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FILE PHOTO: Women with protective masks, widely used as a preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walk across Red Square near the St. Basil’s Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Sunday that the coronavirus outbreak had entered a new phase as
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. London, Britain, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson is warning Britons in a letter to 30 million households that things will get worse before they get better, as he himself
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Sunday. A man wearing a face mask skateboards on a street in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s largest oil producer, Rosneft, said on Saturday it had terminated operations in Venezuela and sold the assets linked to its operations there to an unnamed company owned by the Russian government. FILE PHOTO: The Rosneft logo is pictured on a safety helmet in Vung Tau, Vietnam April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is to allocate 20% of its annual state budget to fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the country, one of the worst-hit in the world, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a meeting of the Iranian government task force on the coronavirus, in Tehran,
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday promised a massive unprecedented package of steps to cushion the economy from the coronavirus pandemic, saying the country was close to a national emergency as infections surged in Tokyo. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a news conference on Japan’s response to the coronavirus disease
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