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News : World

The Brazilian favela resident who saw coronavirus coming

Thursday  20:10,   09 april 2020

When the coronavirus first emerged, it seemed like a distant threat to Brazil and the country's sprawling and impoverished favelas. But as the virus spreads across the South American nation, one favela resident is taking it upon himself to... >>>

Sweden's Relaxed Approach to the Coronavirus Could Already Be Backfiring

Thursday  20:01,   09 april 2020

When Chloe Fu, 24, went for a run on Monday evening, the streets of Stockholm were filled with people drinking on restaurant patios, enjoying the first warm day of sunshine after a long winter. “When you walk around, there is a total and utter... >>>

Saudi Arabia Declares Cease-Fire in Yemen, Citing Fears of Coronavirus

Thursday  17:30,   09 april 2020

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced that the kingdom and its allies would observe a unilateral cease-fire in the war in Yemen starting at noon on Thursday, a move that could pave the way for ending the brutal five-year-old conflict.... >>>

Rockets strike US base in Afghanistan

Thursday  16:36,   09 april 2020

A U.S. air base in Afghanistan was struck by several rockets early Thursday in an apparent Islamic State attack, defense officials confirmed. © Getty Rockets strike US base in Afghanistan The NATO-led mission announced on Twitter that five rockets... >>>

A woman in London defied the UK lockdown, telling police she was 'exercising mentally' by sitting on park bench for nearly an hour. She got arrested.

Thursday  16:36,   09 april 2020

The woman claimed she was "exercising mentally" by meditating near the River Thames, and refused to leave until sunset.This is according to a more than 12-minute-long video the woman posted of the confrontation to YouTube on... >>>

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'improving' after third night in intensive care with coronavirus

Thursday  16:00,   09 april 2020

Boris Johnson was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26 and still had a cough and fever 10 days later. He's been in intensive care since Monday.Johnson had a "good night" in the hospital, a Downing Street statement... >>>

Coronavirus in Marseille: Duplication of large sections, class openings ... The epidemic is already disrupting the start of the school year

Thursday  16:00,   09 april 2020

Several class splits in the large section in Marseille are postponed until later, due to the coronavirus epidemic who halted the necessary work © BERTRAND LANGLOIS AFP A school in Marseilles EDUCATION - Several class duplications of large section... >>>

Coronavirus in Marseille: Duplication of large sections, class openings, etc. The epidemic is already disrupting the start of the school year who halted the necessary work

Thursday  16:00,   09 april 2020

© BERTRAND LANGLOIS AFP A school in Marseilles EDUCATION - Several class duplications of large section in Marseilles are postponed until later, due to the epidemic of coronavirus which halted the necessary works The effects of coronavirus on the... >>>

What we know about suspected cases of coronavirus on board the aircraft carrier "Charles-de-Gaulle"

Thursday  16:00,   09 april 2020

© Copyright 2020, L'Obs The French aircraft carrier "Charles-de-Gaulle", which crossed into the Atlantic, decided to anticipate his return to France after the discovery on board of around forty suspected cases of coronavirus on board. "The Obs"... >>>

'Sadness in my heart': Residents of China's Hubei, freed from lockdown, face suspicion

Thursday  15:41,   09 april 2020

Driving to a factory in China's southeastern province of Fujian to meet a friend, Ye Jing was stopped by a security guard soon after returning from two months of lockdown in Hubei, the province hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. "His whole >>>

The Italian Doctor Flattening the Curve by Treating COVID-19 Patients in Their Homes

Thursday  15:40,   09 april 2020

Over the last month Giovanni Sartori has lost his sense of time. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); He doesn’t remember exactly when his younger... >>>

World seeks economic remedy as virus death toll mounts

Thursday  15:30,   09 april 2020

World powers scrambled Thursday to build a global response to the human and economic catastrophe caused by the coronavirus epidemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Taiwan rejects WHO chief’s claim of racist campaign against him

Thursday  15:16,   09 april 2020

The island’s government, locked out of the U.N. agency by the “one China” policy, says Tedros must face legitimate criticism for his handling of the coronavirus crisis.The Taiwanese Foreign Ministry said the allegations by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus >>>

In Scramble for Coronavirus Supplies, Rich Countries Push Poor Aside

Thursday  13:53,   09 april 2020

Crates of masks snatched from cargo planes on airport tarmacs. Countries paying triple the market price to outbid others. Accusations of “modern piracy” against governments trying to secure medical supplies for their own people. As the United States >>>

China Closes Russia Border, Puts New City Into Wuhan-Style Lockdown

Thursday  13:53,   09 april 2020

The Chinese embassy in Moscow on Wednesday night announced the temporary closure of all land border points of entry for individuals travelling between the mainland and Russia.The COVID-19 outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei last December,... >>>