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China reports 1,886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98

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

WHO chief says coronavirus still an emergency for China

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

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Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship [Video]Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States, after two weeks under quarantine off Japan...

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Coronavirus: WHO working 'day and night' to combat virus [Video]Coronavirus: WHO working 'day and night' to combat virus

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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published

Impossible to tell what direction coronavirus will take, WHO [Video]Impossible to tell what direction coronavirus will take, WHO

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..

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WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus probe this weekend [Video]WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus probe this weekend

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..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:04Published

WHO update on coronavirus [Video]WHO update on coronavirus

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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:40Published

Burning building collapses and kills two firemen in north India [Video]Burning building collapses and kills two firemen in north India

A burning building in north India collapsed while firefighters were attempting to put it out, killing two of them. The three-storey building, which housed a saw mill on the ground floor, was located..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 02:55Published

Repsol Honda Team launch 2020 Challenge in Indonesia - Behind the scenes [Video]Repsol Honda Team launch 2020 Challenge in Indonesia - Behind the scenes

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..

Credit: AutoMotions     Duration: 01:34Published

Coronavirus outbreak: WHO names disease Covid-19 [Video]Coronavirus outbreak: WHO names disease Covid-19

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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Still in 'early stage' of understanding virus: WHO [Video]Still in 'early stage' of understanding virus: WHO

The World Health Organization is cautioning that there are still a lot of unknowns about the coronavirus outbreak, including its transmission and origin, in a likely attempt to tamp down speculation..

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China Reports Nearly 100 Coronavirus Deaths in a Single Day [Video]China Reports Nearly 100 Coronavirus Deaths in a Single Day

China Reports Nearly 100 Coronavirus Deaths in a Single Day The 97 new deaths bring the total to 909 deaths in China. There have been 40,235 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in China so far. 300..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:24Published

WHO seeks £520m to fight coronavirus [Video]WHO seeks £520m to fight coronavirus

The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) asks for millions of dollars to help countries address the new strain of coronavirus which emerged from China and which is expected to..

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“Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is a sovereign decision of a state” says head of IAEA [Video]“Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is a sovereign decision of a state” says head of IAEA

“My expectation is that they will stay for as long as Iran has nuclear activity. Independently of this agreement. There is much more in terms of nuclear activities and inspection activity than this..

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Delta, American suspend all U.S.-China flights [Video]Delta, American suspend all U.S.-China flights

Delta and American Airlines decided on Friday to temporarily suspend all remaining U.S.-China flights after the U.S. State Department elevated a travel advisory over concerns about the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus Declared a Global Health Emergency [Video]Coronavirus Declared a Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) made the declaration during a press conference on Thursday.

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Moment police free 23 children held by hostage-taker in India after tense standoff [Video]Moment police free 23 children held by hostage-taker in India after tense standoff

A murder suspect took around 23 children hostage after inviting them for a fake birthday party at his house in Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. The hostage situation took place in Farrukhabad..

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U.S. travel warning for China now as high as Iraq [Video]U.S. travel warning for China now as high as Iraq

A new U.S. State Department travel advisory raised the warning for China to the same level as Iraq and Afghanistan as confirmed cases worldwide surpass SARS. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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Global markets: virus fears keep stocks red [Video]Global markets: virus fears keep stocks red

World shares fell on Thursday, led by the biggest decline in Chinese stocks in more than eight months, as concern mounted about the spread of a deadly virus in China. David Pollard reports.

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Twenty-four newborn leatherback sea turtles are given a helping hand into the ocean in Thailand [Video]Twenty-four newborn leatherback sea turtles are given a helping hand into the ocean in Thailand

Dozens of newborn leatherback sea turtles are given a helping hand into the ocean after they hatched on a beach. The first of the hatched endangered turtles appeared in the sand in Phang Nga,..

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Lord Tony Hall to step down as BBC Director-General [Video]Lord Tony Hall to step down as BBC Director-General

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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Colombia foils plot to kill former FARC leader [Video]Colombia foils plot to kill former FARC leader

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..

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RUSI: Trump feels Soleimani airstrike 'makes him look macho' [Video]RUSI: Trump feels Soleimani airstrike 'makes him look macho'

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..

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New leaked documents expose questionable OPCW findings on Douma attack [Video]New leaked documents expose questionable OPCW findings on Douma attack

Wikileaks has posted several documents that further exposes the coverup within the OPCW of what really happened during the alleged Douma gas attacks.

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New leaked OPCW documents reveal Douma inconsistencies [Video]New leaked OPCW documents reveal Douma inconsistencies

DOUMA, SYRIA — Wikileaks has posted several documents that further exposes the coverup within the OPCW of what really happened during the alleged Douma gas attacks. On the night of April 7, 2018,..

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WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus probe this weekend

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

Casement Park: GAA suggests it won't increase £15m contribution to project

GAA director-general Tom Ryan says it does not plan to increase the £15m that it has committed to give to the Casement Park project.
BBC News - Published

Iraq Cuts Output At Oil Field On Gas Emissions

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

Coronavirus: WHO chief warns against 'trolls and conspiracy theories'

The WHO's director general says they are trying to tackle misinformation around the virus.
BBC News - Published

Luca speaks with European media

luca speaks with european media
Video: 00:00:00 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

WHO seeks £520m to fight coronavirus

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

Boris Johnson launching 'unprecedented' attack on BBC, says former director-general

'The previous gentleman who suggested this would be seen as an attack on the BBC is correct, as I'm sure you well know,' says Lord Birt
Independent - Published

Non-lawyer takes the reins at Bar Standards Board

Mark Neale, former director general of the Home Office and HM Treasury, takes up the role today.
Law Society Gazette - Published

BBC director general Tony Hall: 'Tony Parsons was a legend'

The BBC's director general Tony Hall has paid tribute to the broadcaster Tony Parsons.
BBC News - Published

WHO chief says confident in China's ability to contain virus, urges calm

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

WHO chief says he is on way to China to confer on virus, boost response

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

WHO commends China measures in Wuhan to limit virus spread

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

Newspaper headlines: Harry 'flies to Canada' and Lord Hall steps down

Tuesday's front pages carry a mix of stories, including on the royals and the BBC's director general.
BBC News - Published

New BBC chief will be under attack on all fronts

Tony Hall to step down as director-general after seven ‘stable’ years in charge
FT.com - Published

Lord Hall to step down as BBC's director general

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.comBBC NewsTamworth Herald

BBC director general job 'unbelievably tough'

Lord Hall's successor will need "phenomenal skills" to lead in changing times, the BBC's Amol Rajan says.
BBC News - Published

The real reason Lord Tony Hall is stepping down as BBC Director General revealed in message to staff

the real reason lord tony hall is stepping down as bbc director general revealed in message to staff
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

BBC Director General Hall to step down this year

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

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