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John F. Kennedy
BBC world news
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 07:11:19 GMT
Drone footage shows coffins stacked in a pit in the city, as the state logs more cases than any country.
Coronavirus: German region eases Baltic coast travel ban
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:49:51 GMT
Locals in the north-east can now travel after the court said the ban was "disproportionate".
US-Mexico border: Thousands of migrants expelled under coronavirus powers
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:59:04 GMT
The Trump administration is using an emergency public health order to turn back irregular migrants.
Coronavirus: Teachers in Singapore stop using Zoom after 'lewd' incidents
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 07:26:56 GMT
A secondary school home-based geography lesson in Singapore was hijacked by two men.
Coronavirus: Seven people stuck in a lift. Then one coughs...
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:25:53 GMT
A new film explores race and fear in the age of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Great apes on lockdown over threat of disease
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:06:32 GMT
Fears are growing that gorillas, orangutans and others apes could contract the virus.
Coronavirus: World celebrates Easter despite lockdown
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:45:28 GMT
Across the globe, people are finding innovative ways to celebrate the Christian festival.
Yemen: World Food Programme to cut aid by half in Houthi-controlled areas
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 01:14:23 GMT
The World Food Programme feeds more than 12 million Yemenis a month, 80% in Houthi-controlled areas.
Oil producers agree to cut production by a tenth
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:33:24 GMT
The group will cut production by 10 million barrels a day from May to combat a fall in demand.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Lockdown extension condemned
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:39:11 GMT
Extending restrictions until the end of April will create an economic disaster, the opposition says.
Cities struggling to boost urban tree cover
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:01:09 GMT
Many cities have ambitious plans to boost tree numbers, but development hinders their aims.
Should the world worry about Singapore's virus surge?
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 04:27:43 GMT
With cases increasing in tightly-packed dormitories, experts say Singapore offers a salutary lesson.
Coronavirus in South Africa: The lull before the tsunami?
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:10:07 GMT
The country has seen an unexpected slow-down in the daily rate of infections.
Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 April 2020
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:21:45 GMT
A selection of the best photos from across the continent this week.
Coronavirus: 'I'm in lockdown with my long-lost sister'
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:05:39 GMT
Sue Bremner and Margaret Hannay had only met once before they ended up in coronavirus lockdown together.
Coronavirus: How South Korea is teaching empty classrooms
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:02:32 GMT
South Korea's children have gone back to school - but coronavirus means class looks very different.
Coronavirus: Two US towns, two very different experiences
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:09:38 GMT
In some parts of the country, lives have changed unrecognisably, while elsewhere people say life is largely unchanged.
Surfing: Coronavirus lockdown advice leaves room for confusion
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:03:53 GMT
In Australia, for one, some beaches are closed but others remain packed. So should people stay away?
Coronavirus: Covid-19 detecting apps face teething problems
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:13:01 GMT
Researchers at two leading universities take different approaches to creating cough-analysing tools.
Coronavirus: Wuhan emerges from the harshest of lockdowns
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:46:28 GMT
As Wuhan lifts its severe lockdown, there is anger, relief and even defiance from some residents.
Coronavirus: The Italians struggling to feed their families
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:30:46 GMT
A month into Italy's strict lockdown, some people are so short of money they can no longer afford food.
How to celebrate some of the most important religious celebrations of the year - virtually
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 23:06:14 GMT
How to celebrate some of the most important religious celebrations of the year digitally and safely.
Coronavirus: New York mass graves operations ramp up amid virus
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 09:31:30 GMT
New York state now has more coronavirus cases than any single country, according to latest figures.
Coronavirus: Love and dating in lockdown
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:33:03 GMT
How dating and love continue for three couples during the coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus: Astronauts arrive at ISS after long quarantine
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:21:16 GMT
Two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut docked at the space station after their rocket took off from Kazakhstan.
Coronavirus: How Russia's ballet wasn't shut down despite lockdown
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:08:26 GMT
The spread of coronavirus has shut down entertainment venues but for these dancers the show must go on.
Coronavirus: Italy might relax some measures
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 04:02:29 GMT
Italian PM Giuseppe Conte said he might begin to relax some measures by the end of this month.
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