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Spain wants refund for faulty coronavirus tests Chinese company sent as replacement for first defective batch

Spain wants refund for faulty coronavirus tests Chinese company sent as replacement for first defective batch

Spain is seeking a refund for a second batch of faulty coronavirus tests purchased from a Chinese company that was supposed to replace a previous order of defective testing kits, health officials said ...
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Philippines ramps up coronavirus testing to find thousands of unknown infections

Philippines ramps up coronavirus testing to find thousands of unknown infections

A woman wearing a protective face mask and shield is pictured in the Ninoy Aquino Stadium that has been temporarily turned into a quarantine facility to accommodate COVID-19 ...
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Alistair Overeem ‘probably’ contracted coronavirus because Thailand was ‘flooded with Chinese’

Alistair Overeem ‘probably’ contracted coronavirus because Thailand was ‘flooded with Chinese’

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem is expected to fight fellow 265-pound slugger Walt Harris at one of the upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) events ...
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Putin sends military plane to U.S. with supplies to fight virus

Putin sends military plane to U.S. with supplies to fight virus

A Russian military plane carrying medical equipment has departed for the United States, the defense ministry in Moscow said Wednesday, as the Kremlin flexes its soft power amid the coronavirus ...
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Spain’s coronavirus death toll surges past China

Spain’s coronavirus death toll surges past China

Spain surged past China to now have the world’s second-highest tally of coronavirus deaths after seeing a 738 spike overnight — its highest so far in one day. With at least 3,434 fatalities since the ...
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Italy coronavirus death toll spikes yet again, up 793 in 24 hours

Italy coronavirus death toll spikes yet again, up 793 in 24 hours

Italy —  a country at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe — watched its number of cases and deaths due to the novel coronavirus astronomically leap once again, up 793 deaths with 6,557 newly ...
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Seventy trapped after Chinese coronavirus quarantine hotel collapses

Seventy trapped after Chinese coronavirus quarantine hotel collapses

Illustration of a collapsed building. (Shutterstock.com/VioNetta) About 70 people were trapped on Saturday after a five-story hotel being used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed in the port city of ...
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Armed ex-guard holds 30 hostage in Philippines mall

Armed ex-guard holds 30 hostage in Philippines mall

Members of a police SWAT team arrive after a hostage situation was reported at a mall in suburban Manila in March 2, 2020. (AFP/Ted Aljibe) Heavily armed police ...
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Violence Spreads in India Over Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law

Violence Spreads in India Over Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law

Riots have gripped the Indian capital of New Delhi over a law that grants citizenship for illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority countries — as long as they are ...
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Coronavirus cases exceed 64K globally, death toll nears 1,400 in China

Coronavirus cases exceed 64K globally, death toll nears 1,400 in China

The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in China continued to surge Friday after 5,000 more people were diagnosed with the virus and the government reportedly has enforced “wartime” measures in additional ...
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