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Chinese Coronavirus Outbreak in Czech Mines

Chinese Coronavirus Outbreak in Czech Mines

PRAGUE - A coal mine in the north-eastern Czech Republic near the border with Poland has halted work after a major Covid-19 outbreak among the miners.

Hong Kong Protesters Tear Gassed, Blasted with Water Cannons

Hong Kong Protesters Tear Gassed, Blasted with Water Cannons

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city.

'Hitler's Alligator' Dies In Moscow

'Hitler's Alligator' Dies In Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) -- An alligator that many people believe once belonged to Adolf Hitler has died in the Moscow Zoo.

EU Demands Compliance In Exchange for Coronavirus Cash

EU Demands Compliance In Exchange for Coronavirus Cash

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union signaled Wednesday that it will not punish member countries for breaking the bloc´s deficit rules to tackle the coronavirus but that it could condition their access to sorely-needed recovery funds on them following its

Weight-gaining Belgians Urged to 'Get out! Move!' as Lockdown Eases

Weight-gaining Belgians Urged to 'Get out! Move!' as Lockdown Eases

BRUSSELS (AP) - Belgium is taking the next step in its relaxation of the coronavirus lockdown on Monday and is also telling people: get up! Schools are opening up to more students, markets are setting up again and museums are the reopening their doors.

'Calculated Risk' as European Countries Restart Sports, Open Up to Tourism

'Calculated Risk' as European Countries Restart Sports, Open Up to Tourism

(AFP) -- Top-flight football in Germany kicked off again on the weekend, becoming the first major sports league in the world to resume play, as parts of Europe took more tentative steps towards normality after the devastation unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Italy Easing Domestic Travel Restrictions

Coronavirus: Italy Easing Domestic Travel Restrictions

ROME (AP) -- The Italian government is easing travel restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, allowing people to move freely inside the region where they live as of Monday, and between regions starting June 3rd

New Zealand Announces End of Coronavirus Lockdown

New Zealand Announces End of Coronavirus Lockdown

(AFP) – New Zealand will phase out its coronavirus lockdown over the next 10 days after successfully containing the virus, although some restrictions will remain, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday.

Coronavirus: Govts Fear Second Wave After Outbreaks in Germany, Mingling in Italy

Coronavirus: Govts Fear Second Wave After Outbreaks in Germany, Mingling in Italy

ROME (AP) - South Korea's capital closed down more than 2,100 bars and other nightspots Saturday because of a new cluster of coronavirus infections, Germany scrambled to contain fresh outbreaks at slaughterhouses, and Italian authorities worried that people were getting too friendly at cocktail hour during the country's first weekend of eased restrictions.

Boris and Fiancee Reveal Name of New Baby Son

Boris and Fiancee Reveal Name of New Baby Son

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancee Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson in honour of their grandfathers and doctors who saved the British leader's life when he was hospitalized with Covid-19.

Boris Govt Under Fire as Coronavirus Deaths Pass 20,000

Boris Govt Under Fire as Coronavirus Deaths Pass 20,000

LONDON (AP) - Britain's government on Saturday defended the independence of the scientists advising it on the coronavirus after it emerged that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial chief aide had attended meetings of the group.

Australia and New Zealand Mark ANZAC Day in Coronavirus Isolation

Australia and New Zealand Mark ANZAC Day in Coronavirus Isolation

(AFP) -- Australians and New Zealanders held dawn Anzac Day vigils from the isolation of their own driveways on Saturday to honour their armed forces, as parades were cancelled and ceremonies closed to the public due to the coronavirus.

New Zealand Nurse Who Treated Boris Shares Her Story

New Zealand Nurse Who Treated Boris Shares Her Story

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Nurse Jenny from New Zealand says that helping save somebody as notable as Boris Johnson in his battle with the coronavirus didn't faze her thanks to her years of dealing with stressful situations in intensive care wards.

Germany: Syrian Migrants Tried for Crimes Against Humanity

Germany: Syrian Migrants Tried for Crimes Against Humanity

BERLIN (AP) - Two former members of Syria's secret police go on trial Thursday in Germany accused of crimes against humanity for their role in a government-run detention centre where large numbers of opposition protesters were tortured.

Coronavirus Sinking Centuries-old Traditional Breweries in Europe

Coronavirus Sinking Centuries-old Traditional Breweries in Europe

WERNECK, Germany (AP) - The Werneck Brewery has survived a lot: world wars, economic crises and decades of declining beer consumption. But after 400 years in existence it has finally met a challenge it can't overcome: the coronavirus outbreak.

Coptic Pope Celebrates Orthodox Easter in Desert Monastery

Coptic Pope Celebrates Orthodox Easter in Desert Monastery

CAIRO (AP) -- Pope Tawadros II, the spiritual leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians, has held Easter services in an empty monastery in the desert amid coronavirus restrictions which kept the faithful from gathering at churches and monasteries across the country.

PICS: Christians Celebrate Muted 'Holy Fire' Ceremony Amid Pandemic

PICS: Christians Celebrate Muted 'Holy Fire' Ceremony Amid Pandemic

JERUSALEM (AP) - A small group of Christian clerics celebrated the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Saturday as the coronavirus pandemic prevented worshippers from taking part in the ancient and mysterious ritual.

UK: Daily Coronavirus Death Toll 717, 11,329 in Total

UK: Daily Coronavirus Death Toll 717, 11,329 in Total

LONDON (AP) -- The British government says another 717 people who tested positive for the coronavirus have died in hospitals, taking the total in the United Kingdom to 11,329.

Britain's Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 10,000

Britain's Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 10,000

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed his gratitude to the staff of the National Health Service for saving his life when his treatment for the coronavirus could have "gone either way" as the UK on Sunday became the fourth European country to surpass 10,000 virus-related deaths.

UK: Daily Coronavirus Deaths Overtake Daily Records for Italy, Spain

UK: Daily Coronavirus Deaths Overtake Daily Records for Italy, Spain

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs time to recover from the new coronavirus and is unlikely to be back at work soon, his father said Friday, as millions of Britons began an Easter holiday weekend in lockdown and the U.K.

Coronavirus: Military to Enforce Quarantine in Australia

Coronavirus: Military to Enforce Quarantine in Australia

(AFP) — The Australian military will help enforce the quarantine of travellers returning to the country, with the prime minister unveiling strict new measures and door-to-door checks Friday to rein in the spread of Covid-19.

Medics Fear New Coronavirus Onslaught in Southern Italy

Medics Fear New Coronavirus Onslaught in Southern Italy

ROME (AP) - Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals have welcomed a slight stabilizing in the number of coronavirus infections but fear the virus is still silently spreading in the country's south 2 1/2 weeks into the West's most extreme nationwide shutdown.

British Government Announces Support Package for Self-employed

British Government Announces Support Package for Self-employed

LONDON (AP) - The British government unveiled another massive income support scheme on Thursday, this time for the 5 million-or-so self-employed people, many of whom face financial ruin from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic.

'We Are Entering a War Economy' – Italy Shuts Down Non-Essential Factories

'We Are Entering a War Economy' – Italy Shuts Down Non-Essential Factories

Soave, Italy (AP) - Italy has become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus, a potential cautionary tale for other governments, such as the Trump administration, that are resisting such drastic measures.

Australia Announces $38 Billion Coronavirus Aid Package

Australia Announces $38 Billion Coronavirus Aid Package

(AFP) -- Australia on Sunday announced a $38 billion spending plan to limit the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, as citizens were told to cancel domestic travel plans to slow the virus spread.

Russia Deporting Chinese Who Violate Coronavirus Quarantine

Russia Deporting Chinese Who Violate Coronavirus Quarantine

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in Moscow are detaining and deporting Chinese nationals for violating quarantine procedures the city government-mandated in response to the coronavirus, according to court filings and a lawyer working on at least 15 cases.