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  1. Coronavirus: over 8,000 dead in Spain, record 24-hr rise
    • 16:08
    • 31 mar

    Coronavirus: over 8,000 dead in Spain, record 24-hr rise

    Almost 10,000 more infections in a single day

  2. Coronavirus: 600-bed hospital opens in Istanbul
    • 12:53
    • 31 mar

    Coronavirus: 600-bed hospital opens in Istanbul

    Opening early with 99 ICU spots

  3. Pantelleria national park offers virtual tours
    • 12:38
    • 31 mar

    Pantelleria national park offers virtual tours

    To explore new places during quarantine

  4. Coronavirus: 362 infected in Tunisia, 10 dead
    • 12:38
    • 31 mar

    Coronavirus: 362 infected in Tunisia, 10 dead

    Tension in working class neighbourhoods in capital

  5. Greek anti-Nazi resistance hero Manolis Glezos, 97, dies
    • 18:14
    • 30 mar

    Greek anti-Nazi resistance hero Manolis Glezos, 97, dies

    Pulled flag with swastika off Acropolis

  6. Coronavirus: Spain has more official cases than China
    • 18:11
    • 30 mar

    Coronavirus: Spain has more official cases than China

    3rd most after US and Italy, 85,195 and 7,340 dead

  7. Coronavirus: 516 cases in Morocco and 3 bn to stem pandemic
    • 16:49
    • 30 mar

    Coronavirus: 516 cases in Morocco and 3 bn to stem pandemic

    Casablanca hardest hit, hotels made available to medical staff

  8. Italians 3rd in EU to take on different nationality in bloc
    • 16:15
    • 30 mar

    Italians 3rd in EU to take on different nationality in bloc

    8,100 in 2018, country granted citizenship to 112,000

  9. Coronavirus: Montenegro asks NATO for aid
    • 16:08
    • 30 mar

    Coronavirus: Montenegro asks NATO for aid

    Ventilators, masks and gloves needed, 91 cases and 2 dead

  10. Coronavirus: quarantine extended for 3,000 post-Mecca Turks
    • 15:45
    • 30 mar

    Coronavirus: quarantine extended for 3,000 post-Mecca Turks

    Held in Ankara dorms, those that tested positive in hospital

  11. No Palm Sunday or Way of the Cross processions in Jerusalem
    • 15:31
    • 30 mar

    No Palm Sunday or Way of the Cross processions in Jerusalem

    'Celebrations limited due to coronavirus', Pizzaballa says

  12. Coronavirus: 115 Palestinians test positive, one dead
    • 15:20
    • 30 mar

    Coronavirus: 115 Palestinians test positive, one dead

    Hebron sealed to prevent contagion

  13. Libya: NGO says 156 pro-Turkish Syrian mercenaries dead
    • 13:54
    • 30 mar

    Libya: NGO says 156 pro-Turkish Syrian mercenaries dead