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COVID-19 didn’t spread as fast in Pakistan as in Europe and US: PM tells ...

05 May, 2020 9:51 pm 9:51 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan said that the speed at which coronavirus (COVID-19) spread in Europe and the US, Pakistan is not experiencing the same sort of speed. The prime minister delivered his keynote speech at World Economic Forum (WEF) especially conducted on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic via video link. Addressing … Read More

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Beaches, parks busy as Europe heat wave, US spring test new coronavirus rul...

05 May, 2020 9:07 am 9:07 am

(Reuters) – Summer weather is enticing much of the world to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns as centers of the outbreak from New York to Italy and Spain gradually lift restrictions that have kept millions indoors for months. People are streaming back to beaches, parks and streets just as a heat wave hits southern Europe and … Read More

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Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but pace much slower than US, Europe

05 May, 2020 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Coronavirus cases in Asia rose to a quarter of a million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, driven by outbreaks in Singapore, Pakistan and India, even as China, South Korea and Japan significantly slowed the spread of the disease. The region where the pandemic started has fared better overall than North … Read More

UK has Europe’s second-highest COVID-19 death toll, new figures show

04 April, 2020 11:41 pm 11:41 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom now has Europe’s second-highest official death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to new figures on Wednesday that cover fatalities in all settings, including in nursing homes. Some 26,097 people died across the United Kingdom after testing positive for COVID-19 as of April 28 at 1600 GMT, Public … Read More

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Coronavirus toll in Europe soars as doctors overwhelmed, Merkel goes into q...

03 March, 2020 10:43 am 10:43 am

ROME (AFP) – Coronavirus deaths soared across Europe and the United States on Sunday despite heightened restrictions, as Germany banned gatherings of more than two people and Chancellor Angela Merkel went into quarantine. In the US, President Donald Trump ordered emergency medical stations for hotspots, hospitals scrambled to find ventilators, and a trillion-dollar proposal to … Read More

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Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet ...

03 March, 2020 5:08 pm 5:08 pm

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc said it will cut traffic by 25 per cent on networks across Europe in a relief measure for internet service providers (ISPs) experiencing a surge in usage due to government “shelter in place” orders aimed at slowing the coronavirus outbreak. The streaming giant, which has already deployed a way to reduce … Read More

Macron seeks more EU powers as Europe faces coronavirus meltdown

03 March, 2020 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron is leading a push for the European Union to acquire more powers to respond in healthcare emergencies, conscious that the EU risks being blamed for the continent’s shortcomings in tackling the coronavirus outbreak. After a decade in which Brussels has seen a debt crisis and deep internal divisions … Read More

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Cash is king as emergency stimulus fails to stop market panic

03 March, 2020 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar surged and everything else was blown away on Thursday as emergency central bank measures in Europe, the United States and Australia failed to halt a fresh wave of panic selling. “There’s no buyers, there’s not much liquidity and everyone is just getting out,” said Chris Weston, head of research at … Read More

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Spain goes under lockdown to fight coronavirus

03 March, 2020 11:43 am 11:43 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain put its 47 million inhabitants under partial lockdown on Saturday as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus epidemic in Europe’s second worst-affected country by the disease after Italy. Effective immediately, all Spaniards must stay home except to buy food, medicines, go to work or to the … Read More

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Protest held in Europe against Indian govt’s anti-Muslim violence in Delh...

03 March, 2020 9:48 am 9:48 am

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – Widespread protest demonstrations have been held in Europe against Indian government’s anti-Muslim violence in New Delhi. It is pertinent to mention here that the overall world condemned discriminatory legislation against Muslims and ensuing violence in New Delhi. A large group of students, human rights activists and diaspora group representatives gathered … Read More

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Turkey opens frontier for Syrian refugees to enter Europe after strike kill...

02 February, 2020 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Refugees in Turkey headed towards European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open in response to the escalating war in Syria, a day after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. European officials rushed to respond to a direct threat to reverse an … Read More

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South Korea on frontline as coronavirus spreads

02 February, 2020 10:49 am 10:49 am

SEOUL (AFP) – The deadly coronavirus epidemic spread further outside China on Monday as a surge of infections in South Korea made it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled to curb outbreaks. The number of fatalities in China also continued to soar, with 150 more confirmed deaths taking … Read More

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Flights axed and floods feared as Storm Ciara clobbers Europe

02 February, 2020 9:51 am 9:51 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Storm Ciara lashed Britain and northern continental Europe with heavy rain and wind speeds that reached more than 90 miles an hour (145 kph) in places on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights, train services and sports matches. More than 200 flood warnings were issued across Britain, which recorded a … Read More

Europe to avoid taking Iran nuclear dispute to UN, says top diplomat

02 February, 2020 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend indefinitely the time limit to resolve disputes in the Iran 2015 nuclear accord to avoid having to go to the UN Security Council or triggering new sanctions, the EU’s top diplomat said during a visit to Tehran. Britain, France and Germany formally accused Iran on Jan. 14 … Read More

Indian, fake websites, network, anti-Pakistan, lobbying, Europe, traced

Indian fake websites network involved in anti-Pakistan lobbying in Europe t...

12 December, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

BRUSSELS – A global network of pro-Indian fake websites and think-tanks is aimed at influencing decision-making in Europe, researchers say. The coordinated network of 265 sites operates across 65 countries, according to a report by EU Disinfo Lab, a Brussels-based NGO. The researchers traced the websites to an Indian company, Srivastava Group. The network was … Read More