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    Coronavirus infected patients spotted in Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 03:14pm on March 02, 2020

    Indonesia on Monday reported its first confirmed cases of coronavirus, after health officials in the world’s fourth-most populous country hit back at questions over its...

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    Global COVID-19 death toll tops 3,000 as EU raises alert

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 02:27pm on March 02, 2020

    The death toll from the new COVID-19  epidemic surpassed 3,000 on Monday as more people died in China, Iran and the US and Europe raised...

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    China virus cases rise again

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:21pm on March 01, 2020

    China reported a fresh spike in coronavirus infections on Sunday, as US president Donald Trump urged calm after the first death on American soil and...

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    3,526 people infected by coronavirus in S Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 03:05pm on March 01, 2020

    South Korean president Moon Jae-in said Sunday the government was waging ‘all-out responses’ to contain the novel coronavirus as the country reported 376 new cases,...

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    New Malaysia PM sworn in as Mahathir fights on

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:30am on March 01, 2020

    A staunch Muslim nationalist backed by a scandal-mired party was sworn in as Malaysia’s premier Sunday after a reformist government’s collapse, but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad,...

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    Kim warns of ‘serious consequences’ if virus reaches North Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:12am on March 01, 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned top party officials of the ‘serious consequences’ of failing to prevent an outbreak of the new coronavirus in...

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    Muhyiddin Yassin named new Malaysian PM

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:22am on March 01, 2020

    Former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin was named as Malaysia’s new prime minister Saturday, royal officials said, signalling the end of Mahathir Mohamad’s rule and return...

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    US, Taliban sign deal to wind down Afghan war

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:11am on March 01, 2020

    The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban on Saturday, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14...

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    Coronavirus spreads fast outside China

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:01am on March 01, 2020

    The coronavirus has rapidly spread across the world in the past week as South Korea reported its biggest surge in new cases on Saturday. The...

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    At least 16 dead, 2931 infected with coronavirus in S Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:53pm on February 29, 2020

    South Korea confirmed 594 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest increase to date for the country and taking the national total to 2,931 infections...

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