Friday June 5-th, 2020

Two killed and others injured in knife attack in south-east France Two killed and others injured in knife attack in south-east France

The attack took place at a shopping centre and on a road in Romans-sur-Isere before police apprehended the man at 11:00 am local time. "Preliminary investigations have revealed a determined murderous course aimed at seriously disturbing public orde...

Cyclone Harold Set to Hit Vanuatu as Category Five Storm Cyclone Harold Set to Hit Vanuatu as Category Five Storm

Augustine Garae, the Disaster Management Coordinator for the Vanuatu Red Cross Society told Pacific Beat that "the focus was more on COVID-19 and now we have moved our focus to preparedness for the cyclone". Cyclone Harold is likely to batter Vanua...

Why Air India evacuating foreign nationals, asks Congress Why Air India evacuating foreign nationals, asks Congress

On April 2 Air India operated two flights from Mumbai to Frankfurt in Germany; these flights carried relief materials and European nationals stranded in India after the "total lockdown" announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24.

Coronavirus: Spanish deaths fall for fourth consecutive day Coronavirus: Spanish deaths fall for fourth consecutive day

And I want America to understand that". Models of the advance of the virus show the death toll increasing sharply in the next seven to nine days, with the fatalities often lagging increases in the number of confirmed cases by a week or two.

Trump Is Tested Again Trump Is Tested Again "Out Of Curiosity" And Is Again Declared Negative

A letter from Trump's physician, Sean Conley, said Trump had undergone what was a second test for coronavirus. But at a White House briefing on Thursday, President Trump rejected that idea, saying that "we're doing better than that" with what he call...

Coronavirus: South Korea extends intensive social distancing by 2 weeks Coronavirus: South Korea extends intensive social distancing by 2 weeks

The nation's death toll from the coronavirus, which emerged in China late past year, rose by three to 186. Of the new, 32 were repatriated cases, mostly Koreans. The student was found to have contracted the virus, putting some 20 other people who t...

Ukraine continues to battle forest fire near Chernobyl Ukraine continues to battle forest fire near Chernobyl

The presence made fighting the fire more hard, officials said, but insisted there is no danger to population centers. Radioactive radiation from the accident is still present in the 2,600-square-kilometer (1,000-square-mile) exclusion zone that was...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized After Failing To Shake Coronavirus British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized After Failing To Shake Coronavirus

Downing St. said Sunday the hospitalization is a "precautionary step" and he remains in charge of the government. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who was diagnosed with the coronavirus last month, has been admitted to the hospital for...

UK: Virus-stricken Prime Minister Admitted to Hospital

U.S. President Donald Trump has extended his well wishes to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who was admitted to a hospital for further coronavirus tests after testing positive last month. Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds, who is pregnant ...

Churches adjusting on Palm Sunday Churches adjusting on Palm Sunday

The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four canonical Gospels. Christendom marked the first day of the Holy Week yesterday, Palm Sunday. For the longest time, the clergy had maintained that w...

Boris Johnson in hospital Boris Johnson in hospital

It was considered sensible for doctors to see Mr Johnson in person given he has ongoing symptoms, the spokesperson says. Tunbridge Wells MP Greg Clark said: "Good wishes to BorisJohnson and thanks to those taking care of him and other patients toni...

White House holds coronavirus briefing, as US death toll nears 10,000 White House holds coronavirus briefing, as US death toll nears 10,000

The United States on Sunday reached the grim milestone of recording the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in any country in a day - almost 1500 - with the national death count heading past 9000 amid warnings of an upcoming " Pearl...

Joe Rogan Says He'd Rather Vote for Donald Trump over Joe Biden Joe Rogan Says He'd Rather Vote for Donald Trump over Joe Biden

Former vice-president Joe Biden , the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on Sunday (April 5) the party may be forced to host a "virtual" nominating convention in August due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic .

Japan Won’t Hesitate to Declare Emergency if Needed: Nishimura Japan Won’t Hesitate to Declare Emergency if Needed: Nishimura

Across Japan, the number of infections has climbed to 3,278 as of Saturday afternoon. The coronavirus situation is "very tense", Nishimura said in a television program earlier in the day, when asked about the possibility of the government declaring...

Boris Johnson is hospitalised due to coronavirus Boris Johnson is hospitalised due to coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the telephone to Queen Elizabeth II for her Weekly Audience during the CCP virus pandemic at 10 Downing Street in London, England on March 25, 2020. Johnson remains in charge of the government, Downing Street sa...

Trump Pushes Hydroxychloroquine: ‘I’m Trying to Save Lives’ Trump Pushes Hydroxychloroquine: ‘I’m Trying to Save Lives’

US President Trump has backed hydroxychloroquine as a solution to the COVID-19 crisis, though it is not backed completely by the medical community. U.S. Last month India had also banned exports of sanitizers and extended a ban on ventilators to art...

Police in Australia launch criminal probe into coronavirus-stricken ship Police in Australia launch criminal probe into coronavirus-stricken ship

The ship left Sydney on March 8, the same day the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and State Department warned all Americans to avoid cruise travel , and returned to Sydney on March 19. During her daily briefing, Premier Gladys Bereji...

Germany and France Blame Americans for Playing Dirty Over Masks Germany and France Blame Americans for Playing Dirty Over Masks

Mr Geisel said: "We consider that an act of modern piracy ". It would be a "mistake" for the United States to stop masks badly needed by health care professionals from coming into Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. 3M said 10m N9...

Ecuador VP apologises after virus corpses left on streets Ecuador VP apologises after virus corpses left on streets

Guayaquil resident Stalin Briones, who has posted videos and photos of bodies on Twitter, and others have criticized the government's response amid the pandemic. Travel restrictions and closure of the country's borders have been placed by the coun...

COVID-19: Justin Trudeau unveils emergency payments for Canadians COVID-19: Justin Trudeau unveils emergency payments for Canadians

They also look into the lack of modelling projections being provided by the prime minister Trudeau and the federal government. Trudeau added that his government is in talks with the USA and is working to resolve the issue. He had noted just a day e...

CDC recommends wearing facial covering when out in public CDC recommends wearing facial covering when out in public

Coronavirus: Which countries have verified cases? The private spoke on condition of personal privacy to review the proposed help prior to its public release. Officials in New York City, the epicentre of the outbreak in the US, and in California's ...

Israel arrests Palestine's Jerusalem minister Israel arrests Palestine's Jerusalem minister

A video circulating on social media showed Ghaith, wearing rubber gloves and smoking a cigarette, being escorted by police out of his east Jerusalem home. In reality, Israel has extended aid to Palestinians and collaborated closely with the PA to con...

Coronavirus pandemic: 56-year-old COVID-19 positive patient from Dharavi dies Coronavirus pandemic: 56-year-old COVID-19 positive patient from Dharavi dies

Sai Hospital Chembur is completely sealed and Saifee Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, Bhabha Hospital and Hinduja Hospital are partially affected due to exposure to COVID-19 patients. " There is no need to panic but the lockdown should be strictly followe...

Coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson hospitalised Coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson hospitalised

He was briefed on the Government's approach to the virus again on Sunday morning. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus ten days ago. You don't hold the camera up and look grim - it ...

Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the COVID-19 bug after developing a dry cough, the Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement Sunday. BTW, the Bronx Zoo has been closed since March 16 - and, as you might k...

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