Japan to close all schools due to coronavirus fears
The schools are set to be closed until the spring break, which starts in late March.
Iran’s deputy health minister tests positive to coronavirus
The official was spearheading the country’s efforts to contain the coronavirus before he contracted the disease.
Seven killed, 160 injured in violence over India’s controversial law
Police confirmed the killing of seven people in violence that erupted on Monday after anti-citizenship law protesters blocked roads in areas of Delhi.
Coronavirus: Wuhan govt rescinds order relaxing lockdown
The notice said the earlier announcement was made by traffic controllers without permission from central leaders or the disease control command centre.
Israel to build thousands of homes in East Jerusalem – Netanyahu
Mr Netanyahu says the construction of 4,000 housing units have been approved.
Australia to evacuate 200 citizens from Japan port quarantined cruise ship
More than 350 passengers onboard the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus, including 24 Australians.
Russian woman who fled coronavirus quarantine ordered to return
She fled the facility by short-circuiting an electronic lock.
99 more coronavirus cases confirmed on Japan cruise ship
The Diamond Princess, operated by Carnival cruises, was quarantined on February 4.
Pakistan to vaccinate 40 million children amid fears of polio
Pakistan reported 144 new cases in 2019, the highest number in half a decade.
Cruise ship coronavirus rings alarm bells; recession looms for Japan, Singapore
Outside China, over 500 infections have been confirmed, mostly in people who travelled from Chinese cities.
Coronavirus: 1,716 medical workers infected, six dead in China
As of Sunday, more than 68,000 people have been infected by coronavirus in China, with the death toll standing at 1,665.
$3.5 billion lost to cybercrime in U.S. in 2019 – Official
The Internet Crime Complaint Center said the highest number of complaints and losses in cybercrimes in the U.S. was recorded in 2019.
Britain’s duchess Kate makes first solo visit to Northern Ireland
The Duchess of Cambridge is on a tour of the UK to promote a nationwide survey focused on improving conditions for the country’s children.
China, Japan report rise in coronavirus infections
Ninety-seven deaths and 2,015 new infections were reported over a 24-hour interval in mainland China.
Britain declares coronavirus serious, imminent threat to public health
Britain has recorded four cases of coronavirus so far.
Japan Cruise Ship: Six more passengers test positive to coronavirus
Medical officials have quarantined the ship, which carried about 3,700 passengers and crew members.
Thai soldier goes on rampage, kills 17, injures dozens
The soldier reportedly streamed the carnage live on Facebook, befuddling family members and colleagues.
British Airways suspends direct flights between UK, China
The decision is considered the most drastic action yet, by a major airline.
EU Parliament to vote on Brexit, paving way for Friday’s departure
Britain is due to leave the EU on Friday (2300 GMT), three-and-a-half years after Britons narrowly voted on the issue in a 2016 referendum.
Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges after immunity bid withdrawn
Mr Netanyahu could soon face trial for charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery in three separate cases.