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After Ghosn and Coronavirus, Renault and Nissan Weigh Future

For automakers Renault and Nissan, the world is currently a very different place to what it had been just a few short months ago.

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Eight Dead after Brawl in High Security Mexican Prison

Eight inmates died after a brawl broke out in the high-security Mexican prison from which infamous drug trafficker "El Chapo" made his first escape, officials said Friday.

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Egypt Says 21 Jihadists Killed in Sinai

Egypt said Saturday that 21 jihadists were killed in clashes with security forces in the restive Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State group-affiliated militants have waged a long-running insurgency.

The interior ministry said in a statement that police raided two hideouts of "terrorist elements" in North Sinai governorate, sparking a gunbattle in which two officers were also wounded.

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Anti-Viral Drug Effective against Coronavirus, Study Finds

Anti-viral drug remdesivir cuts recovery times in coronavirus patients, according to the full results of a trial published Friday night, three weeks after America's top infectious diseases expert said the study showed the medication has "clear-cut" benefits.

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Report: Currency Devaluation, Food Prices Will Improve If Salameh Keeps 'Promise'

The crazy rise in prices of food supplies and the uncontrolled devaluation of the national currency will see an improvement “if the Central Bank governor keeps his promise and interferes,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Saturday.

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Brazil Surges to Second in Coronavirus Cases Worldwide

Brazil overtook Russia Friday as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections worldwide behind the United States, as the Americas emerged as a new epicenter of the pandemic.

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U.S. Discussed Holding First Nuclear Test in Decades

President Donald Trump's administration has discussed holding the first US nuclear test since 1992 as a potential warning to Russia and China, the Washington Post reported Friday.

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S. Africa Virus Infections Top 20,000, Nearly 400 Deaths

Coronavirus infections in South Africa surged past 20,000 with close to 400 deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday.

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Trump Urges Governors to Let Places of Worship Reopen 'Right Now'

President Donald Trump on Friday urged U.S. state governors to allow places of worship to reopen immediately, as the country moves gradually towards a lifting of COVID-19 lockdown measures.

"Today I am identifying houses of worship -- churches, synagogues and mosques -- as essential places that provide essential services," Trump told a news conference at the White House.

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Premier League Chief 'Confident' of June Restart

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is confident the top-flight season will resume in June as 'Project Restart' gathers pace.

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