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World News3 HOURS AGO
A deserted street is pictured, after Italy reinforced the lockdown measures to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Catania, Italy March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello
Italy recorded a jump in deaths from coronavirus of almost 800 on Saturday, taking the toll in the world's hardest-hit country to almost 5,000.
World News4 HOURS AGO
People wearing protective face masks are seen in an almost empty Puerta del Sol during a partial lockdown, which is a part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
The Spanish government said on Saturday it would do whatever was needed to combat the coronavirus pandemic and warned that "the worst is yet to come" after the national toll surpassed 1,300 deaths and reached close to 25,000 cases.
World News3 HOURS AGO
A woman wearing a protective mask looks at blossoms in a park on a sunny day in Beijing as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), China, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
China on Sunday reported 46 new cases of coronavirus, the fourth straight day with an increase, with all but one of those cases imported from overseas, according to the country's National Health Commission.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
FILE PHOTO: Visitors wearing a protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) look at blooming cherry blossoms next to ropes cordonning off viewing parties at the area at Ueno park in Tokyo, Japan March 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Issei Kato
Japan's Oita prefecture confirmed two new coronavirus infections at a medical center on Sunday, bringing the total at the facility to 14 and making it a suspected cluster, Kyodo newswire said.
World News30 MINUTES AGO
FILE PHOTO: Men play soccer near a section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico July 31, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
Mexico's foreign ministry said late on Saturday that it will allow a limited number of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States to legally enter Mexico in order to minimize the number of people at U.S. border stations.
World News5 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron takes part in a videoconference of the "economic task force", at the Elysee Palace, with French economic leaders and members of the governement amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) fears, in Paris, France March 19, 2020.  Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
French President Emmanuel Macron threatened to close France's border with Britain on Friday if Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to take more stringent measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, a French newspaper reported.
World News8 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech at his Jerusalem office, regarding the new measures that will be taken to fight the coronavirus, March 14, 2020. Gali Tibbon/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he was nearing a power-sharing deal with his centrist political rivals, but they swiftly denied it.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un sits in his vehicle after arriving at a railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnam, at the border with China, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha//File Photo
North Korea on Saturday welcomed what it said was a letter from U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it was a sign of "the special and very firm personal relations" between the two leaders despite recent frictions.
World News20 MINUTES AGO
FILE PHOTO: Police officers wearing protective masks stand guard outside National Mosque, after all mosques in the country suspended Friday prayers during the movement control order due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey
Worshippers who attended a mass religious event in Malaysia that is now linked to 840 coronavirus cases across Southeast Asia are cooperating with authorities, an organizer said, after the government said thousands of them were still being traced.
World News17 MINUTES AGO
The energy and industry ministry of the United Arab Emirates activated on Sunday a remote work system for all its services, as part of efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, according to a post on twitter, addressed to its customers.
World News17 MINUTES AGO
Cuban doctors hold an image of late Cuban President Fidel Castro during a farewell ceremony before departing to Italy to assist, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
Communist-run Cuba said it dispatched a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy for the first time this weekend to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus at the request of the worst-affected region Lombardy.
World News13 MINUTES AGO
Surfers leave the water after the police ordered them to return to their hotels at El Tunco Beach as El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele ordered home quarantine for 30 days throughout the country as the government undertakes steadily stricter measures to prevent a possible spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tamanique, El Salvador March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
The governments of El Salvador and Guatemala announced curfews on Saturday that will restrict the movement of their residents, as Central America ramps up its fight to contain the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus.
World News22 MINUTES AGO
A view shows Howrah bridge during a 14-hour long curfew to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, in Kolkata, India, March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
India launched a 14-hour long curfew on Sunday to limit the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic in the country, where 315 people have so far been found to have contracted the disease.
World NewsAN HOUR AGO
Elderly stand in line to collect their monthly pension before the 4:00 pm - 8:00 am curfew imposed by the government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Guayaquil, Ecuador March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Santiago Arcos
Ecuador's health and labor ministers resigned on Saturday, just hours after officials announced the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus had shot up to over 500 in the country. The government declared a state of emergency on Monday, prohibiting travelers from entering and imposing a night-time curfew along with other measures to restrict internal movement in a bid to stop the spread of the virus.
World News2 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Commuters leave the Woodlands Causeway across to Singapore from Johor, hours before Malaysia imposes a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Singapore March 17, 2020.  REUTERS/Edgar Su
Singapore will not allow any short-term visitors to transit or enter the city-state in its latest measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus and to conserve healthcare resources for its citizens.
World News2 HOURS AGO
Beachgoers pack up and depart Bondi Beach following its closure after thousands of peopled flocked there in recent days, defying social distancing orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sydney, Australia, March 21, 2020.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott
Australia's government will inject A$66.4 billion ($38.50 billion) into the economy as part of a second stimulus package to shelter the country from the financial impact of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.
World News3 HOURS AGO
A closed children's playground is seen as Argentines abide by the mandatory 12-day social isolation, to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in San Isidro, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto
In Argentina's nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, one magical being has been handed a presidential exemption: the tooth fairy.
World News4 HOURS AGO
A general view shows an almost empty Mexico-U.S. San Ysidro border crossing after the U.S. and Mexico have agreed to restrict non-essential travel over their shared border to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tijuana, Mexico March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, agreed on Saturday on the importance of preserving bilateral trade and critical services, despite U.S.-Mexico border restrictions to fight the coronavirus, a White House spokesman said.
World News4 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: A coronavirus patient arrives on a stretcher at the Columbus Covid Hospital, which has been assigned as one of the new coronavirus treatment hospitals in Rome, after being transferred by medical workers in protective white suits from the Gemelli Hospital, in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Picture taken March 16, 2020. Policlinico Gemelli/Handout via REUTERS
As coronavirus cases ballooned in Europe, several countries imposed or planned new restrictions to try to curb the spread. Britain told panic-buyers to calm down. California and three other U.S. states directed tens of millions of people to stay at home.
World News5 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian woman, wearing a mask as a preventive measure against coronavirus, looks out of a car upon her return from abroad, at Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip March 8, 2020. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo
The first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the densely-populated Gaza Strip, Palestinian health officials said on Sunday.
World News6 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London, Britain March 20, 2020.  Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's National Health Service (NHS) could be "overwhelmed" by the coronavirus like the Italian health system in just two weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned.
World News6 HOURS AGO
A picture of a rainbow is seen in a window in East Grinstead as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. East Grinstead, Britain March 21, 2020 REUTERS/Adam Oliver
Britain on Saturday urged 1.5 million people identified by the National Health Service (NHS) as being at higher risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus to stay at home to protect themselves.
World News6 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during a news conference due to coronavirus spread, in Rome, Italy March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday that all Italian businesses must close until April 3, with the exception of those essential to maintaining the country's supply chain, in the latest desperate effort to halt the coronavirus epidemic.
World News6 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Tunisia's Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh speaks during a handover ceremony in Tunis, Tunisia February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
Tunisia is allocating 2.5 billion dinars ($850 million) to combat the economic and social effects of the coronavirus health crisis, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Saturday.
World News7 HOURS AGO
Mexico's Navy said on Saturday that one of its Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Veracruz state, but it did not say whether there were any injuries or deaths.
World News7 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Brown, 33, a barber, performs Friday prayer in his shop as mosques are closed over concerns of the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Medina, neighbourhood of Accra, Ghana March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko/File Photo
Angola, Eritrea and Uganda confirmed their first cases of coronavirus, while Mauritius recorded its first death as the virus spreads across Africa despite measures by governments to hold it back.
World News7 HOURS AGO
Jordanian army members stand guard at a check point after the start of a nationwide curfew, amid concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, in Amman, Jordan March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
Jordan blew sirens at the start of a nationwide curfew on Saturday that limits the mobility of its 10 million citizens indefinitely in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus, witnesses and officials said.
World News7 HOURS AGO
Switzerland on Saturday reported 6,100 coronavirus infections, 25% more than a day earlier, and 56 deaths, the Swiss health ministry said, as the canton of Ticino that borders hard-hit Italy banned seniors over 65 from leaving their homes to shop.
World News7 HOURS AGO
People wait in a queue at the weekly market in Berlin, Germany, March 21, 2020, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen by 2,705 within a day to reach 16,662, the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said on Saturday.
World News8 HOURS AGO
Bolivia's interim government announced on Saturday it would postpone presidential elections originally slated for May 3 and institute a mandatory countrywide quarantine for 14 days as coronavirus spread across the Andean nation.
World News8 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: General view of a empty kids playground, following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Doha, Qatar March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
Qatar said it would deploy mobile patrols and set up checkpoints after enacting a ban on Saturday on all gatherings to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
World News9 HOURS AGO
FILE PHOTO: Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado Quesada speaks to the press about new preventive measures against coronavirus at the Presidential house in San Jose, Costa Rica March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
Costa Rica's congress on Saturday gave its first approval to a $500 million line of credit with the Development Bank of Latin America to combat the coronavirus crisis, President Carlos Alvarado Quesada said on Twitter.
World News9 HOURS AGO
Italian soldiers wearing protective masks work at a roadblock after Italy reinforced the lockdown measures to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Catania, Italy March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has leapt by 793 to 4,825, officials said on Saturday, an increase of 19.6% -- by far the largest daily rise in absolute terms since the contagion emerged a month ago.
World News10 HOURS AGO
A view of Old Cairo with a mosque minaret and the Great Pyramids following the government instructions as Egypt ramps up its efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cairo, Egypt March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Egypt on Saturday ordered mosques and churches to shut their doors to worshippers in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, after calls for the government to follow steps taken by neighboring countries.

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