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North Korea declares emergency in border town as first suspected COVID-19 c...

07 July, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency and a lockdown in a border town after a person suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus returned from South Korea after illegally crossing the border, state media said on Sunday. If confirmed, it would be the first case officially acknowledged by … Read More

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Japan could reimpose state of emergency in worst-case scenario – Suga

07 July, 2020 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is not in a situation now where it needs to declare another state of emergency over the coronavirus but could do so in a worst-case scenario, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday. The capital Tokyo has sought to keep new cases below 20 a day since Japan lifted a … Read More

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Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

05 May, 2020 1:42 pm 1:42 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas later in the day but that it could be reimposed if the pace of infections picked up. Social distancing curbs were loosened for most of the country on May 14 … Read More

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PTI’s Firdous demands to impose emergency, Governor’s rule in Sindh

05 May, 2020 3:12 pm 3:12 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi on Tuesday demanded to impose Emergency and Governor’s rule in the province. Speaking to the journalists, the PTI leader said that the provincial government has failed and the centre should intervene. He also said that it is necessary … Read More

Japan must keep state of emergency, 2021 Olympics ‘difficult,’ ...

04 April, 2020 11:38 pm 11:38 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – It is too early to consider lifting Japan’s state of emergency over the novel coronavirus, the head of a powerful physicians’ lobby said on Tuesday, adding Tokyo would find it tough to host next year’s Olympics without an effective vaccine. The comments by the Japan Medical Association (JMA) chief highlight concerns over … Read More

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Japan declares coronavirus emergency, approves near $1 trillion stimulus

04 April, 2020 4:59 pm 4:59 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package he described as among the world’s biggest to soften the economic blow. The state of emergency, giving authorities more power to press people to stay at … Read More

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New Zealand demotes minister for coronavirus lockdown breach, extends emerg...

04 April, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she had rejected her health minister’s offer to resign for breaching nationwide lockdown rules as doing so would jeopardise plans to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Health Minister David Clark drove his family to the beach in the early stages of … Read More

IMF asks G20 to back doubling of its emergency financing to fight coronavir...

03 March, 2020 8:57 pm 8:57 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Thursday asked G20 leaders to back a doubling of its emergency financing capacity to strengthen its response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic that is set to cause a global recession in 2020. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, in a statement to leaders of the world’s 20 … Read More

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Tempers rise as US Senate awaits vote on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

03 March, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate hoped to vote on Wednesday on a $2 trillion (1.69 trillion pounds) emergency package to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but found themselves fending off critics from the right and left who threatened to hold up the bill. Top aides … Read More

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Country facing emergency situation due to coronavirus: PIA CEO Arshad Malik

03 March, 2020 2:00 pm 2:00 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chief Executive Officer Arshad Malik has said that the country is facing the emergency situation due to coronavirus. In a special message on Saturday, he said that the PIA is determined to utilizing all resources under these circumstances. “Empty aeroplanes have been sent to Saudi Arabia to … Read More

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Cash is king as emergency stimulus fails to stop market panic

03 March, 2020 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar surged and everything else was blown away on Thursday as emergency central bank measures in Europe, the United States and Australia failed to halt a fresh wave of panic selling. “There’s no buyers, there’s not much liquidity and everyone is just getting out,” said Chris Weston, head of research at … Read More

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Rattled world ‘at war’ with coronavirus as deaths surge in Ital...

03 March, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

MADRID/BEIJING (Reuters) – Hundreds of millions of people faced a world turned upside down on Wednesday by unprecedented emergency measures against the coronavirus pandemic that is killing the old and vulnerable and threatening prolonged economic misery. “This is a once-in-a-hundred-year type event,” said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, warning the crisis could last six months … Read More

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Emergency declared in KP as torrential rains wreak havoc across province

03 March, 2020 5:35 pm 5:35 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has declared extreme weather emergency as torrential rains wreak havoc across the province on Sunday. At least 22 people have been killed and several injured in rain-related incidents across K-P. In its report, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) issued on Saturday said at least 57 houses … Read More

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US death toll from coronavirus hits 19, New York declares emergency

03 March, 2020 8:38 am 8:38 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two more people succumbed to the novel coronavirus in Washington state, officials said on Saturday, bringing the nationwide toll to 19, while the number of confirmed cases in New York rose to 89 and a cruise ship with infected passengers remained stranded outside San Francisco. More than half of all US states … Read More

Bethlehem deserted after Palestinians declare coronavirus emergency

03 March, 2020 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) – The streets of Bethlehem were near-empty on Friday as Palestinian police wearing masks patrolled the traditional birthplace of Jesus, hit hard by a state of emergency declared over coronavirus. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced the 30-day measure across the occupied West Bank on Thursday after seven coronavirus cases were found … Read More