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WORLD News List

UAE coronavirus - free, says Health Minister

ABU DHABI, Jan 28 -- UAE Minister of Health Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais has stressed that no case of Coronavirus infection was found in the UAE and that all necessary precautions have been taken to protect the country from the disease, reported Emirates News Agency (WAM).

Palestine calls for boycotting US ´deal of century´

RAMALLAH, Jan 28 -- The Palestinian Authority on Monday called for the boycott of a ceremony in the US to announce the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan, reported Anadolu Agency.

Russia expels Japanese journalist suspected of spying: Reports

MOSCOW, Jan 28 -- Russian authorities have expelled a Japanese journalist suspected of attempting to obtain classified information about Russian military's potential in the far east.

UN calls for independent investigations on deadly July airstrikes in Libya

NEW YORK, Jan 28 -- The UN human rights office on Monday called for accountability for the airstrikes in July which killed at least 53 migrants and refugees at a detention center in northwest Libya, reported Xinhua news agency.

Over 4,500 coronavirus cases confirmed in China, death toll at 106 -- Health Commission

BEIJING, Jan 28 -- The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China now stands at 4,515 and the death toll from the new virus strain has gone up to 106, China's National Health Commission said.

Hubei suspends passport application to curb coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING, Jan 28  -- The exit and entry department in central China's Hubei Province has suspended the services for the application of ordinary passports and exit-entry permits and endorsements for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan to better control the spread of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

S. Korea remains watchful of economic fallout from Wuhan Coronavirus cases

SEOUL, Jan 28 -- South Korea said Tuesday it would spare no efforts to tackle with potential economic fallout from the Wuhan coronavirus, while vowing to take steps, if necessary, to minimise any negative impact.