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Coronavirus: Fear And Panic Hit Afghanistan, Pakistan Over Possible Spread

  With porous borders, creaking hospitals and large illiterate populations, Afghanistan and Pakistan face a potentially devastating health crisis after the new coronavirus erupted in...

Coronavirus: Philippines Observes ‘No-Contact’ Ash Wednesday To Beat Virus

  Filipinos marked Ash Wednesday with a bow and a sprinkling of dust instead of a cross being daubed on their foreheads, as Asia’s bastion...

Harry Back In UK As Exit From Royal Life Looms

  Prince Harry was back in Britain on Wednesday for the first of a final round of public appearances before he and his wife Meghan...

Modi Calls For Calm As 20 Killed In Delhi Riots

  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for calm Wednesday after Delhi’s worst sectarian violence in decades left at least 20 people dead and calls...

Coronavirus: Singapore Charges Man With Virus For Lying To Health Officials

  A Chinese man infected with coronavirus and his wife have been charged in Singapore for lying to health authorities investigating whether they had passed...

Court Scraps Ban On Professional Assisted Suicide

  Germany’s highest court on Wednesday ruled that a 2015 law banning professional assisted suicide was unconstitutional, saying in a landmark decision that people have...

Coronavirus: France Records First Death, Says Victim Is A Teacher

  A 60-year-old teacher has become the first French casualty of the coronavirus, the health ministry announced on Wednesday. The man died overnight in a Paris...

Coronavirus: EU Calls For Calm In Europe Despite Death Cases

  The novel coronavirus is concerning for Europe but there is no reason for alarm, the EU’s health commissioner said on Wednesday as Italy battles...

Iran Accuses US Of Fear-Mongering As Deadly Coronavirus Spreads

  Iran accused the United States on Wednesday of fear-mongering over a coronavirus outbreak that has spread across the Islamic republic and claimed 19 lives among...

Algeria Reports First Case Of Coronavirus

  Algerian authorities on Tuesday announced the country’s first case of the novel coronavirus, in an Italian citizen who arrived in the country on February...

Coronavirus Hits Algeria As Man Tests Positive

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – Algerian authorities have announced that an Italian citizen who arrived in the country on February 17 tested positive to...

Turkey will drive Syrian forces back from Idlib posts this week – Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey plans to push Syrian government forces away from its military observation posts in northwest Syria’s Idlib region by end-February, President...

Russia extends detention of ex-U.S. marine over alleged assault

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court has ruled that a former U.S. marine accused of drunkenly assaulting Russian police officers six months ago last...

Pope to Catholics: For Lent, give up trolling

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - During Lent, Catholics are called on to give up something, like sweets. On Wednesday, Pope Francis added a modern twist...

Liberian former IMF Africa chief named as deputy managing director

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday nominated former IMF official Antoinette Sayeh to become a deputy managing director...

U.S. air strike in Somalia killed militant behind January attack on base in Kenya -AFRICOM

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A U.S. air strike over the weekend in Somalia killed an Islamist militant who helped plan last month’s attack on a...

South Africa’s NEHAWU says govt wants to review public sector wage deal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African public sector union NEHAWU said on Wednesday that the government wanted to review a three-year wage deal with public...

More coronavirus deaths in Iran, Japan, South Korea raise pandemic fears

Fresh deaths and a surge in new coronavirus cases in Iran, Japan and South Korea on Tuesday fuelled fears of a pandemic as the...

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