Pentagon: @EsperDoD spoke by phone with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe Tuesday. Esper conveyed the US' "ongoing concern over the global impact of Coronavirus & reaffirmed" the US "offer to continue to assist China & the region with support for COVID-19 prevention &control"
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A woman in Wuhan said her 36-year-old husband was discharged from one of the Square Hospital on February 26, and he was sent to one of the designated hotels to put under quarantine. On March 2nd, his illness relapsed and he died after being sent to the hospital
Coronavirus: pet dog belonging to Covid-19 patient infected, Hong Kong health authorities confirm
Encounter underway between security forces & militants in Badgam, Jammu & Kashmir
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 209km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 174km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan
Yonhap: South Korea reports 34th coronavirus-related death
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Japan has a total of 1015 COVID19 cases, including 706 from Diamond Princess cruise
China instructs all local governments, except Beijing and Hubei province, to streamline the "orderly return to work"
Hubei: On March 3, 2020, 115 new cases of new corona virus pneumonia were confirmed(+1). There were 37 new deaths in the province(+6)
South Korea reports 293 new cases of coronavirus, raising country's total to more than 5,600 - Yonhap
US Forces spox: "The US conducted an airstrike on March 4 against Taliban fighters in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand, who were actively attacking an ANDSF checkpoint. This was a defensive strike to disrupt the attack. This was our 1st strike against the Taliban in 11 days."
In Kunduz at least "16 Kabul administration soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack" on Imam Sahib district and another "10 border security officers were taken hostage by the Taliban," according to a security source.
Health Ministry officials: At least 25 people suspected of Coronavirus are admitted at Safdarjung hospital. 4 suspected cases of Coronavirus are kept in isolation at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. Delhi
Taliban kills at least 20 Afghan soldiers and policemen in a string of overnight attacks, hours after US President Trump call with insurgent leader
Indian Minister of Health: The number of confirmed cases of infection with the Corona virus reached 28 cases, including 16 Italian citizens
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 111km W of Bhamo, Burma
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 16km W of Siocon, Philippines
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Malaysia added 7 new COVID19 cases, bringing the total number to 36
Japan's Olympic minister says Tokyo 2020 "games could be postponed until later this year."
Turkish President @RTErdogan spoke to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan over the phone. The two leaders discussed refugee crisis and developments in Idlib as well as bilateral relations
USFOR-A: Over the past 6 days, US airstrikes in Kunar province killed 18 ISIS fighters. Additionally, Afghan officials in Kunar accepted the surrender of 42 ISIS fighters on March 1. USFOR-A will continue to deny safe havens to militants who seek to disrupt #PeaceinAfghanistan
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Chennai: Two crude bombs were hurled in Teynampet earlier today. No injuries reported.
5 new coronavirus infections confirmed in Nagoya City
Two soldiers were killed in one of the attacks that happened in southern Kandahar, as per govt sources. An attack in Logar province near Kabul - which was not included in the MoD's tally - killed five security forces, as per provincial governor's spox.
Clashes took place between India and Pakistan armies at Poonch along LoC earlier this morning. No reports of any losses from either side
Government sources:Indian Navy's Milan multilateral naval exercise planned to be held from March 18 in Visakhapatnam may be cancelled in view of Coronavirus. Govt has asked Army,Navy&Air Force to be prepared for quarantine facilities for over 2500 suspected cases in coming days
IndiGo statement: The Coronavirus affected passenger in Hyderabad travelled on IndiGo flight 6E 96 (Dubai-Bangalore) on Feb 20. All 4 cabin crew who operated this flight have been placed on home observation. We're following all prescribed Airport Health Organization guidelines
Two new coronavirus infections in Osaka
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Taliban also claimed ops in Saripul