Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll rises, Iran elections and more!

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 21, 2020, 08.09 AM(IST)

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Iran elections come at a time when the Islamic Republic is most vulnerable, both from the inside and from the outside. American sanctions have crippled the economy and public anger against the regime has raged on unabated.

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