Monday July 6-th, 2020

Proportion of severe COVID-19 cases drops significantly

He is currenty admitted to the isolation ward in Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Kedah. The deceased woman's daughter has also been infected, Ms Buzyn said, but she is believed to be recovering. Over 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus ou...

Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal - International Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal - International

On Feb. 10, five Turkish troops were killed and five injured in an attack by Assad regime forces in Idlib , following a similar attack just last week martyring seven soldiers and a civilian contractor working with the Turkish military. The incident ...

Infuriated by settlement blacklist, Israel freezes ties with United Nations rights chief Infuriated by settlement blacklist, Israel freezes ties with United Nations rights chief

The PA's foreign minister speaks of "the victory of global rights and diplomatic efforts to drain the resources of the colonial system" which is represented by "illegal settlements in the Palestinian territories". Similarly, Human Rights Watch stress...

China's Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus China's Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus

The publication of Xi's speech suggests the party hopes to demonstrate it acted decisively from the beginning. The virus has so far spread to more than two dozen countries. The ruling Communist Party is trying to restore public confidence following...

U.S. Reaches 'Reduction In Violence' Deal With Taliban In Afghanistan U.S. Reaches 'Reduction In Violence' Deal With Taliban In Afghanistan

A previous round of negotiations led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his lead negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, fell apart in September after the president proposed bringing senior Taliban leaders to Washington, D.C., for a signing ceremony aga...

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar stresses on more cooperation between India and EU External Affairs Minister Jaishankar stresses on more cooperation between India and EU

On Friday, he met US' Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft and Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) ahead of the meet. Always thoughtful about the big issues of the day. In reality, earlier than this, Gra...

Storm Dennis sweeps through East Devon Storm Dennis sweeps through East Devon

The Met Office said the main areas of concern were north and south-west England and Wales, with south-east England bearing the brunt today. Hundreds of flights were cancelled due to the high winds while train services were repeatedly disrupted by f...

Trump headlining most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at billionaire's home Trump headlining most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at billionaire's home

President Donald Trump is expected to attend a campaign fundraising event in Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison's California estate weekly, the Desert Sun reported Wednesday . Both options are for couples. Newly released campaign finance figures s...

International Monetary Fund wants India to focus on medium-term fiscal consolidation International Monetary Fund wants India to focus on medium-term fiscal consolidation

The IMF team led by regional chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo visited Islamabad from February 3-13 and held meetings with Pakistani officials. "The mission and the authorities made significant progress in the discussions on policies and reforms", the...

Coronavirus: WHO defends China after US criticism over transparency Coronavirus: WHO defends China after US criticism over transparency

In addition, a further spread of the coronavirus could put an additional brake on China's economic growth, leading to lower demand. Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council ( USCBC ), said the business slowdown in China could a...

Dublin Airport confirms multiple cancelled flights due to Storm Dennis

Meanwhile, the UK's Met Office has issued danger to life warnings for parts of the country as Storm Dennis approaches. This is the scene in South Devon today on the A385 as Storm Dennis arrived and caused the road to become an orange river.

Body found in search for man in sea off Kent coast Body found in search for man in sea off Kent coast

A coastguard helicopter, a Royal Navy warship and RNLI lifeboats are scouring the waters around Margate Harbour. The sixty-gun frigate HMS Westminster was also believed to have responded to a relay call, and is in the area, according to ship-tracki...

China virus death toll passes 1600, World Health Organization warns

The rate of people diagnosed with the new Coronavirus dropped slightly in Hubei province, although the death toll remained high at the epicentre of the outbreak. It's not the first time these markets have bred a new disease, and experts said it p...

Turkey Sending Military Equipment to Terrorists in Syria Turkey Sending Military Equipment to Terrorists in Syria

Ankara has said it will use military power to drive back the Syrian forces unless they withdraw by the end of February, and President Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey will strike government forces anywhere in Syria if another Turkish soldier was hurt...

France confirms first coronavirus death outside Asia France confirms first coronavirus death outside Asia

However, the number was nearly half those reported the previous day. The man's daughter also contracted the virus, but is expected to be released soon. The incubation period-or amount of time from exposure to the onset of symptoms-is said to be up ...

Bill de Blasio endorses Bernie Sanders for president Bill de Blasio endorses Bernie Sanders for president

De Blasio chose to go all-in on Sanders only days after Sanders established himself as the Democrats 2020 frontrunner with a nail-biting victory in New Hampshire primary . The endorsement comes after Sanders, who was born in NY but represents Verm...

Rockets hit near United States embassy in Baghdad Rockets hit near United States embassy in Baghdad

Rocket attacks which Washington blames on Iran-backed militias have regularly hit near and occasionally on the United States embassy which is next to the base. On Thursday, a mortar shell exploded in the K1 Iraqi military airbase in Kirkuk province i...

Saudis don't want to de-escalate tensions with Iran, Zarif says Saudis don't want to de-escalate tensions with Iran, Zarif says

Diplomats from nations that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner pushed Iran's foreign minister Saturday for more cooperation from Tehran on the investigation and other issues. Tensions came to a head in January when the U.S. kill...

Eight civilians killed in Afghanistan air strike Eight civilians killed in Afghanistan air strike

An air strike in Afghanistan has killed at least eight civilians, officials said on Saturday, as the country prepares for a "reduction in violence" under a deal between the Taliban and the United States. "That is a moving date because we are still ...

Pangolins - illegally trafficked and dwindling - now fingered as possible coronavirus transmitter Pangolins - illegally trafficked and dwindling - now fingered as possible coronavirus transmitter

TRAFFIC is a leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. A pangolin debuted in a 2016 episode of the PBS cartoon "Wild Kr...

14-Year-Old Arrested in Death of Barnard College Student Tessa Majors 14-Year-Old Arrested in Death of Barnard College Student Tessa Majors

A 13-year-old boy has already been charged with second-degree murder in the case. She was a freshman at the college. "What we can do is say that we are confident we have the person in custody who stabbed her". "The allegations are really laid out in ...

Indonesia traces movements of Chinese tourist with coronavirus Indonesia traces movements of Chinese tourist with coronavirus

The world's fourth most populous country, with more than 260 million people, is a popular destination for Chinese visitors but has so far not recorded any cases. Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has stepped up its sterilizing measures in the wake of the...

Report says man who drove into GOP tent didn’t like Trump Report says man who drove into GOP tent didn’t like Trump

The station first reported that the 27-year-old suspect was training to become a sound engineers and had only recently joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Emplyoees. Soon after the incident, President Trump sent a tweet warning th...

Woman accused of posing as photographer to kidnap baby Woman accused of posing as photographer to kidnap baby

According to a post, which Pierce County Sheriff's Department shared to their Facebook page, 38-year-old Parker had advertised in a baby group on Facebook, offering free newborn photo sessions in order to build up her portfolio. The woman who goe...

Don't Interfere, Says India After Turkey President Speaks On J&K In Pak Don't Interfere, Says India After Turkey President Speaks On J&K In Pak

Prime Minister Imran Khan , cabinet members, parliamentarians from treasury and opposition benches, services chiefs and ambassadors attended the session. He expressed the confidence that in an environment of cooperation among legislature, judiciary ...

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