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Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2020.
Fareed Khan/AP Photo
AP News
May 22, 2020 - 10:01 am
Pakistani civil aviation officials say at least two people survived the crash of a domestic flight near Karachi that had 107 passengers and crew on board. Read more here.
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In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks to Japanese media during an interview in Beirut, Lebanon.
Meika Fujio/Kyodo News via AP, File
AP News
May 20, 2020 - 11:27 am
U.S. authorities on Wednesday arrested a former Green Beret and his son who are accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he awaited trial on financial misconduct charges. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump points to a questioner on May 11, 2020, as he speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 1:00 pm
President Donald Trump' has had many targets in his war against the media, but perhaps none is more surprising than the Voice of America, the venerable U.S.-funded institution created during World War II to broadcast independent news and promote American values to the world. Read more here.
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Jane Mbone, 7, arrives home after having her hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, May 3, 2020.
Brian Inganga/AP Photo, File
AP News
May 11, 2020 - 10:43 am
The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus' distinctive shape. It's cheap, mothers say — and to the goal of spreading awareness that the coronavirus is real. Read more here.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson
AP News
May 11, 2020 - 10:08 am
Employees, business owners, police and trade unions in Britain expressed confusion Monday after the government switched from telling workers to stay at home to urging them to return to work — but preferably without getting near other people or using public transport. Read more here.
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People exercise on May 02, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. Spain continues to ease the Covid-19 lockdown measures
David Ramos/Getty Images
Hadas Kuznits
May 08, 2020 - 5:56 pm
What's it like to experience coronavirus in Spain, where the stay-at-home orders are much more strict than in Philadelphia? Read more here.
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A passer-by wearing a mask out of concern for the COVID-19 coronavirus, background center, walks past mannequins in a clothing store, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Boston.
AP Photo/Steven Senne
AP News
April 30, 2020 - 1:11 pm
Bleak new figures Thursday underscored the worldwide economic pain inflicted by the coronavirus: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose past a staggering 30 million, while Europe's economies are in a record slide. Read more here.
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In this May 21, 1987, file photo, then North Korean President Kim Il Sung, center, and then Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang make their way through a crowd of well-wishers at the train station in Beijing.
Neal Ulevich/AP
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 11:06 am
While Kim Jong Un's two-week absence has inspired speculation and rumors that he is gravely ill, he is not the first member of North Korean's ruling elite to disappear from public view. Read more here.
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An employee has her temperature taken at the Toyota car factory in Onnaing, northern France, Monday, April 27, 2020.
Michel Spingler/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 11:28 am
The shutdowns are being eased piecemeal, with governments charting their own path as they seek to reopen for business without triggering a second wave of infections. Read more here.
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In this Sunday March 22, 2020 file photo British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during his daily COVID 19 coronavirus press briefing to announce new measures to limit the spread of the virus.
Ian Vogler/Pool via AP, File
AP News
April 26, 2020 - 11:10 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is returning to work after recovering from a coronavirus infection that put him in intensive care, with his government facing growing criticism over the deaths and disruption the virus has caused. Read more here.
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