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 2020-02-29 05:43 

MehrNews.com

Covid-19 global death toll surpasses 2,900...

TEHRAN, Feb. 29 (MNA) The novel coronavirus, Covid-19, has so far infected more than 85,000 people across the world, claiming 2,924 lives....

 2020-02-29 05:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran says US has no resolve to help Iran fight epidemic, Pompeo misleading public opinion...

Tehran, Feb 29, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday that the US has no resolve to help Iran fight COVID-19 epidemic and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's is misleading world public opinion....

 2020-02-29 05:42 

Reuters

United States expresses concern over arrest of Hong Kong publisher...

The U.S. State Department has expressed concern after Chinese-ruled Hong Kong arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two pro-democracy activists.'...

 2020-02-29 05:41 

BloombergQuint

Washington State Authorities Identify 2 Coronavirus Cases...

Washington State Authorities Identify 2 Coronavirus Cases...

 2020-02-29 05:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 3-Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey's removal -sources...

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management, which often pushes technology companies ......

 2020-02-29 05:41 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey's removal -sources...
 2020-02-29 05:40 

IANS

US stocks end mixed after volatile trading...

New York, Feb 29 (IANS) US stocks closed mixed on Friday after a volatile trading session, as investors continued to flee riskier assets....

 2020-02-29 05:39 

Reuters

[ UK ]

New coronavirus infection in Thailand takes tally to 42...

Thailand recorded a new coronavirus infection, taking its tally to 42 cases sinc......

 2020-02-29 05:39 

Reuters

New coronavirus infection in Thailand takes tally to 42...
 2020-02-29 05:39 

Reuters

Oregon cites its first 'presumptive' coronavirus case, one of unknown origin...

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced the state's first "presumptive"; case of coronavirus, in an adult who has not traveled to a country where the virus is circulating or had close contact with another person known to be infected....

 2020-02-29 05:38 

AFP

FIFA warns coronavirus could postpone international matches...

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has refused to rule out postponing international football matches in response to the escalating global threat of the coronavirus....

 2020-02-29 05:36 

IANS

Google employee down with COVID-19, Amazon curbs travel...

San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) A Google employee in Switzerland was tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, as tech giants like Amazon announced travel restrictions for employees amid growing fears of a pandemic....

 2020-02-29 05:35 

Reuters Canada

Afghans hope for peace as U.S.-Taliban gear up for troop withdrawal deal...

Millions of Afghans are anticipating that America...

 2020-02-29 05:35 

Reuters

Afghans hope for peace as U.S.-Taliban gear up for troop withdrawal deal...

Millions of Afghans are anticipating that America's longest war fought in their country will end on Saturday as U.S. and Taliban negotiators are expected to sign a deal to allow a U.S. troop reduction and a permanent ceasefire.'...

 2020-02-29 05:33 

AP

China manufacturing plunges in February amid virus controls...

BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing plunged in February by an even wider margin than expected after efforts to contain a virus outbreak shut down much of the world's second-largest economy, an......

 2020-02-29 05:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 29...

Tehran, Feb 29, IRNA The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday:...

 2020-02-29 05:31 

Central News Agency

Cooler weather forecast for Taiwan starting Sunday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 29 (CNA) The weather is expected to turn a bit cooler with cloudy skies starting Sunday afternoon as a new northeasterly wind system approaches, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday....

 2020-02-29 05:30 

BloombergQuint

China's Factory Data Possibly Even Worse Than Record Low Shows...

China's Factory Data Possibly Even Worse Than Record Low Shows...

 2020-02-29 05:30 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Mexico confirms three coronavirus cases in three men returned from Italy...

Mexico's government said on Friday it had detected three cases of coronavir......

 2020-02-29 05:21 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Mexico confirms three coronavirus cases in three men returned from Italy...

Mexico's government said on Friday it had detected three cases of coronavir......

 2020-02-29 05:21 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico confirms three coronavirus cases in three men returned from Italy...

Mexico's government said on Friday it had detected three cases of coronavir......

 2020-02-29 05:19 

Reuters

[ UK ]

South Korea tells citizens to stay home at 'critical moment' in virus battle...

South Korea urged citizens on Saturday to stay indoors as it warned of a...

 2020-02-29 05:18 

Reuters Canada

Sun ban a 'statement to the world', says rival Horton...

Mack Horton says the eight-year doping ban handed out to his rival Sun Yang, who the Australian swimmer once famously described as a "drug cheat", was a statement to the world about clean sport....

 2020-02-29 05:17 

BloombergQuint

SBI Cards Mops Up Rs 2,769 Crore From Anchor Investors...

The price band for the share sale -- which would be open from March 2 to 5 -- has been fixed at Rs 750-755 apiece....

 2020-02-29 05:15 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Pujara defies New Zealand swing in Christchurch...

Virat Kohli's batting woes continued but Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihar......

 2020-02-29 05:15 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-Liga MX Top Scorers...

Feb 29 (OPTA) - Top Scorers in the Liga MX on Friday 1 A. Gignac (Tigres UANL......

 2020-02-29 05:14 

Reuters

[ UK ]

India dismissed for 242 in second test against New Zealand...

India were bowled out for 242 after tea on the first day of the second and final......

 2020-02-29 05:13 

Reuters

[ UK ]

United States expresses concern over arrest of Hong Kong publisher...

The U.S. State Department has expressed concern after Chinese-ruled Hong Kong ar......

 2020-02-29 05:13 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Oregon cites its first 'presumptive' coronavirus case, one of unknown origin...

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced the state's first...

 2020-02-29 05:12 

IANS

Key Twitter investor seeks to replace Jack Dorsey as CEO...

San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Activist investor Paul Singer, the billionaire founder of the fund Elliott Management which has a 'sizable' stake in Twitter, is seeking to replace Jack Dorsey as CEO, the media reported on Friday....

 2020-02-29 05:12 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain weather forecast...
 2020-02-29 05:11 

BloombergQuint

Mastercard's Ajay Banga On The Future Of Payment Technology, Digital Identities, Blockchain, Data Localisation...

Ajay Banga discusses the future of Mastercard, payment technology, digital identities, blockchain, data localisation and privacy....

 2020-02-29 05:11 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Asiana flight turns back en route to Vietnam on coronavirus...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Feb. 29 (Yonhap) -- A Sou......

 2020-02-29 05:11 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain press review...
 2020-02-29 05:10 

IPN

Anticorruption expert: Authorities sabotage activity of National Integrity Authority...

The National Integrity Authority (NIA) works under an ambiguous legal framework and the integrity inspectors do not have sufficient instruments to appropriately fulfill their duties, said employees of the Agency and experts who follow the institution'...

 2020-02-29 05:10 

IPN

Anticorruption expert: Authorities sabotage activity of National Integrity Authority...

The National Integrity Authority (NIA) works under an ambiguous legal framework and the integrity inspectors do not have sufficient instruments to appropriately fulfill their duties, said employees of the Agency and experts who follow the institution'...

 2020-02-29 05:09 

BloombergQuint

Macau's 4Q Economy Shrinks 8.1% on Drop in Exports of Services...

Macau's 4Q Economy Shrinks 8.1% on Drop in Exports of Services...

 2020-02-29 05:08 

IANS

Facebook Messenger ditches chat bots, removes Discover tab...

San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Facebook Messenger has ditched chat bots and removed Discover tab as part of a larger redesign process to remain simple and catch more eyeballs....

 2020-02-29 05:05 

AP

Health officials in Washington state announce two new coronavirus cases....

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials in Washington state announce two new coronavirus cases....

 2020-02-29 05:05 

AFP

Global economy wavers as world comes to standstill amid epidemic...

The world is coming to a standstill as the new coronavirus spreads: schools have closed in Japan, rallies are banned in Switzerland and flights are canceled worldwide. If excess caution takes hold in the world's largest economy, especially among Ameri...

 2020-02-29 05:05 

AFP

Turkey-Russia tensions soar after deadly Syria strike...

The leaders of Russia and Turkey held crisis talks Friday after 33 Turkish soldiers died in an air strike in Syria, as Ankara ramped up pressure on Europe by threatening to flood in migrants.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tay...

 2020-02-29 05:04 

Reuters

[ Health ]

South Korea tells citizens to stay home at 'critical moment' in virus battle...

South Korea urged citizens on Saturday to stay indoors as it warned of a "critical moment" in its battle on the coronavirus after recording the biggest daily jump in infections, with 594 new cases taking the tally to 2,931....

 2020-02-29 05:03 

IANS

FB, Twitter, Google threaten to suspend services in Pak...

Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A coalition comprising digital media giants Facebook, Google and Twitter (among others) have spoken out against the new regulations approved by the Pakistani government for social media, threatening to suspend services in the coun...

 2020-02-29 05:02 

Reuters

[ Business ]

China February factory activity contracts at record pace as coronavirus bites...

Factory activity in China contracted at the fastest pace ever in February, even ......

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

30 killed, 60 injured as train collides with bus in Pakistan...

Sindh [Pakistan], Feb 29 (ANI): At least 30 people were killed and dozens suffered injuries after a passenger train collided with a bus near Rohri railway station of Sindh province on Friday night....

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

Uddhav Thackeray-led delegation to meet Amit Shah to demand caste-based census in Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar...

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday said a delegation led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray would meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to demand caste-based census to calculate the exact population of Othe...

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

10,000 Hajj pilgrims from Kerala await Saudi Arabia to lift travel restrictions amid coronavirus fears...

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): With Saudi Arabia indefinitely suspending visas for visit to Islam's holiest site for the Umrah pilgrimage in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, more than 10,000 people in the state who are awaiting th...

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

Mobile internet services restored in UP's Aligarh: DM...

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): Mobile internet services, which were suspended following clashes between police and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protestors, have been restored here in Aligarh on Saturday....

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

Firefighters successfully contain fire at Gare de Lyon train station in Paris...

Paris [France], Feb 29 (Sputnik/ANI): Firefighters in Paris have been successful in dousing fire at Gare de Lyon train station here although protests nearby have created some access difficulty, the Police Prefecture said Friday....

 2020-02-29 05:00 

ANI News

India has always respected Maldives' sovereignty: Former president Nasheed...

Kevadia (Gujarat) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): India has always respected Maldives' sovereignty and treated it as an equal, said Maldivian Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed on Friday....

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