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Bangladesh rethinks plan to move Rohingya refugees to island

Bangladesh rethinks plan to move Rohingya refugees to island

Bangladesh is reconsidering a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island located hours by boat from its coast, junior minister for disaster management and relief Enamur Rahman told Reuters on Wednesday.

Teacher confirmed as first French coronavirus death

Teacher confirmed as first French coronavirus death

A 60-year-old teacher who died in Paris after falling ill with the new coronavirus has become the first French casualty of the illness, health officials said Wednesday

Slovenia anti-migrant party leader nominated as PM

Slovenia anti-migrant party leader nominated as PM

The leader of an anti-migrant party was nominated Wednesday as prime minister of Slovenia, setting him on track for a return to high office after a nearly seven-year absence.

Greek islanders opposed to new migrant centre clash with police

Greek islanders opposed to new migrant centre clash with police

Riot police on the Greek island of Lesbos fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters angry over the creation of a new detention centre

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

Brazil's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the first case of a fast-spreading new coronavirus in Latin America, diagnosing a 61-year-old man in Sao Paulo who returned recently from Italy.

US crude drops below $50 as Washington warns of a global pandemic

US crude drops below $50 as Washington warns of a global pandemic

US crude dropped below $50 on Wednesday, the lowest level since January 2019, as Asia, Europe and oil producing countries in the Middle East reported hundreds of new coronavirus cases ...

Harry back in UK as exit from royal life looms

Harry back in UK as exit from royal life looms

Prince Harry was back in Britain on Wednesday for the first of a final round of public appearances before he and his wife Meghan step back from their royal duties.

Desert locust outbreak the worst in decades in eastern Africa: FAO

Desert locust outbreak the worst in decades in eastern Africa: FAO

Along with climate shocks, conflict and acute food insecurity, the East Africa region now faces a hunger threat from desert locusts, top UN relief officials warned, saying action now, will avert a major food crisis later.

Malaysia's Anwar seeks to become PM amid turmoil

Malaysia's Anwar seeks to become PM amid turmoil

Anwar Ibrahim's name has been put forward for Malaysian prime minister by his supporters after the shock resignation of his alliance partner and on-off rival, Mahathir Mohamad ...

As coronavirus looms over Olympics, Japan PM urges 2-week curbs on sports events

As coronavirus looms over Olympics, Japan PM urges 2-week curbs on sports events

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks as the country battles to stem coronavirus contagion amid mounting concerns ...

Air New Zealand unveils economy class sleep pods

Air New Zealand unveils economy class sleep pods

Getting a good night's rest while flying economy class is impossible for most long-haul travellers. Air New Zealand aims to change that with its Economy Skynest ...

South Korea reports 169 new coronavirus cases, including first US soldier

South Korea reports 169 new coronavirus cases, including first US soldier

South Korea reported 169 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, including a US soldier, as health authorities readied an ambitious plan to test more than 200,000 members of a church hit hardest by the country's outbreak.

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