Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Asia

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit the country's capital, killing at least 53 residents, authorities said. More than 170,000 people are sheltering...

Australia: Forest fires death toll rises to 12

The Australian authorities confirmed, Wednesday morning, the death of a third person in the devastating forest fires that struck the southeastern coast this week, and a fourth loss, possibly as well as the navy forces rushed to provide supplies...

Saudi Consulate in Hong Kong warns of SARS virus spread

Saudi Arabian Consulate in Hong Kong has warned its citizens that the Chinese authorities have announced 27 cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Wuhan, central China, and according to Saudi foreign ministry, the embassy has warned of...

Australia bushfires: Firefighter killed and two injured in New South Wales

Australia bushfires: A volunteer Australian firefighter died on Monday, while two others were burned after their truck overturned due to strong winds in the midst of wild forest fires in the country. The fire department said in a tweet on...

Maria Zakharova: Russian hardcore diplomat and a skillful dancer

The official spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, attended a work ceremony, which included entertainment vocals, during which compositions played by a music band that revived the ceremony, she appeared in a video clip, dances gracefully despite...

Erdogan regime continues to crack down: Turkey jails 7 journalists

Seven journalists and other employees of the opposition newspaper were sentenced to prison terms on Friday for helping a network that Ankara says is the mastermind behind the 2016 coup attempt, the Turkish newspaper Suzhou reported. The newspaper, which is...

Huge fire devoured historic Ramsar Hotel in Iran

On Thursday morning, the Iranian authorities seized control of a fire that broke out in the Ramsar Hotel cinema in the city of Ramsar, which is located in the west of Mazandaran Province, on the slopes of the Alborz...

Hong Kong demonstrators continue protests at Christmas

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong marched in several shopping malls chanting pro-democracy slogans Wednesday, after a day of violent clashes with police leaving a major tourist area decorated for Christmas, covered with tear gas. The protests that escalated in June...

Two Thai soldiers charged with killing civilians

Two Thai soldiers have been charged with killing three Muslim civilians in a mountainous pursuit in the southern part of the country, police said. The announcement was made after the military expressed regret last week for the unarmed killing of...

Afghanistan: 27 activists kidnapped in the western Farah province

The People's Peace Movement in Afghanistan announced today, Wednesday, that the Taliban movement kidnapped 27 of its members while they were traveling from Herat province on a road in Farah province, in the western part of the country. Afghan channel...

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National Guard forces intervene to remove protesters from the vicinity of the White House

Military police forces imposed a security cordon around the White House, according to urgent news broadcast by Sky News...

5 killed and 4,400 arrested during the protest in America, unrest continues

At least 5 people were killed in the protests and unrest in most American cities for more than 6 days, against the background of...

Adviser: Trump will not resort to federal authorities to reinforce the National Guard in the face of protests

Robert O'Brien, the US National Security Adviser, said today, Sunday, that the administration of US President Donald Trump will not use its federal authority...

Video: A truck sweeps the crowds of protesters in American Minneapolis

Minnesota State Police arrested a truck driver who was driving too fast on a highway in Minneapolis amongst protesters, according to the "Russia Today"...

Venezuela raises petrol price for first time in 20 years

The Venezuelan President, Nicholas Maduro, announced today, Sunday, the raising of fuel prices, which until now was almost free, starting from June 1, and...