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  • Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

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    Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

  • Spread of Covid-19 confirms WHO fears, say experts

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    Spread of Covid-19 confirms WHO fears, say experts

  • What Singapore disciplinary tribunal says about Lee Suet Fern’s involvement in Lee Kuan Yew’s final will

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    What Singapore disciplinary tribunal says about Lee Suet Fern’s involvement in Lee Kuan Yew’s final will

  • Virus-hit China set to postpone parliament for first time in decades

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    Virus-hit China set to postpone parliament for first time in decades

  • Tycoon and a tea-seller's son: Trump, Modi forge bonhomie

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    Tycoon and a tea-seller's son: Trump, Modi forge bonhomie

  • France, EU partners to discuss virus situation, says health minister

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    France, EU partners to discuss virus situation, says health minister

  • Conservatives claim victory in Iran polls after record low turnout

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    Conservatives claim victory in Iran polls after record low turnout

  • Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum after his big win in Nevada

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    Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum after his big win in Nevada

  • Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

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    Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

  • Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket barrage

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    Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket barrage

  • Doctor, parents face trial in Egypt for girl's death after genital cutting

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    Doctor, parents face trial in Egypt for girl's death after genital cutting

  • Earthquake in Turkey-Iran border region kills 9, injures more than 100

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    Earthquake in Turkey-Iran border region kills 9, injures more than 100

  • Al-Qaeda group confirms death of leader, appoints successor, reports SITE

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    Al-Qaeda group confirms death of leader, appoints successor, reports SITE

  • UK venue owners must plan for militant attacks, says government

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    UK venue owners must plan for militant attacks, says government

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  • Banned Thai party says junta helped 1MDB cover-up

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    Banned Thai party says junta helped 1MDB cover-up

  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza fence, says army

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    Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza fence, says army

  • Russia denies spreading alarm over virus

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    Russia denies spreading alarm over virus

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    Londoners rally for Assange

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  • Disgruntled Haitian police attack army hq

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    Disgruntled Haitian police attack army hq

    PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian police demanding better working conditions shot up the army headquarters yesterday, killing a serviceman and wounding another, the defence ministry...

  • Togo President Gnassingbe wins re-election in landslide, preliminary results show

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    Togo President Gnassingbe wins re-election in landslide, preliminary results show

    LOME, Feb 24 — Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won re-election with 72 per cent of the vote, according to preliminary results from the electoral commission today,...

  • Trump says Russia leak meant to hurt Sanders, calls for probe

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    Trump says Russia leak meant to hurt Sanders, calls for probe

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 — President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence on Russian interference in the 2020 US...

  • Banned Thai opposition party says junta helped 1MDB cover-up

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    Banned Thai opposition party says junta helped 1MDB cover-up

    BANGKOK, Feb 23 — A banned Thai opposition party on Sunday accused the former military junta of helping cover up Malaysia’s multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, urging Thais to...

  • Covid-19: No new cases in Singapore, two more discharged

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    Covid-19: No new cases in Singapore, two more discharged

    SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — No new cases of Covid-19 infections were reported as of 12pm on Sunday while two more patients have been discharged, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. In...

  • Jordan bars travellers from China, Iran, S. Korea over virus

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    Jordan bars travellers from China, Iran, S. Korea over virus

    AMMAN, Feb 23 — Jordan said on Sunday it would bar entry to citizens of China, Iran and South Korea and other foreigners travelling from those countries in response to the...

  • Xi: Coronavirus is communist China’s ‘biggest health emergency’

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    Xi: Coronavirus is communist China’s ‘biggest health emergency’

    BEIJING, Feb 23 — The coronavirus epidemic that has killed over 2,400 people is communist China’s “largest public health emergency” since its founding in 1949, said...

  • Italy towns wake to quarantine, queue for food in coronavirus outbreak

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    Italy towns wake to quarantine, queue for food in coronavirus outbreak

    CODOGNO, Feb 23 — Tens of thousands of Italians prepared for a weeks-long quarantine in the country’s north on Sunday as nerves began to fray among the locals faced with new...

  • France prepares in case of coronavirus epidemic, says health minister

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    France prepares in case of coronavirus epidemic, says health minister

    PARIS, Feb 23 — French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday new cases of coronavirus were “very likely” in France and health authorities were ready in case of an...

  • Third passenger from Japan cruise ship dies, reports health ministry

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    Third passenger from Japan cruise ship dies, reports health ministry

    TOKYO, Feb 23 —  A third person who became ill on board a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan has died, the country’s health ministry said...

  • Iran says 43 infected with coronavirus, eight dead

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    Iran says 43 infected with coronavirus, eight dead

    DUBAI, Feb 23 — Iran has confirmed 15 new cases of the new coronavirus, taking the total to 43 with a death toll of eight. Most of the infections have been in the...

  • Italy coronavirus cases rise to more than 100, says regional chief

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    Italy coronavirus cases rise to more than 100, says regional chief

    MILAN, Feb 23 — The number of cases of coronavirus in Italy continued to rise on Sunday after the government passed a series of emergency measures to limit the spread of the...

  • Army: Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza fence

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    Army: Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza fence

    JERUSALEM, Feb 23 — Israeli forces on Sunday shot dead a Palestinian suspected of placing a bomb near the Gaza border, before extracting his body with a bulldozer, the army...

  • Israel quarantines pupils who met S. Korean tourists over virus fears

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    Israel quarantines pupils who met S. Korean tourists over virus fears

    JERUSALEM, Feb 23 — Nearly 200 Israeli pupils were ordered to begin a two-week quarantine from Sunday after having come into contact with South Korean tourists who contracted...

  • Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

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    Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

    ISTANBUL, Feb 23 — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northwestern Iran on Sunday killed at least nine people in neighbouring Turkey and injured dozens more on both sides of the...

  • Japan minister apologises after woman who left virus-stricken ship tests positive

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    Japan minister apologises after woman who left virus-stricken ship tests positive

    TOKYO, Feb 23 — Japan’s health minister has apologised after a woman who was allowed to leave a coronavirus-infected cruise ship docked near Tokyo tested positive for the...

  • Iran accuses ‘enemies’ of using virus to sabotage vote

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    Iran accuses ‘enemies’ of using virus to sabotage vote

    TEHRAN, Feb 23 — Iran’s supreme leader accused foreign media of trying to use a deadly coronavirus outbreak to sabotage a general election, as authorities scrambled on Sunday...

  • President: S. Korea raises coronavirus alert level to ‘highest’

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    President: S. Korea raises coronavirus alert level to ‘highest’

    SEOUL, Feb 23 — South Korea raised its alert on the coronavirus to the highest level Sunday after reporting three more deaths and 169 new infections. The country has seen a...

  • China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in S. Korea

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    China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in S. Korea

    SHANGHAI, Feb 23 — China reported another fall in new coronavirus infections outside of its epicentre today, but world health officials warned it was too early to make...