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April 06, 2020

Japan’s Prime Minister to Declare State of Emergency as Early as Tuesday

By Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.

April 03, 2020

Mosques Stay Open in Pakistan Even as Virus Death Toll Rises

By Associated Press
Mosques remain open in Pakistan, even as they have been shut down across much of the Middle East and elsewhere. 
April 03, 2020

US Navy Fires Captain Who Sought Help for Virus-Stricken Ship

By Associated Press
The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders.

April 03, 2020

Rohingya Refugees Brace for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Containing the disease in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh could be a daunting task.

April 03, 2020

Virus Lockdown Changes How Hindus Celebrate Holy Period

By Associated Press
Devout Hindus are adapting to religious practice under lockdown.

April 03, 2020

Nearly 3,000 Sailors to Leave US Navy Carrier Amid Virus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread will be taken off the ship by Friday, according to U.S. Navy officials.
April 03, 2020

Pakistan Court Overturns Conviction in Death of Daniel Pearl

By Associated Press
The court instead found Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh guilty of the lesser charge of kidnapping.

April 02, 2020

Thailand Imposes New Coronavirus Curfew

By Associated Press
Thailand's prime minister announced a nationwide night curfew starting Friday to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

April 02, 2020

China’s Huawei Warns More US Pressure May Spur Retaliation

By Associated Press
“I think the Chinese government will not just stand by and watch Huawei be slaughtered,” Huawei's chairman said.

April 02, 2020

Taliban Ready to Begin Cease-Fires in Virus-Hit Afghan Areas

By Associated Press
The announced followed a United Nations Security Council statement on Afghanistan.

April 01, 2020

US Aircraft Carrier Captain Seeks Crew Isolation as Virus Spreads

By Associated Press
The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is asking for permission to isolate the bulk of his roughly 5,000 crew members on shore.
April 01, 2020

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’

By Associated Press
A Korean man aims to donate land, worth up to $570,000, to the local government to help support those suffering economic difficulties because of the pandemic.

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