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Fear of coronavirus pandemic grows but China eases curbs as new infections fall

Fear of coronavirus pandemic grows but China eases curbs as new infections fall

Published 24/02/2020

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but [more…]

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to suspend all flights to South Korea over coronavirus concerns

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to suspend all flights to South Korea over coronavirus concerns

Published 24/02/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Bamboo Airways will suspend flights to South Korea from Feb. 26 over coronavirus concerns, the company said on Monday. Its flights between [more…]

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait and Bahrain on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all involving people who had visited Iran, which has reported 43 [more…]

Virus epicenter Wuhan revokes announcement easing lockdown

Virus epicenter Wuhan revokes announcement easing lockdown

Published 24/02/2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An announcement that the Chinese city of Wuhan would relax some of its travel restrictions and allow some people to leave was [more…]

No need to close France/Italy borders over coronavirus – French minister

No need to close France/Italy borders over coronavirus – French minister

Published 24/02/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - French junior transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said on Monday that he saw no need to close down transport borders between France and [more…]

Qatar to quarantine passengers arriving from Iran, South Korea

Qatar to quarantine passengers arriving from Iran, South Korea

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar will ask passengers arriving from Iran and South Korea to remain in home isolation or a quarantine facility for 14 days [more…]

Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus – KUNA

Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus – KUNA

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait said on Monday three people, including a Saudi national, who returned from Iran were infected by the new coronavirus, state news [more…]

Ex-Facebook executive starts group to help employees push companies on climate

Ex-Facebook executive starts group to help employees push companies on climate

Published 24/02/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook’s former sustainability chief has launched an organization to help employees at big companies press their bosses for more aggressive policies [more…]

Greece says Marbles’ return not linked to Brexit talks

Greece says Marbles’ return not linked to Brexit talks

Published 19/02/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece distanced itself on Wednesday from suggestions that it planned to drag a centuries-old dispute over the return of the Parthenon marbles [more…]

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak: *The death toll in mainland China reached 1,770 as of Sunday-end, up by 105 [more…]