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    COVID-19 kills 44 more in China as death toll hits 2788

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 11:39am on February 28, 2020

    China reported 44 more deaths from the novel coronavirus epidemic on Friday and 327 fresh cases, the lowest daily figure for new infections in more...

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    Malaysian parliament to vote on new PM amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:36am on February 28, 2020

    Malaysia’s parliament will vote Monday on the country’s next prime minister in a bid to end a political crisis, but if no candidate has enough...

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    Migrant workers hit by financial crisis in Lebanon

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:32am on February 28, 2020

    Eighteen-year-old domestic worker Mary came to Lebanon to help support her family, but now a financial crisis is preventing her from sending money home to...

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    Trump plays down epidemic fears

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:42am on February 28, 2020

    President Donald Trump has played down fears of a major coronavirus outbreak in the United States, even as infections ricochet around the world, prompting Saudi...

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    Delhi violence death toll reaches 38

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:39am on February 28, 2020

    Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of unrest that have killed 38 people, police...

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    Warner, Finch help Australia thrash South Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Cape Town | Updated at 12:29am on February 28, 2020

    David Warner and Aaron Finch launched a brutal assault on the South African bowlers to set up a comprehensive 97-run Australian victory in the series-deciding...

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    Alli faces ban for coronavirus post

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:27am on February 28, 2020

    Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over a social media post related to the coronavirus outbreak. Alli posted...

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    Juve pressure for European success grows

    Agence France-Presse . Lyon | Updated at 12:25am on February 28, 2020

    Jurgen Klopp recently labelled Juventus as the favourites to succeed his Liverpool side as winners of the Champions League, and Lionel Messi has also talked...

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    Win in Madrid vindicates Guardiola

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23am on February 28, 2020

    Manchester City’s European ban means they are under enormous pressure to win the Champions League this season and they are one step closer after arguably...

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    Syria rebels fight back but army makes more gains

    Agence France-Presse . Saraqeb, Syria | Updated at 11:46pm on February 27, 2020

    Syrian rebels on Thursday reentered a key northwestern town they had lost earlier this month, reversing one of the main gains of the government’s devastating...