Coronavirus fears ground flights to Iran

Iran first officially reported cases of the virus and its first deaths on February 19. There are concerns that clusters in Iran, as well as in Italy and South Korea, could signal a serious new stage in its global spread. But official figures indicat... More..

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China using WeChat, Twitter to track people sharing 'negative' coronavirus info
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

China using WeChat, Twitter to track people sharing 'negative' coronavirus info

For instance, Margaret Harris, a spokesperson for World Health Organization , said "it's not clear how the virus is spreading" because countries are beginning to report cases of the virus "that don't have a ...More..

UAE bans citizens from travelling to Iran and Thailand
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

UAE bans citizens from travelling to Iran and Thailand

A media adviser to the health minister later announced that Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi had been infected. In hard-hit Iran, authorities have designated 230 hospitals to treat infected patients nat...More..

Trump in India: Violence in New Delhi and praise for Modi
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump in India: Violence in New Delhi and praise for Modi

He also repeated his call for two liberal-leaning Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases involving him or his administration. "They are going to work out their problem". I heard about the indivi...More..

Scotland to approve free sanitary products for all women
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Scotland to approve free sanitary products for all women

A consultation document proposed modelling the scheme on the card-based system for free condoms, where users register for a free card or voucher to exchange for the products. Scottish women will be able to pi...More..

Year-old Arrested For Temper Tantrum, Restrained With Zip Ties
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Year-old Arrested For Temper Tantrum, Restrained With Zip Ties

Kaia cries. "Please, let me go!" The officers continued with the arrest. Staff at Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy Charter School did not stop the arrest, which came after she allegedly hit three employees. "She ...More..

CDC issues coronavirus warning against nonessential South Korea travel
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

CDC issues coronavirus warning against nonessential South Korea travel

She visited the post exchange at Camp Walker outside Daegu on February 12 and February 15, USFK said, but there are no immediate indications that others were infected. Most cases are in China, where the viru...More..

Trump says 2 justices should sit out cases, but they decide
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump says 2 justices should sit out cases, but they decide

In her dissent on Friday, Sotomayor said the Court's conservative majority was "reflexively" granting the government's stay applications. "While " elections have consequences", I only ask for fairness, e...More..

The world's most polluted cities are mostly in India
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

The world's most polluted cities are mostly in India

Ghaziabad near Delhi is the most polluted city in the world with an average concentration of 110.2 ug/m3 PM2.5 particles. Pakistan has ranked second in the monitoring report with an average concentration of ...More..

Saudi rapper faces arrest for Mecca Girl music video
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Saudi rapper faces arrest for Mecca Girl music video

In the song she sings the line: 'Our respect to other girls but the Mecca girl is sugar candy '. In the video, the young rapper from Mecca, who identifies herself as Asayel Slay , praises what she describ...More..

Some Israelis, Palestinians asked to self-quarantine
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Some Israelis, Palestinians asked to self-quarantine

The Smartraveller alert also included a warning for anyone travelling to Italy, which has had three deaths from coronavirus. On Saturday, the Malaysian health director general, Noor Hisham Abdullah, said that...More..

Blue passports to be issued from next Month to celebrate Brexit
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Blue passports to be issued from next Month to celebrate Brexit

However, the European Commission has already proposed a negotiating mandate which could be signed off by member states on February 25, allowing talks to begin on schedule in early March. French President Emmanu...More..

US and SKorea may cut back military moves due to coronavirus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

US and SKorea may cut back military moves due to coronavirus

The disclosure came during a visit to the Pentagon by South Korean Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo, who acknowledged following talks with US Defence Secretary Mark Esper that 13 South Korean troops had tested...More..

Lesotho PM in court on suspicion of murdering wife, requests immunity
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Lesotho PM in court on suspicion of murdering wife, requests immunity

Thabane's no-show for the preliminary appearance on Friday prompted police to warn they could issue an arrest warrant. "With such powerful suspects facing murder and attempted murder charges - and a long hist...More..

Down to business for Trump in India
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Down to business for Trump in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Vijay Rupani, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, was on the tarmac to welcome the president and the first lady, according to India Today . But it wasn't just any large cro...More..

Burr says he supports Grenell for acting director of national intelligence
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Burr says he supports Grenell for acting director of national intelligence

Hoekstra assumed the role of United States ambassador to the Netherlands in January 2018 and name has been circulated on several occasions for a number of vacancies within the administration, including national...More..

Greta Thunberg meets ‘role model’ Malala Yousafzai in Oxford
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Greta Thunberg meets ‘role model’ Malala Yousafzai in Oxford

While her public profile is no where near that of Thunberg's, with a mere 5,000 Twitter followers compared with the Swede's whopping 4 million, Seibt is gaining support as a kind of right-wing "anti-Greta". T...More..

Welcome the Lenten season with these Ash Wednesday services across the area
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Welcome the Lenten season with these Ash Wednesday services across the area

People today lob insults with the same frequency and nonchalance as if they were saying "hello", he said. "The result is a risky dichotomy, since things can be said there that would be unacceptable in pub...More..

10 hurt after auto driven into crowd at German carnival
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

10 hurt after auto driven into crowd at German carnival

A friend pulled Schloemer away from the auto and she administered first aid to two injured people, a child and an older woman. "Children came up to me and said it sounded like "Plop, plop, plop" whenever the ve...More..

Haiti protests police explode in shooting
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Haiti protests police explode in shooting

Haiti's raucous three-day Carnival celebration was to have started Sunday afternoon in Port-au-Prince and other major cities but the government announced Sunday night that Carnival was cancelled in the capita...More..

China reports 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 150 new deaths
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

China reports 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 150 new deaths

The latest report brought the total confirmed cases in the hard-hit province to 63,454, it said. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told media in Geneva on Friday that the WHO-led team of global ...More..

Coronavirus: Third person from Japan cruise ship dies
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Third person from Japan cruise ship dies

According to an AP report on Saturday, with the latest disembarkation, a 14-day quarantine is expected to start for those still on board as many of them did not undergo isolation because they were needed to kee...More..

Overwatch League Cancels South Korea Matches Over Coronavirus Concerns
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Overwatch League Cancels South Korea Matches Over Coronavirus Concerns

The Overwatch League has announced that it has cancelled the upcoming homestand in Seoul, South Korea. Following a jump in the number of confirmed cases in recent days with a group of infections linked to a...More..

India Spends Millions Wooing Trump but PM Modi’s the Ultimate Loser
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

India Spends Millions Wooing Trump but PM Modi’s the Ultimate Loser

Trump also reiterated his pledge that the USA would make a significant trade deal with India. When he grew to become prime minister within the spring of 2014, the journey ban was lifted, and later that 12 mon...More..

Trump says he hasn't been briefed on Russia's efforts to help Sanders
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump says he hasn't been briefed on Russia's efforts to help Sanders

Sanders said late last week that he was briefed about a month ago on Russia's attempts to help his campaign and that he completely condemns Putin's interference. The final Special Counsel report sa...More..

G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak

Finance chiefs and central bankers from the world's largest economies say they see downside risks to global growth persisting as the coronavirus raises uncertainty and disrupts supply chains. South Korea rais...More..

Malaysia's PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid political turmoil
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Malaysia's PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid political turmoil

As political tensions surged, Mahathir's Bersatu party quit the ruling coalition and several lawmakers resigned from Anwar's party, leaving the Pact of Hope in tatters and fuelling suggestions efforts could be ...More..

'Mad' Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

'Mad' Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash

The endeavor was being documented by the Science Channel , which wanted to feature him in a new series called " Homemade Astronauts ". According to Space .com, the release try was once filmed as a part of a...More..

Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

He died previous year at age 90. L'Arche International is a charity that helps people who are developmentally disabled. The news has both devastated and anxious members of L'Arche Daybreak in Richmond Hill,...More..

Israel's Netanyahu pulls his punches after Sanders calls him a racist
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Israel's Netanyahu pulls his punches after Sanders calls him a racist

He recognized the reality that Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people, the capital of the State of Israel ", Katz said. In addition to recognizing the contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's "undi...More..

Austria suspends train traffic to and from Italy over coronavirus
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Austria suspends train traffic to and from Italy over coronavirus

Mark's Square. A cemetery is closed due to coronavirus emergency in Casalpusterlengo, one the northern Italian towns placed under lock down. Carnival would have run through Tuesday. "The additional procedure ...More..

S.Korea confirms 161 more cases of COVID-19, 763 in total
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

S.Korea confirms 161 more cases of COVID-19, 763 in total

China has pointed to official figures showing new cases slowing this week as evidence that its drastic containment measures are working, but fresh infections emerged at two Beijing hospitals, and more than 5...More..

Mom of missing toddler accused of filing false police report
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Mom of missing toddler accused of filing false police report

TBI says agents and detectives are following up on leads, but there are no active searches for Evelyn Boswell because they don't have any definite information on where she may be. "I am pregnant, that's why the...More..

United States military officially stops offensive operations in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

United States military officially stops offensive operations in Afghanistan

Asked what sort of timeline Tehran would like to see for the Pentagon and other allied worldwide forces to exit Afghanistan, an Iranian official speaking on condition of anonymity told Newsweek , "the sooner t...More..

Judge Overseeing Roger Stone’s Case Argues That She’s Not Biased
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Judge Overseeing Roger Stone’s Case Argues That She’s Not Biased

Judge Jackson ruled that concluding jurors "served with integrity" is not evidence that she has made up his mind about whether to grant Stone a new trial. The judge said the identities of the jurors who test...More..