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FILE PHOTO: A man wears a protective face mask as he walks past Banco de Espana (Bank of Spain), amidst concerns over coronavirus outbreak, in Barcelona, Spain March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo
France and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners and other countries extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus.
World News5 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a speech at a news conference at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday would not rule out closing borders to combat a coronavirus outbreak, while the chief medical officer said time was running out to prevent a spike in cases.
World News2 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks are seen on a crossroads as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Shanghai, China March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song
Mainland China reported an overall drop in new coronavirus infections on Sunday, but major cities such as Beijing and Shanghai continued to wrestle with cases involving infected travelers arriving from abroad.
World News5 HOURS AGO
Members of the Military Emergency Unit (UME) wearing protective suits disinfect corridors and hand rails at Santa Justa train station following a partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Seville, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
Army specialists in protective suits sprayed disinfectant in train stations and police in surgical masks ordered casual strollers to go home on Sunday after Spain clamped down during a coronavirus outbreak that saw deaths more than double overnight.
World News9 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: A combination picture shows Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party, in Tel Aviv, Israel, November 23, 2019 and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Kiryat Malachi, Israel March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Corinna Kern, Amir Cohen/File Photo
Opposition leader Benny Gantz will be asked to form a new government, Israel's president said on Sunday, boosting his chances of ousting veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
World News4 HOURS AGO
A banner reads "The longer you stay at home, the sooner we hug", on the sixth day of an unprecedented lockdown across of all Italy imposed to slow the outbreak of coronavirus, in Turin, Italy, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Italy recorded 368 more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, its biggest one day rise, amid growing concern about the ability of its strained health system to cope with the relentless increase in new cases.
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Thousands of music fans attend the music festival "Vive Latino" as Mexico's health authorities began rolling out tougher measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and calling for an end to large gatherings, in Mexico City, Mexico March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
Mexico's health ministry reported more coronavirus cases on Sunday, urging people to maintain a "healthy distance" to avoid infection, even as the president held rallies in the country, shaking hands with and hugging dozens of people.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro meets supporters during a protest against Brazil's Congress and Brazilian Supreme Court in front the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took selfies with supporters and celebrated their demonstrations in major cities on Sunday, drawing criticism from congressional leaders for encouraging large gatherings that could worsen the spreading coronavirus. 
World News2 HOURS AGO
An official wearing latex gloves holds an electoral card at a polling station during the first round of mayoral elections in Strasbourg as France grapples with an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Strasbourg, France March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Voters turned out in low numbers in France's mayoral elections on Sunday after the government imposed stringent restrictions on public life to curb the spread of the coronavirus, though many headed outdoors to enjoy the warm spring sunshine.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
Women, wearing protective masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), are pictured on an almost empty street in the Dotonbori amusement district of Osaka, Japan, March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
Japan's health ministry said it has identified 15 clusters of coronavirus infections around the country.
World News7 MINUTES AGO
Shoppers line up outside a Costco Wholesale store, following reports of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country, in Epping, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia March 14, 2020 in this still image taken from social media video. Richard Sharman via REUTERS
Australia is considering a second round of economic stimulus, three sources familiar with the deliberations told Reuters, as Canberra accelerated efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus that has now killed five people in the country.
World News17 MINUTES AGO
Cambodia reported four new cases of coronavirus including in a four-month-old French boy and two people who had traveled to Malaysia for a religious ceremony, the Ministry of Health said late Sunday.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
FILE PHOTO: A worker wears a protective face mask works while cleaning the interior of a public bus, amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Guatemala City, Guatemala March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria
Guatemala logged its first fatality from coronavirus on Sunday as nations in South and Central America ramped up measures to contain the infection, with Panama banning entry of non-resident foreigners and Honduras closing its borders to passenger traffic for a week.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
FILE PHOTO: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro wears a protective face mask as he speaks during a meeting at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela March 13, 2020. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday ordered businesses to close and citizens to remain in their homes in a "social quarantine" affecting six states and the capital, Caracas, starting on Monday to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
World News2 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Medical workers head to a hospital facility to treat coronavirus patients amid the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, South Korea, March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
South Korea on Sunday reported 76 new coronavirus cases and three deaths, marking the first time in over three weeks that new cases have dropped to double-digits, as President Moon Jae-in declared the hardest hit provinces "special disaster zones".
World News2 HOURS AGO
South Korean soldiers in protective gear make their way while they disinfect buildings downtown, following the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, South Korea, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
South Korea reported 74 new coronavirus infections on Monday, slightly lower than a day ago, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
World News2 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: The Crown Casino complex is pictured in Melbourne March 19, 2016.   REUTERS/Jason Reed/File photo/File Photo
Australia's Crown Resorts is introducing "social distancing" at its Melbourne casino in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
World News3 HOURS AGO
Pubs and bars at the famous Leidseplein have closed their doors in response to a rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
All Dutch schools, cafes, restaurants and sport clubs were ordered to be closed on Sunday as the government sought to prevent the further spread of coronavirus in the Netherlands.
World News3 HOURS AGO
Several popular sex clubs in Amsterdam's "Red Light" district closes their doors in response to a rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
Sex clubs in Amsterdam's "Red Light" district were told to close down and long lines formed at marijuana coffee shops on Sunday, as the Netherlands imposed tight restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
World News3 HOURS AGO
Medical staff of the Ministry of Health checks passenger's temperature, as a preventive measure in response to the spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19), upon their arrival to El Dorado international airpot in Bogota, Colombia March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
Colombia will block entry to travelers who are not residents or citizens and will close schools and universities from Monday in a bid to control the outbreak of coronavirus, President Ivan Duque said on Sunday.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause
The Czech Republic tightened restrictions on Monday to combat the new coronavirus outbreak, banning people from moving around except for work, shopping and some other limited activities until March 24.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez looks on durring the session of the 138th legislative term at the National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
Argentina will close its borders for 15 days to non-residents in order to combat the spread of coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday.
World News4 HOURS AGO
A cashier wearing gloves amid concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread works at a mall in Amman, Jordan, March 15, 2020.REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
Jordan confirmed 12 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, as the central bank announced measures to help troubled businesses and a tourism sector hit hard by the impact of the crisis.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Kenyan health workers dressed in protective suits walk after disinfecting the residence where Kenya's first confirmed coronavirus patient was staying, in the town of Rongai near Nairobi, Kenya March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo
Several African governments on Sunday closed borders, canceled flights and imposed strict entry and quarantine requirements to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, which has a foothold in at least 26 countries on the continent as cases keep rising.
World News4 HOURS AGO
Classes at Colombia's public schools and universities will be canceled from Monday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, President Ivan Duque said on Sunday.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: An information sign is seen at a school in Nice as France will close from Monday all nurseries, schools and universities to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), France, March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
France is preparing an order that would put its inhabitants under partial lockdown to combat the coronavirus epidemic, sources aware of the planning said on Sunday, a move that would tighten further restrictions on public life.
World News5 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Expatriates wait for mandatory coronavirus testing in a makeshift testing centre in Mishref, Kuwait  March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
Saudi Arabia closed public spaces on Sunday and announced a pause in most government operations while Qatar and Oman imposed entry restrictions as Gulf Arab states broadened efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus and support their economies.
World News5 HOURS AGO
Three people attend a mass at La Almudena Cathedral that is being lived streamed after Catholic masses were suspended during a partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Madrid, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera
The tones of Madrid's archbishop rang through an echoey and empty Almudena cathedral on Sunday evening, as he gave his first digital-only Sunday service due to coronavirus.
World News5 HOURS AGO
A couple walks past imperial Schoenbrunn palace in Vienna, Austria March 15, 2020.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Austria's chancellor announced major restrictions on movement in public places on Sunday, banning gatherings of more than five persons and urging Austrians to self-isolate, as well as putting further limits on who can enter the country.
World News5 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo
Policymakers and government leaders have taken a range of approaches to deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus. Here is a list of how some of the world's biggest economies and economic blocs have reacted.


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