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February 16, 2020

Japan confirms 70 new coronavirus cases from cruise ship

Not more than 70 people were tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Japan’s…

February 15, 2020

US, China, Russia stoking Global Mistrust: German Prez

In an apparent attack against US President Donald Trump on Friday, Germany’s president accused Washington, China, and Russia of fostering…

February 14, 2020

Antarctica breaks record as temp crosses 20C first time

Antarctic scientists have reported a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius (69.35 Fahrenheit) breaking the 20-degree barrier on the…

February 10, 2020

Oscars: Joaquin, Renee bag best actors, Parasite makes history

Joaquin Phoenix has won the Best Actor award for Todd Phillips-directed Joker at the 92nd Academy Awards. Renee Zellweger won…

February 7, 2020

US kills Qassim al-Raymi, leader of al-Qaeda in Yemen

President Donald Trump said the U.S. killed Qassim al-Raymi, leader of the Arab Peninsula Islamist group al-Qaeda (AQAP), in a…

February 4, 2020

Coronavirus death toll reaches 425, China agrees to take US help

China said it would accept U.S. help in combating a coronavirus epidemic a day after Washington was accused of scaremongering,…

February 4, 2020

Air India to suspend flights to Hong Kong from 8 Feb

Air India today said it is suspending flights to Hong Kong from 8 February, hours after a patient’s death with…

January 31, 2020

Britain leaves the European Union

Amid the twists and turns of the Brexit crisis, the most dramatic diplomatic change in the world since the empire’s…

January 30, 2020

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 170

In the new virus outbreak in China on Thursday, the death toll rose to 170 as foreign evacuees from the…

January 27, 2020

Coronavirus: China death toll rise to 80, Hong Kong bans visitors from Hubei

The death toll from China’s new coronavirus increased to 80 on Monday as residents of the province of Hubei, where…