SOFIA (Reuters) - Sitting in his caravan in downtown Sofia, Alexander Balkanski, a former acrobat and trapeze artist and the founder of Bulgaria’s largest circus, swings between hope and despair as he counts the emotional and financial costs of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Peskov, the fifth senior official to contract the virus, said he had last met Putin in person more than a month ago, the TASS news agency reported. Tatyana Navka, Peskov’s wife, said on Instagram that she also had the virus.
Singapore on Sunday said it had quarantined nearly 20,000 workers in two dormitories, made up of mainly Bangladeshi and other South Asian manual workers, after they were linked to at least 90 infections.
Pedersen is the fourth U.N. envoy to try to mediate peace in Syria where rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad are holding onto a last piece of territory in the northwest.
So, Zambon and his colleagues are using tablets donated by the city and private citizens to ease the pain of distance and loneliness. Most of the patients are elderly and do not know how to use the tablets, so hospital staff make the calls and hold them up to their faces.
Peru last week extended its state of emergency and nightly curfew for another two weeks until April 26, a measure that has slowed the economy of the world’s second largest copper producer and left millions without jobs.
PENGHU, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praised on Tuesday the “heroic performance” of air force pilots who have been intercepting Chinese jets that have approached the island, as its armed forces held drills to simulate repulsing an attack.<
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