Home / World

World

“Boris gives Britain both barrels”: how the British newspapers covered Johnson’s Covid speech | coronavirus outbreak

Boris Johnson’s gloomy TV talk showing months of coronavirus restrictions dominates Wednesday’s first pages, with quotes galore and varying degrees of optimism. The Daily Mail reflects the full force of the Prime Minister’s speech: “Boris gives Britain both dishes”. It focuses on his criticism of those who break the rules and the main image nods to his mention of using …

Read More »

COVID-19: US reaches “incomprehensibly” 200,000 deaths US and Canada

The US death toll from the coronavirus exceeded 200,000 on Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the plague first reached the world’s richest nation with its sparkling laboratories, top researchers and stocks of medicines and emergencies. “It’s unthinkable that we’ve reached that point,” said Jennifer Nuzzo, a public health researcher at Johns Hopkins University. The dismal milestone, by …

Read More »

Duterte confirms arbitration win in 2016 against PH against China before the UN

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines September 23) – President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed before the UN General Assembly (UNGA) the Philippines’ victory against China in a 2016 decision on the South China Sea. “The Philippines reaffirms this commitment in the South China Sea in accordance with UNCLOS and the 2016 Arbitral Award. The award is now part of international law, beyond compromises …

Read More »

Trump ready to appoint Ginburg’s successor – The Manila Times

WASHINGTON, DC: President Donald Trump said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) that he expects to announce his election to the Supreme Court by the end of the week, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried, and launch a monumental Senate confirmation campaign over objections from Democrats who say it is too close to November choice. Talks in the White House …

Read More »

Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump’s favorite

The White House is currently working to plan a meeting between Trump and Judge Barbara Lagoa while he is in the Miami area on Friday, two sources told CNN. Lagoa is one of five female candidates the president is considering as a replacement, but two sources say her chances have dropped significantly since the weekend. But at the moment, Barrett …

Read More »

120,000-year-old footprints in Saudi Arabia – and they can be human

Researchers discovered hundreds of fossil footprints, which were exposed to sediment erosion, during an investigation of an ancient lake in Saudi Arabia’s Nefud desert. Among the 376 ancient forms discovered around Lake Alathar, experts identified animal tracks, including prints belonging to horses, camels and elephants – remarkable because elephants appeared to have become extinct in the Levant about 400,000 years …

Read More »

Ginsburg Supreme Court: Republicans secure vote for compensation

Image copyright Getty Images Caption Romney, who has clashed heavily with Trump, was seen as a possible Republican sustainability Republicans have secured the numbers needed to ensure that President Donald Trump’s candidate for the Supreme Court will face confirmation in the Senate. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has given the party the 51 supporters needed to move forward with voting …

Read More »

Trump falsely claims that covid-19 “practically affects” no young people

In front of a crowd of mostly masculine supporters who did not follow social distancing in Swanton, Ohio, Trump suggested that only older Americans with heart problems and pre-existing conditions really need to fear the virus. “It affects older people, the elderly with heart problems and other problems. That is what it really affects, the president said. “In some states, …

Read More »

Trick-or-treat, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by the CDC this year

(CNN) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first holiday guide, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic in a new post on its website Monday night. Door-to-door trick-or-treating and costume masks and parties have been discouraged this year due to the pandemic, the CDC said. “Many traditional Halloween activities can be at high risk …

Read More »

Taiwan led the world when they closed for Covid-19, now they want to do the same with reopening

On the streets of the island’s capital, Taipei, pedestrians seem more concerned about staying out of the hot midday sun than maintaining any splendor of social distancing. Large lines run along the sidewalks as people squeeze into popular eateries at lunchtime. And in nearby parks, large groups train young people and practice dance routines. In fact, there are few if …

Read More »