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Coronavirus threatens Myanmar’s most vulnerable in displacement camps

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Displaced communities in Myanmar are especially vulnerable to the virus An estimated 350,000 displaced people across Myanmar are “sitting…

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Coronavirus: Playing classical music for South Korea hospital patients

Won Hyung-joon was playing his violin at home and broadcasting on social media to comfort people during the coronavirus outbreak, when staff at the arts…

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Coronavirus: Mandatory quarantine in a five-star Sydney hotel

Australians who return from overseas are now required to spend 14 days in quarantine in hotels. Credit: Source link

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Sajid Hussain: Fears for Pakistan journalist missing in Sweden

Image copyright RSF Image caption Sajid Hussain (family photo) A Pakistani journalist who fled the country to escape death threats has gone missing in Sweden…

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Coronavirus: Thai elephants face starvation as tourism collapses

Image copyright Alex Johncola Image caption Elephants are a major feature of Thailand’s tourist trail More than 1,000 elephants face starvation in Thailand because the…

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Chinese forest fire: Firefighters and guide killed in Sichuan blaze

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The victims were caught by a sudden change in wind direction Eighteen firefighters and their guide have died while…

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Tablighi Jamaat: Delhi Nizamuddin event sparks massive search for Covid-19 cases

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hundreds have been leaving the mosque to be monitored or tested for the virus Officials across India are searching…

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Coronavirus: Anger as migrant sprayed with disinfectant in India

Image copyright @KanwardeepsTOI Image caption The workers were sprayed with chemicals by people in hazmat suits An investigation has been launched after a group of…

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‘Virus-fighting’ scientist gets magnets stuck in nose

Image copyright Courtesy of Daniel Reardon Image caption Daniel Reardon had to go to hospital to have the magnets removed An Australian astrophysicist who hoped…

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Peacock spiders show more of their colours

Image copyright Joseph Schubert Image caption Maratus azureus: It’s common for the male spiders to wave their third pair of legs in a courtship dance…

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