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Cycling race canceled with 2 virus cases, Froome quarantined

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A major cycling race in the United Arab Emirates was canceled early Friday after two Italians tested positive...

World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day

BANGKOK (AP) - Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America...

South Korean virus cases jump again, now exceeding 2,000

BANGKOK (AP) - South Korea reported 256 additional cases of a new coronavirus, raising the total in the country to 2,022.The Korea Centers for...

New virus cases, deaths in China continue downward trend

BANGKOK (AP) - China reported 327 new cases and 44 deaths from the new COVID-19 illness, continuing a sharp downward trend in the country...

What’s happening: Virus forges on, as world hunts solutions

One by one, more and more countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus. Governments and doctors on the front lines are scrambling for...

Virus response in Mideast tainted by political views of Iran

BEIRUT (AP) - In the Middle East, even virus outbreaks are political. The coronavirus has killed 26 people in Iran -- the highest toll...

Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimage; Iran vice president has virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia on Thursday banned foreign pilgrims from entering the kingdom to visit Islam's holiest sites over the...

Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran cases spike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia on Thursday banned foreign pilgrims from entering the kingdom to visit Islam's holiest sites over the...

Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran says 22 dead

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic...

Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic...