Sunday September 27-th, 2020

Several Nations Close Border With Iran Amid Coronavirus Fears Several Nations Close Border With Iran Amid Coronavirus Fears

There are concerns that clusters in Iran , as well as in Italy and South Korea, could signal a serious new stage in its global spread. Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said effective measures have been taken and comprehensive plans are u...

Coronavirus Deaths in China Top 2,600 as Hubei Records More Infections Coronavirus Deaths in China Top 2,600 as Hubei Records More Infections

A World Health Organization team is due in Iran on Tuesday. As of Friday, officials reported more than 77,000 cases of the virus globally. Many comments regarding his death have been removed from online platforms. "Business is down but it's dow...

Iran Deputy Health Minister Infected With Coronavirus, Says Govt Official Iran Deputy Health Minister Infected With Coronavirus, Says Govt Official

Mr Harirchi himself posted an online video saying he had it and he had quarantined himself at home. "We are moving towards controlling the virus", he said. Harirchi's video on Tuesday comes just one day after he stood at a press conference to talk ...

Joe Biden finally admits he WASN'T arrested trying to visit Nelson Mandela Joe Biden finally admits he WASN'T arrested trying to visit Nelson Mandela

The debate, which is the last one before the important Super Tuesday election on March 3, is hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston. Ms. Bedingfield also said Mandela later thanked Mr. Biden in D.C. fo...

Julian Assange 'phoned White House to warn of risk to lives' Julian Assange 'phoned White House to warn of risk to lives'

Prosecutors claim he knowingly put hundreds of sources around the world at risk of torture and death by releasing unredacted documents containing names or other identifying details. "None of them have been prosecuted, some of which are US-based, al...

Trump says stock markets will crash if he loses election Trump says stock markets will crash if he loses election

At the same time, he clarified that he had not discussed the ongoing violence in the national capital which has claimed 10 lives and left 105 people injured. Trump said that the USA was being charged a lot of tariff when its goods were sent to India ...

White House Unveils $2.5B Emergency Request to Deal With Virus Outbreak White House Unveils $2.5B Emergency Request to Deal With Virus Outbreak

Trump said a "lot of talent" and a "lot of brainpower" were being tapped for the response to the new coronavirus and that the $2.5 billion request was to shore up defenses "in case something should happen" and to help other countries. "There's just...

Scotland Pass Bill To Make Sanitary Items Like Tampons Free Scotland Pass Bill To Make Sanitary Items Like Tampons Free

Period poverty is an issue that's felt around the world. It costs the average woman around £8 per month for tampons and pads (or nearly £100 a year), so some people struggle with the cost. The service will now extend to community centres, youth cl...

Sobbing girl, six, arrested after tantrum in classroom Sobbing girl, six, arrested after tantrum in classroom

Kaia starts to cry as a second officer, who has not been identified, binds her wrists. "I don't want to go in the police auto", she cries. "No please. Kaia Rolle can be heard telling the officers while crying. The devastating incident happened...

South Korea reports 169 new coronavirus cases, including first US soldier South Korea reports 169 new coronavirus cases, including first US soldier

The country reported its 11th fatality from COVID-19 amid signs, big and small, of the problem that has magnified almost 15-fold in a week. China's death toll was 2,663 as of the end of Monday , up by 71 from the previous day. A seventh case of ...

Residents clash with police on Greek islands over new migrant camps Residents clash with police on Greek islands over new migrant camps

More than 38,000 migrants, most of whom arrived from nearby Turkey, are crowded into camps on the islands of Lesbos, Samos, Chios, Leros and Kos despite an official capacity of just 6,200. But some local populations, who say the there is not sufficie...

U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration

A Ghani spokesman declined to comment. On Tuesday, Afghanistan's electoral commission declared President Ashraf Ghani the victor of another five-year term, despite months of challenges and recounts that clouded the election . Asked if the United S...

Trump says Sotomayor, Ginsberg must recuse themselves from cases related to him Trump says Sotomayor, Ginsberg must recuse themselves from cases related to him

She recently released her dissent in a controversial Supreme Court decision that allowed Trump's "public charge" rule in IL, which would not allow permanent residency to many immigrants who have used government assistance such as Medicaid, food s...

FBI raids Canadian fashion mogul following sex abuse claims FBI raids Canadian fashion mogul following sex abuse claims

A spokesman for Mr Nygard said the fashion executive, who owns Nygard International brands, "welcomes the federal investigation and expects his name to be cleared". Nygard denied the sex-trafficking claims through a spokesman, calling them "fabricate...

Mahathir, Anwars power struggle leaves Malaysia in turmoil Mahathir, Anwars power struggle leaves Malaysia in turmoil

It followed a sudden burst of political wrangling at the weekend when some of Mr Mahathir's allies were accused of plotting with the former ruling party to form a new government that would exclude Mr Anwar. Angered by a massive corruption scand...

Woman appears in court charged with murder of Gareth Kelly in Dublin Woman appears in court charged with murder of Gareth Kelly in Dublin

He died on the street between two cars. Ms Anderson, wearing a navy top and blue bottoms, did not speak during the brief hearing and held her head in her hands. Her solicitor Michael Kelleher made an application for her to be psychiatrically and me...

Hong Kong pledges cash handouts to boost economy Hong Kong pledges cash handouts to boost economy

Permanent residents aged 18 or above will be eligible for the handout, which will be part of a HK$120 billion relief package that also includes a full guarantee for small business loans, the South China Morning Post reported. Sectors that have been...

Two-Thirds of the World’s Most Polluted Cities Are in India Two-Thirds of the World’s Most Polluted Cities Are in India

Bangladesh has topped the list, followed by Pakistan, Mongolia and Afghanistan. Despite the efforts, India still leads the ranking of polluted cities with half of the 50 most polluted cities. 21 of the 30 most polluted cities in 2019 were from In...

Some Israelis, Palestinians asked to self-quarantine Some Israelis, Palestinians asked to self-quarantine

Some of the visitors were stranded in Israel after flights between the countries were canceled. "We explained to them our quarantine measures and asked each country to refrain from taking excessive measures out of fear or because of inaccurate un...

China slightly eases Wuhan's virus quarantine measures China slightly eases Wuhan's virus quarantine measures

COVID-19, which is suspected to have crossed from animals to humans at a market in Wuhan, has killed more than 2 500 people across China and spread around the world. Some runway shows at Milan Fashion week were cancelled or held without audiences, as...

US, SKorea mull scaling back military exercise due to coronavirus US, SKorea mull scaling back military exercise due to coronavirus

This spring they planned to hold a command coordination exercise. Esper said the U.S. commander of USA forces in Korea, Gen. Robert Abrams, and South Korea's chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. According to the Pentagon, the US has so far b...

China jails Swedish bookseller for 10 years China jails Swedish bookseller for 10 years

A court in the eastern city of Ningbo said Chinese-born Gui was sentenced Monday to 10 years in jail, and claimed he had also voluntarily reinstated his Chinese citizenship in 2018. The EU statement said the bloc supports Sweden in the case and exp...

Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crash Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crash

Although Hughes has claimed the Earth is flat and that his flight to the edge of space would prove the flat Earth theory , his PR Representative called the theory a "schtick" Hughes used to gain attention. Saturday's launch was being filmed for a te...

Trump tries to shift focus of India trip from spectacle to substance Trump tries to shift focus of India trip from spectacle to substance

Trump's "aggressive posture" toward China and his calling out of terrorism that emanates from Pakistan, among other things, has helped in "cementing a security relationship", Rossow added . Dancers welcomed Mr Trump as he arrived in the northern ci...

Expelled Wall Street Journal Reporters Leave China After Headline Row Expelled Wall Street Journal Reporters Leave China After Headline Row

Chao, fellow American Josh Chin and Australian Philip Wen were given five days to leave the country. The employees were identified by the Wall Street Journal as U.S. White House National Security Council (NSC) spokesman John Ullyot refused to com...

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