January 23, 2022 10:36 (IST)
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Jailed Chinese journalist, disappeared rights lawyer win Lin Zhao Freedom Award

Washington: Jailed Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan and disappeared rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng have been awarded the Lin Zhao Freedom Award for their contributions in promoting civil society and advancing the rule of law.

China's treatment towards Uyghur: Netherland's Arnhem city breaks ties with Wuhan

Arnhem in Netherlands has severed sister-city ties with China's Wuhan over Beijing's treatment of Uyghur people.

Report now claims Wuhan virologist who worked on bat coronaviruses tied to military scientists

Wuhan: A top Chinese virologist has been tied to at least two Chinese military scientists who collaborated with her on coronavirus research in the past, including one now listed as deceased, making yet another crucial revelation in the path to trace the origin of the COVID-19 virus which is wreaking havoc across the world.

Sixty percent of US citizens believe that coronavirus was created in Wuhan laboratory: Poll

Moscow/Sputnik: Sixty percent of US citizens believe that the coronavirus was created in the Wuhan laboratory in China and then leaked, which caused the pandemic, a poll conducted by the Fox News broadcaster reported.

Mike Pompeo says COVID-19 leaked from Wuhan lab

Washington: Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he believed the coronavirus pandemic originated with a leak out of a lab in Wuhan.

China stung: US Secretary of State Blinken calls WHO's coronavirus origin investigation 'highly deficient'

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called the World Health Organization's first study on the coronavirus pandemic's origins "highly deficient", a statement which is believed to be strong enough to put Beijing on the backfoot.

China: Wuhan gas explosion leaves 12 dead

Wuhan: A gas explosion in central China's Hubei Province on Sunday morning left at least 12 people dead, media reports said.

Thousands of wild animals were sold at Wuhan markets in months before Covid-19 outbreak: Reports

Beijing: A new research has found that thousands of animals were sold in markets in the Chinese city of Wuhan just before the COVID-19 outbreak.

US Prez Joe Biden orders US agencies to find source of Covid19 virus in China

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday directed the country's intelligence agencies to submit a report to him within the next three months finding if the novel coronavirus first surfaced in China from an animal source or emerged from a laboratory accident, an AFP report said.

China: Wuhan lab staff got very sick right before COVID-19 pandemic, claim reports

Washington: As per a report by The Wall Street Journal three laboratory researchers in China’s Wuhan city fell seriously ill and sought hospital care in November 2019, right before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID19: US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan targets China over Wuhan virus data sharing

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan targeted China and expressed concern over the data Beijing has provided to the World Health Organization regarding the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.

Washington expresses concern over Beijing's interference in WHO's probe on COVID-19 origin

Washington: Targeting China, the US has expressed deep concerns about the way in which the early findings of the COVID-19 investigation were communicated and questions about the process used to reach them.

China targets US for accusing Beijing of interfering in WHO’s COVID-19 probe

Washington: China has reacted sharply to the US comments on Beijing interfering in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) probe into the origins of the coronavirus and said Washington is “severely undermining” the crucial world health body.

There is always room for improvement: China on COVID-19 handling

Beijing: Receiving flak, China has admitted that the nation could have done better and there is always room for betterment in handling the COVID-19 pandemic situation which is believed to have originated from Wuhan city and later spread across the globe.

China refutes allegation of US Deputy Security chief on Coronavirus' leak from Wuhan lab

Beijing/Sputnik: US Deputy National Security Advisor Matthew Pottinger's allegation that the coronavirus had slipped out of a lab in China's eastern Wuhan city is false, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday.