28 February 2020
Australia's prime minister said the country considered the new coronavirus to be a...
New Delhi, India. Photo: EPA
28 February 2020
In a first, lawmakers from the United States and India lawmakers will hold an exchange...
A doctor checks the temperature of a man on February 25 as he returns from Iran to Pakistan, where two cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed (AFP Photo/Banaras KHAN)
27 February 2020
Pakistan has detected its first two cases of novel coronavirus, a public health advisor...
Lebanese-British barrister Amal Clooney. Photo: EPA
27 February 2020
The luxury tourist destination of the Maldives has hired prominent human rights lawyer...
Workers spray disinfectant as a precaution against COVID-19 at Saemaeul traditional market in Seoul, South Korea, 26 February 2020. Photo: EPA
26 February 2020
South Korea's coronavirus case total jumped well into four figures Wednesday as...
Gui Minhai (R), one of five Hong Kong-based booksellers known for publishing salacious titles about Chinese political leaders, was snatched by Chinese authorities while on a train to Beijing in February 2018 (AFP/File / Philippe LOPEZ)
26 February 2020
China has sentenced Swedish book publisher Gui Minhai to 10 years in prison on charges of...
(FILE) - Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, in a prison van, as he leaves Southwark Crown Court in London, Britain, 01 May 2019, reissued 13 May 2019. Photo: EPA
25 February 2020
Britain on Monday began hearing Washington's extradition request for WikiLeaks founder...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and US President Donald J. Trump (L) shake hands prior to a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, 25 February 2020. Photo: EPA
25 February 2020
US President Donald Trump got a rapturous and romantic welcome to India on Monday,...
24 February 2020
Former Chinese basketball hero Yao Ming stands out for a number of reasons, not least his...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) speaks during a meeting of government officials on measures to contain the spread of the new coronavirus at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, 23 February 2020. Photo: EPA
24 February 2020
South Korea raised its alert on the coronavirus to the highest level Sunday after...
Concerns have been expressed by refugees who have made it to the United States -  Lila Mubarak, pictured (second from right) at a naturalization ceremony on February 10, escaped Myanmar and reached Malaysia before setting out for the US (AFP Photo/KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI)
23 February 2020
A refugee from Myanmar's tyrannized Rohingya minority, Lila Mubarak embodies perfectly...
Mask-wearing tourists wait for a train at Seoul Station in Seoul, South Korea, 21 February 2020. Photo: EPA
22 February 2020
Two more people died from the new coronavirus in Iran, infections nearly doubled in South...

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