Once teeming border crossings used by pedestrians and cars have emptied because of coronavirus measures, and people’s fear of catching the virus. In U.S. border cities like El Paso and San Diego, the impact is already being felt.
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Exclusive: U.S. calls for broad Venezuela transitional government, lays out proposal for sanctions relief
The Trump administration is calling for a transitional government in Venezuela made up of the opposition and some members of President Nicolas Maduro's Socialist Party and is laying out for the first time how U.S. sanctions might eventually be lifted, including on the vital oil sector.
In China, a young diplomat rises as aggressive foreign policy takes root
Diplomats returning from overseas postings don't usually receive special attention at China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a vast government bureaucracy with thousands of staff.
Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, buyback and outlook as clients cut spending
The world's biggest advertising company WPP has pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrawn its 2020 guidance after the coronavirus pandemic sparked the most uncertain time in its 35-year history.
India cracks down on Muslim missionary group linked to coronavirus cases
Indian authorities sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings that officials fear may have infected dozens of people with the coronavirus.
Airlines plan furloughs; Air New Zealand sees smaller carrier in a year
Major global airlines projected layoffs, furloughs and capacity cuts over the next few months, with Air New Zealand on Tuesday warning it expected staffing levels to be 30% lower than it is now, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump coronavirus guidance on keeping gun stores open draws criticism
Gun control activists on Monday criticized guidance issued by President Donald Trump's administration recommending that states find that gun stores are critical businesses that can stay open during the coronavirus crisis.
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