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A man wearing a face mask walks past statues of bulls in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Asian stock markets fell further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years.

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China grapples with economy; South Korea battles with coronavirus; four deported Cambodians return to the US

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  • Published 26.02.20, 12:19 PM
  • Updated 28.02.20, 10:58 AM
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A man wearing a face mask walks past statues of bulls in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Asian stock markets fell further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years.
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South Korean army soldiers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus on a street in Daegu, South Korea
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Thy Chea, of Lowell, Massachusetts, center right, originally of Cambodia, hugs his daughter on his arrival at Boston's Logan Airport, Wednesday, February 26, 2020, after getting his green card reinstated last year. Chea is the fourth Cambodian refugee to be allowed back into the country after being deported, and just the first on the East Coast, according to Asian American organizations that have been fighting increased deportations of Southeast Asians under President Donald Trump.
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Commuters wearing masks walk across a pedestrian crosswalk Wednesday, in Tokyo
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Supporters of ousted President Hosni Mubarak film a helicopter bringing the body of former President Hosni Mubarak, before his funeral in New Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Egypt is holding a full-honors military funeral for Mubarak who was ousted from power in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising. Mubarak, 91, died Tuesday at a Cairo military hospital from heart and kidney complications.
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''Momotxorros'' take part in the carnival, in Alsasua, northern Spain, Tuesday, February 25, 2020. During the carnival Momotxorros, characters who seem to have been resurrected from a prehistoric ritual, come out onto the streets wearing horns and hiding their faces under headscarves, and dressed in a white sheet stained with blood
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A supporter leans on a wooden cross which reads 'The truth will win' as he protests against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange outside Belmarsh Magistrates Court in London, Monday, February 24, 2020. The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.
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Andy Overslaugh is dressed as "day" as he marches along with the Society of St. Anne on Royal Street on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans
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People and vendors mingle on a central plaza as night falls, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico
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A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a bus garage in Seoul, South Korea
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Jason Meek, whose Northern California wine country home was destroyed in 2017, stands by a fountain in the backyard amidst the remains of his home in Santa Rosa, California. A $13.5 billion settlement between victims, including Meek, of California's catastrophic wildfires and Pacific Gas & Electric was supposed to bring some peace and hope to people still reeling from the devastation. Instead, it has sparked confusion, resentment, suspicion and despair as the victims, government agencies, and lawyers grapple for their piece of the settlement fund.
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Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola attends a press conference in Madrid, Spain
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Police officers from the national palace remove a barricade on the road that leads to the house of President Jovenel Moise as off-duty police officers protest over pay and working conditions, in Petion-Ville, Haiti, on Monday. Police protests began this month after a half-dozen officers were fired over their attempt to unionize.
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People in carnival dress walk across a bridge in a cloud of red dust in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. Flights leaving Tenerife have been affected after storms of red sand from Africa's Saharan desert hit the Canary Islands. Saturday's carnival was cancelled but Sunday's events are going ahead.
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