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Faced with a congested medical system, Chinese authorities are racing to build two hospitals of over a thousand beds each within two weeks, as the country battles to contain a deadly viral epidemic.
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.
Passengers queue for temperature checks before being able to enter the Kunming Changshui International Airport as China battles to contain a deadly virus outbreak.
Vehicles slowdown while approaching a makeshift temperature checkpoint in Wuhan, the Chinese city struck by an outbreak of a deadly virus that has spread across the country and sparked global concern.
Images show emergency personnel with body bags at the site of the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters.
Britain’s fishing industry suffered from the UK being late to join the European Community in the 1970s, and fishermen have blamed the EU ever since for quotas that give foreign boats generous access to British waters. They hope Brexit will change ...
Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash which claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Los Angeles officials confirm.
Rescue workers continue to search for survivors under the debris in Elazig with the help of cranes and excavators, two days after the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey.
Survivors of the deadly earthquake that struck Elazig in eastern Turkey have taken refuge in two trains parked at the town's railway station. Many cannot return home because their building suffered damage or because they are afraid of aftershocks.
Indian authorities deploy medical teams to major entry points along its land border with Nepal as it steps up screening for the new coronavirus, days after a student tested positive for the deadly disease in Kathmandu, becoming the first South Asi...
At least 37 people have been killed in two days of intense storms in southeastern Brazil. 17 people are also missing missing and more than 3,500 homeless following a series of landslides and house collapses, Civil Defence officials said.
Peruvians head to the polls for legislative elections that President Martin Vizcarra hopes will put an end to a political crisis and clear the way for anti-corruption reforms.
With fears continuing to run high, a top Chinese health official stresses that the deadly coronavirus that has infected nearly 2,000 people in the country is "not as powerful" as the deadly SARS virus outbreak in 2003.
Two Belgian women, one the mother of a jihadist imprisoned in Syria, the other of a young woman wounded during the 2016 Brussels attacks, decide to write a book about what unites them, due to be released by the end of 2020.
Polling stations open for Emilia Romagna regional elections, where candidate of Salvini's League Lucia Borgonzoni is facing the outgoing Democratic party president Stefano Bonaccini, who hopes to gain a new mandate. The wealthy centre-north region...
Hong Kong's Disneyland shuts its doors until further notice over the deadly virus outbreak in central China, a day after city authorities classified the crisis as an emergency. The closure will pile fresh misery on Hong Kong's tourism, leisure and...
The death toll from a powerful earthquake which struck eastern Turkey rose to 31, officials said Sunday, as rescue efforts continued. The magnitude 6.8 quake hit on Friday evening, with its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Sivrice in Elazig...
The normally bustling streets of Wuhan are deserted on Sunday morning as new restrictions go into effect banning most cars from the streets of the metropolis of 11 million.
Juan Guaido, leader of the Venezuelan opposition, arrives at a stage in Madrid's Puerta del Sol where people have gathered to express their support.
Paris celebrates Chinese New Year with a colorful parade, as the viral illness outbreak has led to the cancelation of Lunar New Year festivities in Beijing, along with temporary closures of Beijing's Forbidden City, Shanghai's Disneyland and a sec...
Lebanese security forces use a water cannon to try to disperse anti-government protesters gathered near government headquarters at the Grand Serail, in downtown Beirut, to mark 100 days of anti-government demonstrations and denounce a new cabinet ...
Hundreds of Gambians march in the outskirts of the capital Banjul, demanding justice for sweeping rights abuses and murder they suffered under former dictator Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule.
New York's Chinatown welcomes the Lunar New Year of the Rat on a rainy day with a lion dance, a traditional dance performance and firecrackers.
The search continues for the bodies of four French snowmobilers whose machines fell through the ice of a frozen lake on Tuesday. [COMPLETES 1OC9GK]