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The latest round of sectarian violence in Delhi began when a local Hindu nationalist politician (photo) insisted that police remove a group of Muslims protesters or his thugs would. PM Modi's selective impunity encourages such Hindu nationalist assaults.
Japan is closing all schools for most of March to contain the coronavirus. The country has reported 200+ cases, including new cases in several children below 10, but some parents voiced concerns on social media: "What happens if they have working parents?"
Kapil Mishra, BJP: No question is being asked to people who are talking about dividing country or those on whose terrace petrol bombs were found. But someone who only requested for road to be cleared as it was causing inconvenience to 35 lakh people is being called a terrorist.
European stocks tumble as a jump in coronavirus cases outside of China deepened fears of a looming pandemic
—>> Goldman Sachs says US companies will likely generate no profit growth this year, according to a research note. “A more severe pandemic could lead to a more prolonged disruption and a US recession,” the company said.