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 2021-10-21 07:34 

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Egypt economy forecast to grow 5.1% in year to June, 5.5% in 2022/23 | Reuters...

Egypt's economy will grow 5.1% in the fiscal year that ends in June 2022, but accelerate to 5.5% in each of the following two years as tourism continues to rebound and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic wane, a Reuters poll showed....

 2021-10-21 06:24 

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Birkin bag maker Hermes shrugs off China slowdown, sales beat forecasts...

Sales at Birkin bag maker Hermes grew by 31% in the third quarter, beating market expectations even as the pace of the rebound from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic slowed down from the previous three months....

 2021-10-21 06:11 

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Russia reports cases of more contagious COVID-19 variant - reports...

Russia has reported some COVID-19 infections with a new coronavirus variant believed to be even more contagious than the Delta one, the RIA news agency said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 06:07 

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EXCLUSIVE EU decision on Russia's Sputnik V shot 'impossible' this year - source...

The EU drug regulator is unlikely to decide whether to approve Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine until at least the first quarter of 2022 because some data needed for the review is still missing, a source with knowledge of the matter said....

 2021-10-21 05:49 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now | Reuters...

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:...

 2021-10-21 05:47 

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Ukraine's new daily coronavirus cases, deaths hit record | Reuters...

Ukraine registered a record daily high of new coronavirus infections and related deaths, the health ministry said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 05:11 

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U.S. coronavirus vaccine donations reach 200 mln doses...

The United States, under pressure to share its coronavirus vaccine supply with the rest of the world, has now donated 200 million doses to more than 100 countries, the White House announced on Thursday....

 2021-10-20 21:36 

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Brazil has 373 COVID deaths in 24 hours, lowest since April 2020 -ministry...

Brazil has had 15,609 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 373 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Wednesday, reporting the lowest death toll for a Wednesday since April last year....

 2021-10-20 18:49 

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U.S. economy grew at "modest to moderate" rate: Fed's Beige Book...

The U.S. economy grew at a "modest to moderate" rate in September and early October, as the latest surge of coronavirus cases crested and began to recede, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest Beige Book compendium of reports about t...

 2021-10-20 16:28 

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Poland to make COVID booster shots available to all adults | Reuters...

Poland is planning to make third doses of the coronavirus vaccine available to all adults...

 2021-10-20 11:39 

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Abbott quarterly profit surges more than 70%...

Abbott Laboratories reported a 70.5% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strength in its medical device and diagnostics businesses and a rebound in COVID-19 test sales due to the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-20 11:38 

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Kenya's president Kenyatta lifts coronavirus curfew...

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday lifted a nationwide curfew, which has been in place since March last year to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with immediate effect....

 2021-10-20 11:28 

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Serbia introduces COVID-19 passes for indoor cafes and restaurants...

Serbia will make a COVID-19 "health pass" mandatory for access to restaurants, cafes and bars in the evenings, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Wednesday, as the country struggles with persistently high numbers of coronavirus infections....

 2021-10-20 07:56 

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G20 leaders summit to focus on climate, COVID-19 and recovery measures-Italy's Draghi...

The summit of the G20 leaders scheduled in Rome at the end of this month will focus on the fight against climate change, coronavirus and the measures required for a global recovery after the pandemic, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 06:42 

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A UK COVID lockdown would be wrong right now, business minister says | Reuters...

Another COVID lockdown would be completely wrong right now as Britain is learning to live with the novel coronavirus, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 06:19 

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Gates Foundation allots $120 mln for poor nations to get COVID-19 drug...

The Gates Foundation will allocate up to $120 million to help lower-income countries get an experimental COVID-19 drug being developed by U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc in the battle against coronavirus, it said on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 05:41 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now | Reuters...

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:...

 2021-10-20 02:29 

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New Zealand's daily COVID-19 cases fall, some classrooms to reopen...

Daily COVID-19 cases in New Zealand fell on Wednesday after a record jump the day before, with most infections still in Auckland as the Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to affect the country's biggest city....

 2021-10-20 01:09 

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Chinese hot pot chain Haidilao slows growth as COVID-19 curbs consumer appetite | Reuters...

China's biggest hot pot chain Haidilao is slowing its rollout of new restaurants and increasing diversification of its fare, tempering its rapid expansion during the coronavirus pandemic to cope with a subsequent slump in consumer spending....

 2021-10-19 16:20 

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Fed's Barkin says U.S. labor supply problems may outlast pandemic...

U.S. labor shortages may outlast the coronavirus pandemic and limit overall economic growth unless the country comes up with better education, health and childcare policies to boost the number of people willing and able to work, Richmond Federal Reserve P...

 2021-10-19 16:05 

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Sales growth at Gucci slows down sharply in Q3, missing forecasts...

Kering's star fashion brand Gucci grew sales by 3.8% in the third quarter, missing analyst expectations, as the pace of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic slowed down sharply following a bumper second quarter, particularly in Asia....

 2021-10-19 14:37 

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Bulgaria makes COVID 'health pass' obligatory for leisure activities...

Bulgaria will make a COVID-19 "Green Certificate" mandatory for indoor access to restaurants, cinemas, gyms and shopping malls, the health minister said on Tuesday, as the country struggles with a rising number of coronavirus infections....

 2021-10-19 14:31 

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Dutch coronavirus cases jump 44% as hospitals feel strain...

New coronavirus infections in the Netherlands jumped 44% in the week through Tuesday, forcing several hospitals in the country to cut back on regular care to deal with a rising number of COVID-19 cases....

 2021-10-19 12:52 

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Abu Dhabi's tech hub sees surge of interest from start-ups...

Abu Dhabi's new technology hub says it has seen a surge in interest from start-up firms in the United Arab Emirates and abroad despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic last year, amid increased optimism from the sector....

 2021-10-19 11:29 

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Russian region runs out of hospital beds as COVID-19 deaths hit record...

A Russian region near Moscow has run out of hospital beds for coronavirus patients, its governor said on Tuesday, as the country's daily COVID-19 death toll hit a record and the Kremlin told citizens to take responsibility and get vaccinated....

 2021-10-19 03:23 

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New Zealand reports record daily cases as Delta spreads...

New Zealand recorded on Tuesday the highest number of daily cases since the pandemic began last year, as the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in its biggest city Auckland....

 2021-10-19 01:59 

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Oil prices fall as weaker China growth, U.S. output stoke demand concerns...

Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with Brent down a second straight day, after Chinese data showed slowing economic growth and U.S. factory output dropped in September, raising fresh concerns about demand amid patchy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-18 15:21 

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India cenbank says policy support is needed for longer for sustained economic recovery...

India'central bank said on Monday policy support is needed for longer for a sustained recovery in Asia's third largest economy from a coronavirus induced slowdown, even as demand has picked up....

 2021-10-18 14:07 

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Germany's pandemic state of emergency to end Nov. 25 - Bild...

German Health Minister Jens Spahn said special regulations relating to the coronavirus pandemic could end on November 25, though many indoor test, vaccine and other hygiene measures would need to remain in place, Bild reported....

 2021-10-18 05:15 

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Japan must issue bonds to fund pandemic-relief steps, PM Kishida says...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday the country must issue government bonds to fund policies aimed at helping the public weather the hit from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-18 03:26 

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New Zealand PM Ardern extends COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland...

New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that the country's biggest city Auckland will remain in lockdown for another two weeks as it looks to control the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-17 15:40 

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Italy reports 24 new coronavirus deaths, 2,437 new cases...

Italy reported 24 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, up from 14the previous day, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 2,437 from 2,983....

 2021-10-17 13:42 

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Saudi index hits multi-year peak as Gulf bourses end higher...

Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Sunday amid strong oil prices, with the Saudi index hitting a multi-year peak as the country eased coronavirus curbs....

 2021-10-17 08:32 

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Russia's reports record-high daily COVID-19 infections | Reuters...

Russia reported 34,303 cases of new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, a record-high number since the start of the pandemic, data from the state coronavirus task force showed on Sunday....

 2021-10-17 08:18 

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Saudi leads major Gulf markets higher...

Major stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Sunday amid strong oil prices, with the Saudi index outperforming the region as the country eased coronavirus curbs....

 2021-10-16 08:19 

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Russia's daily COVID-19 deaths exceed one thousand mark...

Russia reported a record high 1,002 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the first time the number has passed the 1,000-mark since the beginning of the pandemic. It pushed the national death toll to 222,315....

 2021-10-16 07:33 

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Horse race marks Sydney's emergence from long COVID-19 lockdown...

Thousands of Sydney residents flocked to a prominent horse race on Saturday, as Australia's biggest city emerges from a strict COVID-19 lockdown and the nation begins to live with the coronavirus through extensive vaccination....

 2021-10-15 23:05 

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U.S. will accept mixed doses of vaccines from international travelers...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late on Friday that it will accept mixed-dose coronavirus vaccines from international travelers, a boost to travelers from Canada and other places....

 2021-10-15 18:48 

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France sees spike in COVID cases just as free testing for unvaccinated ends...

France saw the biggest spike in new coronavirus infections since the end of July on the last day of free testing for unvaccinated people, health ministry data showed....

 2021-10-15 16:36 

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Canada's healthcare system 'very fragile', even as coronavirus recedes - official...

Healthcare systems across Canada are still very fragile from efforts needed to fight COVID-19, even as signs suggest a fourth wave is starting to recede, a top medical official said on Friday....

 2021-10-15 15:00 

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Ex-President Bill Clinton recovering in hospital from infection...

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton remained in a California hospital on Friday, where he was recovering from a non-coronavirus infection three days after he was admitted....

 2021-10-15 14:34 

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Column: Global oil market is tight, despite what producers say: Kemp | Reuters...

Global petroleum inventories have fallen to their lowest seasonal level for seven years as producers have failed to raise output to match the rapid rebound in consumption since last year's coronavirus-driven recession....

 2021-10-15 13:25 

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Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus...

A COVID-19 testing laboratory in central England has been suspended over concern that it has been incorrectly giving negative PCR test results to people who are infected, the UK Health Security Agency said....

 2021-10-15 13:07 

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Saudi Arabia to ease coronavirus curbs from Oct. 17 - state news agency...

Saudi Arabia will ease COVID-19 curbs from Oct. 17 in response to a sharp drop in daily infections, State News Agency said quoting interior ministry official....

 2021-10-15 12:50 

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Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds...

The Philippines started vaccinating young people aged 12-17 against the coronavirus on Friday, hoping it will enable schools to safely reopen even as the country battles one of Asia's worst COVID-19 outbreaks....

 2021-10-15 09:40 

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Chair of UK markets watchdog to step down early...

Charles Randell, chair of Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), said on Friday he would leave the watchdog next spring, a year short of his five-year term after helping markets to navigate Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-15 08:07 

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Cape Verde, trying to bounce back from pandemic, votes for a new president...

Cape Verde, one of Africa's most stable democracies, will vote for a new president on Sunday as the country tries to right its tourism-driven economy from the blow dealt by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-15 05:24 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:...

 2021-10-15 04:15 

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Japan's Q3 growth forecast trimmed further on COVID-19 drag...

Japan's economy likely grew at a slower pace than previously expected last quarter and faces ongoing risks from soaring raw material prices and coronavirus-linked production and supply disruptions, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday....

 2021-10-15 03:28 

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S.Korea eases coronavirus gathering curbs before switch to 'living with COVID'...

South Korea said on Friday it would lift stringent anti-coronavirus curbs on social gatherings next week, as the country prepares to switch to a 'living with COVID-19' strategy amid rising vaccination levels....

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