BEIJING (AP) — China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths in its update Tuesday on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The coronavirus outbreak is still an emergency for China and it is impossible to tell where the epidemic will spread, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, said.. Reuters - Published
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation, says the organisation is working "day and night" to combat the coronavirus outbreak. He also repeated the call he he made..
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Japanese and U.S. authorities are coordinating the return of more than 400 Americans currently being held on a cruise ship in Yokohama because of the coronavirus, as the World Helath Organization warns..
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gives an update on the number of global cases of coronavirus. He says that even when "the flames of one outbreak begin to die..
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Repsol Honda Team launch 2020 challenge in Indonesia. Marc Marquez and rookie Alex Marquez unveiled the 2020 livery of the Honda RC213V MotoGP machine in Jakarta Indonesia ahead of the first official..
The new coronavirus has been officially named as Covid-19, the World Health Organisation said. This stands for Coronavirus disease 2019, a press conference held in Geneva was told. WHO director general..
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Lord Tony Hall will step down as Director-General of the BBC this summer, it has been announced. Lord Hall, who took up the post in April 2013, revealed his decision in a message to BBC staff, saying..
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Police in Colombia say they have thwarted an assassination attempt on the former leader of the FARC rebel group. Acting on a tip, they killed two suspects plotting an attack on Rodrigo Londono, better..
The Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute says that the US airstrike which killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was one of Donald Trump's "bold, tactical, military moves" which the..
A World Health Organization-led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation this weekend and will focus on how the new coronavirus is spreading and the severity of the disease, the WHO's.. Reuters - Published
Iraq will reduce oil production from the Nahr Bin Omar oil field to a minimum to cut gas emissions and pollution, Reuters reported today, quoting the Iraqi state news agency. Arab News quoted the.. OilPrice.com - Published
Media had their first opportunity to ask questions of ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano in Europe on Saturday 8 February 2020 – just two days after he returned from 201 days in.. ESA - Published
The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked for 675 million dollars (£520 million) to help countries address the expected spread of the new coronavirus that emerged in China. Belfast Telegraph - Published
The World Health Organization's director-general said on Tuesday he is confident in China's ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, according to state news agency Xinhua. Reuters - Published
The World Health Organization's director-general said late on Sunday he was on his way to Beijing to confer with Chinese officials and health experts about the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters - Published
The World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general said on Wednesday that measures being taken in the Chinese city of Wuhan to close down transport to limit spread of the new coronavirus showed.. Reuters - Published
BBC Local News: London -- After leading the corporation for seven years, Tony Hall is to become chair of the National Gallery. BBC Local News - Published Also reported by •FT.com •BBC News •Tamworth Herald
Lord Hall, who took up the post in April 2013, revealed his decision in a message to BBC staff, saying he will remain in the role for the next six months before leaving in the summer Tamworth Herald - Published
Tony Hall will step down as the director general of the BBC in the summer to make way for a new person who will negotiate the future for the broadcaster with the government, he said on Monday. Reuters - Published