China reported a decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the virus, while outbreaks worsened in South Korea, Italy, Lebanon and Iran, prompting a warning that the window of opportunity to contain the spread was closing.
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Taliban, Afghan forces clash on first day of violence reduction period
Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces clashed in parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after a week-long "reduction in violence" was announced, but the incidents did not spark immediate alarm on either side.
Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.
Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to U.S., admits pressuring workers in fake-accounts scandal
Wells Fargo & Co has agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve criminal and civil probes into fraudulent sales practices and has admitted to pressuring employees in a fake-accounts scandal, U.S. officials said on Friday, wrapping up one of the last major investigations looming over the bank.
Trump plans to raise issue of religious freedom with Indian PM Modi: official
U.S. President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, a senior administration official said, a sensitive subject for the Indian government.
Hundreds join protest against ban of opposition party in Thailand
Hundreds of students and supporters held a protest in Bangkok on Saturday against a court decision dissolving Thailand's second largest opposition party, less than a year after an election that ended direct military rule.
Boeing finds debris in fuel tanks of many undelivered 737 MAX jets
Boeing Co has found debris in the fuel tanks of dozens of undelivered 737 MAX jets amid ongoing inspections as the Chicago-based planemaker struggles to restore the trust of airlines and the wider public in the grounded fleet.
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