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Qatar Airways puts 'temporary hold', 'schedule adjustments' to Iran, South Korea operations

Qatar Airways puts 'temporary hold', 'schedule adjustments' to Iran, South Korea operations

Qatar Airways is making “temporary hold” and “schedule adjustments” to its operations to Iran and South Korea until further notice due to “significant operational challenges”

Passengers from Iran and S Korea to be quarantined

Passengers from Iran and S Korea to be quarantined

All incoming passengers from Iran and South Korea whose final destination is Doha and are showing no symptoms of the novel coronavirus will be asked to stay in home isolation or a quarantine facility for 14 days

Coronavirus spreads outside China, but 'world in Wuhan's debt' for its actions -WHO

Coronavirus spreads outside China, but 'world in Wuhan's debt' for its actions -WHO

Italy, South Korea and Iran reported sharp rises in coronavirus cases on Monday, but China eased curbs as the rate of infection there slowed and a visiting World Health Organization team said a turning point had been reached in the epicentre, Wuhan.

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in South Korea

China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in South Korea

China reported another fall in new coronavirus infections outside of its epicentre on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak ...

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city.

Coronavirus infects hundreds in China's prisons as global markets take hit

Coronavirus infects hundreds in China's prisons as global markets take hit

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the epicentre in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea.

S.Korea reports 20 new coronavirus cases, church services at centre of outbreak

S.Korea reports 20 new coronavirus cases, church services at centre of outbreak

South Korea reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 10 people involved in a surprise outbreak traced to several church services in the central city of Daegu.

Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicentre; global economic impact spreads

Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicentre; global economic impact spreads

The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday while South Korea announced an economic emergency

South Korea's 'Parasite' beats Hollywood greats to make Oscar history

South Korea's 'Parasite' beats Hollywood greats to make Oscar history

"Parasite," a dark social satire from South Korea, won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film in a language other than English to claim the movie industry's highest honor.

Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North -S.Korea's Moon

Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North -S.Korea's Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearisation dialogue between the United States and North Korea

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked South Korea's president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter dispute at their first bilateral talks in 15 months ...