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    CORONA VIRUS STATUS IN THE PHILIPPINES (From stakeholders in the ground to policymakers)

    Quezon City, Philippines Health & Fitness 04 Apr 2020

    As a multi-platform journalist here in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, I could do reportage, and write exclusive stories on the latest status of COVID-19 pandemic situation in the Philippines from stakeholders affected in the ground, to policymakers' action. Read more

  • Coronavirus - EU internal border closures threatening food supply

    Brussels, Belgium Breaking News 05 Apr 2020

    The European Union is struggling to coordinate national responses to Coronavirus. More than half of EU member states have adopted national border closures. In an effort to stop member states from closing their internal EU borders, the European Commission decided to close the EU's external borders.... Read more

  • Coronavirus - Belgium goes into lockdown, but there is confusion about whether people can relax outside

    Brussels, Belgium Breaking News 05 Apr 2020

    Belgium has gone into lockdown from noon on 18 March until 5 April at least. People cannot leave their homes unless getting food, going to the doctor, going to essential work, or exercising. On the last point, Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes took a much more relaxed tone than French... Read more

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    Flowers and prayers at „plague column“: "Protect us from the coronavirus"

    Wien, Austria Current Affairs 06 Apr 2020

    Numerous Viennese are leaving candles on the pedestal, children's drawings with prayers hang on the balustrade. "Protect us from the coronavirus", "Please dear God help". The Plague Column or Trinity Column, as it is officially called, was erected after the great plague epidemic in 1679. At that... Read more

  • Coronavirus in Argentina

    Buenos Aires, Argentina Breaking News 07 Apr 2020

    I'm available for stories or live reporting regarding the latest regarding coronavirus in Argentina/LatAm. Read more

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    A BUS TURNED INTO A GROCERY STORE IN MEXICO CITY, SO PEOPLE CAN BUY FOOD WITHOUT HAVING TO TRAVEL

    Mexico City, Mexico Social 07 Apr 2020

    In Xochimilco, one of the most iconic town halls in Mexico City, a family used a bus transforming it into a grocery store. They took off the seats and instead they put shelves where the vegetables and fruits are displayed now. The bus is traveling across the streets of the town hall and people are... Read more

  • Where is our household happiness?

    Islamabad, Pakistan Social 08 Apr 2020

    This piece traces the patterns of discontent and disturbance in our society at the level of family. It peeks into issues like traumatic childhoods and psychological setbacks of unhealthy family environments with the help of common stories and stats. It can leave readers with a more active insight on... Read more

  • Field Hospital Live - Covid-19 UK coverage

    Manchester, United Kingdom Breaking News 09 Apr 2020

    Live reporting as the army build a field hospital in Manchester, England. The UK is about to explode with Covid-19 deaths with the scenes witnessed in northern Italy about to be repeated. The army will next week begin building a large field hospital at Manchester's former GMEX site. It will... Read more

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    Italy Coronavirus lockdown

    Italy Breaking News 10 Apr 2020

    Italian government established a broad lock down area in Northern Italy, in order to contain Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. News videomaker available. Read more

  • vulnerable groups preparing for the COVID 19 outbreak?

    Harare, Zimbabwe Breaking News 10 Apr 2020

    The COVID - 19 Pandemic will most likely hit vulnerable communities the hardest. I would want to focus on Eat Out movement of the biggest non-profit organisation in Zimbabwe which works with homeless and their welfare . During this outbreak Eat out movement is running around making sure that the... Read more

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    Coronavirus in Catalonia

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 11 Apr 2020

    Spain sees nearly 2,000 new coronavirus cases in a day, with confirmed deaths rising to 491. Catalonia is second region affected after Madrid. Pedro Sanchez announced on Tuesday €200 billion relief package against effects of coronavirus on the economy. I am currently in Barcelona and available to... Read more

  • How is quarantine lived on the most famous island in Europe?

    Ibiza, Spain Breaking News 11 Apr 2020

    Ibiza is known worldwide for its parties, discos and tourism. However, since the quarantine of Covid-19 was decreed, the island has been completely paralyzed. Everything is ready to start the activity at Easter. Despite this, the population is afraid of losing the 2020 tourist season. Thousands... Read more

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    Vienna Museum is collecting photos from everyday life with coronavirus

    Wien, Austria Cultural 13 Apr 2020

    Cell phone, toilet paper or face mask? In order to document the time around the corona virus for future generations, the Wien Museum asks the public to take photos of objects that play a role in current everyday life. Possible shoot: museum curator showing pics received from the population,... Read more

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    Empty streets of Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 14 Apr 2020

    The number of deaths and infected people is rising in Spain. According to Health Authorities as of March 26, there are 12,940 confirmed covid19 cases, and 880 people in Catalonia have died due to the illness. I'm available for any stories or live reporting on the latest regarding coronavirus in... Read more

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    Not only people are affected by coronavirus.

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 14 Apr 2020

    Normally Placa Catalunya is the most crowded place in Barcelona. People are always feeding the birds. Now because of the coronavirus everyone is at home so there is nobody to feed the pigeons and the seagles. Here is a little preview: https://youtu.be/_BA2ncMOGc8 Read more

  • The Southern Africa is in a Climate emergency

    Harare, Zimbabwe Training 14 Apr 2020

    The climate emergency is a growing threat particularly to the most vulnerable, and a particular threat to the long-term health, safety and prosperity of people in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is facing massive famine this year. This is a result of change of seasons due to shift of climate and... Read more

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    COVID 19 IN RWANDA

    Kigali, Rwanda Breaking News 15 Apr 2020

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  • How a religious group is being blamed for spreading Covid19 in Pakistan

    Islamabad, Pakistan Natural Disasters 15 Apr 2020

    Tablighi Jamat ( Preacher's Party) is apolitical religious group of Islamists with its roots in Pakistan and many parts of the world. Recently, their main gathering center in Raiwind, a city in the most populous province Punjab, has been sealed and quarantined after reports of dozens of preachers... Read more

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    COVID-19 in Canada

    Ottawa, Canada Breaking News 20 Apr 2020

    Available to report on developments from Canada. Chris christopher.guly@gmail.com ph: 001-613-256-9595 Read more

  • Tunisia- CoViD 19 stories and reportages

    Tunis, Tunisia Breaking News 20 Apr 2020

    Stories about the hospitals of Tunis, Public quarantine, Streets and avenues empty Read more

  • Clinical trial coronavirus Spain

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 26 Apr 2020

    Good afternoon, I am a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. Considering the current situation in Spain in reference to the coronavirus, I wanted to send you a proposal in case you are interested (you can see some samples of my work in my website: nurivilcom.wordpress.com). The report... Read more

  • Hope in Haiti

    Indianapolis, United States of America Natural Disasters 30 Apr 2020

    A decade ago an earthquake destroyed much of Haiti and changed millions of lives. Many stories cover the devastation and lack of improvement over the past ten years. In the town of Fondwa 16 miles (26km) from the epicenter there is a story of hope. US-based Zanmi Fondwa ("Friends of Fondwa") has... Read more

  • Coverage Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Sarajevo-Tuzla-Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Current Affairs 30 Apr 2020

    Good morning, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. During march I will be in Bosnia and Herzegovina to write some reportages -also with video and photos. -I will go to the Bosnian-Croatian border to see the situation of migrants trapped at EU gates. Specifically, Croatia's returns to... Read more

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    Economic crisis looms in Iraq due to plummeted oil prices, delay in 2020 budget approval

    Baghdad, Iraq Breaking News 30 Apr 2020

    Political wrangling and months-long anti-government protests in Iraq have delayed the approval of this year budget, threatening to impact the colossal task of rebuilding after a devastating war with IS and to further fuel the growing public anger over shabby services. The recent plunge in oil... Read more

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    Coronavirus in Brazil

    Belo Horizonte, Brazil Breaking News 30 Apr 2020

    I'm available to cover the crises of coronavirus in Brazil. Keep in touch. Read more

  • How are the most vulnerable people in society living coronavirus outbreak? An old nun story

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 30 Apr 2020

    A noon activist reflecting her life and work in the midst of coronavirus epidemy Summary Mari Pau Trayner Vilanova is a noon, 84 years old, who fights actively for the rights of the noons inside the Church. In fact, she devoted her life to struggle for a change inside the Church. Although her... Read more

  • Brazil's President demands that the country returns to work.

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Breaking News 30 Apr 2020

    31st March 30, 2020 Brazil has suffered 6 times as many deaths in the first 13 days of the pandemic as China suffered in it’s first 13 days. And the Health Minister Mandetta says that he public health system is already overwhelmed. This huge country has imposed self-isolation to try to control... Read more

  • Brazil – Supreme Court attempts to remove Bolsonaro from power

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Breaking News 30 Apr 2020

    Brazil’s top court moves to unseat President Bolsonaro for endangering public health. Political leaders condemn Bolsonaro’s demand Brazil ends self-isolation and returns to work. “He’s committed crimes….lied, incited chaos”. His own Ministers unite against him. Tonight Bolsonaro plans a... Read more

  • The World is facing a medical emergency

    Harare, Zimbabwe Breaking News 04 May 2020

    Over the past few weeks, we have seen the world stricken with fear and panic over what is now known as the COVID-19, and its effects on many nations.Umphumela wesithombe we-covid-19 virus The world is fighting an enemy they don’t understand; one seems more powerful than them, against which they... Read more

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    UK's first spaceport planned in sleepy north coast of Scotland village

    Tongue, United Kingdom Science & Environment 31 May 2020

    In August 2018, the UK government announced that they had selected a site near Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland, UK to be the site of the UK's first spaceport. For the crofters (farmers) of nearby Melness, who jointly own the site, it's 'Rockets Galore' - as the spaceport will turn a sleepy north coast... Read more

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