Sunday, February 23, 2020

China reports fall in new coronavirus cases but concerns grow over spread elsewhere

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a sharp decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, while its...

China reports fall in coronavirus cases, says economy resilient, but infections rising elsewhere

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, while its central...

Coronavirus spreads in China prisons, Korean church as fears weigh on global markets

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said, as cases climbed outside the epicenter in Hubei province,...

Iranians vote in parliamentary election, hardliners set to cement grip

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hardliners loyal to Iran’s supreme leader are likely to sweep a parliamentary election on Friday that will cement their grip on...

China prisons, Korean church spread coronavirus woes as fears weigh on global markets, U.S....

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, as cases jumped beyond the epicentre in...

Coronavirus outbreak grows in northern Italy, 16 cases reported in one day

MILAN (Reuters) - An outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy worsened on Friday, with officials announcing 14 confirmed cases in the wealthy region of...

U.N. says it fears 'bloodbath' in northwest Syria fighting

GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United Nations warned on Friday that fighting in northwest Syria could “end in a bloodbath” and called again for a...

Iran says coronavirus has spread to several cities, reports two new deaths

DUBAI (Reuters) - The coronavirus has spread to several Iranian cities, a health ministry official said on Friday, as an outbreak that the authorities...

Coronavirus breaks into China prisons as global markets, U.S. business take hit

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases...

Germany reopens hate speech, gun law debates after shisha bar killings

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathizers after the suspect in...

Coronavirus infects hundreds in China's prisons as global markets take hit

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases...

South Africa's lobster catchers suffer in coronavirus fallout

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The lobster catchers of South Africa’s Western Cape have become an unexpected casualty of the coronavirus after China halted imports...

Coronavirus on G20 agenda as China reports uptick in cases

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday, boosted by more than 200 people testing positive for the...

As Japan coronavirus concerns grow, hundreds to leave quarantined cruise ship

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Japanese and foreign passengers were set to disembark from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship near Tokyo on Friday amid growing...

Coronavirus widens Hong Kong anger at government, China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Pro-democracy protesters have all but vanished from the streets of Hong Kong over the past month as residents avoid the...

Brazil's Vale knew Brumadinho dam was unsafe as early as 2003: internal report

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - An independent investigation requested by Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA into the causes of the Brumadinho tailings dam...

Clashes, jeers and burning tires greet coronavirus evacuees in Ukraine

NOVI SANZHARY, Ukraine (Reuters) - Residents of a central Ukrainian town clashed with police, burned tires and hurled projectiles at a convoy of buses...

Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto: German prosecutor

HANAU, Germany (Reuters) - A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in a German town before killing himself and his...

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus 'super-spreads' through church

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught...

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus church 'super-spreader'

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught...

Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die, authorities defend quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two elderly passengers became the first people from aboard a cruise ship moored near Tokyo to die of the coronavirus, the...

German gunman kills nine in shisha bar rampage; extremist motive suspected

HANAU, Germany (Reuters) - A suspected right-wing extremist shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a...

Gunman kills nine in German shisha bar rampage; extremist motive suspected

HANAU, Germany (Reuters) - A suspected right-wing extremist shot nine people dead in two shisha bars in an overnight rampage through a German city...

Gunman kills nine in German shisha bar rampage

HANAU, Germany (Reuters) - A gunman shot nine people dead in two shisha bars in an overnight rampage through a German city before, police...

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