Another 39 people aboard the Diamond Princess Cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, authorities said Wednesday, as thousands more steel themselves for a second week in quarantine. With 174 confirmed cases, the ship that arrived with over 3,700 passengers and crew has become the largest […]

Japanese car giant Nissan on Wednesday filed a civil lawsuit to reclaim some 10 billion yen ($90 million) from former chairman Carlos Ghosn for what it called “years of his misconduct and fraudulent activity”. The 65-year-old faces multiple charges of financial misconduct in Japan but fled to Lebanon before he […]

Thousands of Kenyans on Tuesday gathered to mourn the country’s longest-serving leader, the hardline Daniel arap Moi, as a week of mourning climaxed with a state funeral. Moi, whose 24-year rule saw Kenya become a one-party state where critical voices were ruthlessly crushed, died on February 4 aged 95. Mourners […]

A team of UK scientists believes they are one of the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people and spread around the world. Researchers at Imperial College London said their ultimate goal was to have an effective and […]

Kobe Bryant’s devastated widow Vanessa has shared a heartbreaking Instagram post saying her ‘brain refuses to accept’ that her husband and daughter Gianna are gone. NBA legend Kobe, 41, died along with 13-year-old Gianna known as Gigi and seven other people when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in […]

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