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Iran releases French academic Roland Marchal: French official

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – Iranian authorities have released French academic Roland Marchal, who has been imprisoned in Iran since June 2019, a French presidency official said
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U.N. headquarters in New York to slash staff presence for four weeks over coronavirus

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UNITED NATIONS (HeadlineNews) – The United Nations said it will slash its staff presence at its New York headquarters for four weeks, starting Monday, after
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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered
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Gatherings banned, travel restricted as coronavirus cases grow worldwide

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Leaders in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas rolled out bans on big gatherings and stricter travel restrictions as cases of
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Stocks plunge on coronavirus fears even as U.S. ramps up fight against spread

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – U.S. stocks plummeted on Thursday as fears about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on economic growth flared even as U.S.
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U.S.-South Korea military drills postponed as coronavirus spreads faster outside China

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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of
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Trump says coronavirus risk in U.S. is low; CDC confirms first case of unknown origin

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained “very low,” and placed Vice President Mike Pence
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Coronavirus spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

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SHANGHAI/SEOUL (HeadlineNews) – The number of new coronavirus infections inside China – the source of the outbreak – was for the first time overtaken by
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South Korea to launch mass coronavirus testing, U.S. pledges $1 billion for vaccine

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SEOUL/BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge in coronavirus cases while

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