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Iran's deputy health minister: I have coronavirus
Feverish Iraj Harirchi says disease ‘doesn’t distinguish between statesman and ordinary citizen’

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

25, Feb, 2020 @1:30 PM

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Netanyahu announces new settlements days before Israeli election
Plan for 3,500 homes in West Bank is seen as barrier to any future Palestinian state

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

25, Feb, 2020 @1:06 PM

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Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president ousted during Arab spring, dies at 91
Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was deposed following mass protests

Ruth Michaelson in Cairo

25, Feb, 2020 @11:08 AM

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Bloody eye sockets, defaced statues: the visual legacy of Chile's unrest
Graffiti, toppled monuments and boarded-up buildings provide enduring reminders of the protests that have rocked the nation

Camilo Vergara

25, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai jailed for 10 years in China
Swedish citizen who went missing in 2015 sentenced for ‘providing intelligence’ abroad

Lily Kuo in Hong Kong

25, Feb, 2020 @10:45 AM

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Britons returning from coronavirus-hit Italy told to self-isolate
UK government issues advice to people travelling from quarantine regions

Kate Proctor Political correspondent

25, Feb, 2020 @10:09 AM

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Sydney baboon escape: police confirm three animals recaptured at Royal Prince Alfred hospital
NSW health minister says the baboons were being transported to RPA so one could have a vasectomy

Stephanie Convery

25, Feb, 2020 @9:26 AM

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What does it mean if coronavirus is declared a pandemic?
What is a pandemic, why would the WHO declare the Covid-19 outbreak to be one and what comes next?

Melissa Davey

25, Feb, 2020 @7:22 AM

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Tuesday briefing: Guilty Weinstein faces more charges
Mogul branded as rapist by New York verdict … alarm raised over forensic science lapses … and ‘poisonous’ climate in Boris Johnson’s Whitehall

Warren Murray

25, Feb, 2020 @6:28 AM

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Harvey Weinstein to face charges in Los Angeles after guilty verdict in New York
LA case, announced before Manhattan trial began, focuses on charges for two alleged attacks over two days

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

25, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Harvey Weinstein tried to silence and blame victims. At trial it no longer worked
Disgraced producer’s old-style attacks proved ineffective after victims spoke in the landmark #MeToo trial

Ed Pilkington in New York

25, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Malaysia's political turmoil: everything you need to know
Prime minister Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation sets rival parties against each other and could result in a snap election

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-East Asia correspondent

25, Feb, 2020 @5:52 AM

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