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Massive explosion hits Kabul again

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Massive explosion hits Kabul again Large explosion was heard near Kabul airport in Afghanistan, media reports. Two dead, three injured after rocket hits residential building in Kabul- local source  A rocket was fired at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan where the U.S.-led evacuation flights were continuing but failed to hit the target. The rocket hit a residential area and the casualties were unclear.  Reports from Kabul in Afghanistan suggest a rocket has landed in a residential area near the city's airport White House called indications that IS planned to strike again as the U.S.-led evacuation from Kabul airport moved into its final days

Where is Kim Jong Un? North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong un IS THE DICTATOR DEAD

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Where is Kim Jong Un? North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong un IS THE DICTATOR DEAD North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un is the centre of mysteries and controversies. Is the dictator dead? Is his health condition deteriorating? Where is Kim Jong Un? A lot of such questions are being raised about the North Korea leader as the world is speculating various possibilities based on inside intelligence and satellite imagery. But the ground reality or the hard truth remains unknown as what happens in the sealed borders of North Korea stays in North Korea, The rumours about Kim Jong Un's death picked up credibility after Korean Peninsula expert and chairman of the board of The World and Northeast Asia Peace Forum stated that the news cannot be completely considered as fake. reports coming in from China suggested that a team of doctors were sent to North Korea to assess the NK leader's health condition. But the trail of evidence that proves Kim Jong Un's death is not limi

WHO warns : CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC it's just a beginning !! Trust us, the worst is yet ahead of us

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WHO SAID : CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC now  it's just a beginning Trust us, the worst is yet ahead of us  Trust us, the worst is yet ahead of us,' warned WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As countries report fresh cases of coronavirus, and lockdown are being reinforced in many parts of the world, the World Health Organization chief has given another warning. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO chief recently said that the coronavirus pandemic is not even close to being over As countries report fresh cases of coronavirus, and lockdown are being reinforced in many parts of the world, the World Health Organization chief has given another warning. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO chief recently said that the coronavirus pandemic is not even close to being over However, new research suggests that only a tiny proportion of the global population maybe as few as 2% or 3% appear to have antibodies in the blood. Ghebreyesus cautioned countri

North Korea leader KIM Jong un had undergone a heart surgery after receiving a secret letter from Trump

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North Korea leader  KIM Jong un had undergone a heart surgery after receiving a secret letter from Trump KIM Jong un had undergone a heart surgery procedure after receiving a secret letter from United States president Donald Trump few days before. US Official “with direct knowledge” says North Korean President Kim Jong Un is in grave danger after undergoing surgery. “Kim recently missed the celebration of his grandfather's birthday on April 15, which raised speculation about his well-being” Spokes person said Kim had undergone a heart surgery procedure earlier this month and was recovering at a villa in North Phyongan province. Excessive smoking, obesity, and fatigue were the direct causes of Kim Jong un heart surgery," it cited an unidentified source inside the country as saying. it triggered widespread speculation, with a US official saying that Washington was "monitoring intelligence" that Kim was in "grave danger after a surgery". The report did not spe

oil prices have fallen to $2 per barrel demand due to coronavirus related lockdowns

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oil prices have fallen to  $0 per barrel demand due to coronavirus related lockdowns U.S. oil benchmark crashes below $2 a barrel, on track for lowest close and biggest one-day fall on record Global oil storage is currently reaching its limits, and while OPEC recently secured a 9 million barrel per day cut in production, the US Department of Energy is nevertheless weighing the idea of paying domestic producers to simply leave the oil in the ground so as not to further depress prices. With May’s futures contracts set to expire on Tuesday, investors are scrambling to unload their positions, eyeing the already-glutted market and concerned about being left with a valueless commodity. oil prices have fallen to 2 per barrel, reaching a new low for the US benchmark as the market continues to crater amid the general economic collapse. Vanishing demand due to coronavirus-related lockdowns and travel restrictions and a glut of supply have combined to heavily tank the US benchmark fuel, as prices

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 449 to 16,509

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It came as the UK's death toll rise by 449 to 16,509 UK coronavirus death roll rises to more than 16,509 number of coronavirus-related deaths in UK hospitals has risen 449 to 16,509.scientists say trials for a coronavirus vaccine will begin this week There are reports that schools could be reopening in just three weeks - but the government has warned that restaurants and pubs will be the last businesses to return. Researchers at University Hospital Southampton and the University of Southampton are set to begin trials of a vaccine pioneered in the UK.It will involve up to 510 healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 55. Meanwhile Boris Johnson has been accused of going "missing in action" after missing five COBRA meetings as the crisis began to unfold and ministers have reportedly drawn up plans to send children back to school. It comes as a vital shipment of PPE equipment promised just yesterday by the government failed to arrive from Turkey today.And experts have warned th

How Prince Charles predicted that We have very short time' to save humanity before Coronavirus enters

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How Prince Charles predicted to save humanity before Coronavirus enters COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 30 %population of the world pushing several  millioninto extreme poverty, the Coronavirus pandemic will likely kill at least several  million people in the world Un said The prince predicted it before 6 months said the future of our species as well as the world’s wildlife could be decided in a series of crucial United Nations meetings between world leaders. They will culminate in a climate change conference expected to be held in London next year. Charles, speaking at a reception for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference at Clarence House said‘I am firmly of the view that the next 18 months will decide our ability to keep climate change to survivable levels and to restore nature to the equilibrium we need for our survival.’ The meetings include the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to be held the UN secretary general’s Climate Action summit i as well as next

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan announce they will no longer co-operate with British tabloids

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Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan announce they will no longer co-operate with British tabloids Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have told Britain's biggest tabloids that there would be "zero engagement" with them in future because of their false and invasive coverage, upping the stakes in their increasingly fraught relationship. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, gave up their jobs as working royals at the end of last month, have made little secret of their displeasure with the tabloids and later this week Meghan's legal case against one of the papers will be heard at London's High Court. In a letter to the editors of The Sun, Daily Mail, Daily Express and Daily Mirror newspapers on Sunday evening, the couple, who are now living in the Los Angeles area, said they would no longer engage with their publications. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have watched people they know as well as complete strangers have their lives completely pulled apart for no good reason, o

At least 10 people have been killed in a mass shooting in Canada

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At least 10 people have been killed in a mass shooting in Canada The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a 51-year-old man has fatally shot at least 10 victims in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. He was placed in custody on Sunday at an Irving service station. The incident that began in a small coastal village of Portapique, where frightened local residents took cover in their basements overnight.The police also confirmed the man was dressed up as a Mountie during one point of his rampage. "It was not a random act," the RCMP said on Sunday based on the man at one point using a police uniform and car in his attack. Constable Heidi Stevenson, a 20-year veteran, was killed in the line of duty when responding to the active shooter situation, RCMP confirmed during a press conference. Premier Stephen McNeil addressed the investigation Sunday afternoon. "I never imagined when I went to bed last night that I would wake up to the horrific news that an active shooter was on th

A strong 6.4 magnitude Earthquake strikes in Japan Tsunami warning issued

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A strong 6.4 Earthquake strikes in Japan An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off Japan's Miyagi Prefecture, according to Japan Meteorological Agency building damage was found in the disaster and relief workers inspected the affected areas. Roofs and roof tiles at homes and at least one temple fell to the ground. stone lanterns broke and collapsed to the ground. Defense troops joined rescue and relief operations in parts of japan, along with special vehicles to deliver clean drinking water. The quake knocked over walls, broke windows and set off scattered building fires. It toppled bookcases in homes and scattered goods on shop floors. It also cracked roads and broke water pipes, leaving homes without water.

Uk people who have died in hospital from the coronavirus has reached 16,060

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UK deaths rise by 596 as scientist says lockdown could be eased in 4 weeks people who have died in hospital from the coronavirus has reached 16,060  Theheartbreaking news comes as scientists say trials for a coronavirus vaccine will begin this week. There are reports that schools could be reopening in just three weeks - but the government has warned that restaurants and pubs will be the last businesses to return. Researchers at University Hospital Southampton and the University of Southampton are set to begin trials of a vaccine pioneered in the UK.It will involve up to 510 healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 55. Meanwhile Boris Johnson has been accused of going "missing in action" after missing five COBRA meetings as the crisis began to unfold and ministers have reportedly drawn up plans to send children back to school. It comes as a vital shipment of PPE equipment promised just yesterday by the government failed to arrive from Turkey today.And experts have warned that 6

Trump has warned China will not exist in the Map if it was knowingly responsible for the novel coronavirus

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Trump waring : China will not exist in the Map if it was knowingly responsible for the novel coronavirus US President Donald Trump has warned China that it should face consequences if it was "knowingly responsible" for the spread of the novel coronavirus, upping the ante on Beijing over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump, who has expressed disappointment over China's handling of the coronavirus disease, alleged non-transparency and initial non-cooperation from Beijing with Washington on dealing with the crisis. "If they were knowingly responsible, yeah, then there should be consequences. You're talking about, you know, potentially lives like nobody's seen since 1917," he told reporters at a White House news conference on Saturday. Trump said his relationship with China was very good till the time the deadly COVID-19 swept across the world. The relationship was good when we were signing that, but then, all of a sudden, you hear about this. So, i

Florida's beaches allowed to open at local leaders' discretion.

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Florida's beaches allowed to open at local leaders' discretion. people swarming beaches in the Jacksonville area went viral on Twitter Saturday, prompting backlash from users on the platform ." DeSantis allowed cities with beach fronts to begin opening their beaches at their own discretion. The same day, Jacksonville, Fla., Mayor Lenny Curryannounced that Duval County’s beaches would reopen However, the easing of restrictions still banned people from bringing towels and chairs as to prevent large congregations and limited the hours. People are encouraged to go on walks or swim and remain six feet or farther apart from one another to maintain social distancing guidelines. “This can be the beginning of the pathway back to normal life,” “Please respect and follow these limitations. Stay within the guidelines for your safety as well as for the safety of your neighbors.” Despite images of populated beaches shared online Saturday thanking residents for “social distancing and res

US concerns about China's underground nuclear test explosions

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US concerns about China's underground nuclear test explosions china may have secretly set off low-level underground nuclear test explosions despite claiming to observe an international pact banning such blasts, the United States State Department said in a report on Wednesday that could fuel US-China tensions. The finding, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, may worsen ties already strained by US charges that the global Covid-19 pandemic resulted from Beijing's mishandling of a 2019 outbreak of coronavirus in the city of Wuhan US concerns about Beijing's possible breaches of a "zero yield" standard for test blasts have been prompted by activities at China's Lop Nur nuclear test site throughout 2019, the State Department report said. Zero yield refers to a nuclear test in which there is no explosive chain reaction of the type ignited by the detonation of a nuclear warhead

UNITEDS NATION Said COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans

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UNITEDS NATION Said COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, theCOVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans (UNECA) said on Friday, calling for a $100 billion safety net for the continent. Africa's 54 countries have so far reported fewer than 20,000 confirmed cases of the disease, just a fraction of the more than two million cases reported globally. But the World Health Organization warned on Thursday that Africa could see as many as 10 million cases in three to six months. "To protect and build towards our shared prosperity at least $100 billion is needed to immediately resource a health and social safety net response," the UNECA report stated. UNECA is also backing a call by African finance ministers for an additional $100 billion in stimulus, which would include a halt to all external debt service. The agency modelled four

UK government started hunt for coronavirus vaccine

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UK government started hunt for coronavirus vaccine Uk government has appointed a new taskforce to drive forward the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine and prepare industry to manufacture it at scale once it is developed. Business Secretary Alok Sharma told the daily Covid-19 press conference that top scientists and manufacturers will work together to develop a vaccine. He said that the new Vaccine Taskforce will receive Government funding from a £14 million pot which aims to speed up the progress of treatments and vaccines being developed Led by chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and the deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, the Vaccine Taskforce will co-ordinate efforts to find a vaccine, funnel resources and support to industry and research institutions and review regulations to remove any unnecessary red tape standing in their way.

Indian Air Force helicopter made a precautionary landing on its way to supply COVID 19 test sample

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Indian Air Force helicopter made a precautionary landing on its way to supply COVID 19 test sample Indian Air Force Apache attack helicopter made a precautionary landing in a field in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Friday.the chopper made a precautionary landing after warning alert in its control panels and the pilots were safe. It is to be noted that AH-64 Apache attack helicopters are based out of the Pathankot airbase and the chopper which made an emergency lenading had also taken off from there. IAF official said that the chopper will be checked thoroughly and then it will be taken back to its base. IAF helicopter made an emergency landing in the Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh while it was on its way to supply COVID 19 test samples from IAF had said in a statement that its Cheetah helicopter made an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Baghpat district. The chopper later returned to the Hindon airbase from where it had taken off, the IAF said. Several I

Angela Merkel starting to loosen restrictions after speaking with Germany's 16 state governors

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Markel starting to loosen restrictions after speaking with Germany's 16 state governors Germany will be allowed to reopen next week, but the social distancing guidelines put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak will be extended into May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday. Merkel laid out a plan for starting to loosen restrictions after speaking with Germany's 16 state governors The country's ban on gatherings of more than two people in public and requirement for people to keep a distance of 1.5 meters, or about five feet, from each other will remain in place beyond Sunday when it was set to expire. Nonessential shops up to 800 square meters, or 8,600 square feet, will be allowed to reopen with hygiene precautions in place, and auto showrooms, bike shops and bookstores will be allowed to reopen regardless of their size It is not clear when restaurants will be allowed to reopen for dine-in service, the AP reports. Merkel reportedly said authorities wi

Indian Premier League 2020 season has now been postponed indefinitely BCCI

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Indian Premier League 2020 season has now been postponed indefinitely BCCI The Indian Premier League 2020 has been postponed 'indefinitely' following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of extension of Lockdown The BCCI has suspended the 2020 edition of the IPL until further notice because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is understood that the BCCI has not set a new window yet for the tournament, which was to be held between March 29 and May 24 originally IPL 2020 will have to be postponed after Indian govt. extended the lockdown till May 3. BCCI boss Sourav Gangly had made it clear that the game cannot be a priority given the crisis that India is facing.
YSRCP MLA Madhusudhan Yadav breaks lockdown rules in Andhra Pradesh. Kanyagiri YCP MLA Borra Madhusudan Yadav Hull Chal At Andra Pradesh and Karnataka border.MLA from Andhra Border in five Innovas with 39 relatives from Bangalore in violation of lockdown.Police blocked near Border Check Post The police said they were not allowed to come from Karnataka due to the lockdown..MLA clash with police.MLA who came to Tirupati with his vehicle.Relative vehicle still standing near check post

Former President BarackObama officially steps into the 2020 race.

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Former U.S.President Barack Obama to endorse Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic nomination one day after Bernie Sanders made a surprise appearance on Biden's livestream and endorsed the former vice president, formally making him the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Since Sanders dropped out of the 2020 Democratic race last week, Democrats have been champing at the bit to get Obama involved in the race to take on President Trump. During the 2020 cycle, Obama has stuck to the sidelines, wanting to appear that he wasn't interfering in the primary contest despite Biden serving for eight years as his vice president. Trump tried to take advantage of that silence last seek as Biden was sewing up the nomination. 'And I don't know why President Obama hasn't supported Joe Biden a long time ago,' Trump said from White House podium Wednesday, several hours after Sanders announced he was suspending his campaign. 'There's something he feels is wrong

Nicola Sturgeon says Scottish government is investigating that #PPEs is being diverted to England

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Nicola Sturgeon says Scottish government is investigating that #PPEs is being diverted to England Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirms a further 40 people have died after contracting covid-19 in the country taking the total number of deaths to 615 Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon says Scottish government is investigating reports that personal protective equipment is being diverted to England and has been in contact with Matt Hancock 40 people have died from coronavirus, the Scottish Government has confirmed. It brings the Scottish death toll from Covid-19 to 615.The number of confirmed positive cases in Scotland stands at 6358 an increase of 291 from 6067 the day before. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed the rise during a briefing in Edinburgh on Tuesday.

Germany reported 2,082 new COVID19 cases and 170 more deaths

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Germany reported 2,082 new COVID19 cases and 170 more deaths Germany reported 2,082 new COVID19 cases and 170 more deaths on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 125,098 and cumulative death tally to 2,969, according to the Robert Koch Institute. now has 125,098 COVID19 cases with 2,969 deaths, after 2,082 new infections and 170 more deaths were reported, according to Robert Koch Institute 

Lockdown will be extended across India till May 3

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Lockdown will be extended across India till May 3 Lockdown will be extended across India till May 3, Till 20th April, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored, as to how strictly they are implementing norms. States which will not let hotspots increase, they could be allowed to let some important activities resume, but with certain conditions. Modi said in is speach While making new guidelines, we have kept in mind the interests of the poor and daily wage workers. Harvesting of Rabi crops is also underway. Central Govt and state Govts are working together to ensure that farmers face minimal problems COVID19 testing is being done in over 220 labs. According to world's experience of tackling COVID-19, 1500-1600 beds are needed when cases reach 10,000. We have over 1 lakh beds in India  over 600 hospitals for treating COVID patients. We're expanding these facilities Modi urge people to respect corona warriors - doctors, nurses, sweepers & police personnel. Pl

PM Modi:India did not wait for the coronavirus to escalate

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PM Modi:India did not wait for the coronavirus to escalate Prime minister Modi said Even when India did not have a single corona patient, India had begun screening passengers from COVID19 affected countries India did not wait for the problem to escalate, rather, as soon as the problem appeared, we tried to stop it by taking swift decisions. I can't imagine what the situation would have been if such quick decisions were not taken Even before COVID19 cases touched 100, India made it compulsory for foreign returnees to remain in 14 days isolation. We imposed 21-day lockdown when we had 550 cases Lockdown will be extended across India till May 3 Till 20th April, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored, as to how strictly they are implementing norms. States which will not let hotspots increase, they could be allowed to let some important activities resume, but with certain conditions. Modi said in is speach While making new guidelines, we have kept in mind the inter

PM MODI SAID I respectfully bow to the people of India

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PM MODI SAID I respectfully bow to the people of India Prime minister modi said People have gone through hardships to save India. I know how many difficulties you faced. I respectfully bow to the people of India for their sacrifice Even when India did not have a single corona patient, India had begun screening passengers from COVID19 affected countries India did not wait for the problem to escalate, rather, as soon as the problem appeared, we tried to stop it by taking swift decisions. I can't imagine what the situation would have been if such quick decisions were not taken. Even before COVID19 cases touched 100, India made it compulsory for foreign returnees to remain in 14 days isolation. We imposed 21-day lockdown when we had 550 cases Lockdown will be extended across India till May 3 Till 20th April, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored, as to how strictly they are implementing norms. States which will not let hotspots increase, they could be allowed to l

GeorgeStephanopoulos says he's tested positive for COVID-19

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GeorgeStephanopoulos says he's tested positive for COVID-19 despit ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos has tested positive for Covid-19. Stephanopoulos, who anchors "Good Morning America," announced his coronavirus diagnosis on the morning news show Monday. He said he has no symptoms.

Great News!!! Chinese researchers developing a coronavirus vaccine say it showed promise in animal trials

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Chinese researchers developing a coronavirus vaccine say it showed promise in animal trials Chinese researchers developing a coronavirus vaccine say it showed promise in animal trials, according to a study published Saturday in the medical journal Cell. The potential vaccine, called BBIBP-CorV, reportedly produced antibodies that fought against the virus in monkeys, rats, guinea pigs and rabbits. "These results support the further evaluation of BBIBP-CorV in a clinical trial," researchers said in the paper. The vaccine is being developed by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, which is a unit of the China National Pharmaceutical Group Sinopharm. It is one of five vaccine candidates that is being tested in the country. There are more than 100 potential vaccines in works worldwide, about five of which are in different stages of development around the U.S. Moderna, the American biotech company working on a vaccine with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Di

CORONAVIRUS 10 Times more deadly than the 2009 Swine flu pandemic

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WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said covid 19 is10 times more deadly than the 2009 Swine flu pandemic At a time when the global death toll from coronavirus jumped to 114,539, World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that vaccine is needed to fully halt the transmission of the virus. "We know that COVID-19 spreads fast, and we know that it is deadly, 10 times more deadly than the 2009 Swine flu pandemic," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a virtual briefing from Geneva. The director-general said that globalisation meant that COVID-19 could re-emerge yet again, implying that "ultimately, the development and delivery of a safe and effective vaccine will be needed to fully interrupt transmission Meanwhile, at least 114,539 people have died so far from coronavirus in 193 countries and territories, according to an AFP tally. More than 1,853,300 have tested positive for coronavirus globally, as per the data. "It is critical that

చైనాలో చంపబడిన ట్రక్ 7

చైనాలో ట్రక్ క్రాష్ 7 మందిని చంపారు Seven people were killed after a semi-trailer truck crashed into a roadside house in east China's Fujian Province on Monday, local police said. The accident occurred at about 6:20 a.m. when the truck loaded with concrete pipes lost control on a downward slope of a road and then plowed into a roadside house in Luoyuan county, the county's public security bureau said.

Germany death toll rises to 2799 total number of infections in the country to 123,016

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Germany death toll rises to 2799 total number of infections in the country to 123,016 Germany reported 2,537 new #COVID19 cases and 126 more deaths on Monday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 123,016 and cumulative death tally to 2,799. Germany sees coronavirus cases rise by 123,016 as death toll nears 2799 The number of Covid-19 cases has hit 123,016 in Germany, with 126 more people testing positive for the virus and 66 new deaths, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported

MULTIPLE Tornadoes hit central Texas as Louisiana US states are being warned of fierce storms and Tornadoes

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Two Tornadoes hit central Texas as Louisiana US states are being warned of fierce storms and Tornadoes Strong storms pounded parts Louisiana on Sunday, damaging 200-300 Homes The National Weather Service reported multiple tornadoes and damaging winds over much of the northern part of the state. At least two twisters have hit central Texas on Sunday, while severe windstorms also pummelled Louisiana. The severe weather comes as these states are under lockdown due to the coronavirus padenmic. The National Weather Service has posted a warning on its website for Jackson, in Mississippi "Significant severe thunderstorms are likely through this evening across the eastern portions of our forecast area. Tornadoes are likely, and some could be strong and long-tracked. southern US states are being warned of fierce storms and tornadoes preparing to wreak havoc across the remainder of the Easter weekend.