Wuhan still like a ghost town nearly a month into the coronavirus lockdown

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Video taken on the streets of Wuhan shows a city of 11 million people that appears almost deserted.

Russia hasn’t had any new coronavirus cases. Why is that?

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China has complained that Russia's measures to combat the coronavirus are discriminatory, but many Russians seem pleased that their country remains virtually virus-free so far, Chris Brown writes.

Ozone layer deal may have led to new contaminant problem, researchers say

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A landmark environmental agreement that helped close the ozone hole in the 1990s has led to new chemical contaminants forming in the atmosphere and accumulating on land, researchers say.

These could be the oldest plant fossils ever found

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Scientists have spotted in rocks from northern China what may be the oldest fossils of a green plant ever found, tiny seaweed that carpeted areas of the seafloor roughly a billion years ago and were part of...

Taliban breaks off what it calls ‘fruitless talks’ with Afghanistan over prisoner exchange

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The Taliban on Tuesday broke off talks with the Afghan government on a prisoner exchange, a main step in peace talks being brokered by the United States after it agreed on a troop withdrawal pact with the...

U.S. company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

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A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year.

‘Catastrophe’ looms as displaced Syrians flee toward closed Turkish border

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Syrian families have been fleeing their homes and pushing toward a closed border with Turkey as government troops backed by Russia seek to regain control of the last opposition enclave in the country.

UN special report documents ‘deliberate attacks’ against Afghan health-care workers

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The United Nations on Sunday released a special report expressing concerns over what it called recent "deliberate attacks" against healthcare workers and facilities in Afghanistan during the COVID-19 pandemic.

French authorities deal with protest in Paris suburbs during coronavirus lockdown

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French police will not shy away from enforcing a coronavirus lockdown in the high-rise Paris suburbs where unrest has erupted the past four nights, the interior minister said, as a motorcyclist whose run-in with officers sparked riots...

South Korea’s unification minister resigns as Korean tensions rise

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday accepted the resignation of his point man on North Korea, who had asked to quit after the North destroyed a liaison office while ramping up pressure against Seoul amid stalled...

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