Tag Archives: Toll

Over 40 Dead in Tajik-Kyrgyz Border Clash as Death Toll Rises

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Over 40 Dead in Tajik-Kyrgyz Border Clash as Death Toll Rises Over 40 Dead in Tajik-Kyrgyz Border Clash as Death Toll Rises MOSCOW — A border clash this week between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan killed more than 40 people, government officials said Friday, significantly raising the death toll for an episode that began as a dispute over irrigation water. The outbreak …

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England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists

England's Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists

England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists For the past year, the British economy has yo-yoed with the government’s pandemic restrictions. On Monday, the next bounce began as shops, outdoor dining, gyms and hairdressers reopened across England for the first time in months. In London, friends gathered at tables outside a pub at …

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‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret

‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret

‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret ‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret SAMARA, Russia — She burst into the hospital morgue and the bodies were everywhere, about a dozen of them in black bags on stretchers. She headed straight for the autopsy room, pleading with the guard in …

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Syria Says it Will Ration Fuel as Economic Toll of Suez Canal Blockage Grows

Syria Says it Will Ration Fuel as Economic Toll of Suez Canal Blockage Grows

Syria Says it Will Ration Fuel as Economic Toll of Suez Canal Blockage Grows Syria Says it Will Ration Fuel as Economic Toll of Suez Canal Blockage Grows The government of Syria has said that it will begin rationing the use of fuel after the closure of the Suez Canal delayed the delivery of a critical shipment of oil to …

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20,000 White Crosses: Marking Covid’s Toll in Central and Eastern Europe

20,000 White Crosses: Marking Covid’s Toll in Central and Eastern Europe

20,000 White Crosses: Marking Covid’s Toll in Central and Eastern Europe 20,000 White Crosses: Marking Covid’s Toll in Central and Eastern Europe PRAGUE — More than 20,000 white crosses have appeared painted on the cobblestones of a medieval square in central Prague, each representing a victim of Covid-19 — an effort highlighting the ravages of a pandemic that has in …

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A Spreadsheet of China’s Censorship Shows the Human Toll

A Spreadsheet of China's Censorship Shows the Human Toll

A Spreadsheet of China’s Censorship Shows the Human Toll A Spreadsheet of China’s Censorship Shows the Human Toll In China, don’t question the heroes. At least seven people over the past week have been threatened, detained or arrested after casting doubt over the government’s account of the deaths of Chinese soldiers during a clash last year with Indian troops. Three …

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New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page

New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page

New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. From afar, the graphic on the front page of Sunday’s New York Times looks like a blur of …

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The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health

The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health

The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health Most of us know that a diet rich in fried foods is bad for us. A review of studies quantifies just how bad it can be. In a meta-analysis of 19 studies that included diet and health data on more than 1.2 million men …

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New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll MOSCOW — After months of questions over the true scale of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia and the efficacy of a Russian-developed vaccine, the state statistical agency in Moscow has announced new figures indicating that the death toll from Covid-19 is more than three times as …

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In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll MIR ALI, Afghanistan — On the barren high plains of western Afghanistan, along a roadway south of Herat city, is a collection of sturdy earthen huts known as Qala-e-Biwaha, or “village of widows.” Most …

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