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India cracks down on Muslim missionary group linked to coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian authorities sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings ...

UK police criticized for overzealous lockdown response

LONDON (Reuters) – Some British police might have gone a “little too far”, a minister said on Tuesday after warnings some forces were turning Britain into a police state by ...

Japan’s Abe, deputy avoid joint meetings to cut coronavirus risk as lockdown pressure builds

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s prime minister and his deputy won’t attend meetings together to cut coronavirus risks as pressure for a lockdown builds, with domestic cases topping ...

Line survey finds 7% of users in Tokyo have at least one coronavirus symptom

FILE PHOTO: The logo of free messaging app Line is pictured on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo, Japan September 23, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) ...

Some UK police might have gone too far on coronavirus: minister

Police walk through Clapham common as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – ...

Facing shortages, India bets on China for swift ramp-up of protective health gear: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will buy ventilators and masks from China to help it deal with the coronavirus, a government official said on Tuesday, even though some countries in ...

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rises to 61,913: RKI

Members of the aid and welfare organization Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) train the usage of protection gear at their base in Seligenstadt, Germany, March 30, 2020, as the spread ...

No elevators or hugs for South Korean coronavirus survivor now battling stigma

BUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) – Park Hyun stops to catch his breath after climbing a few steps to the entrance of the engineering college of the Pusan National University where ...

Vietnam to implement 15 days of social distancing in coronavirus battle

Women wear protective masks as they do morning exercise next to Hoan Kiem Lake, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Kham HANOI ...

Mexico declares health emergency as coronavirus death toll rises

An empty beach near the Mexico-U.S. border fence, is seen in Tijuana, Mexico March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico declared a health emergency ...