Dubai throws Emirates Air a cash lifeline as travel grounded

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government announced Tuesday it will inject equity into Emirates airlines as the Middle East's largest carrier grounds nearly all of its flights due to coron...

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of stranded Americans left Nepal on a repatriation flight Tuesday, days after a complete lockdown was imposed in the Himalayan nation to help fight the coronavirus. ...

The Latest: U.S. set to surpass China's toll of 3,300 deaths

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Case No. 301 an instructor at Shih Chien University in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's total number of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rose to 306, Shih Chien University (實踐大學) confirmed that one of its part-time instructors was among the ...

'There's no blueprint' - Virus upends college recruiting

After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off...

Ill man seeks return to US amid West Bank virus restrictions

Ismail “Sam” Mousa is very worried. The 48-year-old Uber driver and Subway worker from Delaware has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which means contracting the coronavirus c...

214 Taiwanese back in Taiwan after long ordeal in Hubei province

A second special flight carrying 214 Taiwan nationals who had been stranded in Hubei province in China because of the new coronavirus outbreak touched down late Monday at Taoyuan International Airport...

Saudi-led forces hit Yemen’s capital after missile attack

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led military coalition launched airstrikes on Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday, the coalition and Yemeni security officials said, just two days after a foiled rebel d...

Organizers recommend postponing Dubai Expo 2020 to next year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's Expo 2020 should be postponed to next year over the new coronavirus pandemic, local organizers recommended Monday, pushing back a world's fair that the sheik...

Philippines grounds company's aircraft after deadly fire

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aviation officials on Monday grounded all aircraft belonging to a company that owns a plane that caught fire while taking off from Manila's airport, killing all e...

China rejects Taiwan's donation of 10,000 protection suits in early Feb.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) confirmed in a legislative meeting that the Taiwanese government had prepared 10,000 units of protectiv...

Photo of health care workers flying to help NY gets love

A photo of health care professionals from Georgia on a Southwest plane on their way to help with the coronavirus outbreak in New York is getting lots of love online. The photo shows...

Plane catches fire at Manila airport; all 8 aboard killed

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A plane carrying eight people caught fire Sunday while attempting to take off from Manila’s airport on a flight bound for Japan, killing all those on board, officials said. ...

Flight evacuating Taiwanese trapped in China's Hubei province to return tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-arranged third flight to evacuate Taiwanese trapped in China's Hubei province, the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, took off for Shanghai...

Uganda's Bobi Wine sings against virus, criticizes leaders

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition leader Bobi Wine, who released a song urging Africa's people to wash their hands to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, is criticizing Africa...