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Coronavirus: Japan schools to close for several weeks- BBC News

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has called for all schools to close from 2 March for several weeks. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Two more...

Coronavirus: Recovered patients testing positive again - BBC News

Chinese health officials say that about 14% of people who had the coronavirus but recovered and were discharged from hospital have tested positive...

Delhi riots: City tense after Hindu-Muslim clashes leave 27 dead - BBC News

Delhi remains on edge after three nights of rioting, with reports of Muslim homes and shops being targeted by violent mobs. Twenty-seven people...

Syria war: Strikes on Idlib ‘target schools and hospitals’ - BBC News

At least 20 civilians, including nine children, were killed in Syrian army strikes in the Idlib region on Tuesday, a Syrian human rights monitor...

Coronavirus: Britons among hundreds quarantined in Tenerife hotel – BBC News

Hundreds of holidaymakers in Tenerife, including more than 160 from the UK, will have to stay in isolation at their hotel until March 10th, after...

Coronavirus: First children infected in Italy - BBC News

The outbreak of coronavirus in Italy is getting worse, BBC correspondent Bethany Bell reports. The authorities say four children have been...

Coronavirus: Iran's deputy health minister tests positive as outbreak worsens - BBC News

Several European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases, with all appearing to be linked to the growing outbreak in Italy....

Coronavirus: the Economic Impact - BBC News

Financial markets plunged again on Tuesday as investors continued to worry about the spread of the coronavirus. The Dow shed almost 900 points,...

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel in lockdown and new advice for Britons returning from Italy - BBC News

The crisis surrounding the spread of Coronavirus is deepening. A hotel in Tenerife, in Spain's Canary Islands, has been locked down, after a...

World battles coronavirus outbreak - BBC News

Major outbreaks of the new coronavirus have suddenly been detected in both Italy and Iran in the past few days. Meanwhile, cases in South Korea...

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies - BBC News

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91. Mubarak spent three decades in office before a popular uprising...

Coronavirus: World must prepare for pandemic, says WHO - BBC News

Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a pandemic as new cases are reported around the world. The virus, which emerged in...