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Scars of violence haunt India's capital after deadly riots

February 28, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's hard-line Hindu nationalists watched anti-government protests centered in Muslim communities for months in anger that finally boiled over in the worst communal rioting in... more »»

 
 
 
World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day

February 28, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick... more »»

South Korean virus cases jump again, now exceeding 2,000

February 28, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — South Korea reported 256 additional cases of a new coronavirus, raising the total in the country to 2,02. more »»

Countries take harsh containment steps as virus spreads

February 28, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick... more »»

New virus cases, deaths in China continue downward trend

February 28, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — China reported 327 new cases and 44 deaths from the new COVID-19 illness, continuing a sharp downward trend in the country where the epidemic began. more »»

29 Turkish soldiers killed in northeast Syria air strike

February 28, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — An air strike by Syrian government forces killed 29 Turkish soldiers in northeast Syria, a Turkish official said Friday, marking the largest death toll for Turkey in a single day... more »»

29 Turkish soldiers killed in northeast Syria air strike

February 27, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — An air strike by Syrian government forces killed 29 Turkish soldiers in northeast Syria, a Turkish official said Friday, marking the largest death toll for Turkey in a single day... more »»

22 Turkish soldiers killed in northeast Syria air strike

February 27, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two dozen Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northeast Syria, a Turkish official said Friday. more »»

Italy blasts virus panic as it eyes new testing criteria

February 27, 2020

ROME (AP) — With tourism tanking and panic rising, Italy tried to control the coronavirus in the realm of public perception Thursday as its outbreak grew to 650 cases and other countries took... more »»

Virus outbreak spreads in France with 20 new cases

February 27, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Thursday reported twenty new cases of people infected with the new virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total in the country to 38, including two deaths. more »»

What's happening: Virus forges on, as world hunts solutions

February 27, 2020

One by one, more and more countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus. more »»

Countries take harsh steps as they struggle to contain virus

February 27, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick... more »»

Grief grips Peruvian community one month after deadly fire

February 27, 2020

LIMA, Peru (AP) — One month after a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions that killed 30 people in the Peruvian capital, traumatized survivors and relatives of victims are still waiting... more »»

Amid virus, Saudis close Islam's holiest sites to foreigners

February 27, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed off the holiest sites in Islam to foreign pilgrims over the coronavirus, disrupting travel for thousands of Muslims already... more »»

Syrian opposition fighters retake key town, cut highway

February 27, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters retook a strategic northwestern town from government forces on Thursday, opposition activists said, cutting a key highway just days after th... more »»

3,000-strong African force planned against Sahel extremism

February 27, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa’s troubled Sahel region as extremist attacks surge, an African Union official said... more »»

Britain opens EU trade talks with a threat to walk away

February 27, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain laid out its opening demands for upcomingtrade talks with the European Union on Thursday,including a blunt threat to walk away from the negotiating table if there is no... more »»

Virus response in Mideast tainted by political views of Iran

February 27, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — In the Middle East, even virus outbreaks are political.

The coronavirus has killed 26 people in Iran -- the highest toll outside of China where it originate. more »»

Putin rejected offer to use body doubles during Chechen war

February 27, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had rejected an offer to use body doubles for personal protection during a conflict in Chechny. more »»

Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimage; Iran vice president has virus

February 27, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday banned foreign pilgrims from entering the kingdom to visit Islam's holiest sites over the new coronavirus, potentially disrupting the... more »»

Paper: Ex-spokeswoman for Iran hostage-takers has new virus

February 27, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday banned foreign pilgrims from entering the kingdom to visit Islam's holiest sites over the new coronavirus, potentially disrupting the... more »»

 
 

 

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