Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: The US military carried out overnight airstrikes on paramilitary Hashd Shaabi headquarters south of Baghdad, the Iraqi military said on Friday.
Kathmandu/Xinhua/UNI: The Nepali government has taken a number of measures including temporarily stopping all on-arrival-tourist visas and putting an end to all the spring mountaineering expeditions including that of Mount Qomolangma, a senior Nepali government official said.
Ottawa/IBNS: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Friday.
Cape Town/Xinhua: The South African government on Thursday reported four more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 17.
Washington/IBNS: With Coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the United States has suspended travel from 26 European countries to America for next one month, beginning Friday at midnight. President Donald Trump made the announcement in a televised address from the Oval Office.
Moscow/Sputnik: The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Canada is approaching 100, the government said in a statement.
Paris/Sputnik/UNI: The number of Disneyland amusement park employees in Paris who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has risen to three, French media reported.
Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan has reported two new Coronavirus cases in the country, media reports said.
Quetta/IBNS: Quetta reported the first Coronavirus case in Pakistan's Balochistan region on Tuesday, media reports said.
London/IBNS: British junior Health Minister and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Nur-Sultan/Sputnik/UNI: Kazakhstan has banned entry for all the people arriving from Italy, except Kazakh citizens, amid the coronavirus disease outbreak, the country's chief sanitary doctor, Zhandarbek Bekshin, said on Tuesday.
New York/IBNS: Iran’s nuclear capabilities moved back into the international spotlight on Monday as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that it had concerns about possible “undeclared nuclear material and nuclear-related activities” in unregistered locations there.
Vancouver/Xinhua/UNI: Canada reported the first COVID-19 death in Vancouver of British Columbia province.
London/Xinhua: At least 319 people in Britain have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, up from 273 at the same point Sunday, according to the Department of Health and Social Care.
Tehran/UNI: The death toll from the deadly coronavirus in Iran rose to 238 on Monday while the number of confirmed cases has exceeded 7,000.