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FILE PHOTO: Tourists wearing masks pass by Malaysia’s Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia expects to meet its target of a record 30 million tourists this year by redirecting its marketing efforts to local and other markets as arrivals from coronavirus-hit China fall,
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FILE PHOTO: Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. President Donald Trump sign “phase one” of the U.S.-China trade agreement during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted proposed restrictions on trade with
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FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a news conference following a meeting with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictured) in Moscow, Russia, December 30, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina BERLIN (Reuters) – Iran’s foreign minister said on Saturday he did not believe Saudi Arabia wanted to defuse tensions with Iran as it was
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Demonstrators graffitied the phrase “femicide state” in blood-red on Mexico’s presidential palace on Friday, before marching under heavy rain to the offices of newspaper La Prensa to protest the publication of a gruesome image of a murder victim. People take part in a protest against gender-based violence in downtown of Mexico
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BEIJING/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Reuters) – China’s coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia. Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint for registration and body temperature
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People dance during the opening show of the pre-carnival of Rio de Janeiro 2020, at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 12, 2020. REUTERS/Ian Cheibub RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Preparing for Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, when well over 1 million visitors pour into the “Marvelous City” for round-the-clock revelry, is always
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ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s future is threatened by its diminishing birthrate, President Sergio Mattarella said on Tuesday, as new data showed the population had shrunk once again in 2019. FILE PHOTO: Elderly people play cards in Rome, Italy October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile Italy’s growing demographic crisis, with births falling and life expectancy rising, is
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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given formal notice to the United States of his decision to scrap a bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), officials said on Tuesday, following through on repeated threat to downgrade the defense alliance. FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends a plenary session at a regional summit in
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