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Coronavirus turns Chinese cities into ghost towns


Chinese authorities have put the Hubei province on lockdown, effectively quarantining millions of people, as the coronavirus spreads despite unprecedented measures. We take a look at life in these ghost towns.


And in Pakistan, lions have long been used in advertisements, symbolising power, stature or wealth. Now the big cats are becoming increasingly common as house pets.

Finally, “Parasite” has become the first non-English-language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars, adding to the more than 150 awards it has already won. Some say the movie has been so successful because of its witty humour and plot twists while others argue it addresses inequality and class divisions being felt around the world.

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