Trump urges states to ‘reopen ASAP’: Coronavirus live updates

As the US approaches the milestone of 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, Trump continues pressure on state governors to reopen. As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, President Donald Trump continued his pressure on reopening the economy and allow the "transition to greatness" he has adopted as a new campaign slogan. President Putin said Russia has passed … Continue reading Trump urges states to ‘reopen ASAP’: Coronavirus live updates

US military accuses Russia of deploying fighter jets to Libya

US military accuses Russia of deploying fighter jets to Libya

  The US military accused Russia of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya "repainted to camouflage" their origin in support of mercenaries fighting for eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar's forces. The allegation came as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday told a Haftar ally that Moscow backed an immediate ceasefire and political talks that would culminate … Continue reading US military accuses Russia of deploying fighter jets to Libya

Israeli PM faces court in Jerusalem over corruption charges

Israeli PM faces court in Jerusalem over corruption charges

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges has opened in Jerusalem, days after he began a new term in office. Mr Netanyahu, 70, is the first standing leader to face trial in the country's history. He denies accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Arrived at the courthouse for a … Continue reading Israeli PM faces court in Jerusalem over corruption charges

Coronavirus: South America ‘a new epicentre’ of the pandemic, WHO says

Coronavirus: South America ‘a new epicentre’ of the pandemic, WHO says

South America is "a new epicentre" of the new coronavirus pandemic, with a particularly alarming situation in Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday (May 22). "South America has become a new epicentre of the disease. We see the number of cases increasing in many South American countries. This regards many of its … Continue reading Coronavirus: South America ‘a new epicentre’ of the pandemic, WHO says

France lifts restrictions on Religious services as easing of lockdown progresses

France lifts restrictions on Religious services as easing of lockdown progresses

In the midst of gel bottles and masking tape, the faithful have been returning to churches across France, where indoor masses have been permitted for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown was put in place nearly ten weeks ago. The reopening this week followed a high court ruling that the ban on religious ceremonies … Continue reading France lifts restrictions on Religious services as easing of lockdown progresses

(video)COVID-19 lockdown: Awhum community smiles as OneHopeChildren Foundation distributes food to families

(video)COVID-19 lockdown: Awhum community smiles as OneHopeChildren Foundation distributes food to families

Over 300 families were touched when recently, an Enugu based NGO, OneHopeChildren Foundation stormed Awhum Community, in Udi Council Area of Enugu State, South East, Nigeria, with food items. The foundation which targets the education and health of children and poor families, intervened to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lockdown which has brought hunger … Continue reading (video)COVID-19 lockdown: Awhum community smiles as OneHopeChildren Foundation distributes food to families