Wednesday September 30-th, 2020

U.S. CDC confirms 59 coronavirus cases, including repatriated citizens U.S. CDC confirms 59 coronavirus cases, including repatriated citizens

She said the fact that the virus has caused illness resulting in death and has seen sustained person-to-person spread means it meets two criteria of being a pandemic. Permission has to be granted because the FDA already issued an Emergency Use Author...

Delhi violence: Death toll climbs to seven Delhi violence: Death toll climbs to seven

A young man suffered a pellet wound to his thigh, while another sustained injuries to his eyes, leaving his face bloodied. Two reporters with the local NDTV news channel were attacked and badly beaten by a mob. The plea alleged, "After provocative ...

World about to be gripped by coronavirus pandemic, Australia's Morrison says World about to be gripped by coronavirus pandemic, Australia's Morrison says

There have been more than 2,700 deaths. Scott Morrison said the virus had spread rapidly outside of China , which had prompted his government to elevate Australia's response. There has been no evidence of transmission within the community. The...

Two cases of coronavirus detected in Pakistan Two cases of coronavirus detected in Pakistan

Brazil's health ministry said on Wednesday a Sao Paulo resident has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus , the first case recorded in Latin America. All activities at Pakistan-Iran border remained suspended for the fourth consecutive day on Wed...

Coronavirus: Iran president slams US for spreading ‘fear’ Coronavirus: Iran president slams US for spreading ‘fear’

China, the country with the biggest number of tourists in the world, was at the top of the list but the situation in China and Iran has drawn a bleak prospect for these plans, at least in short-term. As in other countries with outbreaks, Iranians hav...

Arctic 'doomsday' food vault welcomes millionth seed variety Arctic 'doomsday' food vault welcomes millionth seed variety

On Tuesday 30 gene banks will deposit seeds, including arrivals from India, Mali, Peru and the Cherokee Nation in the United States, which will bank samples of maize, bean and squash. "It's more urgent than ever that we act now to protect this divers...

Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital

Separately, his trip coincided with violent clashes in the Indian capital of Delhi between Hindu and Muslim groups over a new citizenship law in India, with the violence resulting in many deaths. In Kolkata on Wednesday, a demonstrator opposi...

Global markets fall sharply as virus cases spread past Asia Global markets fall sharply as virus cases spread past Asia

At the moment, the drop is the third-highest in that timeframe, and the Dow has erased its gains for the year, per Bloomberg . More stories from theweek.comThe real third way in 2020Democratic rivals try to dent Sanders' frontrunner statusTrump's ...

Foreign Ministry succeeds in evacuating two Sri Lankans on board Diamond Princess Foreign Ministry succeeds in evacuating two Sri Lankans on board Diamond Princess

But for Japan, the saga is far from over. "IndianEmbTokyo hopes that the last groups of results expected to be announced on Tuesday and day after will not have any more Indian nationals included in it, enabling the Embassy to further facilitate India...

France reports first French death from coronavirus France reports first French death from coronavirus

A 36-year-old in Strasbourg, who had recently traveled to Lombardy, the Italian region worst-hit by the outbreak. Among the four still in hospital, a 55-year-old man from the same region as the teacher was in a serious condition in hospital, said M...

Grandfather to plead guilty in toddler’s cruise ship death Grandfather to plead guilty in toddler’s cruise ship death

But he says he was horribly wrong about their surroundings and he adds "it will always be a constant nightmare every day and every night for the rest of his life". In November, Anello told NBC , "They can't do anything worse to me than has already h...

Crew gets back to work taking down the 'Leaning Tower of Dallas' Crew gets back to work taking down the 'Leaning Tower of Dallas'

Photos and videos of the lopsided structure went viral, and people nicknamed it the Leaning Tower of Dallas . The size of a wrecking ball being used in the second effort to demolish Dallas's Affiliated Computer Services building on Monday, Februar...

Delta reduces flights to Korea as virus outbreak spreads Delta reduces flights to Korea as virus outbreak spreads

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Korean Air announced that a member of its flight crew had tested positive for the virus, but did not give any further details on the employee's travel itinerary, Reuters reported .

Cruise ship turned away from Caribbean ports amid coronavirus fears Cruise ship turned away from Caribbean ports amid coronavirus fears

A cruise liner with over 6 000 people on board was on Tuesday denied access to the port of call in Ocho Rios, St Ann on the island's north coast after one of the crew members had been placed in isolation. A spokesperson for MSC Cruises was not immedi...

Erdogan: Turkish army has losses in Libya Erdogan: Turkish army has losses in Libya

Then, the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli said it would not participate until progress was made on military negotiations. Khalid al-Mahjoub, a spokesman for Haftar's LNA, said the Turks were killed in the por...

Two More Indians Test Positive For Coronavirus On Japan Cruiseship Two More Indians Test Positive For Coronavirus On Japan Cruiseship

Those who have not filled in the forms should fill them before 10am on Wednesday. The cruise ship was put in quarantine after a man had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. At least 20 foreigners evacuated from the boat have tested positive a...

The coronavirus vaccine test on humans

The Norway-based Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness Innovations received about 48 applications for funding to develop coronavirus vaccines from companies, academic-research institutes and other groups around the world, said CEPI CEO Richard Hatchett....

Ex-Egyptian president Mubarak dies at 91, Europe News & Top Stories Ex-Egyptian president Mubarak dies at 91, Europe News & Top Stories

Mubarak was in the intensive care unit at a military hospital in Cairo when he died. He ruled with an iron fist - so much so that he was once dubbed "The Pharaoh". Mubarak reportedly came from a poor background. Mubarak's full-honours military f...

Melania Trump visits 'happiness' class at Indian school Melania Trump visits 'happiness' class at Indian school

The Sarvodaya Co-Education Senior Secondary School in south Delhi's Moti Bagh welcomed Trump with a bouquet and tilak . A healthy, positive example has been set for educators to ensure a promising future. "I am totally impressed with the teach...

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after guilty verdict Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after guilty verdict

Bellevue is known for its psychiatric facility, but it also serves as a hospital for jail inmates. "Also, this judge showed that he wanted a conviction by sending the jurors back to deliberate, after they were hung on numerous counts". These were l...

China considers 'complete ban' on wildlife trade China considers 'complete ban' on wildlife trade

The decision, made by the National People's Congress, stipulates the illegal consumption and trade of wildlife will be "severely punished" as will be hunting, trading or transporting wild animals for the goal of consumption. The virus emerged in ear...

Baboons on the loose near Sydney hospital Baboons on the loose near Sydney hospital

The Australian primates were seen loitering close to the Royal Prince Alfred hospital in Camperdown, near the Professor Marie Bashir Centre building. Police were called to a auto park near Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Missenden Road and Lucas St ...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112 World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112

A wake will be held for Mr Watanabe at 6pm on February 27, organised by his grandson Tetsuya, and a funeral will take place at 10.30am the next day at Ceremony Hall Heian. Watanabe was able to find work at an agricultural office, where he remained in...

World must act fast to contain coronavirus, says WHO’s Tedros World must act fast to contain coronavirus, says WHO’s Tedros

To prevent infections, neighbouring Iraq shut its land crossings with Iran . He commented after Iran's announcement of two more deaths. All public activities have been banned by the government for up to a week to stem the spread of coronavirus , co...

Special Weather Statement warns of impending snow storm Special Weather Statement warns of impending snow storm

Narrow bands of lake-effect snow squalls will develop southeast of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, with the threat for whiteout conditions lasting well into Saturday . "The storm system responsible for this event is rather complex, so confidence on w...

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