Pakistani PM Khan urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran

The offer of USA help is in reference to comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on February 28 when he told reporters, "We have made offers to the Islamic Republic of Iran to help, and we've made it clear to others around the world and in th... More..

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PM addresses Canadians: You are not invincible
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

PM addresses Canadians: You are not invincible

Restaurants and bars have been closed and workers across many industries have been sent to work from home. I think it was during the fifth of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's daily press conferences that I f...More..

Trump says COVID-19 not Asian Americans' fault
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Trump says COVID-19 not Asian Americans' fault

When asked at the news conference what prompted his remarks, Trump said that it seems that "there could be a little bit of nasty language toward the Asian Americans in our country". However, many officials wa...More..

COVID-19 cases in United States top 16,000: Johns Hopkins University
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

COVID-19 cases in United States top 16,000: Johns Hopkins University

That's a rise of more than 1,000 cases in 24 hours. Only China, Italy and Spain are harder hit than the U.S. As of 12:45 CET (07:45 EDT, 04:45 PDT) there were 26,900 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the U.S....More..

Divisions among Hong Kong expats over virus response
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Divisions among Hong Kong expats over virus response

Chin Chun-wing, vice chairman of the Hong Kong Bar and Pub Association, said the government did not consult or notify the industry before announcing the measure. The new measures, which represent the tightest b...More..

Abortion Clinics Are Given a Strict Pandemic Order
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Abortion Clinics Are Given a Strict Pandemic Order

Want more Rewire.News? Get the facts, direct to your inbox. Texas anti-abortion activists hailed the move amid the COVID-19 crisis. "Pregnancy and abortion care are time-sensitive and can not be significa...More..

Italy records smaller increase in virus cases for 2nd day
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Italy records smaller increase in virus cases for 2nd day

In what it's hoped will become a positive trend, Italy has reported a drop in Covid-19-related fatalities for a second consecutive day. Earlier this month, the World Health Organization declared Europe the new ...More..

Talks Continue Over Coronavirus Financial Deal As Democrats Demand Changes
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Talks Continue Over Coronavirus Financial Deal As Democrats Demand Changes

The Senate deadlocked for a second day Monday on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus , as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans acc...More..

PM Modi's Second Address To Nation On Coronavirus At 8 pm
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

PM Modi's Second Address To Nation On Coronavirus At 8 pm

Shahid said in a tweet. On the economic front, Prime Minister announced formation of COVID-19 Economic Response Task to comprehensively look at ways to boost economy. As cases of the viral infection surged, aut...More..

NSW records 149 new coronavirus cases in biggest daily jump
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

NSW records 149 new coronavirus cases in biggest daily jump

That's an increase of 149 overnight from 8pm to 8am, ' she told reporters. The vast majority of cases - 327 - were imported from overseas. 'We urge you to please comply. 'For many, young and old, 2020 will ...More..

Schools to Be Closed Longer and Non-Essential Businesses to Close in Ontario
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Schools to Be Closed Longer and Non-Essential Businesses to Close in Ontario

Nunavut also banned non-residents and non-critical workers from entering the territory, beginning Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., and even then, they'll only be allowed home after a 14-day isolation in the south, and wh...More..

Abandoned virus victims found dead in Spanish retirement homes
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Abandoned virus victims found dead in Spanish retirement homes

Spain's health ministry has revealed that 12 per cent of the positive cases registered in the country have been among health workers. Spain paid tribute on Monday to front-line staff battling a worsening cor...More..

Railway train ticket cancellation, refund rules relaxed
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Railway train ticket cancellation, refund rules relaxed

Trains cancelledKonkan Railways, in the wake of an appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a Janata Curfew on Sunday, amid the Covid 19 crisis, has made a decision to regulate train services for the da...More..

Cruise ship responsible for jump in Australia coronavirus cases
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Cruise ship responsible for jump in Australia coronavirus cases

On Friday afternoon, Dave Yerex was staring longingly at Honolulu , Hawaii, from the cruise ship he's been on for the last three weeks. No passengers or crew members disembarked the ship on Sunday. we have n...More..

COVID-19: 39 new cases, nine more deaths reported on Chinese mainland
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

COVID-19: 39 new cases, nine more deaths reported on Chinese mainland

A total of 39 new COVID-19 cases, all originating overseas, and nine more deaths were confirmed on the Chinese mainland as of Sunday midnight, according to China's National Health Commission. China "applauded" ...More..

Britain Put On Lockdown For Three Weeks Amid Coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Britain Put On Lockdown For Three Weeks Amid Coronavirus "National Emergency"

Boris Johnson will order police to enforce a strict coronavirus lockdown, with a ban on gatherings of more than two people and strict limits on exercise, as he told the British public: "You must stay at ...More..

Hong Kong to ban alcohol sales at restaurants
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Hong Kong to ban alcohol sales at restaurants

Additionally, the government has proposed amending laws to prohibit 8,600 restaurants and bars with alcohol licenses from selling alcohol in an effort to promote social distancing, she said. "But in bars, peopl...More..

Australians Told to Stop Travelling Within Country Due to Coronavirus Spread
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Australians Told to Stop Travelling Within Country Due to Coronavirus Spread

He confirmed schools will remain open tomorrow, however, state by state, that may change, with Victoria bringing school holidays forward to Tuesday. It could be a lot longer than that. "But equally, I nee...More..

Trump outlines National Guard activations for New York, California and Washington
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Trump outlines National Guard activations for New York, California and Washington

Similar facilities are also being planned for NY and Washington , two states also hit hard by the virus, with medical supplies coming along with those facilities. "If we don't get more ventilators people will ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

NSW Premier encourages students to stay home

Victorian schools were closed from today, despite those in other states remaining open. Despite intense questioning from reporters, the NSW premier would not forecast what might happen when Term 2 was scheduled...More..

Coronavirus global cases surpass 300,000, Johns Hopkins reports
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Coronavirus global cases surpass 300,000, Johns Hopkins reports

Italy has the world's deadliest official coronavirus outbreak , but Iran's cases are nearly certainly being underreported. As of 12:45 CET (07:45 EDT, 04:45 PDT) there were 26,900 confirmed cases of coronavi...More..

Nigeria Warns against using chloroquine to treat coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Nigeria Warns against using chloroquine to treat coronavirus

His wife, also in her 60s, is in critical condition after taking the additive, which is used in aquariums to kill some organisms, like algae, that may harm fish. Chloroquine has been used to treat malaria in pa...More..

Jurors to continue considering verdict in Alex Salmond sexual assault trial
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Jurors to continue considering verdict in Alex Salmond sexual assault trial

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has described him as her "mentor". Former first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond has been acquitted of attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults, including one...More..

Spring breakers from University of Tampa test positive for coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Spring breakers from University of Tampa test positive for coronavirus

With the beaches still open, students refused to be deterred from their Spring Break celebrations and countless interviews have captured the revelers stating they're not anxious about the outbreak and refusing ...More..

Klobuchar Says Husband Has Tested Positive for the Coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Klobuchar Says Husband Has Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

Klobuchar says she and Besser have been in different places for the last 14 days, so she is outside the window for getting sick. After developing a fever and coughing up blood, he sought medical care and was ho...More..

Jacinda Ardern announces COVID-19 alert system
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Jacinda Ardern announces COVID-19 alert system

In Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's address to the nation yesterday, she said alert-level three will be initiated in New Zealand if there's a heightened risk that the disease is not contained. Bloomfield acknowl...More..

PG&E pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in 2018 California wildfire
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

PG&E pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in 2018 California wildfire

The bankrupt utility will pay $4 million in fines for its role in the 2018 Camp Fire, which was sparked by PG&E power lines, according to a statement Monday. Newsom in its restructuring plan, accepting tighter ...More..

Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call

Following Russian President Vladimir Putin's instruction, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu gave orders to set up an air group "for urgent aid deliveries to the Italian Republic for anti-coronavirus efforts, sta...More..

Alberta COVID-19 cases rise to 301
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Alberta COVID-19 cases rise to 301

Alberta Health Services announced Monday it would no longer administer COVID-19 tests to travellers who have returned to the province since March 12, instead focusing on "groups at highest risk of local exposu...More..

Premier doesn't think students will go back to school on April 6
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Premier doesn't think students will go back to school on April 6

Essential services may continue their operations to maintain supply chains and ensure the people of Ontario have access to necessities, including groceries, medicines and other essential products. Workplaces th...More..

Social isolation will not stop
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Social isolation will not stop "accelerating" the coronavirus pandemic, warns WHO

Besides, the report indicated that six additional countries and regions reported their first confirmed cases, while 96 countries and regions have seen local transmission of COVID-19. "Today, the country marks...More..

DeWine Issues
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

DeWine Issues "Stay At Home" Order, Exempting Essential Businesses

In the Mahoning Valley, there are 18 cases in Mahoning County, three in Trumbull County and two in Columbiana County. DeWine said Sunday he will be asking Ohio's General Assembly to pass a measure to forgo s...More..

India under 14-hour lockdown amid surge in virus cases
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

India under 14-hour lockdown amid surge in virus cases

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal also announced that the national capital will remain in lockdown from March 23 till March 31. Nepal ordered all land border crossings with India and China shut until March 29, saying ...More..

COVID-19: China reports 39 new imported, no local cases
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

COVID-19: China reports 39 new imported, no local cases

Beijing stepped up measures to contain imported infections, diverting all arriving worldwide flights from Monday to other cities, including Shanghai and as far west as Xian, where passengers will undergo vir...More..

SA goes into 21-day national lockdown
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

SA goes into 21-day national lockdown

R200 million will also be made available to small and medium businesses in the tourism sector who have been hit hard by travel restrictions, said the president. The provision of coal to Eskom, the state-owned p...More..