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Gharida Farooqui, TV anchor, Pakistan, coronavirus, masks, Twitter, trolling

TV anchor Gharida Farooqui trolled by users for sharing “confusing” pictures of masks

Pakistani TV anchor Gharida Farooqui was trolled and ridiculed on the microblogging website, Twitter, after she shared two snaps of masks in protection against...

Pakistan, Iran, Coronavirus, spread, train service, railways, train services, Pakistan coronavirus

Pakistan shuts train services with Iran over Coronavirus fear

Pakistan has suspended its freight services with Iran amid growing fear of coronavirus epidemic, according to reports. Pakistan has stopped Quetta to Taftan railway...

China, bans, trade, consumption, wild animals, coronavirus

China bans trade, consumption of wild animals due to coronavirus

Story by Reuters China’s top legislature said it will immediately ban the trade and consumption of wild animals, in a fast-track decision it says will allow the...

Coronavirus, China, evacuees, Ukraine

Ukraine protesters attack buses carrying Chinese evacuees over fear of Coronavirus spread

Residents of a central Ukrainian town clashed with police, burned tires and hurled projectiles at a convoy of buses carrying evacuees from China’s Hubei province,...

Parents, protest, Pakistani students, China, coronavirus, lockdown, Wuhan

Parents protest as Pakistani students stuck in China under coronavirus lockdown

Around a hundred people called on Pakistan’s government to “bring back our children” from the locked down Chinese province of Hubei in a demonstration on Feb 16 in...

Coronavirus, China, cases, Wuhan

Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,500 after more cases reported

Story by AFP The death toll from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 1,500 on Saturday but new infections fell following a mid-week surge caused by a...

Taiwan, coronavirus, economy

Taiwan plans $2 billion package to soften coronavirus hit to economy

Story by Reuters Taiwan plans to spend T$60 billion ($2 billion) to help cushion the impact on the export-reliant economy from the new coronavirus, offering loans to...

Morgan Ortagus, United States, coronavirus, Wuhan, US

US evacuated its 800 residents from coronavirus-hit Wuhan: spokesperson

The US State Department filled two airplanes with residents returning from China after being caught up in citywide coronavirus quarantine in Wuhan. According to a...

IMF, coronavirus, Pakistan, economy, IMF coronavirus

IMF says Pakistan’s economy could be hit by coronavirus

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Pakistan of potential effect on its economy due to a spillover effect of slowing down of Chinese economy due to...

China, $43 billion, 300 billion yuan, coronavirus

China pledges $43bn to firms fighting coronavirus

Story by AFP China’s central bank said on Feb 9 it will offer a 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) boost next week to help businesses involved in fighting the virus...