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NATO Foreign Ministers To Discuss Coronavirus Pandemic Response
NATO Foreign Ministers To Discuss Coronavirus Pandemic Response

NATO foreign ministers are due on April 2 to discuss their countries' response to the global coronavirus pandemic, while stressing

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COVID-19: Five Ambulances Handed Over to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gov’t
COVID-19: Five Ambulances Handed Over to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gov’t

On the instructions from Pakistan's authorities, the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees in collaboration with UNHCR handed over five fully equipped

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Coronavirus: Global Confirmed Cases Top 900,000
Coronavirus: Global Confirmed Cases Top 900,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported around the world has broken the 900,000 barrier...

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Iran’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 3,036
Iran’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 3,036

Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus has reached 3,036, with 138 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry

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Pakistan Railway Converts Train Cars Into COVID-19 Isolation Units
Pakistan Railway Converts Train Cars Into COVID-19 Isolation Units

With train service suspended in the country, Pakistan railway officials have begun converting air-conditioned sleeper and business class cars into

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Asks Muslims to Put Hajj Plans on Hold
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Asks Muslims to Put Hajj Plans on Hold

Saudi Arabia wants Muslims to wait until there is more clarity about the coronavirus pandemic before planning to attend the

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Iranian Official: Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 2,898
Iranian Official: Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 2,898

Iran's death toll from coronavirus has reached 2,898, with 141 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush

31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic to Slow Down Growth in Asia: World Bank
Coronavirus Pandemic to Slow Down Growth in Asia: World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well

31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: US Death Toll Surpasses 3,000
Coronavirus: US Death Toll Surpasses 3,000

The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally compiled by the

31 Mar 2020
Urgent Measures Needed to Counter COVID-19 in Conflict Zones: Red Cross
Urgent Measures Needed to Counter COVID-19 in Conflict Zones: Red Cross

It will be nearly impossible to fight COVID-19 in countries already devastated by conflict unless a concerted response by states

30 Mar 2020
India’s 21-Day Lockdown Causes Millions to Migrate
India’s 21-Day Lockdown Causes Millions to Migrate

To battle the pandemic in a nation of over a billion people, the Indian government has imposed a 21-day lockdown.

30 Mar 2020
Canadian Prime Minister’s Wife Announces Recovery After Contracting COVID-19
Canadian Prime Minister’s Wife Announces Recovery After Contracting COVID-19

In a Sunday morning Facebook post Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, the Canadian PM’s wife, announced that she has fully recovered after

29 Mar 2020
“Coronavirus Crisis Awakens A Sleeping Giant”
“Coronavirus Crisis Awakens A Sleeping Giant”

Students have flooded social media to organise donations for Chinese doctors battling the coronavirus epidemic. Workers have marched in the

29 Mar 2020
Iran’s COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 2,500
Iran’s COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 2,500

Iran reported 139 new deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total death toll to 2,517. Meanwhile, China delivered a

29 Mar 2020
Social Distancing Helping to Slow Coronavirus Spread: Australia
Social Distancing Helping to Slow Coronavirus Spread: Australia

The rate of spread of the novel coronavirus in Australia has halved in recent days, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

29 Mar 2020
US: NYC Mayor Says Coronavirus Crisis May Last into May
US: NYC Mayor Says Coronavirus Crisis May Last into May

The impact of coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. could last into May, New York City mayor said on Friday, disputing

28 Mar 2020
World Health Organization Warns Countries Not to Treat Covid-19 Patients with Unproven Medicine
World Health Organization Warns Countries Not to Treat Covid-19 Patients with Unproven Medicine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday warned governments against treating infected coronavirus patients with medications not scientifically proven to

28 Mar 2020
5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus
5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus

Five members of the US Congress have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and more than two dozen others have

28 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Pakistan Struggles to Limit Islamic Prayers to Stem Spread
Coronavirus: Pakistan Struggles to Limit Islamic Prayers to Stem Spread

Religious Affairs Minister Noor-ul-Haq Qadri on Thursday capped the maximum number of people at prayers at five...

28 Mar 2020
WHO Announces ‘Historic’ Testing of Four COVID-19 Drugs
WHO Announces ‘Historic’ Testing of Four COVID-19 Drugs

"Historic" testing is to start on four drugs, but a coronavirus vaccine is still up to 18 months away, according

28 Mar 2020
Hundreds Dead in Iran after False Rumour Methanol can Help Fight Coronavirus
Hundreds Dead in Iran after False Rumour Methanol can Help Fight Coronavirus

Nearly 300 people are reported to have been killed and more than 1,000 have become ill after ingesting toxic methanol

27 Mar 2020
Half a Million Infected by Coronavirus
Half a Million Infected by Coronavirus

The number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 500,000 as economies around the world reel from the impact of

27 Mar 2020
United States Now Has the Most Coronavirus Cases
United States Now Has the Most Coronavirus Cases

Scientists warned that the United States someday would become the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. That moment arrived

27 Mar 2020
India’s Poor Struggle to Eat after Virus Lockdown Leaves them Jobless
India’s Poor Struggle to Eat after Virus Lockdown Leaves them Jobless

Some of India's legions of poor and people suddenly thrown out of work by a nationwide stay-at-home order began receiving

27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: EU President Criticizes Member States for Closing Borders to Each Other during Pandemic
Coronavirus: EU President Criticizes Member States for Closing Borders to Each Other during Pandemic

The president of the European Commission has criticised EU member states for throwing up border controls to each other during

26 Mar 2020
Modi Says There’s Enough Food for India During Coronavirus Lockdown
Modi Says There’s Enough Food for India During Coronavirus Lockdown

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a 21-day nationwide lockdown would take effect from Wednesday to stem the

26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 1,000 in US
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 1,000 in US

The United States has registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as the country confirmed more than 69,000 cases...

26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Iran Bans Internal Travel, Death Toll Passes 2000
Coronavirus: Iran Bans Internal Travel, Death Toll Passes 2000

Iran's government has banned internal travel and warned of a "second wave" of its coronavirus disease outbreak, as the official

26 Mar 2020
US Announces $2 Trillion Aid Package
US Announces $2 Trillion Aid Package

The US has announced an agreement on a $2 trillion (€1.85 trillion) federal relief package to aid workers, businesses and

25 Mar 2020
Pentagon Officials Estimate Coronavirus Ronavirue Crisis Could Last Months
Pentagon Officials Estimate Coronavirus Ronavirue Crisis Could Last Months

Top Pentagon leaders have estimated that the coronavirus outbreak could last months, as the number of military service members with

25 Mar 2020
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