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U.S. Cancels Major Philippines War Games Due to Virus

The US military has cancelled a large-scale exercise involving thousands of troops in the Philippines because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Xi Tells Trump China and U.S. Must 'Unite to Fight Virus'

China and the United States should "unite to fight" the deadly coronavirus pandemic, President Xi Jinping said in a call with Donald Trump on Friday, as he called for the US to improve relations.

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U.S. Cases Now Most in World, U.S. Capital Sees More Infections

The United States's caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers received food rations after a lockdown put them out of work.

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US Suspends Routine Visa Services

The United States is suspending routine visa services in most countries because of the coronavirus pandemic, the State Department announced late Wednesday.

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Iran Warns Trump over 'Dangerous Actions' after Iraq Strikes

Iran on Friday warned US President Donald Trump against taking "dangerous actions" after American forces launched air strikes on neighbouring Iraq.

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US, Israel Cancel Military Exercise over Coronavirus

The United States and Israel have scrapped the remainder of their joint military exercise Juniper Cobra 20 over the coronavirus outbreak, the US European Command based in Germany said Thursday.

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China to Waive Tariffs on US Medical Imports amid Virus Outbreak

China will waive trade-war tariffs on imports of selected US medical equipment from March 2, the government said Tuesday, as the country battles to contain the new coronavirus epidemic.

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US Soldiers Hurt in Iran Missile Strike up to 64, Says Pentagon

The number of US troops injured by an Iranian missile strike in Iraq this month has risen to 64, according to new figures released by the Pentagon.

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Trump Warns Iran's Supreme Leader to Be 'Careful with His Words'

President Donald Trump on Friday warned Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to be "very careful with his words."

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US Girds for Cyber Threats from Iran as Military Clash Fears Ebb

Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries.

The simmering tensions since the US drone attack that killed Qasem Soleimani, who was by some measures the second most influential person in Iran, make it likely that Iran will seek retaliation.

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