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Germany Chancellor, Angela Merkel

Coronavirus: Germany at ‘start of epidemic’

Mr Spahn said he was increasingly of the view that the chance that this epidemic will pass Germany by will not be fulfilled.

Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe

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.

India on map

India wedding party bus plunge, kills 23

The bus fell into a river in India’s northern state of Rajasthan.

Iraj Harirchi

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.

India on map

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.

China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: The New York Times]

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.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel [Photo Credit: CNN.com]

Israel to build thousands of homes in East Jerusalem – Netanyahu

Mr Netanyahu says the construction of 4,000 housing units have been approved.

Doctors moving a Coronavirus patient [Photo: AFP]

Hospital director in Wuhan dies of Covid-19

His death comes as more medical personnel on the front lines of China’s battle against Covid-19 are falling ill with the disease.

China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: The New York Times]

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.

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Russian woman who fled coronavirus quarantine ordered to return

She fled the facility by short-circuiting an electronic lock.

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99 more coronavirus cases confirmed on Japan cruise ship

The Diamond Princess, operated by Carnival cruises, was quarantined on February 4.

A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child at a school during a polio vaccination campaign in Karachi on April 9, 2018.

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

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.

A medical staff member takes the temperature of a man at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in China on Jan. 25. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images

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.

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$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 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, looks at an alpaca as she visits the Ark Open Farm in Newtownards, Northern Ireland February 12, 2020. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS

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.

Doctors moving a Coronavirus patient [Photo: AFP]

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.

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

Britain declares coronavirus serious, imminent threat to public health

Britain has recorded four cases of coronavirus so far.

Diamond Princess ship (Photo Credit: nytimes.com)

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.

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Thai soldier goes on rampage, kills 17, injures dozens

The soldier reportedly streamed the carnage live on Facebook, befuddling family members and colleagues.

Coronavirus in China (Photo Credit: Medscape)

Bostwana registers first case of Coronavirus

Botswana’s Health Ministry said it would continue to monitor the situation closely in consultation with the World Health Organisation.

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

Brexit: UK finally leaves EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Brexit was a “deep cut for us all”.

British Airways [PHOTO CREDIT: Business Insider]

British Airways suspends direct flights between UK, China

The decision is considered the most drastic action yet, by a major airline.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

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.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel [Photo Credit: CNN.com]

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.