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Moscow imposes lockdown after residents ignore self-isolation order

Moscow on Monday imposed a lockdown in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus as Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin asked regional authorities to make similar preparations.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/30 19:58:41

Moscow introduces home isolation regime for all residents

Moscow residents will not be allowed to leave their apartments unless for exceptional reasons from Monday, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 8:44:39

EU to propose new post-virus economic stimulus package

The European Commission will propose a new stimulus package to help the bloc recover from the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/29 17:58:40

Russia shuts all land and maritime borders

Starting Monday, Russia will close its borders that include all vehicle, rail and pedestrian checkpoints, and also apply to Russia's maritime borders: Reuters reported, citing the Russian government order on Sat.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 22:52:50

One coronavirus case confirmed in Vladimir Putin's administration

A coronavirus infection has been identified in the Russian presidential administration, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2020/3/28 2:15:53

British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19: official

British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19: official
Source: People's Daily | 2020/3/27 19:25:09

Coronavirus claims over 8,000 lives in Italy with 80,539 cumulative cases

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 8,165 lives in locked-down Italy by Thursday, with the cumulative number of cases reaching 80,539, according to new data released by the Civil Protection Department.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 4:16:30

Art imitates life

Biscuits featuring a face with a face mask are displayed at the bakery Schuerener Backparadies in Dortmund, Germany on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2020/3/27 1:53:40

Chinese communities overseas donate for locals, expect better relations after epidemic

Chinese communities overseas have been working with people in China to help gather donations for other countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/27 0:44:42

Russian decree gounds flights; closes borders to foreigners

Russia halted all international flights from midnight on Friday under a government decree listing new measures against the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/26 20:53:40

Music, poetry and paintings, Italians and Chinese inspire each other amid traumatic pandemic

While Italy is at its darkest moment in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, many warm-hearted stories often occur, cheering up people here who have been singing on balconies and painting rainbows to look for hope.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/26 5:03:30

Spain surpasses China in COVID-19 deaths, total now 3,434, second to Italy

Spain surpasses China in COVID-19 deaths, total now 3,434, second to Italy
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/26 0:50:16

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

UK's Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, according to Sky News
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/25 18:47:00

No tsunami after quake rocks Russia's Kuril Islands

A 7.5-magnitude quake hit off Russia's Kuril Islands on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Source: Reuters - AFP | 2020/3/25 18:38:40

Lockdown keeps Madrid pride inside

Madrid's massive annual Gay Pride march, which was scheduled to be held on July 4, has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/25 18:33:40

China sends third group of medical experts to Italy

A team of 14 medical experts from east China's Fujian Province departed on a chartered flight to Italy on Wednesday morning to aid the European country's fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 17:12:19

Chinese embassy provides health packs to Chinese students in Britain

The Chinese embassy in Britain has provided Chinese students studying here with health packs containing an anti-epidemic guide and medical kits, as the number of COVID-19 cases has topped 8,000 as of Tuesday in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 13:46:54

Romania announces lockdown in new move to curb COVID-19

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday announced a nationwide lockdown from Wednesday morning with only a few exceptions, in a latest move to contain the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 12:52:05