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Pandemic fuels historic US job losses, EU wants borders kept shut (source — www.thesundaily.my) 09/05/2020 12:20:20

WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday recorded its steepest job losses in history over the coronavirus pandemic as Europe moved to keep its borders shut for another month.Hopes have been rising that...

Coronavirus: Public Urged To Follow Lockdown Rules Over Sunny Bank Holiday – And Four More Big Stories (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 08/05/2020 11:12:02

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.The public has been urged to continue to follow lockdown rules over the sunny bank h...

Coronavirus offers an excuse to close borders. That would be a mistake | Daniel Trilling (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/04/2020 15:00:14

Clampdowns on refugees and the rhetoric of ‘We look after our own’ are no substitute for protection from the pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor almost six years no...

Jihadist arrested over plot to get followers to infect Tunisian police with coronavirus (source — ) 17/04/2020 19:29:49

Two terrorists have been arrested in Tunisia after potting to cough, sneeze and spit at members of the country's security forces (pictured) to infect them with the coronavirus.

Passengers made to take blood test before boarding flight to prove their don’t have coronavirus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 16/04/2020 18:57:45

PASSENGERS are now being given blood tests before boarding to determine whether they have coronavirus. Emirates is the first airline to introduce quick Covid-19 tests, which take just ten minutes. ⚠Re...

'We have nothing': as lockdown bites, migrants in Tunisia feel the pinch (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/04/2020 09:00:36

With Covid-19 yet to spread widely, business closures are already causing hardship for people dependent on casual workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom 6pm to 6am, the s...

Coronavirus: The students that are printing PPE masks in Tunisia (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 14/04/2020 14:26:35

Engineering students are helping Tunisia in the fight against Covid-19 by 3D-printing face masks.

Twelve Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Today (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 05/04/2020 11:50:28

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Health secretary Matt Hancock has warned that sunbathing is against the coronavirus lockdown r...

'Show me your ID': Tunisia deploys 'robocop' to enforce coronavirus lockdown (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/04/2020 04:06:37

A police robot is patrolling the streets of the capital calling out suspected violators of the lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTunisia’s interior ministry has sent ...

'I was called a big mouth': Ons Jabeur, Tunisia's tennis trailblazer (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/04/2020 21:00:36

The 25-year-old fought through derision for following a career in tennis and has always called the shots on her journey to becoming the first Arab woman to break into the top 50By the time Ons Jabeur ...

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