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Beijing: China's consumer spending and other business activity fell even more than expected in January and February due to its virus outbreak, adding to the ruling Communist...
CHICAGO: Officials across the country curtailed many elements of American life to fight the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, with health officials recommending that groups of...
NEW YORK: The Federal Reserve has taken the extraordinary action of slashing the interest rate effectively to zero in emergency action to prop up the US economy battered by...
London: The UK's Queen Elizabeth II left the Buckingham Palace and has been taken to the Windsor Castle with plans in place to quarantine her and Prince Philip at Sandringham...
Beijing: China on Sunday reported 16 new imported cases of the novel coronavirus, the highest in over a week, as domestic cases dwindle in the country. The National Health...
SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Friday announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy. The 64-year-old stopped being...
BEIJING: China reported 13 new coronavirus deaths, taking the toll due to the disease to 3,189, while the confirmed cases climbed to 80,824 with 11 more infections, as the...
OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is self-isolating over coronavirus fears, his office announced on Thursday. Trudeau's wife, Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, began to...
LOS ANGELES: Disneyland in California will close its doors beginning Saturday due to new coronavirus, the resort said, joining a slew of concerts, festivals and other...
LOS ANGELES: Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks has revealed that he and wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor couple, currently in Australia...
KABUL: The Afghan government will gradually release 5,000 Taliban prisoners starting this week if the insurgents significantly reduce violence, President Ashraf Ghani's...
Beijing/Wuhan: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said Wuhan city had turned the tide against the deadly coronavirus, as he made his first visit to the virus' epicentre...
Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guided another firepower strike drill of long-range artillery sub-units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on Monday, the official...
Tehran (Iran): Iran said Tuesday that the new coronavirus killed 54 more people, raising the death toll to 291 amid 8,042 cases in the Islamic Republic.  Health Ministry...
BEIJING: The number of cases from the new coronavirus topped 100,000 worldwide as official data Saturday showed a significant hit to Chinese exports after the deadly outbreak...
LONDON: Facebook said on Friday it was shutting its London office and part of its Singapore base for "deep cleaning" after an employee in the Asian city state was diagnosed...
Kabul: At least 27 people were killed in an attack on a political rally in Kabul on Friday, officials said, in the deadliest assault in Afghanistan since the US signed a...
BANGKOK: The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal Thursday from the WHO for governments to pull out all the stops to slow the epidemic, as it drained...
Singapore: The airline industry could lose up to USD 113 billion in revenue this year due to the impact of the new coronavirus, an industry body warned Thursday, as the...
Hong Kong: Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of the pathogen if they catch it from their owners.  ...
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November 8, 2016 will be forever etched in our memory. Coming to terms with the...