EU top diplomat says Russia, China seek to use the pandemic to extend their influence
EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell believes that Russia and China exploit the sanitary crisis, caused by the coronavirus, and provide aid to other …
Turkey reports first death from novel coronavirus in the country
Turkey has reported the first lethal case in the country caused by novel coronavirus, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca told a news conference in Ankara.
"Seven days ago I have reported the …
Death toll from novel coronavirus in China grows by 7 in past day
The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China has increased by seven in the past day, eight more cases have been confirmed, and 1,318 people have recovered and left hospitals, China's …
Officials vow coronavirus will not put off VI Asian Beach Games on Hainan in fall
The dates of the VI Asian Beach Games, due to be held from November 28 to December 6 this year in Sanya (southern China's Hainan province) will not be postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. …
Diplomats evacuated from Pyongyang head to Moscow
Russian and foreign diplomats evacuated on a special flight from Pyongyang to Vladivostok have left for Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s office in Vladivostok informed TASS on …
Italian PM extends quarantine measures nationwide
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has extended quarantine measures introduced to combat the spread of novel coronavirus in all of Italy, restricting the citizens’ movements.
"Taking into …
Over 500 new cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in South Korea in past day
The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in South Korea has increased by 519 in the past 24 hours and reached 6,284, South Korea's Ministry of Health and Welfare reported on …
China ready to provide assistance to countries hit by coronavirus
The Chinese authorities are ready to provide effective assistance to the countries that were the hardest hit by the novel coronavirus, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Ma Zhaoxu told a news conference …
Most coronavirus patients in nearly all Chinese regions recover
More than 87% patients in all Chinese regions, except for the Hubei province in central China, have recovered from diseases caused by the novel coronavirus, a spokesman at the National Health …
Death toll from new coronavirus in China reaches 2,981
The death toll from the new coronavirus in China has reached 2,981, while 49,856 people have recovered, China's National Health Commission reported on Wednesday.
In the past day, 38 fatalities and …