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Basketball, EuroLeague, EuroCup, seasons, terminated, due, pandemic

Basketball – EuroLeague and EuroCup seasons terminated due to pandemic

05 May, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Europe’s top two club basketball competitions have been terminated this season without naming any winners due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers EuroLeague Basketball said on Monday. “Having explored every possible option, the Executive Board has made the decision to cancel the 2019-20 EuroLeague and EuroCup,” the organising body said on its official … Read More


WHO, 'day and night', pandemic, funding lags, Tedros tells board

WHO has worked ‘day and night’ on pandemic, funding lags: Tedro...

05 May, 2020 6:53 pm 6:53 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has worked non-stop since the novel coronavirus emerged, informing its 194 member states of its evolution and providing technical advice, its director-general said on Friday. “WHO has worked day and night to coordinate the global response at all three levels of the organisation, providing technical advice, catalysing … Read More


'May Allah remove the virus', Pandemic, grim addition, .Afghanistan, woes

‘May Allah remove the virus’: Pandemic a grim addition to Afgha...

05 May, 2020 7:28 pm 7:28 pm

KABUL/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Delkhah Sultani scrubs laundry outside her home in Kabul as her young daughter watches on. She says she once got paid around $3 a day to wash clothes for other households but since the coronavirus outbreak hit, work has dropped and she now earns $1 every few days to support her and … Read More


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ISPR produces a training documentary against COVID-19 pandemic

05 May, 2020 3:53 pm 3:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza, with the help of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), produced a training documentary film against the coronavirus (COVID-19). The ISPR released a documentary film to highlight the importance of the proper usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for protection of health officials battling the … Read More


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Sindh govt announces to clamp complete lockdown today

05 May, 2020 11:46 am 11:46 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh government announced to clamp complete lockdown on Friday as part of preventive measures against the pandemic novel coronavirus. According to an announcement made by the provincial home department, all commercial activities and businesses will remain at standstill from May 15 (Friday) to 17 (Sunday). There will be complete lockdown … Read More


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US faces ‘darkest winter’ if pandemic planning falters – ...

05 May, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A whistleblower who says he was removed from his government post for raising concerns about coronavirus preparedness told a congressional hearing on Thursday that the United States could face “the darkest winter” of recent times if it does not improve its response to the pandemic. Hours after President Donald Trump railed against … Read More


Cricket, Ireland, postpone, New Zealand, Pakistan, series, pandemic

Cricket: Ireland postpone New Zealand, Pakistan series due to pandemic

05 May, 2020 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s home series against New Zealand and Pakistan scheduled for June and July have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their cricket boards said on Thursday. The pandemic has brought world sport to a virtual standstill and with government restrictions on air travel between countries, Cricket Ireland (CI) had no choice … Read More


Trump, pandemic, clouds, US-China, trade deal

Trump says pandemic clouds US-China trade deal

05 May, 2020 7:24 pm 7:24 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was very disappointed in China over its failure to contain the novel coronavirus, saying the worldwide pandemic cast a pall over his trade deal with Beijing. The coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, in December and was spreading silently as the United States and … Read More


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UN warns of global mental health crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic

05 May, 2020 9:14 am 9:14 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A mental illness crisis is looming as millions of people worldwide are surrounded by death and disease and forced into isolation, poverty and anxiety by the pandemic of COVID-19, United Nations health experts said on Thursday. “The isolation, the fear, the uncertainty, the economic turmoil – they all cause or could cause … Read More


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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan surpass 32,000

05 May, 2020 9:53 am 9:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Confirmed novel coronavirus pandemic cases in Pakistan has been crossed 32,000 on Tuesday. According to the National Command and Control Centre, the nationwide tally of coronavirus has soared to 32,081 with 1,140 new cases reported during the last 24 hours. 11,869 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 12,017 in … Read More


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Asian stocks stumble on fears of second coronavirus wave, oil up

05 May, 2020 9:07 am 9:07 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares skidded on Tuesday on growing worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections after the Chinese city where the pandemic originated reported its first new cases since its lockdown was lifted. The central Chinese city of Wuhan reported five new cases on Monday, casting doubts over efforts to lower coronavirus-related … Read More


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Role of information officers is vital during coronavirus pandemic: Shibli

05 May, 2020 3:29 pm 3:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the role of Information Officers is of vital importance during the coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet on Monday, the minister said that the protection of public’s health is foremost priority of the government. “We will have to encourage people … Read More


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NA sessions begins today to discuss coronavirus situation in country

05 May, 2020 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A session of the National Assembly (NA) will be held today (Monday) to discuss the measures taken by the federal and provincial governments in fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The NA session begins in Islamabad today at 3pm to discuss and debate upon the current situation in the country. Earlier, President … Read More


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Obama calls Trump’s response to coronavirus as ‘chaotic’ in leaked ca...

05 May, 2020 1:37 pm 1:37 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A leaked conference call between former US president Barack Obama with former members of his administration has described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic”, a source said on Saturday. Obama has largely kept out of the fray even as Trump has blamed him and his Democratic administration for … Read More


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Worldwide death toll from coronavirus pandemic reaches to 259,872

05 May, 2020 9:40 pm 9:40 pm

(Web Desk) – Worldwide death toll from coronavirus pandemic has risen to 259,872. According to latest tally based on official figures, over 3,760,512 coronavirus cases have been reported globally while 1.25 million coronavirus patients have recovered so far. The United States has the highest number of deaths at 72,695, followed by Britain with 29,427, Italy … Read More