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Tokyo 2020 Games postponed

TOKYO: Japan has asked for a one-year postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games over the global coronavirus pandemic, and the International Olympic Committee has...

Masks, gloves don’t stop virus spread

BY AMÉLIE BOTTOLLIER-DEPOIS Wearing masks and gloves as a precaution against coronavirus is ineffective, unnecessary for the vast...

China signals progress in virus battle

BEIJING: China closed most of its makeshift hospitals for coronavirus patients, some schools reopened and Disney resort staff went back to work...

US virus cases pass 500

LOS ANGELES: The number of US coronavirus cases soared past 500 Sunday, including two further deaths, as California braced for the arrival...

North Korea fires multiple projectiles

SEOUL: Nuclear-armed North Korea yesterday fired what Japan said appeared to be ballistic missiles, a week after a similar weapons test by...

16 dead, seven missing after building collapse

KARACHI: Pakistani rescuers using their bare hands searched Friday for seven people missing after an apartment building collapsed, as more bodies were...

It’s humiliating

China’s virus controls raise hackles BEIJING: An elderly man in virus-hit China pops out to use a public...

Global markets extend slump

NEW YORK: Global stocks tumbled and oil prices collapsed Friday as investors panicked over the expected damage of the coronavirus to global...

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