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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported three new cases of a coronavirus on Wednesday, taking total infections to 40, health ministry officials said, criticizing patients for not disclosing their travel history. Commuters wearing protective masks walk inside the MRT subway in Bangkok, Thailand February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul also asked the public
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The northwestern Chinese regions of Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang and the southwestern province of Sichuan have downgraded their emergency response level after assessing that health risks from the coronavirus outbreak have receded, state media reported. A sanitation worker wearing a face mask walks past a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s top samba “schools” have peppered the country’s annual carnival celebrations with a sizzling fusion of music, dance and costumes, and plenty of jabs at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The last six of Rio de Janeiro’s 13 top samba schools took to the city’s “sambodromo”, or Sambadrome for the second
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LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – The center-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), led by former prime minister Janez Jansa, late on Tuesday agreed on a future government coalition with three other parties, the four parties said. The SDS formed a majority coalition with the center-left Party of Modern Center (SMC), the conservative New Slovenia and the pensioners’ party
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FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s then-Attorney General Thelma Aldana participates in a news conference in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Aug. 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala’s former attorney general and recent presidential candidate Thelma Aldana said on Monday the United States has granted her asylum, days after her successor filed an extradition request for alleged
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