Reuters: World News

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A man wearing a face mask walks past the Oriental Pearl Tower lit with messages reading "Stay strong China", on the Lantern Festival, which marks the end of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, in Shanghai, China February 8, 2020. Picture taken February 8, 2020. cnsphoto via REUTERS
China raised the death toll from its coronavirus outbreak to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the SARS epidemic, as authorities made plans for millions of people returning to work after an extended Lunar New Year break.
World News4 HOURS AGO
Son and daughter of Captain Siriwiwat Sangprasita, a victim of a gun battle involving a Thai soldier on a shooting rampage, cry after seeing his dead body at a hospital in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
A soldier angry over a property deal gone sour killed at least 29 people and wounded 57 in a rampage that spanned four locations in and around the northeastern Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima before he was shot dead early Sunday.
World News5 HOURS AGO
A demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag as the Jewish settlement of Modiin is seen in the background, during a protest against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, in the village of Bilin in the Israeli-occupied West Bank February 7, 2020. Picture taken February 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washington's consent, pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultra-nationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition.
World News36 MINUTES AGO
Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald looks on as supporters cheer at a count centre, during Ireland's national election, in Dublin, Ireland, February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble
Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demanded on Sunday to be part of the next Irish government after the left-wing party secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald described as a ballot-box "revolution".
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to speak at an event to celebrate federal judicial confirmations in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
The U.S. Justice Department is receiving information on former Vice President Joe Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden, from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, a top Trump ally in the Senate said on Sunday.
Environment4 HOURS AGO
Cars sit in floodwater in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, Britain February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ed Sykes
Storm Ciara lashed Britain and northern continental Europe with heavy rain and wind speeds that reached more than 90 miles an hour (145 kph) in places on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights, train services and sports matches.
World News3 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 3, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he raised the cases of Canadians being detained in Egypt with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
World News12 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 5, 2020. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS
Turkey has sent major reinforcements to Syria's northwestern Idlib region and "all options are on the table", a senior official said on Sunday, as Ankara tries to stem rapid advances by Syrian government forces.
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele gestures as he addresses his supporters protesting outside the national congress to push for the approval of funds for a government security plan in San Salvador, El Salvador February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
Supporters of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele gathered on Sunday to press lawmakers to approve a $109 million loan Bukele wants to bolster his plan to better equip police and soldiers in the fight against crime.
FILE PHOTO: A poster in favour of the change of the penal code is pictured ahead of a referendum on anti-homophobia law in Geneva, Switzerland, February 6, 2020.  The poster reads : "Stop the hatred, yes". Picture taken February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
A Swiss referendum on Sunday cleared the way for the country to close a loophole in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights by extending anti-racism laws to cover sexual orientation, a widely used projection showed.
World News23 MINUTES AGO
The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China rose to 908 as of the end of Sunday, the National Health Commission (NHC) said on Monday.
World News2 HOURS AGO
The number of deaths in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak had risen by 91 to 871 as of Sunday, the province's health commission said in a statement on its website on Monday.
World News2 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
An advance team of international experts led by the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for Beijing to help investigate China's coronavirus epidemic, the Geneva-based agency said on Sunday.
World News3 HOURS AGO
A woman casts her vote at a polling station during a snap parliamentary election in Baku, Azerbaijan February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Karimov
Azeris voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday seen as the next step by President Ilham Aliyev to consolidate power and speed economic reforms by replacing the old guard associated with his father with younger legislators.
World News3 HOURS AGO
Azeri President Ilham Aliyev's ruling Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party said it believed it had won a snap parliamentary election on Sunday.
World News3 HOURS AGO
When Aengus O Snodaigh first sought election to Ireland's parliament in 1987, he and his Sinn Fein colleagues were banned from speaking on Irish TV and radio for their connection to IRA militants and were a decade away from their first seat.
World News4 HOURS AGO
A woman holds a candle light as she prays for victims who died in mass shooting, involving a Thai soldier on a shooting rampage, in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Thousands of people holding candles attended a vigil in northeastern Thailand on Sunday for the victims of a rogue soldier who killed at least 29 people and wounded 57 before being shot dead.
Technology News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Inc has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000 visitors to Barcelona.
World News4 HOURS AGO
Passengers from China disembark from a plane at RAF Brize Norton near Oxford, Britain, February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
A British man who contracted the new coronavirus while attending a conference in Singapore may have led to seven other people catching the disease when he stopped off at a chalet in a French mountain village on his way home, health experts said on Sunday.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: People attend the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Over two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas have been postponed or hit by travel curbs and concerns about the spread of a coronavirus, potentially disrupting billions of dollars worth of deals.


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