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'We cannot even touch her body': The story of the 'corona cemetery' in Iraq (source — www.independent.co.uk) 27/07/2020 14:29:54

Coronavirus has severely affected how Iraqis mourn the dead. No longer are they allowed to perform the Islamic rights that normally allow for grieving, and many are being buried in a single cemetery c...

Holiday Romance Is Nothing If Not Random. These 6 Stories Prove It (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 26/07/2020 08:00:35

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Shaggy: ‘I’d like to think that the Queen is a big Shaggy fan’ (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/07/2020 16:00:21

The singer, 51, on his royal following, firing howitzers in the Marine Corps and why Boris needs a spliffI’ve never directly killed anybody. Indirectly, probably [when he was in the US Marine Corps]. ...

Bloodthirsty ISIS fanatics call coronavirus ‘God’s little soldier’ as they begin new surge of brutal executions in Syria (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 29/06/2020 12:35:06

ISIS terrorists are calling coronavirus ‘God’s little soldier’ as they start to resurface in Iraq and Syria. The terror cult has been using the pandemic as cover while it grows stron...

Video: UAE sends 6 tonnes of medical aid to Iraqi Kurdistan to fight coronavirus (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 26/06/2020 21:31:13

Aid will assist approximately 6,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.

Can Boris Johnson’s ‘Bustle Hustle’ Get Britain Through A Downturn? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 24/06/2020 00:50:52

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Sandhurst Earns Millions Training Cadets From Nations With 'Terrible' Human Rights Records (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 19/06/2020 18:28:27

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now.The UK’s Sandhurst military officer training academy is earning increasin...

Coronavirus live news: New York set to ease lockdown further as outdoor restaurants reopen (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/06/2020 18:25:47

Beijing health expert says new outbreak under control; Germany quarantines 7,000 people in local outbreak; record rise of infections in IndonesiaBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than ...

Boris Johnson In Minor Car Crash As Protester Targets PM's Convoy (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 17/06/2020 17:18:14

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now.Boris Johnson’s car was left with a huge dent after being hit by a p...

UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson takes briefing after Neil Ferguson says lockdown a week earlier would have halved death toll (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/06/2020 18:59:44

Imperial College academic’s team wrote paper that led to UK government announcing the lockdown; UK records a further 245 coronavirus deaths, taking total to 41,128Starmer tells PM to take responsibili...

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