Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in S. Afghanistan By Xinhua | Last Updated: 1st April, 2020, 15:53

The deadly incident occurres on a road in the restive Gershk district at 10:30 a.m. local time

Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in S. Afghanistan

 Man killed wife, kids, dog and himself on coronavirus lockdown in UK Man killed wife, kids, dog and himself on coronavirus lockdown in UK

The bodies of Robert Needham and Kelly Fitzgibbons and their two daughters Ava, 4, and Lexi, 2, were found at their family home in Woodmancote in West Sussex

 


Coronavirus threatens Myanmar's most vulnerable in displacement camps Coronavirus threatens Myanmar's most vulnerable in displacement camps

An estimated 350,000 displaced people across Myanmar are "sitting in the path of a public health catastrophe", says rights group Human Rights Watch


Coronavirus threatens Myanmar's most vulnerable in displacement camps Coronavirus threatens Myanmar's most vulnerable in displacement camps

An estimated 350,000 displaced people across Myanmar are "sitting in the path of a public health catastrophe", says rights group Human Rights Watch


Harry and Meghan 'chose new security team' who have worked with Brangelina and Madonna Harry and Meghan 'chose new security team'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly employing former SAS soldiers to protect them after quitting the Royal Family


Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fire Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fire

Almost exactly a year ago in the same area, a similar blaze killed 27 firefighters and three helpers


6.5 magnitude quake hits US state of Idaho 6.5 magnitude quake hits US state of Idaho

The US Geological Survey reported that the quake’s epicenter is in a remote mountain region northeast of the state capital Boise


Global coronavirus death toll tops 41,000 Global coronavirus death toll tops 41,000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 41,000 people worldwide with nearly three-quarters of the deaths in Europe


Indonesia declares state of emergency as coronavirus toll jumps

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Indonesian authorities said 136 people had died after contracting the virus, with 1,528 confirmed cases of infection

 


Saudi Arabia confirms 154 new coronavirus cases

Saudi Arabia confirms 154 new coronavirus cases

Saudi Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Aly on Monday confirmed 154 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Kingdom


Portugal gives migrants and asylum-seekers full citizenship rights during coronavirus outbreak Portugal gives migrants full citizenship during coronavirus outbreak

Portugal has temporarily given all migrants and asylum seekers full citizenship rights, granting them full access to the country's

 


Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown

Passengers on board Tuesday's flight said they paid $1,250 for the seat home


Ukraine parliament adopts 'historic' land reform bill Ukraine parliament adopts 'historic' land reform bill

The president has to sign off on the bill for it to become law


Chinese forest fire: Firefighters and guide killed in Sichuan blaze Firefighters and guide killed in Chinese forest fire

Eighteen firefighters and their guide have died while battling a forest fire in China's Sichuan province


Myanmar journalist hit with terrorism charges for interviewing insurgents Myanmar journalist hit with terrorism charges for interviewing insurgents

His report on the encounter was published after the government declared on March 23 that the insurgents had been classified as a "terrorist group"


US deploys Patriot air defence system to Iraq US deploys Patriot air defence system to Iraq

It was not immediately clear whether the US had ultimately received the Iraqi government's approval


China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fire China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fire

It isn't exactly clear when the deaths in Sichuan province occurred, but an information officer in the city of Xichang is cited as saying the fire started on a farm Monday afternoon and quickly spread to nearby mountains due to strong winds


No plans to ask  US for security resources: Prince Harry No plans to ask US for security resources: Prince Harry

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have no plans to ask the US government for help with security costs


"Stay, will pay your rent": Kejriwal to migrants

The fear of eviction in absence of an income has been one of the key reasons of migrant labourers rushing home to villages


Jobless UK flight attendants asked to work as medical staff Jobless UK flight attendants asked to work as medical staff

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday


Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, police Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, police

The Taliban not claims responsibility for the latest attacks


Migrant workers self-isolate up a tree Migrant workers self-isolate up a tree

In one of the more unusual ways to self-isolate, seven Indian migrant workers have started quarantining themselves for two weeks up a tree


Pay for your own protection: Donald Trump to Prince Harry and Meghan Pay for your own protection: Trump to Prince Harry, Meghan

"I am a great friend and admirer of the Queen & the United Kingdom," Trump tweeted


Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

The runway was closed as investigators arrived at the scene to determine the cause of the incident


Virus fears spark Thailand prison riot Virus fears spark Thailand prison riot

Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin confirms that a group of inmates sentenced to life had started "agitating" other prisoners with rumours of a virus outbreak


North Korea fires missiles into sea, criticized by South North Korea fires missiles into sea, criticized by South

South Korean and US intelligence authorities are analyzing more details of the launches


Meghan Markle and Harry left Canada for US 'to avoid paying two lots of tax' Meghan Markle and Harry left Canada for US 'to avoid paying two lots of tax'

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's decision to move to Los Angeles was motivated by a desire to pay less tax


Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages

Indian Authorities sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital on Saturday to meet an exodus of migrant workers 


Hundreds of stranded German tourists flown out of Nepal Hundreds of stranded German tourists flown out of Nepal

More than 300 German citizens stranded in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu were flown out of the country on Friday


Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98 Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

Lowery, considered the dean of civil rights veterans, lived to celebrate a November 2008 milestone


Russia sees no epidemic but starts shutdown Russia sees no epidemic but starts shutdown

The government is urging people to stay at home, though mixed messaging has left many Russians confused


$2 trillion rescue plan passes US House, heads to Trump $2 trillion rescue plan passes US House, heads to Trump

It now goes to President Donald Trump, who has indicated he will quickly sign the measure into law, triggering millions of rebate checks of up to $3,400 for an average American family of four


False belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds in Iran Alcohol poisoning kills 100 Iranians seeking coronavirus protection

Iranian media reports nearly 300 people have been killed and more than 1,000 sickened so far by ingesting methanol 


Italian nurse “commit suicide” after tested corona positive Italian nurse “commit suicide” after tested corona positive

Daniela Trezzi, 34, worked in the intensive care ward of a hospital in Lombardy, one of the worst-affected regions in Italy, and was allegedly afraid she had spread the virus


French Christian charity workers kidnapped in Iraq are freed French Christian charity workers kidnapped in Iraq are freed

Four workers from a French Christian charity who were kidnapped in Iraq in January have been freed


UK's youngest royals join in applauding health workers UK's youngest royals join in applauding health workers

 Boris Johnson shared a video on Twitter where he can be seen standing outside 10 Downing Street in London clapping


Afghan forces kill 7 militants in western Badghis province Afghan forces kill 7 militants in western Badghis province

More than a dozen others including Mullah Hijrat, a Taliban local commander sustained wound in the firefight


Coronavirus: Fears over rapid spread in Italy's south Coronavirus: Fears over rapid spread in Italy's south

Italy has reported 8,215 deaths from coronavirus and 80,589 confirmed cases


US grants Iraq shortest sanctions waiver yet for Iran gas US grants Iraq shortest sanctions waiver yet for Iran gas

The Treasury Department simultaneously announced sanctions on Iranian economic interests in Iraq including the Reconstruction Organization of the Holy Shrines in Iraq


Jacinda Ardern hosts coronavirus Facebook Live from her home Jacinda Ardern hosts coronavirus Facebook Live from her home

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hosted a Facebook Live from her home 

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