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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:29
At least 2,004 people in mainland China have died from the coronavirus, which has now spread to 27 countries.
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China coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:15
New virus thought to have originated in China's Wuhan city has killed at least 2,004 people and infected some 74,185.
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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:13
Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle a new coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan city.
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How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:02
COVID-19 spreads from person to person in close proximity, similar to other respiratory illnesses.
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Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:44
The virus has killed 2,004 people in mainland China and has infected more than 75,000 worldwide, mostly in China.
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US border clampdown forces Venezuelan teen into Mexico alone

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:37
US authorities allow a Venezuelan father to enter the US, but force his 18-year-old daughter to wait in Mexico alone.
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Pompeo says to raise Saudi human rights record in trip to kingdom

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:23
Top US diplomat says he plans to bring up case of jailed Saudi-American doctor Walid Fitaihi with kingdom's leaders.
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After Salvini harassed family, Tunisians hit back on social media

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:46
Tunisians in Italy share positive stories about their contributions after Salvini accused family of drug dealing.
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Pompeo caps three-nation Africa tour with veiled swipe at China

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:36
Without mentioning Beijing, the continent's top trading partner, Pompeo warns about 'empty promises' in Ethiopia speech.
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In violence-hit Burkina Faso, love wins for interfaith couples

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:39
In the face of rising tensions, local leaders help to uphold the values of tolerance by supporting interfaith couples.
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Italy is using Malaysia as a dumping ground for plastic waste

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:44
Anger mounts as Italian companies found illegally delivering waste to Southeast Asia in move that risks locals' health.
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Iran frees jailed German citizen in prisoner swap

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:39
German national sentenced to three years for taking photos in sensitive areas released in exchange for freed Iranian.
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In Pictures: Desert locusts swarm parts of East Africa

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:33
Locusts have invaded parts of eastern Africa, ravaging crops, decimating pasture and deepening a hunger crisis.
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Brazil's gangs: Militias expanding control in Rio de Janeiro

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:31
City faces new threat by militia groups which are accused of racketeering and threatening civilian safety.
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How choosing a school made me realise my daughter is not white

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:29
A mother reflects on privilege and the assumptions of worth that accompany skin colour in the US education system.
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Gunman kills one person at Bangkok mall days after mass shooting

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:23
The shooting at the Century The Movie Plaza was a personal issue and the gunman had fled the scene, Thai police said.
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Lesotho leader's wife's murder trial to start next month

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:17
Police claim Maesaiah Thabane hired assassins to kill her husband's estranged wife who was shot dead near her home.
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Facial recognition: Concerns over China's widespread surveillance

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:15
The technology is part of the government's nationwide plan to boost security and surveillance.
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Brash and bigoted: How Arnab Goswami changed India's TV debate

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:05
Arnab Goswami's critics say his partisan, nationalistic style has shifted the way TV news is presented in India.
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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:31
In first since January, daily infections figure falls below 2,000 in China as death toll reaches 1,868.
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