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Shots fired during protest near Haiti's presidential palace
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Shots were fired near the presidential palace in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince during a protest that was organized by police who are demanding better pay and conditions, two Reuters witnesses said.
Colombia puts out forest fire near top tourist attraction Cano Cristales
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian troops on Sunday put out a forest fire close to Cano Cristales, one of the Andean country's most important tourist sites, where FARC dissidents sought to destroy thousands of hectares of territory to grow coca, the defense minister said.
Soccer-Rodrygo to miss 'Clasico' for overzealous celebration in reserve game
MADRID, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Real Madrid's plan to give Brazilian Rodrygo Goes some extra playing time in the reserves backfired badly after the forward was sent off on Sunday following an overzealous celebration and is now suspended from next week's 'Clasico' against Barcelona.
Qualifier Mager to face Garin in Rio final
(Reuters) - The magic continued for Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager as he outlasted Hungary's Attila Balazs to win their rain delayed semi-final in three sets at the Rio Open on Sunday.
Kuroda says BOJ will be 'fully prepared' to act on virus risk
RIYADH (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will be fully prepared to take necessary action to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the world's third-largest economy, its Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said.
UPDATE 1-Kuroda says BOJ will be "fully prepared" to act on virus risk
RIYADH, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will be fully prepared to take necessary action to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the world's third-largest economy, its Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said.
BOJ says monitoring coronavirus impact, fully prepared for necessary action
RIYADH, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan (BOJ) will ensure it is fully prepared to take necessary policy action as it scrutinizes developments on the impact of coronavirus, its governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday.
Soccer-Zen keeper infuriates fans with red card and red face
Feb 23 (Reuters) - A goalkeeper with Uruguayan first division club Cerro Largo faced an uncertain future on Sunday, the day after winding up his opponents led to a red card â only for them to score twice against 10 men in stoppage-time and rescue a draw.
Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals
(Reuters) - Top seed Dominic Thiem missed a chance to pass Roger Federer and become the world's third-ranked player when he was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in a rain delayed quarter-final match on Saturday.
Thomas takes third-round lead in Mexico as DeChambeau fades
(Reuters) - American Justin Thomas has unfinished business when he takes a one-stroke lead into the final round at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Sunday.
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