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Iran's coronavirus cases pass 60,000

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

As Iran stands poised to relax its coronavirus lockdown, the pandemic continues to spread. More than 60,000 people in Iran have now tested positive for coronavirus, health...
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Initial steps to implement Instex are positive but not sufficient- Rouhani

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Initial steps to implement the Instex trade mechanism are positive but not sufficient, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday...
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From Iran's hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

The massive influx of returnees, who are going back untested and unmonitored, threatens to create a greater outbreak in Afghanistan
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Trump Is a Bigger Threat Than Coronavirus, Iranian Commander Says Accusing U.S. of Blocking IMF Loan

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Iran has requested $5 billion from the International Monetary Fund to support its fight against the pandemic.
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Iran death toll from coronavirus outbreak reaches 3,739 - health ministry

10 hours ago   |   National Post

The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 3,739, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on state TV on Monday.
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Iran will never ask U.S. for coronavirus help - official

11 hours ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - Iran will never ask the United States for help in the fight against the new coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.
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From Iran's hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus

14 hours ago   |   ABC News

Some 200,000 Afghans and counting have returned from Iran to their home country after losing their jobs in the coronavirus pandemic or out of fear of getting infected
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Iran to relax coronavirus restrictions despite growing death toll

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

Iran's president will begin to end restrictions meant to curb the spread of coronavirus, even as the pandemic guts his country. Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that so-called...
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Iran to resume low-risk economic activities amid COVID-19 crisis

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says two-thirds of government employees to return to their offices from April 11.
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Iran's Rouhani says low-risk economic activities to resume from April 11 amid coronavirus

1 day ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - Iran's president said on Sunday "low-risk" economic activities would resume from April 11 in the Middle Eastern country worst-affected by the new coronavirus.
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British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

One day after being hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to an intensive care unit after his condition worsened. Read more ...

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The Fed will start buying debt backed by emergency small-business loans...

The Fed will start buying debt backed by emergency small-business loans - giving banks more leeway to offer critical aid

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk's Tesla factories...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk's Tesla factories are making won't be done in time to help during the apex of the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that Elon Musk's ventilators can't be produced in time to help during the worst of the coronavirus outbreak. "Nobody can make you a... Read more ...