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Europe mulls reopening as US death toll surpasses 40,000

PARIS: European nations began preparing for a slow reopening as United States epicenter New York reported headway Sunday in their battle against the deadly pandemic. Governments across the world are now debating how and when to ease lockdowns that have kept more than half of humanity – 4.5 billion people ...

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Iqra Aziz urges people to stay indoors amid lockdown

LAHORE: Iqra Aziz, who is spending time at home with family in self-isolation, urged people to stay indoors amid the coronavirus lockdown. Sharing a dazzling throwback photo on her Instagram handle, the Suno Chanda actress wrote, “Waiting for the travelling like. #throwback”. She also urged her fans to stay at ...

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US Crude oil prices drop more than 10% to 20-year low

LONDON: Crude oil futures fell dramatically on Monday, with US futures touching levels not seen since 1999, extending weakness on the back of sliding demand and concerns that US storage facilities will soon fill to the brim amid the coronavirus pandemic. The oil market has been under pressure due to ...

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Mehwish Hayat with her fans from her self-isolation

LAHORE: Mehwish Hayat looked gorgeous in a new picture she shared with her fans from her self-isolation. Mehwish has done her bit to keep her fans entertained during the coronavirus lockdown as the nation battles the deadly disease. She has been sharing her pictures and videos with her millions of ...

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Europe’s coronavirus toll tops 100,000

LONDON: Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities. As the latest grim data emerged, performers from around the world kicked off an hours-long live-streamed concert aimed at supporting ...

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Star-studded ‘One World: Together At Home’ concert kicks off

LONDON: British actress Jameela Jamil kicked off an eight-hour global event of music, comedy and personal stories aimed at bringing hope and unity during the coronavirus pandemic. Pop and classical musicians from the United States, Asia and the Middle East, all performing from their homes, appeared on the “One World: ...

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Taylor Swift has canceled all shows, appearances for 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is canceling all of her performances and appearances for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic. “With many events throughout the world already cancelled, and upon direction from health officials in an effort to keep fans safe and help prevent the ...

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Cricket chiefs ‘exploring all options’ over T20 World Cup

LONDON: The International Cricket Council has played down speculation this year s T20 World Cup in Australia could be pushed back to 2021 but admitted it was “exploring all options”. Australia is due to stage the global tournament from October 18 until November 15 but the coronavirus pandemic has already created ...

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UK announces £2.67m financial support for Pakistan

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom has announced financial support worth 2.67 million pounds to Pakistan in combating Coronavirus pandemic. Announcing the support in video message today (Saturday), British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Christian Turner said the support is aimed at providing medical assistance to the seriously ill and build stronger ...

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