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  1. China reports 394 new cases of coronavirus, lowest since Jan. 23

    Mainland China reported on Thursday the lowest number of confirmed cases of a new coronavirus since late January, partly due to a change in diagnostic criteria for patients in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak.
  2. China records drop in new coronavirus cases; two deaths reported from quarantined ship

    China reported a dramatic drop in new coronavirus infections on Thursday although scientists warned the flu-like pathogen may spread even more easily than previously believed, while more passengers disembarked a quarantined cruise ship off Japan.
  3. Australia to hold wide-ranging enquiry into disastrous bushfires

    Australia will hold a wide-ranging enquiry into the causes of recent bushfires that killed 33 people and razed an area the size of South Korea, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday.
  4. South Korea reports spike in new virus cases linked to church services

    South Korea's government reported 31 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, after a new outbreak traced to church services in the southwestern city of Daegu, bringing the number of people infected in the country to 82.
  5. First batch of Diamond Princess passengers arrive in Hong Kong to face further quarantine

    More than 100 Hong Kong residents who were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan for over two weeks landed on Thursday morning in the Asian financial hub, where they will face a further 14 days of quarantine.
  6. China reports drop in coronavirus cases; scientists warn virus may spread easily

    China reported a dramatic drop in new cases in the province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, while scientists reported the new virus may spread even more easily than previously believed.
  7. Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

    Two passengers from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo have died, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, as a second group of passengers began disembarking after two-weeks quarantined onboard.
  8. Trump offered to pardon Assange if he denied Russia helped leak Democrats' emails: lawyer

    U.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court heard on Wednesday.
  9. Mexico arrests suspects in killing of seven-year-old girl

    Mexican law enforcement has arrested suspects in the killing of a seven-year-old girl whose murder rocked the capital with protests, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum wrote in a post on Twitter on Wednesday.
  10. China to take over HNA as coronavirus hits business: Bloomberg

    China plans to take over HNA Group Co and sell off its airline assets as the coronavirus outbreak has hit the conglomerate's ability to meet financial obligations, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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