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Novel coronavirus deaths top 2,200
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea.
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Global air traffic could fall this year for the first time in a decade
The global airline industry is facing huge financial losses and its first decline in more than a decade because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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South Korea coronavirus cases pass 150
South Korea reported a jump of 52 additional coronavirus cases, bringing the country's total to 156 -- many linked to a church in the city of Daegu.
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Shanghai is China's economic juggernaut. Coronavirus has left it a city on edge
On a normal weekend, Shanghai's world-famous Nanjing Road is packed with shoppers and tourists, keen to indulge themselves in China's thriving financial hub.
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Bangalore: 4 detained over alleged New Year's Eve sex attack
Police have detained four men over an alleged New Year's Eve sexual attack on a woman in Bangalore, India.
China: Video shows woman on scooter running over girl
A disturbing video of a woman riding her scooter over the legs of a six-year-old girl has caused outrage in China.
Japan recalls diplomats from South Korea over 'comfort woman' statue
Japan has recalled two top diplomats from South Korea over a controversial statue erected outside its consulate in the South Korean city of Busan a week ago.
2.5 billion people, nukes and missiles. What could go wrong?
It's a frightening prospect, India and China going to war.
China: We will be on Mars by the end of 2020
China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.
Philippines prison break: 21 escapees caught
As many as 158 inmates escaped after armed men attacked the facility and engaged in a firefight with the guards, killing one
Why are Russian warships in Philippines?
Two Russian warships arrived in the Philippines this week as Moscow looks to play a bigger role in the contested South China Sea.
Man with knife attacks Chinese kindergarten
A man with a knife climbed over the wall of a kindergarten in China and attacked 11 students, according to Chinese state media.
Bangalore police chief: 'Not a single lady was molested'
A newspaper report that a mob of men molested women on the streets of Bangalore on New Year's Eve has sparked controversy and concern.
Preparing for the worst: How to escape Kim Jong Un
CNN travels with a US military family as they practise their safe escape from the threats of North Korea -- all the way from South Korea to the Pacific island of Okinawa, Japan.
Coronavirus outbreak appears to be stabilizing in China, but fears linger in Japan
Weeks into the novel coronavirus crisis, the outbreak finally appears to be stabilizing in central China, where the virus was initially detected before it spread throughout the country and the world.
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Two Japan cruise ship passengers die from coronavirus
At least 2,120 people are now dead from the novel coronavirus, with all but eight of those deaths in mainland China.
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Xi Jinping says battle against coronavirus making 'visible progress' as death toll passes 2,000
The death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 2,000 but Chinese authorities say they are making "visible progress" in fighting the outbreak. Meanwhile, passengers begin to leave the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.
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