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US airstrikes hit Iraqi paramilitary headquarters

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI:  The US military carried out overnight airstrikes on paramilitary Hashd Shaabi headquarters south of Baghdad, the Iraqi military said on Friday.

Nepali gov't suspends visa-on arrivals for nationals of all countries

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.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau tests positive for coronavirus

Ottawa/IBNS:  Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Friday.

South Africa reports four more confirmed cases of COVID-19

Cape Town/Xinhua: The South African government on Thursday reported four more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 17.

Coronavirus: US president Donald Trump announces travel suspension from Europe to America

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.  

Number of Coronavirus Cases in Canada Nears 100

Moscow/Sputnik: The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Canada is approaching 100, the government said in a statement.

Two more Disneyland Paris employees reportedly contract Coronavirus

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.

Afghanistan: Two new coronavirus cases reported

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan has reported two new Coronavirus cases in the country, media reports said.

Pakistan: Balochistan reports first coronavirus case

Quetta/IBNS: Quetta reported the first Coronavirus case in Pakistan's Balochistan region on Tuesday, media reports said.

British health minister Nadine Dorries tests positive for coronavirus

London/IBNS: British junior Health Minister and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Kazakhstan bans entry for people arriving from Italy amid Coronavirus outbreak - Official

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.

Atomic agency cites concerns over Iran testing sites, offers COVID-19 assistance

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.

Canada confirms first COVID-19 death

Vancouver/Xinhua/UNI: Canada reported the first COVID-19 death in Vancouver of British Columbia province.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in UK rise to 319

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.

Iran's coronavirus death toll mounts to 237

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.