Saudi Arabia executes dance troupe attacker

A man who stabbed at least three Spanish dancers in Saudi Arabia during a live performance has been executed. The assault on the theatre group took place during a festival in the capital Riyadh in November. State media linked the attacker, named as Imad al-Mansouri, 33, from Yemen, to extremist group Al-Qaeda. It took place as Saudi Arabia eased long-standing […]

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China's Wuhan, where the coronavirus emerged, begins to lift its lockdown

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance of normality to return and families to reunite. After being cut-off from the rest of the country for two months, the reopening of Wuhan, where the epidemic […]

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China's imported coronavirus cases rise as local infections drop again

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, according to data released by the National Health Commission. Mainland China had 11 new confirmed cases on Friday, up from eight cases a day earlier, but only four of those – […]

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Mainland China sees imported virus cases exceed new local infections for first time

BEIJING (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, data released by the National Health Commission showed on Saturday. Mainland China had 11 new confirmed cases on Friday, up from eight cases a day earlier, but only four of those […]

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