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 2020-02-20 13:54 

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Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault in his debut Democratic presidential debate Wednesday from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on the de...

 2020-02-20 13:54 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on Asian markets...

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets Thursday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact....

 2020-02-20 13:27 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die...

Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess died Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mount for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testi...

 2020-02-20 13:27 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault in his debut Democratic presidential debate Wednesday from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on the de...

 2020-02-20 13:10 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new cases of the coronavirus as a sign it has contained the epidemic, but fears grew abroad after two former passengers of a quarantined cruise ship died in Japan and a cluster of infections increased in South Korea....

 2020-02-20 13:10 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die...

Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess died Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mount for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testi...

 2020-02-20 13:09 

AFP

Two former passengers from Japan cruise ship die...

Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess died Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mount for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testi...

 2020-02-20 13:09 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new cases of the coronavirus as a sign it has contained the epidemic, but fears grew abroad after two former passengers of a quarantined cruise ship died in Japan and a cluster of infections increased in South Korea....

 2020-02-20 13:05 

AFP

Two former passengers from Japan cruise ship die...

Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess died Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mount for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testi...

 2020-02-20 13:05 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on Asian markets...

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets Thursday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact....

 2020-02-20 12:39 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault in his debut Democratic presidential debate Wednesday from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on the de...

 2020-02-20 12:39 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on Asian markets...

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets Thursday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact....

 2020-02-20 12:00 

AFP

At least nine killed in Germany shisha bar shootings...

At least nine people were killed in shootings targeting shisha bars in Germany that sparked a huge manhunt overnight before the suspected gunman was found dead in his home early Thursday.Police said one of those injured in the attack had also died....

 2020-02-20 12:00 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault in his debut Democratic presidential debate Wednesday from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on the de...

 2020-02-20 11:51 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault Wednesday during his debut Democratic presidential debate from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on th...

 2020-02-20 11:51 

AFP

At least nine killed in Germany shisha bar shootings...

At least nine people were killed in shootings targeting shisha bars in Germany that sparked a huge manhunt overnight before the suspected gunman was found dead in his home early Thursday.Police said one of those injured in the attack had also died....

 2020-02-20 11:49 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die: media...

Two former passengers on the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess have died, local media reported Thursday, as fears mount about those leaving the ship after testing negative for the disease.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testing negative ...

 2020-02-20 11:49 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault Wednesday during his debut Democratic presidential debate from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.He found himself on th...

 2020-02-20 11:27 

AFP

Going viral: Demand for disease-themed movies and games explodes...

As the world confronts the spread of a deadly new virus, interest in disease-themed movies, games and TV series has exploded, with worried viewers turning to documentaries and disaster flicks for answers and ways to cope. In the last week of January, "...

 2020-02-20 11:27 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die: media...

Two former passengers on the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess have died, local media reported Thursday, as fears mount about those leaving the ship after testing negative for the disease.On Wednesday, 443 passengers disembarked after testing negative ...

 2020-02-20 10:47 

AFP

Thai retail giant launches record-breaking IPO...

Thai conglomerate Central Retail launched the country's biggest ever IPO Thursday, giving it a market cap of around $8.1 billion in a punt on a sputtering economy now hampered by the new coronavirus....

 2020-02-20 10:47 

AFP

Going viral: Demand for disease-themed movies and games explodes...

As the world confronts the spread of a deadly new virus, interest in disease-themed movies, games and TV series has exploded, with worried viewers turning to documentaries and disaster flicks for answers and ways to cope. In the last week of January, "...

 2020-02-20 10:26 

AFP

Kashmir journalist wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize...

Freelance reporter Ahmer Khan was named the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize on Thursday for his coverage on the ground in India-controlled Kashmir during Delhi's lockdown of the region.Unable to skirt the communications shutdow...

 2020-02-20 10:26 

AFP

Thai retail giant launches record-breaking IPO...

Thai conglomerate Central Retail launched the country's biggest ever IPO Thursday, giving it a market cap of around $8.1 billion in a punt on a sputtering economy now hampered by the new coronavirus....

 2020-02-20 10:08 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on Asian markets...

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets Thursday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact....

 2020-02-20 10:08 

AFP

Kashmir journalist wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize...

Freelance reporter Ahmer Khan was named the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize on Thursday for his coverage on the ground in India-controlled Kashmir during Delhi's lockdown of the region.Unable to skirt the communications shutdow...

 2020-02-20 09:53 

AFP

Isolated, training in masks: coronavirus hits China's Olympic hopes...

The coronavirus has destroyed the Tokyo Olympic dreams of some Chinese athletes and disrupted the preparations of others, forcing them to miss tournaments and train in strict isolation -- sometimes in masks."There will be over 100 Olympic qualifying t...

 2020-02-20 09:53 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on Asian markets...

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets Thursday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact....

 2020-02-20 09:48 

AFP

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case...

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke have been indicted in Switzerland for alleged corruption in the attribution of football broadcasting rights....

 2020-02-20 09:47 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died.The national figure has now fallen for three days in a ...

 2020-02-20 09:47 

AFP

Isolated, training in masks: coronavirus hits China's Olympic hopes...

The coronavirus has destroyed the Tokyo Olympic dreams of some Chinese athletes and disrupted the preparations of others, forcing them to miss tournaments and train in strict isolation -- sometimes in masks."There will be over 100 Olympic qualifying t...

 2020-02-20 09:39 

AFP

What makes dogs so special? Science says love...

The idea that animals can experience love was once anathema to the psychologists who studied them, seen as a case of putting sentimentality before scientific rigor."I think there comes a point when it's worth being skeptical of your skepticism,...

 2020-02-20 09:39 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died.The national figure has now fallen for three days in a ...

 2020-02-20 09:32 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg got hit Wednesday with a barrage of attacks from rivals during his debut Democratic presidential debate who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.Sanders has been...

 2020-02-20 09:32 

AFP

What makes dogs so special? Science says love...

The idea that animals can experience love was once anathema to the psychologists who studied them, seen as a case of putting sentimentality before scientific rigor."I think there comes a point when it's worth being skeptical of your skepticism,...

 2020-02-20 09:23 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died.The national figure has now fallen for three days in a ...

 2020-02-20 09:23 

AFP

Democrats bare fangs at Bloomberg in fiery debate...

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg got hit Wednesday with a barrage of attacks from rivals during his debut Democratic presidential debate who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.Sanders has been...

 2020-02-20 09:12 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die: media...

Two former passengers of the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess have died, local media reported Thursday, as fears mount about those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.But a specialist in infectious diseases at Kobe University r...

 2020-02-20 09:12 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, two Japan cruise passengers die...

China reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died.The national figure has now fallen for three days in a ...

 2020-02-20 09:05 

AFP

Huge manhunt after at least eight killed in Germany shootings...

A huge manhunt was under way Thursday after at least eight people were killed and several injured in two shootings at shisha bars in Germany.At least five people were also seriously wounded in the attacks, reports said....

 2020-02-20 09:05 

AFP

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die: media...

Two former passengers of the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess have died, local media reported Thursday, as fears mount about those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus.But a specialist in infectious diseases at Kobe University r...

 2020-02-20 09:02 

AFP

Inter seeking to 'bounce back' against Sampdoria before Juventus showdown...

Antonio Conte warned Inter Milan need to bounce back from recent setbacks against Sampdoria on Saturday to keep pace with leading duo Juventus and Lazio, before their clash with the Serie A champions in Turin next week.In the race for Champions League pla...

 2020-02-20 08:42 

AFP

Iranian headscarf campaigner calls for vote boycott...

Anti-headscarf campaigner Shaparak Shajarizadeh once believed in the potential for change in Iran but is now so despondent she is calling for a boycott of Friday's parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic....

 2020-02-20 08:42 

AFP

Huge manhunt after at least eight killed in Germany shootings...

A huge manhunt was under way Thursday after at least eight people were killed and several injured in two shootings at shisha bars in Germany.At least five people were also seriously wounded in the attacks, reports said....

 2020-02-20 08:41 

AFP

Iranian headscarf campaigner calls for vote boycott...

Anti-headscarf campaigner Shaparak Shajarizadeh once believed in the potential for change in Iran but is now so despondent she is calling for a boycott of Friday's parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic....

 2020-02-20 08:41 

AFP

Romanian boxer inspires girls to knock out poverty...

Steluta Duta was a teenaged orphan living on the streets when, one cold January day in 2002, she stepped through the door of a boxing gym in the town of Buzau and embarked on her unlikely path to becoming an elite athlete.When Duta left her orphanage aged...

 2020-02-20 08:28 

AFP

EU leaders to face off in 'very tough' budget summit...

EU leaders are to hold a Brussels summit Thursday to set a seven-year budget despite splits between some stingy rich nations, poorer ones wanting to preserve spending and others wanting to fund grand global ambitions.An analyst at the European Policy Cent...

 2020-02-20 08:28 

AFP

Romanian boxer inspires girls to knock out poverty...

Steluta Duta was a teenaged orphan living on the streets when, one cold January day in 2002, she stepped through the door of a boxing gym in the town of Buzau and embarked on her unlikely path to becoming an elite athlete.When Duta left her orphanage aged...

 2020-02-20 08:21 

AFP

Isolated, training in masks: coronavirus hits China's Olympic hopes...

The coronavirus has destroyed the Tokyo Olympic dreams of some Chinese athletes and disrupted the preparations of others, forcing them to miss tournaments and train in strict isolation -- sometimes in masks."There will be over 100 Olympic qualifying t...

 2020-02-20 08:17 

AFP

Japan hits back at 'chaotic' cruise ship quarantine claims...

Japan Thursday hit back at criticism over "chaotic" quarantine measures on the coronavirus-riddled Diamond Princess cruise ship, as fears of contagion mount with more passengers dispersing into the wider world.But a specialist in infectious diseas...

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