China coronavirus epicenter to open up as world locks down

LONDON: A deserted Westminster Bridge is pictured looking north around in central London as governments scramble to defend their own economies...

Indian police clear anti-govt protest sit-in

NEW DELHI: Security personnel patrol on the streets in Shaheen Bagh after removing demonstrators yesterday. - AFP

Robot helps save lives on the frontline

WUHAN: A volunteer operates a remote controlled disinfection robot to disinfect a residential area amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan...

Domestic travel, airline hubs the latest hit as virus curbs tighten

DUSSELDORF: A file photo shows an Airbus A380 of the Emirates airline during landing at the airport in Duesseldorf, western Germany....

Thailand virus cases rocket to 600

BANGKOK: Father Paul Nettham (center), wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus,...

China scrambling to curb rise in imported coronavirus cases

SHANGHAI: A woman wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, arranges the chairs of a...

Virus whistleblower doctor punished ‘inappropriately’

Coronavirus: Wuhan police 'inappropriately' punished whistleblower doctor Li Wenliang, Chinese gov't probe concludes. BEIJING: Police in China's virus...

Wealthy flock to private jets as pandemic spreads, airlines tank

Demand for private jets is soaring as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. - File photo HONG KONG: With commercial...

China to expel US journalists as media freedom row grows

BEIJING: China is withdrawing the press credentials of American journalists at three US newspapers, intensifying a bitter...

Confusion, concern, frustration as virus hits the Philippines

MANILA: Residents get into a truck for a free ride home in Manila yesterday, as the government imposed measures to curb...

Crowded, poor South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

CHENNAI: A health worker checks the body temperature of a policewoman amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus...

Japanese sentenced to death for murder of 19 at care home

YOKOHAMA: Journalists gather outside the Yokohama district court yesterday after the court sentenced Satoshi Uematsu, accused of murdering 19 disabled people...

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