Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 5.3 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including at least 343,500 deaths.

Coronavirus pandemic

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands.

Coronavirus pandemic

Wuhan lab head calls virus leak claims 'pure fabrication'

US officials have pushed the theory that the virus, which first appeared in Wuhan, emerged from the virology lab there.

Wuhan lab head calls virus leak claims 'pure fabrication'

China

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

More than 5.3 million coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, with at least 343,000 deaths and two million recoveries.

Hong Kong

In Pictures: Thousands protest in Hong Kong against new law

At least 180 people were arrested on Sunday, mostly on charges of unlawful assembly.

In Pictures: Thousands protest in Hong Kong against new law

Hong Kong

HK security law must be imposed 'without slightest delay': China

As thousands protest in Hong Kong, China's top diplomat says bill is 'imperative' to guarantee its national security.

HK security law must be imposed 'without slightest delay': China

Hong Kong protests

HK police fire tear gas at rally against proposed security law

Thousands take to streets amid coronavirus-related restrictions to protest against proposed new national security law.

HK police fire tear gas at rally against proposed security law

Coronavirus pandemic

Far-right protests in Spain over lockdowns: Coronavirus updates

Spain eased restrictions but Madrid and Barcelona have remained in lockdown for longer because of more severe outbreaks.

Far-right protests in Spain over lockdowns: Coronavirus updates

AJ Impact

UK plans to reduce Huawei's 5G network involvement: Report

Boris Johnson seeks to cut China's involvement in UK's infrastructure to zero by 2023, newspaper reports.

UK plans to reduce Huawei's 5G network involvement: Report

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong braces for protests over new China security law

Activists say Beijing's ban on activity considered subversive signals the end of autonomy and have called for demonstrations.

Health

China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time

Milestone comes a day after Communist Party leaders celebrated 'major achievements' in fight against virus.

China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO says South America new coronavirus 'epicentre': Live updates

Brazil, whose president has resisted restrictions, is the hardest hit country in the region with over 330,890 cases.

WHO says South America new coronavirus 'epicentre': Live updates

Inside Story

How much of a headache is Hong Kong to China?

Twenty-three years after sovereignty was returned to China, Hong Kong faces the biggest threat to its prized autonomy.

Asia Pacific

India PM visits areas devastated by cyclone

Narendra Modi surveys damage caused by Cyclone Amphan from the air - before announcing financial aid for the affected regions.