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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Prisoners in southern Iran broke cameras and caused other damage during a riot, state media reported Monday, the latest in a series of violent prison disturbances in the country, which is battling the most severe coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East.

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MADRID (AP) — Bells tolled in Madrid's deserted central square and flags were lowered in a day of mourning Monday as Spain raced to build field hospitals to treat an onslaught of coronavirus patients. In the U.S., the government's top infectious-disease expert warned that smaller cities are …

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are pushing higher Monday, led by big gains for health care companies announcing developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. But markets around the world remain tentative amid uncertainty about whether global authorities can do enough to nurse the eco…

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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives for his daily news conference, with health officials, at the presidential palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Mexican health officials on Tuesday called on all businesses and organizations to suspend work that requires the mo…

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's Expo 2020 should be postponed to next year over the new coronavirus pandemic, local organizers recommended Monday, pushing back a world's fair that the sheikhdom has bet billions of dollars on to rejuvenate its troubled economy.

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world’s most unequal region, where many of Latin America's first cases arrived with members of the elite returning from vacations or work trips to Europe and the…

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway cars and a motor racing circuit into makeshift quarantine facilities.

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ARCHIVO - En esta fotografía de archivo del lunes 2 de marzo de 2020, facilitada por el gobierno norcoreano, se ve al gobernante Kim Jong Un cuando inspecciona unas maniobras militares en un lugar no revelado en Corea del Norte.

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Foto tomada frente a la sede del mercado bursátil de Hong Kong el 30 de marzo del 2020.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in Syria put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in the country's northeast on Monday, hours after the extremists knocked down doors and dug holes in walls between cells, a Syrian Kurdish spokesman said.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aviation officials on Monday grounded all aircraft belonging to a company that owns a plane that caught fire while taking off from Manila's airport, killing all eight people on board.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday that “reckless remarks” by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made it clear that Washington has no intention of resuming nuclear talks, and warned that it is now compelled to pay back “the pains the U.S. has imposed on our people.”

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A group of leading economists say Germany, Europe's largest economy, will suffer a deep slump in the first half of this year but should rebound relatively quickly from the disruption of the virus outbreak.

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WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months.

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PERTH, Australia (AP) — More than 800 cruise ship passengers and crew were heading home to Germany on chartered flights on Monday while 41 others infected with the coronavirus were admitted to an Australian hospital after an argument over where they should be treated among local medical personnel.

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TOKYO (AP) — Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been pushed to next year, Tokyo’s cases are spiking, and the city's governor is requesting that people stay home, …

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PARIS (AP) — They don't have to put themselves in harm's way, but the volunteers of France's well-known Civil Protection service have chosen the front line in the fight against the coronavirus. They are often the first to knock on the doors of people calling for help, and who may have the in…

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TOKYO (AP) — Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who drew inspiration from the American comedic icon Jerry Lewis, has died from the coronavirus, becoming Japan's first known celebrity victim of the disease. He was 70.

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Un cartel que dice "Quédate en casa", como medida para contrarrestar la propagación del coronavirus, cuelga sobre una avenida vacía en Buenos Aires, Argentina, el domingo 29 de marzo de 2020.

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Los trabajadores de la ciudad usan equipo de protección mientras limpian la acera del Paseo El Prado en un intento por contener la propagación del nuevo coronavirus en La Paz, Bolivia, el viernes 27 de marzo de 2020.

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Un trabajador espera a los clientes en uno de los pocos quioscos abiertos fuera del Museo de Antropología que estaba cerrado en un día de fin de semana mucho más tranquilo de lo habitual en la Ciudad de México, el sábado 28 de marzo de 2020.

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El crucero Zaandam se mantiene frente a la Ciudad de Panamá mientras aguarda a cruzar el Canal con rumbo a Florida. Varios pasajeros han fallecido y hay otros casos confirmados de COVID-19 a bordo.