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Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

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(HeadlineNews) – The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating, the World Health Organization said, with more than 377,000 cases now recorded and infections reported from nearly every
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Oil prices climb as U.S. ramps up economic support measures

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SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE (HeadlineNews) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes that the United States will reach a deal soon on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid
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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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Israel to use anti-terror tech to counter coronavirus ‘invisible enemy’

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JERUSALEM (HeadlineNews) – Israel plans to use anti-terrorism tracking technology and a partial shutdown of its economy to minimise the risk of coronavirus transmission, Prime
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UAE cancels events, flights as central bank announces coronavirus fiscal plan

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DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus and
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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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