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Thailand records 107 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 934: health official

Thailand has recorded 107 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 934, a health official said on Wednesday.

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China To Lift Lockdown In Coronavirus Epicentre Hubei Province Tomorrow

China on Tuesday decided to lift the three-month lockdown on more than 56 million people in the central Hubei province, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, on Wednesday amid warnings by experts of a looming second wave of the COVID-19 infections in the country due to the steady rise in “imported cases”.

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Russia earthquake: tsunami warning cancelled after 7.5 magnitude event

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit off Russia’s Kuril Islands on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, prompting a tsunami warning that was later cancelled.

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Saudi Arabia imposes curfew to curb coronavirus, UAE halts passenger flights

Saudi Arabia will impose a nationwide curfew starting on Monday after reporting a jump of almost a quarter in coronavirus cases, while the United Arab Emirates will suspend all passenger flights as of Wednesday, state media reported.

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UN body warns of up to 25M job losses due to COVID-19

The International Labour Organization (ILO) warned Wednesday that the economic fallout from coronavirus could cause the loss of up to 25 million jobs.

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Trump says he will invoke wartime act to fight coronavirus

US President Donald Trump moved on Wednesday to accelerate production of desperately needed medical equipment to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reports.

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Two US Congress members test positive for Coronavirus

Two US lawmakers including a Florida representative on Wednesday became the first members of Congress to announce they have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Seven terrorists, four soldiers killed in NW Pakistan

Seven terrorists and four soldiers were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) on a terrorist hideout in north western Pakistan on Wednesday, a military statement said.

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US imposes sanctions on Chinese, S. African companies over Iran & petrochemicals – State Department

The United States has targeted a number of Chinese, Hong Kong and South African companies in a fresh round of Iran-related sanctions regarding petrochemicals, the US State Department said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Hillary Clinton: Saying ‘Chinese Virus’ Is ‘Racist Rhetoric’

Failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took to social media on Wednesday to blast President Trump, accusing him of employing “racist rhetoric” after he called coronavirus a “Chinese virus.”

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Kim Jong-un calls for urgent improvements to North Korea’s medical facilities amid coronavirus concerns

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un acknowledged that his country lacks modern medical facilities and called for urgent improvements, state media said Wednesday, in a rare assessment of the North’s health care system that comes amid worries about the coronavirus in the impoverished country.

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Coronavirus: Bank of England considers printing money for households

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey on Wednesday, 18 March, suggested that the central bank was considering printing money and giving it directly to UK households, noting that “everything is on the table.”

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Donald Trump: ‘Bernie Sanders Has Given Up’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday bid farewell to Sen. Bernie Sanders after he lost again to Joe Biden in the Democrat primaries.

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Pakistan reports first death from coronavirus – health ministry

Pakistan’s health ministry said on Wednesday that a coronavirus infected person had died.

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Britain’s post-Brexit budget to combat virus fallout

Britain unveils its first post-Brexit budget on Wednesday, with all eyes on emergency government measures to ease the economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak.

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Trump inaccurately claims the Obama administration is to blame for slowing down diagnostics testing

President Donald Trump claimed the Obama administration was responsible for slowing down diagnostics testing in a meeting on the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, CNN reported.

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