Critic of China’s Xi ‘under investigation’
Ren Zhiqiang, who went missing after calling China’s leader Xi Jinping a “clown” in an essay following a speech about the coronavirus, is under investigation.
The Vatican has welcomed the ruling of Australia’s High Court and praised Cardinal George Pell for having “waited for the truth to be ascertained”.
A Downing Street spokesman says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in a stable condition and remains in intensive care for close monitoring.
The UK’s coronavirus-linked death toll has increased by 786, taking the country’s total number due to the virus to more than 6000.
The Australian operator of an Antarctica cruise ship says nearly 60 per cent of people onboard the Greg Mortimer have tested positive for the coronavirus.
From Sunday, Israelis will need to wear either home-made or industrially produced protective face coverings while out in public.
International aviation industry body IATA says airlines cannot afford to refund flight cancellations because of the coronavirus crisis.
US President Donald Trump has held a call with his potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden over the US response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia is reportedly negotiating a special flight out of Cambodia, with those who fear being stranded urged to register ahead of the April 12 flight.
The extradition hearing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will go ahead on May 18 with a British judge arguing against adjourning the case amid the pandemic.
Spain has reported 743 virus deaths on Tuesday, up from 637 deaths the previous day.
Iran has recorded 133 coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 3872.
Indian leaders are unsure about ending a 21-day countrywide lockdown next week to ward off a coronavirus epidemic.
Japan has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures for one month to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
GV Health have confirmed that a person being treated for COVID-19 at the hospital has died.
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.