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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

01

Pence seeks to blame CDC and China, not Trump, for any delay in US coronavirus response

Vice President Mike Pence sought to cast blame on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and China Wednesday when asked why the US was so late in understanding the enormity of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNN 01/04 22:12)

» Pence seeks to blame CDC and China, not Trump, for any delay in US coronavirus response (CNN 01/04 22:12)
» Pence seeks to blame CDC and China for any delay in US coronavirus response -- not Trump's initial failure to face reality - CNN (Google News 01/04 22:25)

» CNN  Google News  

02

Factbox: Reaction to cancellation of Wimbledon due to coronavirus

The Wimbledon championships were canceled for the first time since the Second World War on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another major sports event off the calendar to wipe out the entire tennis grasscourt season. (Reuters 01/04 19:54)

» CNN  Google News  Reuters  Reuters  

03

Taliban, Afghanistan prepare for prisoner swap, first phase of peace agreement

Afghanistan and the Taliban will begin a long-awaited prisoner exchange this week, the Taliban and sources within the government said Wednesday. (UPI 01/04 21:29)

» BBC News  UPI  

04

Former Hulu head Jason Kilar to take lead at WarnerMedia

Former founding Hulu head Jason Kilar will become the new chief executive officer of WarnerMedia on May 1, the company said in a statement Wednesday. (UPI 01/04 19:59)

» UPI  

05

Scientists discover ‘missing link’ in black hole evolution after detecting stellar HOMICIDE

Scientists have unraveled an intergalactic murder mystery which gave them the best evidence yet for the existence of an extremely rare “intermediate-mass,” black hole, considered the “missing link” in their evolution. Read Full Article at RT.com (RT 01/04 14:56)

» BBC News  RT  


06

Ex-Marseille president Diouf dies with coronavirus

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after suffering with coronavirus, the French club have announced. (BBC News 01/04 09:24)

» BBC News  France 24  

07

Trump warns US headed for 'painful two weeks' in fight against coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned of a "very painful" two weeks as the United States wrestles with a coronavirus surge that the White House warns could kill as many as 240,000 Americans. (France 24 01/04 01:17)

» France 24  

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