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A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China

The first death from the coronavirus outbreak has been reported from outside China.

Chinese FM: Putting pressure on Beijing won’t work

China’s foreign ministry on Friday said that putting pressure on Beijing over trade won’t work, after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump is prepared to quickly ramp up a trade war between the two countries.

China says US warship ‘violated’ its sovereignty

Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese county bans schoolchildren from mosques

Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported Friday, the latest tightening of regulations on religious freedoms.

China sees births fall despite push for second child

The number of births in China fell last year even though the world’s most populous country has relaxed its one-child policy to allow all couples to have two children.

China demands apology from Delta for listing Taiwan, Tibet as countries

China on Friday said it had asked Delta Air Lines to investigate why Taiwan and Tibet were listed as countries on its website and demanded an “immediate and public” apology.

China orders North Korean firms to leave country

China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to shut down by January as it applies UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear test, the commerce ministry said Thursday.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he hopes France will soon get rid of President Emmanuel Macron, describing him as a burden on France which was enduring dangerous times.

Turkish leader hopes France ‘gets rid’ of Emmanuel Macron

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he hopes France will soon get rid of President Emmanuel Macron, describing him as a burden on France which was enduring dangerous times.

Ibadan court dissolves 12-year old marriage over incompatibility, infidelity

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved a 12-year old marriage between Saheed Adewoyin and Mariam Adewoyin over incompatibility.
Mr John Abang, Commissioner of Police in Anambra.

Yuletide: Anambra CP warns police personnel on adherence to firearms rules

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. John Abang, has warned police personnel in the state to ensure strict adherence to the rules guiding the use of firearms during the yuletide.

Jos business men jailed 64 months for receiving stolen property

An Up Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos in Plateau on Friday sentenced two Jos businessmen to 64 months in correctional center over stolen property.
Syringes are seen in front of displayed Biontech and Pfizer logos in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. REUTERS-Dado Ruvic-File Photo

UK to start coronavirus vaccination on Tuesday – health chief

The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 would be administered in the UK on Tuesday, Chris Hopson, head of NHS Provider, a membership organization for the National Health Service trusts in England announced on Friday.