China death toll passes 1,600

PURI: Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with...

Southeast Asia feels the burn; virus keeps tourists at home

LUANG PRABANG: Patrons have a drink at a restaurant in the main tourist market in Luang Prabang. Elephant parks unvisited, curios...

A quiet Valentine’s Day in China Love in the time of coronavirus

BEIJING: A nearly empty street is seen in Beijing yesterday. The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak jumped past 1,500...

Chinese tourist becomes first coronavirus fatality in Europe

COLOMBO: Christian devotees pray for a quick end to the spreading of the COVID-19 coronavirus during a special mass at the...

Where’s the love? Indonesia says no to Valentine’s Day

MAKASSAR: Photo shows a group of people detained during a raid at a hotel in Makassar, where they were caught in...

Virus toll soars as China changes counting methods

Passengers watch as the Westerdam cruise ship arrives at the port in Sihanoukville on Cambodia's southern coast yesterday where the liner...

Coronavirus crisis threatens to hobble Gulf economies

DUBAI/BEIJING: The coronavirus crisis, which has already battered oil prices, threatens to further undercut Gulf economies battling...

Duterte terminates Philippines troop pact, US calls the move ‘unfortunate’

FORT MAGSAYSAY: Philippine soldiers and a US Army soldier from the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat unit of the 5th Infantry Division...

US-Taleban breakthrough appears closer

KABUL: Afghan soldiers gather on a road following a suicide attack near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy base in Kabul. -...

China virus deaths top 1,000; WHO warns of global threat

YOKOHAMA: Relatives of passengers wave towards the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with around 3,600 people quarantined onboard due to fears of...

Coronavirus clips wings of Asia biggest air show

SINGAPORE: Visitors stand next to a static display of the US Navy aircraft the Poseidon P-8 (left) and the USAF Boeing...

China president makes rare visit to meet coronavirus patients, medics

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping wears a protective facemask as a health official checks his body temperature during an inspection of...

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17th Feb