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AFP news agency

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Twitter Web App : Saudi Arabia this week hosts the world's richest horse race, with $20 million in cash prizes on offer
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Twitter Web App : #BREAKING US forces in South Korea report first #coronavirus case

Twitter Web App : As the #coronavirus spreads, Google, Facebook and other platforms struggle to keep ahead of scammers, trolls, and others with ill intent who routinely use major tragedies or disasters to swindle or manipulate people u.afp.com/3UyC

Twitter Web App : #UPDATE #Coronavirus cases in South Korea jump to 1,146 after 169 new infections are reported.

An 11th person has died of the disease -- a Mongolian man in his 30s who became the first foreign national to fall victim to the outbreak

Twitter Web App : A mahout and vets treat a seven-year-old Sumatran elephant found injured by a hunters trap, at Saree elephant training center in Indonesias Aceh province

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Twitter Web App : #BREAKING China quarantines 94 people on Seoul flight after 3 show fever: state media

Twitter Web App : #BREAKING South Korea reports 169 new coronavirus cases, total tops 1,100

TweetDeck : Nicaraguas opposition parties broadened their coalition against the government of President Daniel Ortega to include right-wing parties and former Contra rebels ahead of elections set for next year u.afp.com/3UyE

TweetDeck : Frontrunner Bernie Sanders will be in the firing line as the other Democratic White House candidates seek to derail his push for the nomination at a crucial debate in South Carolina u.afp.com/3UCR

TweetDeck : World Press Photo Nicolas Asfouri (Nicolas Asfouri), an AFP photographer based in Beijing, was nominated in the World Press Photo Story of the Year category for his pictures of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. Asfouri was also nominated in the General News-Stories category 3/5

TweetDeck : World Press Photo Nairobi-based AFP photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba was nominated in both the World Press Photo of the Year and the General News-Singles categories for his image of a young man reciting a poem during protests in Sudan 2/5

Twitter Web App : πŸ“· πŸ‘ Four #AFP photographers were nominated across various categories in the 2020 World Press Photo Contest

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Winners will be announced on April 16. Discover their photos here in the meantime 1/5 ⬇️

TweetDeck : Perus top court rejected a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists hoping to ban cock and bull fighting on grounds they are unconstitutional u.afp.com/3UC6

TweetDeck : VIDEO: In a quiet studio in northern Albania, artists paint, gild and bejewel tens of thousands of Venetian masks that revelers worldwide have been donning for carnival season.

Some 50 staff hand-craft the pieces from their factory in lakeside Shkoder u.afp.com/3U9f

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TweetDeck : American health authorities said they ultimately expect the novel coronavirus to spread in the United States and are urging local governments, businesses, and schools to develop plans like canceling mass gatherings or switching to teleworking u.afp.com/3UCX