Rockets fired as Ashraf Ghani takes oath as Afghanistan president

Afghan president-elect Ashraf Ghani has been forced to delay his planned inauguration ceremony until the afternoon after his rival Abdullah Abdullah threatened to also declare himself as the president following a disputed election in September prev... More..

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Pope Francis on Sunday breaks during the Italian Coronavirus epidemic
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Pope Francis on Sunday breaks during the Italian Coronavirus epidemic

It recorded its first COVID-19 infection on Thursday and was awaiting the results of a test on another person who appeared at a Vatican-organised event last month. Popes began giving regular Sunday blessing fro...More..

Twitter Labels Video Shared by Trump as ‘Manipulated Media’
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Twitter Labels Video Shared by Trump as ‘Manipulated Media’

The video was from Biden's speech in Kansas City, Missouri, as reported by the Washington Post , cut out in a way to make it seem that the rival candidate for the US presidency was endorsing Trump. While it ap...More..

Venice, Milan on lockdown as Italy announces sweeping quarantine
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Venice, Milan on lockdown as Italy announces sweeping quarantine

Italy introduced radical measures at the weekend in an attempt to contain coronavirus . Italian authorities said the total number of cases leapt 25 per cent from 5,883 to 7,375 on Saturday (local time), an...More..

Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade has been officially cancelled due to coronavirus
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade has been officially cancelled due to coronavirus

People who are at high risk of contracting the disease, older adults and those with medical conditions, are specifically advised to avoid crowds as much as possible, according to the Centers for Disease Control...More..

Coronavirus State of Emergency Declared in New York State
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Coronavirus State of Emergency Declared in New York State

The governor declared the state of emergency to better contain the virus after 32 more cases were confirmed in New York City, Westchester County, and Saratoga County on Saturday. All credible complaints w...More..

by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Loud blasts heard in Kabul during Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah presidential inaugurations

The Taliban, which ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 and has been waging an insurgency since shortly after its fall from power, has made their release a condition for talks but Ghani said last week he had r...More..

Italy's current confirmed cases of coronavirus exceed 5000
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Italy's current confirmed cases of coronavirus exceed 5000

The figure did not include recoveries or fatalities, whose numbers were provided separately by Civil Protection Department chief Angelo Borrelli. As of Thursday, almost 98,000 cases of the coronavirus have be...More..

Greek villagers enlisted to catch migrants at Turkey border
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Greek villagers enlisted to catch migrants at Turkey border

Thousands of migrants have massed on the land border with Greece after Erdogan said last week that Turkey would not prevent migrants from leaving for European Union territory, sparking violence and an e...More..

Cuomo: Two COVID-19 Cases In Saratoga County
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Cuomo: Two COVID-19 Cases In Saratoga County

Cuomo said early Sunday that the state has 105 cases. There are now more than 500 cases of the novel coronavirus in over 25 USA states and the death toll has risen to 21, per data from Johns Hopkins and s...More..

Trial starts but MH17 probe team to continue work
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Trial starts but MH17 probe team to continue work

Wreckage of the Boeing 777 fell into fields surrounding the Ukrainian village of Hrabove in territory held by pro-Russian separatists fighting Ukrainian government forces. Whether the four perpetrators will app...More..

by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Twitter labels video retweeted by Trump as 'manipulated media'

The two top US congressional Democrats urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to act quicker to protect workers affected by the deadly coronavirus, including free testing for the virus and paid sick leave for t...More..

Coronavirus: China reports fewest new cases since national reports began
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Coronavirus: China reports fewest new cases since national reports began

Also on Sunday, 1,535 people were discharged from hospital after recovery, while the number of severe cases decreased by 153 to 5,111. By the end of Sunday, 67 imported cases had been reported, said the commi...More..

Saudi Arabia locks down province, halts travel with 9 nations over coronavirus
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Saudi Arabia locks down province, halts travel with 9 nations over coronavirus

The interior ministry announced the lockdown in Qatif, which has a large Shia Muslim population, after the four latest cases were confirmed in Saudi Arabia. The statement added that Saudi Arabia had also chose ...More..

Ted Cruz to Self-Quarantine After CPAC Contact with Coronavirus Patient
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Ted Cruz to Self-Quarantine After CPAC Contact with Coronavirus Patient

Mr Cruz said that the interaction with the individual "consisted of a brief conversation and a handshake". Health officials advised Cruz "that the odds of transmission from the other individual to me were ext...More..

Italy quarantines quarter of its population to fight coronavirus
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Italy quarantines quarter of its population to fight coronavirus

Elsewhere, Iran has confirmed nearly 6,000 infections and 145 deaths, and the number of cases worldwide has passed 100,000, officials say. The unprecedented lockdown was announced by the government overnigh...More..

Pyongyang launches THREE ‘unidentified projectiles’ - South Korean military
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Pyongyang launches THREE ‘unidentified projectiles’ - South Korean military

The latest firings came just five days after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a personal letter to President Moon Jae-in and wished him and other South Koreans good health amid the massive outbreak of the n...More..

Explosion near US Embassy against Tunisia wounds 5 police officers
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Explosion near US Embassy against Tunisia wounds 5 police officers

Officials said there were also injured civilians, though it wasn't immediately known how many. The spokesman insisted the dead attackers had targeted the officers on patrol and not the U.S. State news agency ...More..

Coronavirus Detected In Maryland
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Coronavirus Detected In Maryland

The state's public health laboratory in Baltimore confirmed three cases of coronavirus in Maryland Thursday night, according to a statement from Gov. Larry Hogan . He notified Vice President Mike Pence and the...More..

Cruise ships no place for a coronavirus quarantine
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Cruise ships no place for a coronavirus quarantine

U.S. President Donald Trump called off a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Friday, saying he did not want to "interfere" as the agency races to stem the coronavirus that ha...More..

Seventy trapped in collapsed Chinese quarantine hotel
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Seventy trapped in collapsed Chinese quarantine hotel

CGTV said that 35 people had been rescued from the building site by 22:57 local time on March 7. Officials said 71 people were initially trapped when the building collapsed. News reported that there were no i...More..

U.S. capital reports first 'presumptive' coronavirus case
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

U.S. capital reports first 'presumptive' coronavirus case

Health has started its investigation in keeping with CDC guidelines", Bowser said. Earlier, the mayor said a test at D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences "yielded its first presumptive positive coronavirus (C...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Duke and Duchess of Sussex receive standing ovation at Festival of Music

Harry dressed in a uniform for his role as Captain-General of the Royal Marines, and Meghan matched with him in a red dress, red shoes and a red purse. This week, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been...More..

Who to contact if you have COVID-19 symptoms
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Who to contact if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Chinese tourists generate about $2-billion annually in Canada , but their numbers have dwindled and revenue from their visits is expected to be down by $550-million by June, Tourism Minister Melanie Joly told ...More..

MSNBC math or why journalists should stop taking their cues from Twitter
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

MSNBC math or why journalists should stop taking their cues from Twitter

Rivas had written: "Bloomberg spent $500 million on ads". "Don't still us if you're ahead of us on the math", Williams says while reading the tweet. population is 327 million. I feel like a $1 million check w...More..

Trump Reelection Campaign Files Libel Suit Against CNN Over 'False' Russia Story
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Trump Reelection Campaign Files Libel Suit Against CNN Over 'False' Russia Story

The CNN lawsuit claims that a June 13, 2019 opinion piece from Larry Noble is defamatory, because it claims that the campaign "assessed the potential risks and benefits of again seeking Russia's help in 2020 ...More..

Northern Italian Region Protests Massive Quarantine Over Coronavirus
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Northern Italian Region Protests Massive Quarantine Over Coronavirus

A decree by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's office said the extraordinary steps will affect people living in the Lombardy region and 14 neighbouring provinces, including the financial hub of Milan and the ...More..

Saudi Arabia, Gulf neighbours report more cases of coronavirus
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Saudi Arabia, Gulf neighbours report more cases of coronavirus

Dozens of Saudis have come forward after authorities called on Friday for people who had been in Iran during the last two weeks to inform officials, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said yesterday, citing the H...More..

Lebanon to default for first time in history as PM vows reforms
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Lebanon to default for first time in history as PM vows reforms

President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and the head of the Association of Lebanese Banks, Salim Sfeir, as well a Diab himself, met on Saturday morning and announced in a ...More..

Kamala Harris Endorses Biden: ‘I Believe in Joe’
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Kamala Harris Endorses Biden: ‘I Believe in Joe’

Biden also took time to shake hands and snap photos, and promised the teachers they will have a voice if her husband wins the White House. Robert Gibbs, a press secretary during President Barack Obama's admin...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

MSNBC Guest Sparks Anger After Comparing Meghan Markle To "Trailer Trash"

At the the Mountbatten Festival of Music on Saturday night, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex wore matching red, Prince Harry in the mess uniform of the Royal Marines and Markle in a cape dress, the Metro news...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Trump Campaign Calls CNN ‘Extremely Biased’ in Defamation Suit

It was filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, but does not name Noble as a defendant. The CNN column said that the Trump campaign had "assessed the potential risks and benefits of again seeking Russia's hel...More..

CPAC Reveals Attendee Tested Positive For Coronavirus
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

CPAC Reveals Attendee Tested Positive For Coronavirus

While the identity of the patient is unknown, the ACU confirmed the patient tested positive for the disease in a New Jersey hospital and was exposed to the virus before attending CPAC . According to the ACU'...More..

Erik Prince recruited ex-spies to infiltrate Democratic organizations says new report
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Erik Prince recruited ex-spies to infiltrate Democratic organizations says new report

The New York Times reported Saturday that Prince - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' brother - recruited a former M16 agent for a 2017 sting at the MI headquarters of the American Federation of Teachers. The sa...More..

Catholic Church acts to curb risk of Coronavirus in Highlands
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Catholic Church acts to curb risk of Coronavirus in Highlands

This comes amidst coronavirus and flu concerns. In a letter issued Thursday, the Diocese is also recommending people to stay home from mass if they're sick. Government leaders and health officials have encour...More..