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August 5, 2020 Covid-19

Philippines extends coronavirus lockdown

The Philippines this month recorded Southeast Asia's biggest daily jump in coronavirus deaths and biggest single-day increase in confirmed infections.

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August 4, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Lebanese capital rocked by huge explosion

A massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Tuesday evening. The blast appears to have been centered on the city's port area.

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July 31, 2020 Covid-19

Britain brings back restrictions as Europe, Asia see COVID-19 cases spike

The United Kingdom reintroduced new coronavirus restrictions in parts of northern England on Thursday amid a spike in cases, which is also occurring across Europe and Asia, stoking fears of a second wave.

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July 31, 2020 Covid-19

Argentina extends coronavirus lockdown as cases rise

Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced on Friday.

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July 31, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Port of Montreal longshoremen deliver strike notice for Monday as labour dispute continues

On Friday morning, union president Martin Lapierre sent the AEM (Association des employeurs maritimes) a strike notice announcing a complete work stoppage on the two Termont terminals starting Monday at 7 a.m. and going until Friday Aug. 7 at 6:59 a.m.

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