Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

Mr Fakhoury will now be able to receive the much needed care and treatment in the United States'. According to the sources, those influential parties consider that Fakhoury's release could freeze the list of sanctions that US Secretary of State Mik... More..

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China reports no new local coronavirus transmissions for first time
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

China reports no new local coronavirus transmissions for first time

That brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases in mainland China so far to 80,967. China has reported no new cases of coronavirus in Hubei, the original epicenter of the outbreak, and zero locall...More..

Cleveland State University postpones spring commencement ceremonies
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Cleveland State University postpones spring commencement ceremonies

This also means that commencement exercises and class reunions have been canceled . Boston University President Robert Brown wrote in a letter to the community that room and board "costs will be prorated for ...More..

NYC Mayor: 'All New Yorkers Should Prepare for Shelter-In-Place'
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

NYC Mayor: 'All New Yorkers Should Prepare for Shelter-In-Place'

Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference Tuesday morning when asked about a possible shelter-in-place order that he is "not resistant" to the possibility, but that the decision would be made on a stat...More..

Tulsi Gabbard Suspends Her Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard Suspends Her Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, one of Sanders's top surrogates, has also vowed to support Biden and said she is anxious "by some folks that say if Bernie's the nominee, they won't support him an...More..

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ontario increase by 43 to 257
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ontario increase by 43 to 257

Testing confirmed COVID-19 after his death, bring the provincial death toll to two. However, Halton Region Public Health has announced a man in his 50's with underlying health conditions has become the second...More..

Governor Newsom Declares a Statewide Shelter in Place Order
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Governor Newsom Declares a Statewide Shelter in Place Order

ABC 7 also reports that LA and the American Red Cross are coming together to help provide 6,000 beds to those in dire need at 42 recreation centers. Newsom said Wednesday that modeling has shown more than ...More..

Australia announces travel ban on all non-citizens and non-residents
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Australia announces travel ban on all non-citizens and non-residents

The Australian death toll from coronavirus has risen to seven after an 81-year-old woman died in hospital last night, following a record surge in new cases. Economists are predicting the country will slip into ...More..

Janta Curfew: All You Need to Know About The 'Self Isolation' Advisory
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Janta Curfew: All You Need to Know About The 'Self Isolation' Advisory

India has so far reported 173 cases of coronavirus across the country. Organisations such as NCC, NSS and sporting and religious bodies are requested to take this Janata curfew message to more and more peop...More..

Border Protection Employees Tasked with Stopping Nonessential Traffic Between Canada, U.S.
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Border Protection Employees Tasked with Stopping Nonessential Traffic Between Canada, U.S.

The measure, added the president during a briefing in the White House, could be officially announced "very soon, probably today". President Donald Trump has made a reduction of immigration a central focus o...More..

U.S. advises citizens not to travel overseas
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

U.S. advises citizens not to travel overseas

China and Mongolia are now the only countries subject to a State Department level 4 travel advisory due to spread of the new coronavirus . "If you choose to travel internationally, your travel plans may ...More..

'Enemy against humanity', WHO brands the coronavirus, as 200 000 infected
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

'Enemy against humanity', WHO brands the coronavirus, as 200 000 infected

Test every suspected case". The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has called for worldwide solidarity in a bid to stop the spread of novel coronavirus as the number of cases and deaths across the globe not ...More..

‘The Party Is Over’: Florida Governor Shuts Down Spring Break
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

‘The Party Is Over’: Florida Governor Shuts Down Spring Break

A video posted Monday by NBC affiliate WFLA showed people packed together on Clearwater Beach. By the numbers: As expected, the most severe impacts from the coronavirus in the USA have been among people 8...More..

Toronto distillery to produce hand sanitizer instead of booze for local residents
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Toronto distillery to produce hand sanitizer instead of booze for local residents

From next week, patrons wanting to purchase bottled spirits can do so through the curbside delivery service from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. End of Days Distillery is offering something absolutely necessary during the d...More..

New Zealand passes landmark law to decriminalise abortion
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

New Zealand passes landmark law to decriminalise abortion

Abortion has been removed from the Crimes Act under a new law passed by Parliament today. The New Zealand Parliament adopted the bill on the legalization of abortions at third reading, the New Zea...More..

Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: lawyer
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: lawyer

The bench said it does not find any merit in the plea and it can not be entertained. All four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case will hang at 5.30 am on Friday as decided. A three-judge benc...More..

Iran's President Defends Govt's Response to Coronavirus Outbreak
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Iran's President Defends Govt's Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

Department of Commerce said it added the five scientists, a sixth individual and 18 corporations to the Entry List on Tuesday, for allegedly assisting or enabling Iran's nuclear program, Pakistan's nuclear an...More..

State Department Tells U.S. Citizens Not To Travel Abroad
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

State Department Tells U.S. Citizens Not To Travel Abroad

It urges American citizens who live overseas or otherwise can not reach the U.S.to essentially stay where they are and avoid crossing global boundaries. The State Department press office did not respond to requ...More..

AP And Telangana Suspends Prisoners Meeting Their Families
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

AP And Telangana Suspends Prisoners Meeting Their Families

As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus , prison authorities in Telangana have barred visitors from meeting the inmates in person as part of the routine "mulaqat". Federal Judge Roslyn ...More..

Nancy Pelosi Urges Trump to Immediately Tap Emergency War Powers
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Nancy Pelosi Urges Trump to Immediately Tap Emergency War Powers

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that unemployment would not spike to 20% if Congress follows President Donald Trump's coronavirus rescue plan and pledged that American companies...More..

Just in: United States approves chloroquine as treatment for COV-19
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Just in: United States approves chloroquine as treatment for COV-19

But therapeutic drugs, he asserted, were more important. Trump touted the drug and said it could soon be used widely for the coronavirus . "So we're going to be able to make that drug available by prescrip...More..

Italy surpasses China's COVID-19 death toll today
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Italy surpasses China's COVID-19 death toll today

ROME-The Italian government said Tuesday it had confirmed more than 30,000 coronavirus cases in the country, the largest figure after mainland China. Overall, Italy has recorded 41,035 infections, more than h...More..

Coronavirus: Schools to close across United Kingdom as cases jump
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Schools to close across United Kingdom as cases jump

The legislation will be presented as the Army prepares to help out in the crisis and Londoners face the prospect of greater restrictions, with the capital suffering a faster spread of Covid-19. The closure mean...More..

by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

China reports zero new COVID-19 cases for the first time

That brings the total number of confirmed cases in mainland China so far to 80,928, the health authority said in a statement on Thursday. A pandemic of a new respiratory virus that began in China just thr...More..

Burkina Faso confirms 1st death from coronavirus
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Burkina Faso confirms 1st death from coronavirus

Meanwhile in the past 24 hours, the Gambia, Mauritius and Zambia have announced first cases. Egypt still tops the chart of countries with the most cases in Africa with 210 cases. Sub-Saharan Africa saw its se...More..

Tulsi Gabbard ends 2020 campaign and endorses Joe Biden
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard ends 2020 campaign and endorses Joe Biden

In the video, she says she's "offering [her] full support" to Biden "in his quest to bring our country together". She became embroiled in an ugly war of words in October after 2016 Democratic presidential can...More..

COVID-19: Australia, New Zealand bar foreign entry
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Australia, New Zealand bar foreign entry

Morrison said around 80 per cent of Australia's coronavirus cases came from "someone who has contracted the virus overseas or someone who has had direct contact with someone who has returned from overseas". T...More..

People are being encouraged to put up Christmas lights to spread cheer
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

People are being encouraged to put up Christmas lights to spread cheer

And for parents with kids home from school for an indefinite period, the need for a light at the end of the tunnel is especially significant, which is why a call to get the Christmas lights back out is taking...More..

Dog dies after positive virus test
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dog dies after positive virus test

Hong Kong officials say the dog died on Monday. "For example, some Hong Kong residents frequently travelled between the mainland and Hong Kong after the compulsory quarantine arrangement took effect on...More..

Greece averts push at northeastern border
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Greece averts push at northeastern border

The night conflicts occurred close to the Kastanies outskirt crossing. Seth J Frantzman, a USA -born academic and Middle East affairs analyst with The Jerusalem Post , said that the Turkish government had "s...More..

EU Brexit negotiator Barnier tests positive for Covid-19
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

EU Brexit negotiator Barnier tests positive for Covid-19

Noting that the government needs to keep the National Health Service (NHS) going to fight COVID-19, Johnson on Wednesday said children of health workers and police officers, among other key workers, together ...More..

Thackeray appeals people to cooperate in ‘war on virus’
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Thackeray appeals people to cooperate in ‘war on virus’

Addressing the people of the state, Thackeray assured that the state and Centre are "fully geared" for what he termed as "a world war" that has been waged against coronavirus . Hinting that he would not hesita...More..

European Union bans all non-EU citizens
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

European Union bans all non-EU citizens

European Union leaders began a videoconference summit Tuesday as governments scrambled to come up with a unified response to the coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping the continent. It is also one of the mos...More..

NNPC: Our fuel pumps will read N125 from Thursday
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

NNPC: Our fuel pumps will read N125 from Thursday

Sylva said President Buhari had approved the reduction so that Nigerians can benefit from a direct effect of crash in global oil prices. It will be recalled that last week, the Minister of State for Petro...More..

Brussels Airlines to suspend flights
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Brussels Airlines to suspend flights

The Calgary-based airline said it is "no longer sending Canadians out of the country" and will instead focus on bringing them home. Official layoff notifications will be sent out to most employees on Friday, ...More..