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Bulgarian PM says against seasonal workers travels amid virus spread

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said Saturday that EU borders might remain open for seasonal...

Coronavirus infects medics at Egypt cancer centre

Egypt's main cancer treatment facility has 17 cases of the novel coronavirus among its medical...

Xavi donates 1 mn euros to Barcelona hospital

Former Barcelona and Spain star Xavi Hernandez and his wife have donated one million euros...

UK COVID-19 deaths climb by new high of 708

Britain on Saturday reported 708 more deaths from COVID-19 in a new daily high, as...

Iran says virus contagion slows for fourth day

Iran's new cases of coronavirus have dropped for the fourth consecutive day, official figures released...

Fury at ‘Pokemon’ jibe on French TV during China virus ceremony

A French rolling news channel was forced to apologise on Saturday after one of its...

Turkey tightens controls in public places over virus threat

Turkey stepped up controls Saturday on crowded public spaces including markets and ferries in Istanbul...

Eurozone could put up 240 bn euros in virus aid: head

The eurozone's rescue fund could offer up to 240 billion euros to help member countries...

Switzerland virus deaths top 500 as cases soar past 20,000

Switzerland on Saturday saw the number of cases of the new coronavirus in the country...

OPEC, allies to seek response to coronavirus pandemic

OPEC and its allies are due to discuss oil production cuts next week following US...

What now for golf in 2020?

The Masters and PGA Championship have been postponed indefinitely with the US Open and British...

Officer in Italian PM’s security detail dies of virus

An Italian policeman who worked in Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's security detail died Saturday after...

UAE officially asks to postpone Expo 2020 Dubai

The United Arab Emirates has officially requested to postpone the start of the Expo 2020...

Hungary makes parties, foreign firms, banks pay for virus impacts

Hungary said Saturday that multinational firms, banks, political parties and local councils must pay up...

Pandemic spells dark times for Polish truckers

Only a few weeks ago, Polish truckers were kings of the road in Europe. Now,...

Remote control operation removes tiger’s collar in India

A delicate remote control operation to remove a tracking collar from a tiger on an...

Gas explosion at residential building near Moscow: media

An apparent gas explosion ripped through a five-storey residential building outside Moscow on Saturday, demolishing...

Indonesia covers up to protect orangutans from virus threat

Poaching and habitat loss have decimated Indonesia's orangutan population, but now coronavirus has emerged as...

Spain says coronavirus deaths down for second straight day at 809

Spain recorded a second successive daily drop in coronavirus-related deaths with 809 fatalities, official figures...

Man kills two, wounds seven in France stabbings

A man in south-east France attacked several people with a knife on Saturday, killing two...