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China’s new coronavirus cases rise on infections from abroad

China's new coronavirus cases rise on infections from abroad

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported an uptick in new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, reversing four straight days of fewer new cases, driven by infected individuals arriving from abroad. People wearing protective face masks are seen on a crossroads as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel …

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Judge says downing of MH17 ‘almost incomprehensible’ as murder trial begins

Judge says downing of MH17 'almost incomprehensible' as murder trial begins

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch judge described as “almost incomprehensible” the 2014 shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine that killed all 298 passengers and crew on board, as the trial of three fugitive Russians and a Ukrainian began on Monday near Amsterdam. Prosecutors Thijs Berger, Dedy Woei-a-Tsoi and …

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

* U.S. Treasury yields loiter near record lows * Dollar slides vs Asian currencies * S&P 500 futures rise as Biden resurgent in primaries * Asian stock markets: tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 By Tom Westbrook and Scott Murdoch SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, March 4 (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Wednesday …

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Washington pledges $1 billion for coronavirus vaccine as pandemic risks grow

Washington pledges $1 billion for coronavirus vaccine as pandemic risks grow

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will seek $2.5 billion from Congress to fight the coronavirus epidemic and U.S. and South Korean militaries are considering scaling back joint training as the virus spreads in Europe and the Middle East. A man wearing a face mask rides a bicycle in …

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China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicenter, cases surge in South Korea

China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicenter, cases surge in South Korea

SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) – China reported another fall in the new coronavirus infections outside of its epicenter on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections and fears of contagion increased elsewhere. A girl wearing a face mask plays with …

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Global central bankers scour shopping malls, manufacturers for coronavirus playbook

Global central bankers scour shopping malls, manufacturers for coronavirus playbook

WASHINGTON/RIYADH/FRANKFURT – (Reuters) – In the days after a new virus was identified in China on Dec. 31, global central bankers fell back on past experience for a comforting early analysis. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a face mask walks past a shop of a French luxury cosmetic brand Lancome …

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