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Iran deploys army to clear streets: COVID news from across the world

In Iran, Ayatollah’s adviser tested positive after COVID hit Brazil President Bolsonaro’s aide Vajgarten who, in turn, had got it in the US…

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WHO classifies coronavirus as pandemic reluctantly

Was China, which has been accused of suppressing data related to coronavirus by multiple agencies, pressuring WHO to delay the announcement?

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India

Coronavirus scare: India suspends visas of travellers from 4 countries

Coronavirus scare in Noida, notice to 1,000 companies, two schools closed temporarily, samples of two children being examined for infection

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World

Iran after China accused of under-reporting coronavirus cases

BBC Persian reported, citing hospital sources, that 210 people had died in Iran, which the Iranian health ministry has described as baseless

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Italy devastated by coronavirus: 7 of 220 patients dead, 12 towns affected

As many as 220 people have reported suffering from coronavirus-related diseases from 12 towns of Italy that have so far seen seven deaths

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World

Coronavirus infection spreads from China to Iran: 28 patients, 6 dead

Chinese workers travelling to a power plant in Shiite holy city of Qom are suspected to be carriers of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Iran

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World

Iran urges India to mediate and de-escalate tension with US

Foreign Minister of Iran Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are in India amid escalations with the US in the Gulf region

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World

Iran says shot down Ukrainian passenger plane ‘by mistake’

After the accident, the US had claimed it was Iran that had shot down the Ukrainian plane, but Tehran had denied the attack on the plane

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Iranian ‘attack’ on American airbases: Iraq confirms, US denies

The Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center collected intelligence information on the Iranian attack using different technological tools

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Iran-US war may bring to India lakhs of jobless expatriates

While at the most 1,200 Indians live in Iran, war will affect the entire Gulf region, risking people’s properties, health and even lives