Two dead due to coronavirus in Sri Lanka; infected cases rise

Sri Lanka has banned incoming flights into the country but allowed charter flights from various countries to take back their citizens

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Coronavirus cases surge in Pakistan as Imran addresses the nation

The death toll due to the virus climbed to 23 in Pakistan with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reporting 29 new cases taking the number of those infected in the area to 221

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How religious gatherings becoming potential COVID-19 hotspots in Asia 

Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. But unknown to the guests, the…

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Coronavirus: Hindus denied essential supplies in Pakistan's Karachi

Karachi is the capital city of Pakistan's Sindh province, which is the second-worst hit region in terms of the number of COVID-19 positive cases

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Nearly 25 from Afghan forces, pro-govt groups killed in Taliban attacks

The two attacks late on Sunday came at a time when Taliban and government are preparing for the peace talks 

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Coronavirus surges in Pakistan, Imran remains defiant to announce lockdown

The virus which is believed to have originated in central China, the all-weather friend of Pakistan, has infected at least 1600 people in the Islamic country, the maximum reported COVID-19 cases…

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Pakistan faces fresh polio cases amid coronavirus outbreak

Three boys have been paralysed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the northwest part of the country by crippling polio, taking up the current year`s tally to 36 on Monday, Dawn reported.

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Pakistan's way to curb coronavirus: Harass its own citizens and put them in jail

The provincial government on Sunday promulgated the Punjab Infectious Diseases (Prevention and Control) Ordinance 2020, allowing civil administration and health department to control the pandemic…

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Coronavirus: Virus continues to spread in Pakistan as 1,625 cases reported

The Ministry of National Health Services said that 54 more cases were reported during the last 12 hours, taking the total from 1,571 to 1,625.

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COVID-19: Army deployed in Pakistan to enforce lockdown as cases rise

Pakistan has over 1,571 positive cases of the virus

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Pakistan says coronavirus outbreak under control as cases rise to 1,526

Prime Minister's Adviser on Health Dr Zafar Mirza told the media at the daily press briefing that due to the effective measures by the government, the virus outbreak was under control in Pakistan…

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Pakistan coronavirus cases reach 1500

The first cases of coronavirus were first reported on February 26

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Taliban says no to Afghan negotiators

Under a deal signed by the US and the Taliban last month, the insurgents agreed to resume talks with the Afghan government and discuss a possible ceasefire. 

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Maldives Parliament goes virtual as social distancing becomes norm to fight coronavirus 

The actual sessions will start from Monday and will continue till health emergency is lifted.

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COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

The flight will land at Islamabad International Airport today.

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