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The News Roundup — International

A Kuwaiti trader checks stock prices at Boursa Kuwait in Kuwait City.
A Kuwaiti trader checks stock prices at Boursa Kuwait in Kuwait City.

The World Health Organization has now classified the COVID-19 viral disease as a pandemic. The infection has spread into 114 countries and killed at least 4,000 people.

Despite violence in Kabul, American troops are beginning to pull out of Afghanistan in the early stages of a provision of the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement.

A long-standing petroleum agreement between Russia and Saudi Arabia, two of the world’s biggest producers of oil, ended last weekend in large part due to the spread fo coronavirus in Asia, causing markets around the world to drop.

We cover the biggest stories from beyond America’s borders on the News Roundup.

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