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China's coronavirus epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

China's coronavirus epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

After 11 weeks of lockdown, the first train departed Wednesday morning from a reopened Wuhan, the origin point for the coronavirus pandemic, as residents once again were allowed to travel in and out of the sprawling central Chinese city. Wuhan's unprecedented lockdown served as a ...

Asia Pacific Apr 7, 2020

Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier Reef

A shark fatally mauled a young Australian wildlife worker on the Great Barrier Reef, officials said Tuesday. Queensland state Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the 23-year-old victim worked for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. "Once again a family out there is grieving for a young man ...

Asia Pacific Apr 7, 2020

Monster cyclone cuts off Vanuatu's northern provinces

A deadly Pacific cyclone cut off communication links to Vanuatu's northern islands Tuesday, with aid officials saying they had grave concerns for residents in the remote areas. Tropical Cyclone Harold, which claimed 27 lives when it swept through the Solomon Islands last week, lashed Vanuatu's ...

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