China marks biggest nCoV jump; WHO unveils response plan | CIDRAP

China total passes 24,000 The nearly 4,000 new cases announced by China today raises its overall outbreak total to 24,324, according to the latest update from China’s National Health Commission (NHC). Deaths rose by 65, all of them patients from Hubei province, lifting the fatality count to 490. Regarding severe cases, the country reported 431 more, raising the overall total to 3,219.

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Hundreds of Salvadorans deported by US were killed or abused, report reveals

Trump’s Shame

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Human Rights Watch says 138 Salvadorans were murdered from 2013 to 2019 and 70 others were abused or sexually assaulted

At least 200 Salvadoran migrants and asylum seekers have been killed, raped or tortured after being deported back to El Salvador by the United States government which is turning a blind eye to widely known dangers, a new investigation reveals.

Related: How the US helped create El Salvador’s bloody gang war

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Graffiti threats to Derry reporter who witnessed death of Lyra McKee

anyone going to stand up to the terrorists?

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Leona O’Neill targeted in fresh slurs after reporting on Bloody Sunday march

A Northern Ireland reporter who witnessed the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry last April has received renewed threats in the city.

Graffiti branding Leona O’Neill a “tout”, or informer, and falsely linking her to MI5 appeared in Derry’s Creggan area on Tuesday evening.

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Centre-right German parties vote with AfD to oust Thuringia premier

repeating same gross error that Germany made with Hitler

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Leftwing premier Bodo Ramelow voted out as CDU and FDP politicians ‘break taboo’

Politicians from Germany’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union and Free Democratic parties in the eastern state of Thuringia defied their parties’ supposed avoidance of the far-right on Wednesday by ousting the state’s leftwing premier with the help of votes from the nativist Alternative für Deutschland.

State elections last October had left the outgoing premier, Bodo Ramelow of Die Linke, as the candidate with the strongest mandate but without an absolute majority, even in a coalition with the centre-left Social Democrats and the Green party.

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