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17 Indian policemen killed in attack by Maoist rebels

Mar. 22, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

PATNA, India (AP) — Seventeen policemen were killed and 14 others injured in an attack by Maoist rebels in eastern India, police said Sunday. The attack took place Saturday afternoon near Elmaguda village in Sukma district, 1,100 kilometers (683 miles) south of Patna, the state capital of Bihar, said...

FILE - Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, journalists raise their hands in the White House press room during the daily briefing, in Washington. China is denouncing a move by the Trump administration to cap the number of journalists from five Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States as “based on the Cold War mentality and ideological prejudice.

China denounces US cap on reporter numbers as prejudicial

Mar. 3, 2020 7:29 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday denounced a move by the Trump administration to reduce the number of Chinese state-run media journalists who can work in the United States by more than one-third as “based on the Cold War mentality and ideological prejudice." The State Department announced Monday...

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker cleans the floor of a temporary hospital with 1,100 beds converted from the Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Without enough facilities to handle the number of cases of viral infection, Wuhan has been building prefabricated hospitals and converting a gym and other large spaces to house patients and try to isolate them from others. (Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP)

Fall in new cases raises hope in virus outbreak in China

Feb. 12, 2020 3:07 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The number of new cases of the coronavirus in China dropped for a second straight day, health officials said Wednesday in a possible glimmer of hope amid the outbreak that has infected over 45,000 people worldwide and killed more than 1,100. Dr. Mike Ryan, the head of emergencies for the...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, members of a Chinese honor guard wear face masks as they march in formation near the Great Hall of the People on Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China’s ruling Communist Party faces a politically fraught decision: Admit the outbreak of a new virus isn’t under control and cancel this year’s highest-profile official event. Or bring 3,000 legislators to Beijing next month and risk fueling public anger at the government’s handling of the disease. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

China's Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

Feb. 12, 2020 1:07 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party needs to make a politically fraught decision: Admit a viral outbreak isn’t under control and cancel this year’s highest-profile official event. Or bring 3,000 legislators to Beijing next month and risk fueling public anger at the government's...

Personnels wearing protective suits wait near an entrance at the Cheung Hong Estate, a public housing estate during evacuation of residents in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health evacuated some residents from the public housing estate after two cases of novel coronavirus infection to stop the potential risk of further spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China still mostly closed down as virus deaths pass 1,000

Feb. 11, 2020 6:51 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The daily death toll in China from a new virus topped 100 for the first time, pushing the total fatalities above 1,000 Tuesday as the World Health Organization announced a new name for the disease caused by the virus. Despite the official end of the extended Lunar New Year holiday, China...