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Malaysia’s king summons Mahathir amid showdown with Anwar for PM

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s king summoned Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday, as the country waits for an end to the political chaos caused by his shock resignation as prime minister…

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UK car industry seeks support, free-trade Brexit deal, as output falls

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s car industry called on the government to help boost the market in its upcoming budget and secure a free-trade deal with Europe as output fell again…

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Coronavirus spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus infections inside China – the source of the outbreak – was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere on Wednesday,…

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Greece confirms first coronavirus case, a woman back from Milan

ATHENS (Reuters) – A Greek woman who recently returned home from northern Italy became Greece’s first coronavirus case and is being closely monitored, while authorities have ordered the closing of…

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Malaysian factions maneuver as king tries to end turmoil

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s king met parliamentarians for a second day on Wednesday to try to end political turmoil by finding someone able to form a government or by…

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Dollar slips on caution U.S. may not be immune to epidemic

TOKYO, (Reuters) – The dollar was on the defensive on Wednesday as rising expectations of a U.S. rate cut and warning from U.S. health officials on a domestic coronavirus outbreak…

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Brexit Britain starts search for new global role

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will begin trying to define the new role it wants to play in global politics, the government said on Tuesday, launching a review of foreign policy,…

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Seven killed, 150 injured in riots in Indian capital

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – At least seven people were killed and around 150 were injured in clashes between opposing groups in the Indian capital, a police official told Reuters on…

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Seven killed, around 150 injured in Indian protest violence – police official

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – At least seven people were killed and about 150 were injured in clashes on Monday in the Indian capital during protests over a new citizenship law,…

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China’s Hubei sees rise in new coronavirus cases as infections slow in other provinces

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a rise in new coronavirus cases in Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, on Tuesday while the rest of the country saw a fourth-straight…

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