images of almost empty Hollywood Boulevard as residents remain on lockdown

Images of a mostly empty Hollywood Boulevard, except for few cars and buses, in Los Angeles, as people across the state of California remain on lockdown and the city battles to handle a rising number of coronavirus cases.
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Colombian company swaps cosmetics for anti-bacterial gels amid pandemic

Colombian company swaps cosmetics for anti-bacterial gels amid pandemic

In the Colombian city of Cali, a cosmetic company modifies its production to face the COVID-19 outbreak and swaps to antibacterial soaps and gels for hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.
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Coronavirus cases top 1 million worldwide: AFP tally

Coronavirus cases top 1 million worldwide: AFP tally

An animated graph shows the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reaching 1,000,036 globally. ANIMATED GRAPH
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Doha pharmacy offers drive-thru services amid pandemic

Doha pharmacy offers drive-thru services amid pandemic

Qatar residents collect their prescriptions at a drive-thru pharmacy service offered at Doha's Sidra hospital, a women's and pediatrics hospital, as part of preventive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the Gulf country.
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Coronavirus: 200,000 tests per day possible 'in future' says German manufacturer

Coronavirus: 200,000 tests per day possible 'in future' says German manufacturer

As Germany looks to pick up the pace of testing for COVID-19, the interior ministry's target of carrying out 200,000 tests per day should be possible 'in the future', says Christian Dreher, head of test manufacturer R-Biopharm. But Dreher also hig...
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Coronavirus: Bronx nurses protest working conditions in New York

Coronavirus: Bronx nurses protest working conditions in New York

Nurses from the Bronx, including one who tested positive to COVID-19 a few days ago, hold a protest in the borough of Queens in New York, to denounce their working conditions. "The government has abandoned us. Our hospitals have abandoned us," say...
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Coronavirus: Swiss artist illuminates Matterhorn with messages of hope

Coronavirus: Swiss artist illuminates Matterhorn with messages of hope

Visual artist Gerry Hofstetter projects messages on the Matterhorn, Switzerland's iconic mountain, to support people confronted with the coronavirus. The messages include 'hope', 'stay home' and 'solidarity'.
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US stocks open lower after massive jump in jobless claims

US stocks open lower after massive jump in jobless claims

Wall Street stocks slip lower in volatile trading, absorbing another eye-popping unemployment figure due to the government-ordered shutdown of businesses to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
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'Struggling' Londoners worried about financial impact of virus lockdown

'Struggling' Londoners worried about financial impact of virus lockdown

Some Londoners say they are worried about the financial impact of the new coronavirus lockdown measures imposed nationwide as part of efforts to stem the spread of the virus. The health ministry announced a record 569 deaths from the virus in Brit...
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The young people of the Amazon, proud protectors of their jungle

The young people of the Amazon, proud protectors of their jungle

Fabio, Kelita and Maria were born in the middle of the Amazonas State, Brazil. They live amongst riverside communities, several days by boat from the city of Manaus. Despite the commodities offered by the big city, these young people have chosen t...
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Coronavirus: Champs-Elysées virtually deserted on day 17 of French lockdown

Coronavirus: Champs-Elysées virtually deserted on day 17 of French lockdown

On the 17th day of France's lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Champs-Elysées, a tourist hot spot which is usually teeming with vehicles, remains virtually deserted.
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Coronavirus: People line up outside New York hospital to get tested

Coronavirus: People line up outside New York hospital to get tested

People wait in line outside Elmhurst Hospital in New York to get tested for COVID-19, as the city grapples with sky-rocketing infections and a severely strained health system.
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Empire State Building shines red and white to honor healthcare workers

Empire State Building shines red and white to honor healthcare workers

New York's Empire State Building, seen behind the Calvary Cemetery in Queens, shines white and red while a siren is displayed on its mast to honor healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Walk-through disinfectant tunnel installed in Islamabad

Coronavirus: Walk-through disinfectant tunnel installed in Islamabad

A walk-through disinfectant tunnel with overhead sprayers is installed at a fresh produce market in Islamabad to try stem the spread of the pandemic in Pakistan, where infections are rising. IMAGES of market and security checkpoints AND SOUNDBITES...
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EU chief 'concerned' about Hungary virus emergency law

EU chief 'concerned' about Hungary virus emergency law

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expresses concern over a coronavirus emergency law in Hungary that has given nationalist premier Viktor Orban sweeping powers.
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Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announces that the EU will propose a bloc-wide guarantee that could raise 100 billion euros ($109 billion) to aid strained national unemployment schemes as millions of jobs are hit by efforts to s...
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Sao Paulo neighbours tackle coronavirus quarantine together

Sao Paulo neighbours tackle coronavirus quarantine together

In Brazil’s megacity Sao Paulo, it’s common for residents to not know who their neighbours are. But the coronavirus pandemic is bringing some people together and now, thanks to a memo left in a building’s lift, neighbours are helping one another.
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Russian plane with supplies for virus fight arrives in US

Russian plane with supplies for virus fight arrives in US

A Russian military plane carrying medical supplies arrives in the United States, the Russian mission to the UN said, as the Kremlin flexes its soft power during the coronavirus pandemic. The Antonov-124, landed at JFK Airport in New York -- the ep...
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