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Jordan extends coronavirus curfew, to deliver food to homes nationwide
Middle East

Jordan extends coronavirus curfew, to deliver food to homes nationwide

AMMAN (Reuters) — Jordan said on Monday it would extend a curfew indefinitely and promised it would begin to deliver…
Nearly one billion people confined to homes globally to curb virus
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Nearly one billion people confined to homes globally to curb virus

Close to one billion people worldwide were confined to their homes on Saturday as the global coronavirus death toll shot…
Under emergency law, Jordan seals capital to contain coronavirus
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Under emergency law, Jordan seals capital to contain coronavirus

AMMAN (Reuters) — Jordan’s army sealed off the capital from the rest of the country on Thursday as the country…
California goes on virus lockdown as Italy death toll overtakes China
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California goes on virus lockdown as Italy death toll overtakes China

California was placed under lockdown in the most drastic step yet by a US state to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus…
Lebanon goes on virus lockdown as Iraqis prepare for curfew
Middle East

Lebanon goes on virus lockdown as Iraqis prepare for curfew

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon went into lockdown and Iraqis prepared for a curfew Monday as part of regional efforts to…
Saudi Arabia restricts movement, other Gulf states limit entry as coronavirus spreads
Middle East

Saudi Arabia restricts movement, other Gulf states limit entry as coronavirus spreads

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia closed public spaces on Sunday and announced a pause in most government operations while Qatar…
Second coronavirus death sparks fears, lockdown in Italian towns
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Second coronavirus death sparks fears, lockdown in Italian towns

Two deaths from the new coronavirus sparked fears throughout northern Italy on Saturday, as towns shuttered shops and schools to…
Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew
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Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew

Armed soldiers stand in front of coils of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir’s summer capital of Srinagar as a massive…
Kabul on lockdown as assembly discusses peace with the Taliban
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Kabul on lockdown as assembly discusses peace with the Taliban

Afghanistan’s usually bustling capital Kabul slowed to a crawl Tuesday amid massive security for a high-stakes peace summit that has…
Paris on lockdown ahead of planned protests
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Paris on lockdown ahead of planned protests

  PARIS (AP) — Drastic security measures will put a lockdown on downtown Paris on Saturday as French authorities try…
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