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US-South Korea military drills postponed as coronavirus spreads faster outs...

02 February, 2020 10:44 am 10:44 am

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of infections outside China, the source of the outbreak, for the first time surpassed those appearing in the country. Taiwan raised its epidemic response level to the highest as it readied … Read More

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Death toll from coronavirus surpasses 2,700 in China

02 February, 2020 10:06 am 10:06 am

BEIJING (AFP) – The death toll from coronavirus raised to 2,700 in China as another 74 more cases, the lowest daily number of fatalities in over two weeks were reported on Tuesday. The National Health Commission also reported 508 new confirmed cases, with all but nine in hard-hit Hubei province. It is up from Monday’s … Read More

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‘China will take care of Pakistani students in Wuhan like own people’

02 February, 2020 11:38 am 11:38 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chinese Embassy has assured parents of the Pakistani students in Wuhan that the government will take care of students like own people. In a series of tweet, the embassy stated, “Outbreak of COVID-19 is being fully prevented and has turned out positive trend in China. The outbreak is preventable, controllable and … Read More

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South Korea on frontline as coronavirus spreads

02 February, 2020 10:49 am 10:49 am

SEOUL (AFP) – The deadly coronavirus epidemic spread further outside China on Monday as a surge of infections in South Korea made it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled to curb outbreaks. The number of fatalities in China also continued to soar, with 150 more confirmed deaths taking … Read More

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Shares drop, gold surges as investors scurry for safety

02 February, 2020 9:39 am 9:39 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global shares and oil slid on Monday while safe-haven gold surged as the spread of the coronavirus outside China darkened the outlook for world growth with infections and deaths rising in South Korea, Italy and the Middle East. South Korea put the country on high alert while the number of infections jumped … Read More

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Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

02 February, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – Fears mounted on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. A surge of infections outside mainland China triggered steep falls in Asian share markets and Wall … Read More

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Coronavirus to be big topic for G20 as China reports uptick in cases

02 February, 2020 8:58 am 8:58 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday although the rise in infections remained at its slowest pace since January, a downward trend which the World Health Organization (WHO) has called encouraging. The epidemic is set to be a major focus of discussion at a meeting on the weekend … Read More

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China records drop in new coronavirus cases; two deaths reported from quara...

02 February, 2020 10:42 am 10:42 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a dramatic drop in new coronavirus infections on Thursday although scientists warned the flu-like pathogen may spread even more easily than previously believed, while more passengers disembarked a quarantined cruise ship off Japan. Two elderly passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess ship had died of the disease, Japanese public broadcaster … Read More

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China hails Pakistan to support its fight against coronavirus

02 February, 2020 11:19 am 11:19 am

BEIJING (Web Desk) – China has highly hailed the National Assembly of Pakistan for expressing support and appreciating its efforts to battle and control coronavirus. This was stated by Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Geng Shuang during his online briefing. He said that China and Pakistan are close neighbors with a fine tradition of helping each … Read More

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Coronavirus infections slow in China as Apple becomes latest business casua...

02 February, 2020 10:24 am 10:24 am

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus infections in mainland China fell below 2,000 on Tuesday for the first time since January, although global experts warn it is still too early to say the outbreak is being contained. The economic fallout from the epidemic spread to US technology titan Apple, which warned of iPhone … Read More

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Coronavirus cases rise again in China as recession looms for Japan, Singapo...

02 February, 2020 9:36 am 9:36 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province rose on Monday after two days of falls, as authorities imposed tough new restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now killed more than 1,700 people. With no end in sight for the outbreak, the … Read More

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FATF’s session to decide whether Pakistan stays in or out of ‘grey list...

02 February, 2020 2:27 pm 2:27 pm

PARIS (92 News) – The all-important plenary meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will start in Paris today to decide whether Pakistan stays in or out of the ‘grey list’. According to the reports, a five-day plenary session of the FATF will begin in Paris, to assess Pakistan’s performance on the compliance of … Read More

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US. renews pressure on China to join nuclear talks

02 February, 2020 9:21 am 9:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday renewed pressure on China to join nuclear arms control talks with Washington and Moscow, seeking to overcome Beijing’s long-standing opposition to entering such a dialogue. “China has long said it will never enter into an arms race and does not seek numeric parity with the US and … Read More

China, 2,641, new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, struggles, slow spread, WHO

China sees 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, as it struggles to slow...

02 February, 2020 8:32 am 8:32 am

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, the National Health Commission said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain its spread. The total of confirmed infections across mainland … Read More

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Govt directed to arrange contact between families, Pakistani students stran...

02 February, 2020 2:22 pm 2:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday has directed the concerned authorities to arrange contact between families and Pakistani students stranded in Wuhan During the hearing on a petition seeking return of Pakistanis from the neighboring country, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah ordered the Foreign Ministry to appoint a focal person … Read More