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World Photos: India's 1.3 billion people under lockdown

16:30  26 march  2020
16:30  26 march  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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India ' s 1 . 3 billion people are under a three-week lockdown to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a 21-day lockdown on the country on Tuesday. "There will be a total ban of coming out of your homes," Modi said according to The New York Times.

People wearing face masks walk at a down town street in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 25, 2020. For most, the coronavirus causes only mild or NEW DELHI (AP) — The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India ' s 1 . 3 billion people ordered to stay

Attorney General William Barr will announce on Thursday the filing of criminal charges against senior officials of the government of Venezuela, including President Nicolás Maduro, accusing them of involvement in the country's illegal drug trafficking, according to senior administration officials.

Nicolas Maduro standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Image: Nicolas Maduro © Carolina Cabral Image: Nicolas Maduro

The U.S. and Maduro have long been at odds over the country's extensive corruption. The Trump administration backed a leader of the opposition, Juan Guaidó, instead of Maduro.

Tensions between the two countries began to deteriorate after Hugo Chavez, Maduro's predecessor, became president in 1999. He villainized the U.S. and other countries he accused of taking advantage of Venezuela.

Austria launches 38 billion euros aid fund, border checks with Germany

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has gone under the world's biggest lockdown , with India ' s 1 . 3 billion people ordered to stay In this March 24, 2020, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, firefighters conduct disinfection on India ' s unprecedented move was aimed at keeping the virus from spreading and overwhelming its

India imposed a three-week long nationwide lockdown for its 1 . 3 billion people , the most “Three weeks of complete lockdown is critical for India because it has a high density of population and The allocation for health comes at a time when the government’ s income is already under pressure with

Last month, the International Narcotics Control Board said a criminal structure, including parts of the Venezuela government and military, was heavily involved in drug trafficking.

"There are indications that in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, criminal groups have succeeded in infiltrating government security forces, forming an informal network known as the 'Cartel of the Suns' to facilitate the passage of illicit drugs into and out the country," the board said.

Barr is expected to announce the charges and further U.S. diplomatic sanctions on Venezuela at a mid-morning news conference.

Police in India raise coronavirus awareness with virus costumes while directing traffic, on patrol .
In order to raise awareness about coronavirus, apparently you sometimes have to wear it. Police officers in one India city are now wearing virus costumes as part of an awareness campaign about COVID-19. © REUTERS/P. Ravikumar A police officer wearing a helmet and holding shields depicting coronavirus walks in a market area to advice people to maintain safe distance during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Chennai, India, April 2, 2020.

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