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    Chinese coronavirus kills 80, hundred more infected

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan | Updated at 12:41pm on January 27, 2020

    The death toll from China’s coronavirus epidemic spiked to 80 with hundreds of new infections on Monday, despite unprecedented quarantines and travel lockdowns, as foreign...

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    China bans wild animal trade till viral outbreak eases

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:16pm on January 26, 2020

    China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have...

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    Olympic qualifiers, tennis moved away from China

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:12pm on January 26, 2020

    Women’s Olympic football qualifiers and a Fed Cup tennis event have been shifted out of China due to growing concerns over the deadly coronavirus, officials...

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    China stiffens defences against epidemic as death toll hits 56

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 11:20am on January 26, 2020

    China expanded drastic travel restrictions Sunday to contain an epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000, as the US, France and Japan...

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    China, Russia require revising Rohingya strategy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on January 26, 2020

    The claim of jurisdiction by UN apex court International Court of Justice in Rohingya genocide case would require concerned countries, especially Russia and China, to...

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    Dhaka contacts Beijing for emergency support

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on January 26, 2020

    The Bangladesh authorities are in touch with the Chinese government for extending emergency support and safety to Bangladesh citizens staying in the country amid Coronavirus...

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    Xi warns of ‘grave’ situation as China rushes to build virus hospitals

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 01:03am on January 26, 2020

    President Xi Jinping warned Saturday that China was facing a ‘grave’ situation as authorities took urgent action to halt the spread of a virus that...

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    Cirque du Soleil cancels shows in China over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 12:01am on January 26, 2020

    The iconic Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Thursday that its shows in Hangzhou, China is canceled due to concerns over a coronavirus outbreak...

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    So far 41 dead, around 1,300 infected by Coronavirus in China

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 01:58pm on January 25, 2020

    A deadly viral outbreak in China has now killed 41 people, while the number of infected cases has soared to nearly 1,300, authorities said on...

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    China shuts down 13 cities as virus death toll hits 26

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 11:49am on January 24, 2020

    Chinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion on Friday to 13 cities and a staggering 41 million people,...