Tens of thousands join Hong Kong march to show protest is 'peaceful'

Tens of thousands join Hong Kong march to show protest is 'peaceful'

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy activists open umbrellas to shield themselves from torrential rain as they gather for a major rally to show the city's leaders their protest movement still attracts wide public support despite mounting viol...
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Fed's Powell says US economic rebound 'can be robust'

Fed's Powell says US economic rebound 'can be robust'

While the US economy is moving "with alarming speed" towards a "very high unemployment" rate, says Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, once businesses can reopen, "there is every reason to believe that the economic rebound, when it comes, can ...
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Boston aquarium trainers care for seals as city under lockdown

Boston aquarium trainers care for seals as city under lockdown

quiet time away from the thousands of visitors that usually come to their tank every week. Trainers continue to clean and train the marine animals while the tourist site is closed.
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US stocks open higher on massive Fed stimulus plan

US stocks open higher on massive Fed stimulus plan

Images of the opening bell ringing at the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street stocks rose early as the Federal Reserve unveiled another round of massive stimulus even as another 6.6 million US workers filed jobless claims spiked due to business c...
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Hundreds of Czech pilots volunteer to distribute medical material

Hundreds of Czech pilots volunteer to distribute medical material

Almost four hundred Czech pilots have joined an initiative to distribute medical material across the country by air to help combat the novel coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Produce markets in western France find new homes during lockdown

Coronavirus: Produce markets in western France find new homes during lockdown

Shut out of traditional market spaces because of the lockdown, produce vendors in the western French city of Angers are now using unconventional venues like bars and hair salons to sell their produce that would otherwise go to waste. And for resid...
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Coronavirus: Paris's Place de la Bastille near-empty on day 24 of lockdown

Coronavirus: Paris's Place de la Bastille near-empty on day 24 of lockdown

Traffic reduced to the bare essentials and just a few passers-by on the streets: Paris's Place de la Bastille, usually bustling with traffic and pedestrians, is almost deserted on the 24th day of a nationwide confinement that will be extended beyo...
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IMF chief warns 170 countries to see drop in per capital income

IMF chief warns 170 countries to see drop in per capital income

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva warns that "global growth will turn sharply negative in 2020," with 170 of the International Monetary Fund's 180 members experiencing a decline in per capita income, due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
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World faces 'worst economic fallout since Great Depression': IMF's Georgieva

World faces 'worst economic fallout since Great Depression': IMF's Georgieva

"We anticipate the worst economic fallout since the Great Depression," IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva says in a speech previewing next week's spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, as she warns that "global growth will turn sharply negative in...
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