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People wearing face masks walk at Beijing Capital International Airport as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Beijing, China March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said on Monday that imported coronavirus cases involving travellers entering the country from abroad have become the main
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BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The European Union on Thursday sharply criticized the U.S. decision to restrict travel from most European countries to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and said the crisis required global cooperation not unilateral action. FILE PHOTO: EU Council President Charles Michel (not pictured) and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen hold a news
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s new prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, extended an olive branch on Wednesday to the leader he recently replaced, veteran politician Mahathir Mohamad, calling on him to endorse the new government after weeks of political tension. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia March 11, 2020.
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FILE PHOTO: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, his first Vice President Amrullah Saleh (L) and second Vice President Sarwar Danish (R) taken an oath during their inauguration, in Kabul, Afghanistan March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail/File Photo KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani signed a decree to facilitate the release of some Taliban prisoners in Afghan
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo is weighing an audacious 2032 Olympics bid centered on the country’s not-yet-built new capital and is in early talks with SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son and other investors for support, sources said. FILE PHOTO: Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo attends an ASEAN leaders summit with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio
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FILE PHOTO: Community workers in protective suits disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei province, China March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China outside Hubei reported no new locally transmitted cases of coronavirus on Sunday for the second straight day, while 36 were reported in Wuhan,
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MEXICO CITY/SANTIAGO (Reuters) – From Buenos Aires to Mexico City, women across Latin America’s biggest cities took to the streets for International Women’s Day on Sunday, spurred by a growing outcry over inequality, femicide and strict abortion controls. Women take part in a rally during the International Women’s Day in Santiago, Chile March 8, 2020.
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