Parasite director Bong Joon-ho gets a hero's welcome

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho gets a hero's welcome

After his historic four-Oscar win for 'Parasite', South Korean director Bong Joon-ho arrived in South Korea on Sunday to cheers and applause - and said it was now time to get back to his real job.
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Joachim Giesler, priest at the Parish Church of our Lady, asked all of his regular churchgoers over the past weeks to send him a digital picture of themselves and their families so they can still 'attend' the service virtually.
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Pioneering woman doctor becomes new face of Tunisian banknote

Pioneering woman doctor becomes new face of Tunisian banknote

Tunisian doctor Tawhida Ben Cheikh becomes the face of the new ten dinar note - a rare example in the Arab world of women being honored on currency.
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Australian state begins criminal probe into cruise ship deaths

Australian state begins criminal probe into cruise ship deaths

An Australian state launched a criminal investigation on Sunday (April 5) into how thousands of passengers were permitted to get off a cruise ship in Sydney last month despite many experiencing flu-like symptoms.
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Drive-in churches: S. Korea's faithful stay socially distant

Drive-in churches: S. Korea's faithful stay socially distant

South Korean Christians at one church are taking part in "drive-in" services to comply with the country's strict social-distancing rules.
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Trump defends firing U.S. intel watchdog

Trump defends firing U.S. intel watchdog

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his decision to fire the top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, saying Michael Atkinson did "a terrible job" in handling the whistleblower complaint that triggered an impeachment probe of Trump last year
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Thousands of military to be sent to states -Trump

Thousands of military to be sent to states -Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday the U.S. government would be deploying thousands of military personnel to states to help them deal with the coronavirus crisis, and New York City which accounts for more than a quarter of the U.S deaths, w
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5-year-old among latest UK coronavirus victims

5-year-old among latest UK coronavirus victims

The UK government has extended its condolences to the family of a 5-year-old child who died in hospital after being infected with the novel coronavirus.
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U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official

U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official

The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late Friday night. This repo
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