A dozen towns in northern Italy are locked down after coronavirus deaths
by USA TODAY on February 22, 2020 at 3:51 pm
Schools, businesses and restaurant closed in a dozen northern Italian towns Saturday following reports of two deaths tied to the coronavirus outbreak
How the West forgot its long history with Wuhan
on February 23, 2020 at 10:51 am
Australian family claims son's headstone was removed without knowledge over 'offensive' picture: report
by Paulina Dedaj on February 22, 2020 at 6:37 pm
A family in Australia says they were “devastated” when they learned that their son’s headstone was removed from a local cemetery without their knowledge because of some called an “offensive” photo, according to a report.
Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge
on February 23, 2020 at 10:44 am
The president says the country faces "a grave turning point" and the next few days will be crucial.
Earthquake in Iran Kills at Least 9 in Neighboring Turkey
by The Associated Press on February 23, 2020 at 11:23 am
People remained trapped under rubble after the magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck in western Iran on Sunday, a Turkish official said.
South Sudan Leader Appoints Ex-Rebel Leader as His Deputy
by The Associated Press on February 22, 2020 at 3:47 pm
The rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as President Salva Kiir’s vice president, after the two men agreed to form a coalition government that many observers hoped would last.
Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea’s Leader Raises Alert Level to Maximum
on February 23, 2020 at 11:12 am
With more than 600 cases confirmed, President Moon Jae-in empowered the government to lock down cities and restrict travel, though he announced no specific measures.
Insight Into How Insurgents Fought in Iraq
on October 17, 2013 at 3:49 pm
Documents obtained known as “storyboards” shed light on how American soldiers discovered weapons caches and where they came from.
How a Neighbors’ Feud in Paradise Launched an International Rape Case
by Kim Barker, Catherine Porter and Grace Ashford on February 23, 2020 at 1:24 am
The fashion executive Peter Nygard has clashed for years with his neighbor in the Bahamas, the billionaire Louis Bacon. The latest development is a lawsuit saying Mr. Nygard sexually exploited teenage girls.
1920: Britain, Italy and Japan Recognized Soviet Russia
by The International Herald Tribune on February 23, 2020 at 10:00 am
Before peace talks, the French prime minister was faced with three countries agreeing to recognize the Soviet government in Russia.
Coronavirus outbreak: special powers enacted in Italy after deaths – live news
by Sarah Marsh on February 23, 2020 at 11:19 am
Number of cases in north of the country jumps causing disruption to Milan fashion week and Serie A matches 11.19am GMTGovernment reports show nine patients in England have tested positive for coronavirus. As of 22 February, a total of 6,152 people have been tested – the government said – of which 6,143 were confirmed negative and nine positive.The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data here every day at 2pm. 11.15am GMTAn evacuee released from a two-week coronavirus quarantine centre has said it is “fantastic” to be allowed to return home.Some 118 people flown out of Wuha, the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak, were leaving Kents Hill Park training and conference centre in Milton Keynes on Sunday for the first time in 14 days. Continue reading...
Berlin starts controversial rent freeze on 1.5 million homes
by By Kirsten Grieshaber | AP on February 23, 2020 at 11:26 am
The city of Berlin is freezing the rent of 1.5 million apartments for the next five years
Italy coronavirus cases rise to more than 100: regional chief
on February 23, 2020 at 10:51 am
The number of cases of coronavirus in Italy continued to rise on Sunday after the government passed a series of emergency measures to limit the spread of the outbreak in Europe's most affected country.
California tells 7,600 to "self-quarantine" over coronavirus
on February 23, 2020 at 3:40 am
Most of the 34 coronavirus cases in the U.S. are people who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.
5 takeaways from the Nevada caucuses
by Jonathan Easley on February 23, 2020 at 3:30 am
LAS VEGAS - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won a resounding victory at the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, putting together a coalition of young people, Latinos and working-class voters to cement his status as front-runner in t...