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Russian President Vladimir Putin approves week-long workplace shutdown as deaths soar

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved government plans to shutdown workplaces for a week, as the country’s COVID-19 death toll continues to break daily records. 1028 deaths were reported on Wednesday, the country’s highest number since the pandemic began. The president has also issued a plea for people to get vaccinated after revelations two thirds of the population is yet to get the jab.

Nigeria to ease lockdown in major cities on May 4

Nigeria to ease lockdown in major cities on May 4

UK PM Boris Johnson announces lockdown

UK PM Boris Johnson announces lockdown

European countries relax coronavirus restrictions

European countries relax coronavirus restrictions

Orthodox Easter marked amid coronavirus lockdown

Orthodox Easter marked amid coronavirus lockdown

US's Blinken meets Russian counterpart Lavrov in Stockholm

US's Blinken meets Russian counterpart Lavrov in Stockholm

UN seeks record $41B in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for 2022

UN seeks record $41B in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for 2022

Americans own more than 45% of the world's gun cache

Americans own more than 45% of the world's gun cache

Israeli settler violence on the rise

Israeli settler violence on the rise

Omicron variant has spread to at least 20 countries so far

Omicron variant has spread to at least 20 countries so far

NATO warns Russia against using force on Ukraine

NATO warns Russia against using force on Ukraine

US Supreme Court begins hearing abortion rights challenge

US Supreme Court begins hearing abortion rights challenge

Xiomara Castro poised to be Honduras' first female president

Xiomara Castro poised to be Honduras' first female president

Mission Accomplished: Return of the Taliban

Mission Accomplished: Return of the Taliban

MI6 seeks help from tech companies to compete Russia, China

MI6 seeks help from tech companies to compete Russia, China

US warns renewed aggression by Russia would trigger consequences

US warns renewed aggression by Russia would trigger consequences

Recent killing of a Muslim man in South India stokes fear

Recent killing of a Muslim man in South India stokes fear

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