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China's Wuhan shuts down transport as global alarm mounts over virus spread

12:27am GMT

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday, with more than 540 cases confirmed, leading the city at the centre of the outbreak to close transportation networks and urge citizens not to leave as fears rose of the contagion spreading. | Video

Sorge vor Coronavirus wächst - Neun Todesfälle in China

22 Jan 2020

Peking/Shanghai Angesichts zunehmender Todesfälle durch das neuartige Coronavirus verschärfen chinesische Behörden ihre Sicherheitsvorkehrungen.

WRAPUP 1-China virus death toll rises to nine as pandemic fears mount

22 Jan 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 22 The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.

Virus casts shadow over China's biggest festival, but little worry at epicenter

18 Jan 2020

BEIJING Health authorities are concerned that a virus originating in central China could spread when hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during next week's lunar new year festival, but residents said there were was little anxiety in the city at the epicenter.

Trade deal no panacea for rocky U.S. relations with China

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/BEIJING From Huawei to the South China Sea, deep political rifts between Beijing and Washington are set to persist, despite a trade relations breakthrough, as the United States pushes back against an increasingly powerful and assertive China.

Trade deal no panacea for rocky U.S. relations with China

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Jan 16 From Huawei to the South China Sea, deep political rifts between Beijing and Washington are set to persist, despite a trade relations breakthrough, as the United States pushes back against an increasingly powerful and assertive China.

China says people held in Xinjiang camps have 'graduated', condemns U.S. bill

09 Dec 2019

BEIJING People held in camps in China's Xinjiang region have now "graduated" and new trainees will have the freedom to come and go, the regional governor said on Monday. | Video

Hong Kong police chief promises flexibility ahead of rally

07 Dec 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG Hong Kong's new police commissioner said on Saturday his force would take a flexible approach to pro-democracy demonstrations as the city gears up for a rally on Sunday that is expected to draw a huge crowd.

China warns U.S. over Hong Kong law as thousands stage 'Thanksgiving' rally

28 Nov 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China warned the United States on Thursday that it would take "firm counter measures" in response to U.S. legislation backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and said attempts to interfere in the Chinese-ruled city were doomed to fail. | Video

China says CO2 border tax will damage global climate change fight

27 Nov 2019

BEIJING New European proposals to launch a "carbon border tax" will damage global efforts to tackle climate change, China said on Wednesday, urging a pushback against climate "protectionism", a week before fresh global climate talks in Madrid.

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