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CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt held a military funeral in Cairo on Wednesday to bury its former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a 2011 popular uprising against corruption. Mubarak’s sons Alaa and Gamal, joined by soldiers, walked next to their father’s coffin at a huge mosque built by
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex visits the laboratory as he tours The Institute of Translational Medicine at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham, Britain March 4, 2019. Christopher Furlong/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry was in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Wednesday to take part in a conference about sustainable travel,
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(Reuters) – Fears that the new coronavirus outbreak is on the verge of becoming a global pandemic have stoked concerns about the Tokyo Games and while the International Olympic Committee says there is no “Plan B” doubts remain the event will go ahead as planned. FILE PHOTO: Students of Ariake-nishi Gakuen School wear protective face
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FILE PHOTO: A PSA Group logo is seen behind a car displayed during French carmaker’s news conference as they announce the company’s 2018 results at their headquarters in Rueil-Malmaison, near Paris, France, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann PARIS (Reuters) – Peugeot maker PSA Group said profitability reached fresh highs in 2019, though the French firm
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A woman wears a face mask shopping at a market in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California, U.S., February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – San Francisco declared a local emergency over the coronavirus on Tuesday, despite having no cases, as U.S. officials urged Americans to prepare for the spread of infections within their
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Surging Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders came under withering fire in a boisterous debate in South Carolina on Tuesday, as rivals attacked the high cost of his ambitious economic agenda and warned he would cost the party the White House and control of Congress. In a debate that featured candidates repeatedly
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on safe-haven Treasuries to record lows. FILE PHOTO: A passerby walks past in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo,
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FILE PHOTO: Antoinette Sayeh, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) director for Africa, responds to a question during a public lecture at the University of Nairobi October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Noor Khamis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday nominated former IMF official Antoinette Sayeh to become a deputy managing director at
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OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – Protesters in Canada blocked train lines, Vancouver’s port entrance and at least one highway on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 10 indigenous protesters when police dismantled a rail barricade in southern Ontario a day earlier. Protestors stand by a blockade closing a road in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, south of Montreal,
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DUBAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Iran’s coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the highest outside China, increasing its international isolation as dozens of countries from South Korea to Italy accelerated emergency measures to curb the epidemic’s global spread. Believed to come from wildlife in Wuhan city late last year, the flu-like disease has infected 80,000
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