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Wall Street in panic-mode, Dow loses 1,910 points in two days

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks plunged again on Tuesday as fears the coronavirus could become a pandemic. The ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...

WHO warns world to prepare for pandemic

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet fit the criterion for a pandemic ...

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Olympics 'continuing as planned' but virus halts Japanese football

Tokyo - Tokyo Olympics organisers said preparations were "continuing as planned" on Tuesday as Japan's football league became the latest ...

Government instability in Malaysia rocks Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Dramatic political events in Malaysia, and a widening of coronavirus cases and deaths beyond China put the ...

Asia Pacific airlines see growth in passenger markets

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb 26 (ANI): Preliminary traffic figures released on Wednesday by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) ...

Sensex closes 392 points lower on coronavirus fears

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): Equity indices tracked their global peers and closed deep into the red on Wednesday ...

Wooing the West: Who is Ukraine's Viktor Pinchuk

Throughout Ukraine's tumult over the past three decades, one man has constantly remained near the top of politics and business. ...

Malaysia's Mahathir, Anwar in New Showdown Amid Turmoil

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysia's decades-old political rivals Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim set out claims to lead the Southeast ...

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