Tag archive for ‘confirms’
By admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
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300+ Indians brought home on board another special-purpose Wuhan flight as New Delhi confirms 2nd coronavirus case

An Air India flight carrying 323 Indians and seven Maldivians from coronavirus-stricken Wuhan touched down in New Delhi on Sunday morning. It’s the second time Indian citizens were airlifted from China since More...

By admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
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First lethal case outside China: WHO confirms death of coronavirus patient in the Philippines

A man passed away in the Philippines after testing positive for coronavirus, with his death becoming the first lethal case of the outbreak outside China. The deceased recently came back from Wuhan, the center of More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Singapore confirms first case of deadly Chinese coronavirus – reports

The deadly coronavirus that has killed 17 people in China has spread to a seventh country, with health ministry officials in Singapore reportedly confirming its first case of the disease. The island city-state joins More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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WHO praises Wuhan lockdown but hesitates to declare intl emergency as China confirms 17 dead, 95 critical in virus outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended China’s swift response to a rapidly moving virus gripping the country, but despite a quick-climbing infection tally, the agency is reluctant to classify it a global More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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China confirms 9 deaths & 440 cases in coronavirus outbreak, vows close cooperation with WHO, neighbors

A pneumonia-like virus sweeping China has claimed its ninth victim and spread to a total of 440 confirmed patients, according to Chinese health officials, who said they would boost international cooperation to contain More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Phillips confirms quitting leadership contest

Jess Phillips has confirmed she has quit the Labour leadership contest. The Birmingham Yardley MP has issued a video telling supporters the country needs someone that can ‘unite all parts of our movement’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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WHO calls for emergency meeting as China confirms 4th death & person-to-person spread of new coronavirus

The World Health Organization will convene an emergency expert panel to determine whether a new virus sweeping China should be declared a global threat, after Chinese health officials confirmed the lethal pathogen More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Watchdog confirms Grayling’s probation privatisations have failed

A report released by the government’s probation watchdog has said that the publicly-owned probation services are better than those which former justice minister Chris Grayling outsourced to the private sector. Her More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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US confirms ‘avoidable’ death of American held in Egyptian prison

US confirms ‘avoidable’ death of American held in Egyptian prison Moustafa Kassem, who was arrested in 2013 after the overthrow of Egypt’s first democratically elected president, had More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Trump confirms more sanctions against Iran, says Tehran plane crash may have been ‘mistake’

President Donald Trump has announced fresh sanctions on Iran, a day after the Islamic Republic launched a missile attack on a pair of bases used by American troops in Iraq. Trump also called for a NATO presence More...