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    Trump halts travel from Europe to US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:23pm on March 12, 2020

    Donald Trump suspended travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days on Wednesday in an ‘aggressive’ effort to halt the spread of the...

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    US coronavirus cases cross 1,000

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:53am on March 11, 2020

    The number of novel coronavirus cases in the US surged past 1,000 on Tuesday, after public health experts criticised authorities for downplaying the epidemic and...

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    Bangladesh at high risk of coronavirus

    Manzur H Maswood and Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 12:56am on March 05, 2020

    Bangladesh remains at high risk of the coronavirus spread as officials said that Bangladesh’s connectivity with the countries where regular incidences of the novel virus...

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    USA’s ‘Middle Eastern Vietnam’

    Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2020

    THE United States lost the Vietnam War forty five years ago. By carrying out air strikes against the North and deploying US troops in the...

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    US, Europe clash over Washington’s global retreat

    Agence France-Presse . Munich, Germany | Updated at 11:47pm on February 15, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Saturday traded barbs with European leaders over diminishing Western influence, rejecting as ‘grossly over-exaggerated’ their claims that Washington...

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    COVID-19 outbreak claims 1,500 lives in China

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 11:13am on February 15, 2020

    The death toll from China’s new Coronavirus epidemic surged past 1,500 on Saturday after 143 more people died in the country, according to official data....

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    China virus death toll nears 1,400

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00pm on February 14, 2020

    The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday with six medical workers among the victims, underscoring the country’s struggle to contain a...

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    Global fears rise as 563 killed in China virus

    Agence France Presse. Wuhan | Updated at 11:15am on February 06, 2020

    China’s coronavirus crisis deepened on Thursday with the death toll soaring to 563, as thousands of people trapped on quarantined cruise ships added to the...

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    Coronavirus kills 213 in China, WHO declares global warning

    Agence France-Presse. Wuhan | Updated at 10:50am on January 31, 2020

    The World Health Organisation declared a global emergency over the new coronavirus outbreak, as China reported on Friday the death toll had climbed to 213...

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    Coronavirus death toll hits 132 in China, 6000 infections confirmed

    Agence France-Presse. Wuhan | Updated at 10:49am on January 29, 2020

    Hundreds of American and Japanese nationals on Wednesday escaped the quarantined Chinese city of Wuhan, the centre of coronavirus epidemic, as the death toll soared...