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Some countries open COVID-19 lockdowns, but the United Kingdom does not yet say
2020-04-27
Countries from Italy to New Zealand announced that coronavirus lockdowns would be lightened, but British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, back at work on Monday after being hospitalized with the disease, said it was too early to relax restrictions.
The UK at a' dangerous' stage, no insight into the lockdown exit strategy
2020-04-26
On Sunday, Britain's stand-in leader resisted pressure to explain how the government plans to ease a month-long coronavirus lockdown, warning that hasty action could lead to the second peak of infections.
Italy should reopen certain businesses as early as this week
2020-04-26
Italy, the first European nation hard hit by the coronavirus, will make it possible for certain companies to re-open as soon as this week with a view to reopening production and construction on 4 May, said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Trump and Putin issue a rare joint declaration to promote cooperation
2020-04-26
US. U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin issued a rare joint statement on Saturday to commemorate the 1945 World War Two links between US and Soviet forces to derail Nazi Germany.
South Africa seeking $5 billion from multilateral lenders to combat the virus-Official Treasury
2020-04-26
South Africa is looking for 95 billion rand ($4.99 billion) from multilateral lenders to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, said Sunday a senior Treasury official.